lafcpug Going to DV Expo

November 3, 2008 in User Groups (E)

[] Los Angeles, CA - The Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group (lafcpug) will once again stage its unique brand of infotainment and education Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7PM inside the LA Convention Center as part of the 12th annual DV Expo in Los Angeles, CA.

This event is for digital video content creators who use Apple's Final Cut Studio or want to learn Final Cut Studio.

Scheduled to appear on the agenda will be FCS Guru Larry Jordan who will show several FCP Tips and tricks you need to know.

Philip Hodgetts will debut another "really scary" tool as part of his recently released "First Cuts for FCP."

DOP Jody Eldred will show recent footage he shot with the new Sony PDW 700 XDCAM HD, 4:2:2, 2/3" camera, speak briefly about its capabilities, future capabilities (such as 24P), and workflow. Then Jody will show Sony's new XDCAM EX3 camera, explain some of its capabilities and features, then show some recent footage shot with it in 24P. Finally, if time allows, he will do a short demonstration using his MacBook Pro as to the EX3 workflow: from shooting to transferring files, then importing them into FCP and editing on a timeline.

The boys from LA Post House, DigitalFilm Tree will show how they online the hit Showtime series, "Weeds" using FCP, including color correcting with Color and doing the titles with Livetype.

Filmmaker Michael Addis will show clips and talk about his recently released and critically acclaimed documentary, HECKLER starring Jamie Kennedy. Michael will talk about how he went from easily obtainable and inexpensive digital camera gear, cut 400 hours of footage down to 78 minutes on an affordable Mac, then delivered on HD a finished movie that played in theaters and was just recently lauded by Jimmy Kimmel on ABC.

Rounding out the evening will be lafcpug's "World famous raffle with prizes totaling into the thousands of dollars

This meeting is open to the public and it is first come, best seat.

You must register for DV Expo to attend this event. To register, go to the lafcpug web site and download the FREE EXPO pass and bring the pass with you to the show. It is expected the lafcpug event will fill up fast so plan to get to the Convention Center early and spend some time visiting the booths on the show floor.

More information including a current list of raffle prizes and a FREE pass to DV Expo can be found on the lafcpug web site.

Founded in 2000, the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group (lafcpug) is the largest UG in the world dedicated to the education and use of Apple Inc's Pro Applications. In addition, lafcpug co-produces the Annual FCPUG SuperMeets at both NAB and Macworld and IBC. Copyright 2000-2008 Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and Final Cut are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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