Agenda Announced for the Third Annual London SuperMeet, 28 June

June 23, 2013 in Seminars and Events (E)

[] Los Angeles, California / Boston Massachusetts - The Creative Pro Group Network have announced that the stage show has now been set for the Third Annual CPUG London SuperMeet, to take place at the Kensington Conference and Event Centre in London England on Friday, 28 June 2013. Tickets to the the London SuperMeet can be purchased at the SuperMeet web site for only 10.00 GBP plus ticket fee or 8.00 GBP for Students and Teachers.

Scheduled to appear on stage will be Oscar winning film editor Tom Rolf. Tom is perhaps best known for editing Martin Scorsese's TAXI DRIVER (for which he received a British Film Academy nomination). He was awarded an Academy Award for Best Film Editing for Philip Kaufman's THE RIGHT STUFF. In addition to ACE Eddie nominations for THE HORSE WHISPERER and THE RIGHT STUFF, Rolf also received the ACE Eddie Award in 1984 for his work on WARGAMES and a Career Achievement Award from ACE. There will be plenty of time to take questions from the audience.

Blackmagic Design will invite award-winning filmmaker James Tonkin to the stage and James will show a preview of the forthcoming DaVinci Resolve 10, providing a closer look at the new version's overall functionality, and showing off new features not seen at the recent Las Vegas Supermeet at 2013 NAB Show.

Adobe's Niels Stevens will show off the various Video Tools included in the just announced Adobe Creative Cloud subscription service. With Creative Cloud, Adobe has brought powerful new features to their industry-leading video and audio tools.

You've got a great camera, you've got a great editor - how do you manage everything between them? Simon Walker and team Red Giant will demonstrate "BulletProof," a complete media prep and delivery solution that simplifies how you handle footage every day.

Director and animator Kristina Yee will screen "MISS TODD," a student film which just won Ms. Yee a gold medal as Best Foreign Film from the recent Student Academy Awards in Los Angeles. This was the first time an animated film has won the prize since the launch of the awards in 1972. Kristina will be joined on stage by members of her team, and the film will screen in its entirety.

Rounding out the evening will be the always crazy and wild "World Famous Raffle" where dozens of lucky people will go home with thousands of Pounds worth of valuable software and hardware. Current value of the raffle list is now over GBP19,000.00 (GBP)

Doors to the SuperMeet will open at about 17:00 with the SuperMeet Digital Showcase, featuring over a dozen software and hardware developers. Here, attendees can enjoy a few cocktails, mingle and party with industry peers, network one on one with leading manufacturers and learn about the latest trends in collaborative editing workflows for post production and broadcast markets. SuperMeet stage presentations will begin at 19:00. In addition there will be plenty of food, (hors d'oeuvres) and a cash bar.

Tickets are on sale online only for the price of 10.00 (GBP) each plus ticket fee. Students and Teachers with a valid ID can purchase tickets for 8.00 (GBP) each. To purchase tickets, get directions to the Kensington Conference and Event Centre in London, and a look at the ever growing list of raffle prizes, visit the SuperMeet website.

SuperMeets are networking gatherings of Final Cut Studio, Adobe and Avid editors, gurus and digital filmmakers from throughout the world who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows and solutions such as Apple's Final Cut Studio suite of applications. SuperMeets are held annually in San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, London and Boston. The SuperMeet agenda usually includes demos of new products, digital video tips and tricks, and filmmaker show and tells, including a SuperMeet Digital Showcase with vendors and small developers providing workflow solutions for digital filmmakers and content creators. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.


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