7:20PM - 7:30PM - Welcome and Announcements
What's latest in the world of lafcpug? Also, we will bring up brand new Platinum sponsor AJA to say a few words and take a bow. Yes, lafcpug has found a meeting sponsor for 2012.
7:30PM - 7:55PM - "Create Your 2012 Career Breakthrough - Shawn Tolleson .
The new year is a great time to identify your next career breakthrough. Whether you are a freelancer, a staffer, or an entrepreneur, articulating a specific, powerful breakthrough goal is a “must” to get to the next level.
If you are a freelancer it could be certain kind of job (more money, higher profile, different medium or genre.) If you are a staffer it could be a new client or a promotion. If you’re an entrepreneur it could be a breakthrough with a volume of business, a new type of job or higher profile client. Join career coach Shawn Tolleson to lafcpug in identifying your next breakthrough and articulating it in a way that motivates you to get up in the morning!
About Shawn Tolleson
Career Coach Shawn Tolleson and her company Strategy Coaching have worked with thousands of individuals in the entertainment industry in causing career breakthroughs that take individuals to the next level. She has coached actors from being on the outside of the industry, looking for a “break,” to being working professionals who book TV, film and commercials regularly and make their living as an actor. She has coached writers to securing TV staff writing jobs, directors to attaching star actors to their projects, and producers to securing financing for their projects. She has coached cinematographers and editors to booking their dreams jobs, and to breaking through to a whole new level of workquality, consistency and prestige. She regularly speaks to packed auditoriums at Women In Film, AFTRA, SAG, Scriptwriter’s Network, Alameda Writer’s Group, and more.
8:00PM - 8:30PM - "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Post Workflow - Michael Cioni.
CEO of Light Iron in Hollywood, Michael Cioni will provide a breakdown of the tools used on "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" to demonstrate how small the infrastructure is becoming for high-end post, even though it's as powerful as ever. He will use this thread to explore the project's post workflow - and even bring a few of the critical components. He will discuss the framing challenges and the 4K data rate challenges, and then segue into the various 4K display announcements at CES. There will be a massive movement toward 4K mastering by 2013-2014, which starts now. You can get a preview by reading a write-up about the workflow at Creative Cow.
About Michael Cioni
Over the past decade, Michael’s passion for file-based acquisition talent and toolsets has helped give new shape to the digitally changing motion picture industry. In 2003, he co-founded and built his first post house, PlasterCITY Digital Post, into one of Hollywood’s preeminent desktop-based post production facilities. Now CEO of Light Iron, Michael has served as a Digital Intermediate Supervisor on hundreds of feature and television projects and provided 2D and 3D data-centric post production technical and advisory support for major studios and independent films.
Michael believes strongly in empowering clients through education. He is a founding member and instructor at RED Digital Cinema's official training program, REDucation, has instructed HDExpo/Createasphere’s Panasonic P2 Workshop and Color Camp 101 as well as numerous events and online classes for content creators. Michael sits on the Board of Directors of both the Hollywood Post Alliance and Filmmakers Alliance and he served as an adjunct faculty member for USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.
Before moving to Hollywood, Michael worked in television with a PBS affiliate in Illinois. He became the youngest recipient of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences “Best Informational Program” when his syndicated program "alt.news 26:46" won a combined four Regional Emmys in 2001 and 2002. Michael is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications and Media Arts.
8:30PM - 9:00PM - Break
In the lobby will be many FCP, Avid and Premiere Gurus. This is your chance to ask questions. No questions? Then talk to each other. Also in the lobby will be Tery Williams and Christina Oliver from brand new lafcpug Platinum Sponsor AJA. Also, Active Storage who just announced mMedia. Also in the lobby will be Irudis, makers of "Tonalizer|VFX, a Powerful Photographic-Style Grading plugin for FCP. It will be a packed lobby.
The break is a chance to hang out and meet and greet and get your problems solved and who knows, get a job. You never know who you are going to meet at lafcpug. Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.
9:00PM - 9:40PM -Putting together "Pearl Jam Twenty" - Kevin Klauber and Adi Cabigting
Editor, director, and writer Kevin Klauber and assistant editor Adi Cabigting shaped over 3000 hours of footage into the feature documentary Pearl Jam Twenty, directed by Cameron Crowe. And there were more challenges than that. If you are editing a doc or are going to edit a doc, you want to be here.
About Kevin Klauber
Kevin is most known for shaping over 3,000 hours of footage into the feature documentary "Pearl Jam Twenty", directed by the Academy Award director Cameron Crowe.
Kevin's work as an editor, director, and writer have brought him to TV, music videos, feature films, shorts, and commercial work. Past clients include Vinyl Films (Crowe's company), Sean Penn's Haiti non-profit JPHRO, A&E, PBS, The National Science Foundation, and The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He studied film at the University of Southern California with an emphasis on editing and directing. His student film "Bio.RHYTHM" won an award in sound editing by the Motion Pictures Sound Editing Association. Also at USC, he worked as Post-Supervisor at the university's Emmy award-winning television station, where he gained an encyclopedic knowledge of video codecs and HD workflows.
In the music world, he has worked on projects for Devendra Bahnhart, Pearl Jam, John Cale, Arcade Fire, Johnny Cash, Gary Wilson, Billy Corgan, Dam-Funk, and Erisi Arvizu.
Kevin has worked in post production for the past several years, editing feature documentaries, music videos, and shorts. He is known for coming into projects during crunch-times and making films better. He strives to live a creative life, and encourages all to do so.
9:45PM- 9:55PM - "Route 30 Too" - Show and Tell by John Putch
Director John Putch will show a trailer from Route 30, Too!, his 2nd film in the triolgy, Route 30. The movie is scheduled to be self released in Sept,2012. If you want to preview it, the website is www.route30too.com.
10:00PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)
License of Tonalizer|VFX for everyone attending - Irudis
3 months rental Genarts Sapphire Plug-ins - Genarts
Copy of Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium - Adobe
1 full license "Repair Collection" CHV Plug-ins
1 License of Levels and Curves Filter Pack - Nattress
One ShuttlePRO V.2 - Countour Design
1x Pro Maintenance Tools- Digital Rebellion
2x Pro Media Tools- Digital Rebellion
5x Video Space (brand new iPhone / iPad data rate calculator)- Digital Rebellion
1x Editmote- Digital Rebellion
1x Cut Notes - Digital Rebellion
Your choice of Sequence Clip Reporter or Clip Info Titler - Intelligent Assistance
2 FREE Webinars - Larry Jordan
Any On demand Webinar - FilmmakingWebinars.com
Copy of the “Editing Bootcamp: - How and Why of the Edit" FilmmakingWebinars.com
$200 free Stock Footage Clips - Pond5
Free Stock Footage HD Clips up to $500.00 value - Artbeats
1 seat of Nveil video filters for FCP & Motion - Nveil
$200 towards MotionVFX Templates - MotionVFX
QC Effects for FCP and Motion - QC-Effects
Copy of VeeScope Live - VeeScope Live
Digital Heaven Loader - Digital Heaven
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
FCP Keyguide - Neotron
Larry Jordan Mousepads - Larry Jordan