6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join Gurus Patrick Southern, Misha Tenenbaum, Michael Kammes and Christine Steele as they will attempt to answer all of your questions and solve all of your problems concerning FCS and FCPX, Avid, Premiere Pro and anything else you can think of. If they can't solve your problem or answer your question, then you go home with a problem, but you still got out of the house, so that's not a bad thing.
7:20PM - 7:30PM - Announcements
This is your time, assuming we have time. New to LA? Say Hello. Got a movie you want people to see? Tell us about it. Looking for a job? Tell us. Offering a job? Tell us.
7:30PM - 8:00PM - Finding (and Cutting) A Great Short Film - Misha Tennenbaum
As CEO of EditStock an online service that provides uncut footage for people to practice editing with Misha Tenenbaum spends most of his time doing two things: Finding new films for EditStock’s library and giving users feedback on their cuts. In this presentation, Misha shares what he’s learned through these two vital processes including how bad films may have more to teach us than good ones do.
About Misha Tenenbaum
Misha Tenenbaum is the CEO and Founder of EditStock.com, a site that provides unedited films for editors to practice their craft with. As a proud member of the Motion Picture Editor’s Guild (MPEG), Misha has logged more than 5,000 hours of union work on TV and film projects including the FX series American Horror Story, Wayward Pines on FOX, and the feature film JOBS starring Ashton Kutcher.
Misha graduated Georgia College & State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. He is a certified Advanced Final Cut Pro Instructor, and an Avid Certified User (ACU).
8:00PM - 8:25PM Making "Take Me Home Huey" - Christine Steele
Produced by the artist Steve Maloney with filmmakers Alicia H. Brauns and Christine N. Steele, the 70 minute-long film documents the role played by Huey helicopters during the Vietnam War, as told by pilots, mechanics and helicopter crew members.
About Christine Steele
As director, producer and lead editor at Steele Pictures Studios, Inc., Christine Steele actively provides production and post-production services, consultation and training for colleagues and clients all over the world.
Christine has worked for ABC, BBC, FOX, Disney, Paramount, Warner, Showtime, Frontline, Electronic Arts, VH1 and PBS. She supervises a team of equally talented content creators and trainers.
A popular speaker and Adobe Certified Master Instructor, Christine enjoys collaborating with other filmmakers and shares her experiences through teaching. Check out upcoming speaking events HERE and download her online editing courses at Lynda.com
8:25- 8:55PM - Break
This is the most important part of the show. It's networking time. This is a great opportunity to not only ask questions and get problems solved, but to meet people that just might change your life. Keycode Media will be in the lobby showing off fully loaded PCs and talking workflow. lacpug sponsor CineXinsert will be in lobby showing off the stand-alone, file-to-file insert edit application for installation on your Mac. It's amazing! Also Edit5 Consoles. Get to the Gallery early for this one.
9:00PM - 9:40PM - Switching from Mac to PC - Terence Curren
It appears to some that Apple hardware is leaving the higher-end media creation market behind. This is causing some to move to the Windows PC world. As the head of AlphaDogs, Terence Curren has been dealing with this shift for a long time. He will share some tips & tricks and hopefully allay some of your fears in switching.
About Terence Curren
Terence Curren is a widely-respected authority on post-production, with a decades-long career as an editor and colorist. Terry founded the talent-driven post production house AlphaDogs in 2002, and started the Editors’ Lounge in 2003 to share knowledge with the wider post community. He has written innumerable articles on post production topics and has participated in numerous discussion panels.
10:00PM - World Famous Raffle
Editing Chair - Edit5 Consoles
2x EasyTracker - Crumplepop
OWC Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini - OWC
1 Year Subscription to Boris Continuum Complete 10 - Boris FX
1TB EV G Tech Rugged Drive - IVB Media Services
1 Year Subscription to Mocha Pro - Imagineer Systems
1 year subscription to Sapphire 10 - Boris FX
Copy of CineXinsert - Cinedeck
AKiTiO Thunder Dock - Advantage Video Sysytems
1 DigiSuite V3 - Digieffects
2x copies of a "free scene" with feedback from EditStock
Automatic Duck Bottle Openers - Wes Plate