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-May 25, 2005-

"All you Want to Know about DVD Studio Pro 4"

Tonight we brought you another exciting evening on top of the hill. Appearing was a demo of "What's New in DVD Studio Pro 4," by Apple's Brian Hoffman and DVD Guru, Bruce Nazarian, plus affordable SAN solutions from Micronet, FCP 5 Tip/Trick of the Month, Upgrading to FCP 5,Show and Tells, Stump the Gurus, and yes, World Famous Raffle.



6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join FCP Guru Ken Stone, and special guest gurus, Steve Martin and Andrew Balis as they will attempt to answer all of your questions and solve all of your problems concerning FCP. If they can't solve your problem or answer your How 2, then you go home with a problem but you still got out of the house, so that's not a bad thing.

7:20PM - 7:40PM - "Looking under the hood of a Multiclip in FCP 5" - Steve Martin
Ripple Training's Steve Martin will prep us for for working with FCP 5's new Multicam feature








7:45PM - 8:10PM - Micronet SanCube - Joe Kennedy
From Joe:
SANCUBE is a 2TB FireWire based shareable RAID system that is so small it can be carried around.
It is tuned to the Apple/FCP world and we want everyone to know its fit in the marketplace: it's best for shops large enough to need networking and sharing, but not wanting to spend the big bucs for Fibre-Channel systems like the biggest players.






8:10 - 8:30PM - "Upgrading to FCP 5 - The Right Way" - Larry Jordan
FCP Guru Larry Jordan has some tips that may make your transition to FCP 5 a lot more pleasant.

8:30PM - 8:50PM - Break
This is a chance to hang out and meet and greet and get your problems solved. Intelligent Assistance will be in Lobby selling their latest creations, and talking about the newPro Apps Hub.Ripple Training will be on hand to show off all their great DVD tutorials. Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.



8:55PM - 9:35PM - DVD Studio Pro 4 - "Bruce Nazarian and Brian Hoffman
This ain't DVD Studio Pro 3.
Author in SD or HD. Distributed Encoding. Integrated Dolby encoder. RT HD Preview.
DVD Guru and owner of
Gnome Digital Media Bruce Nazarian, and Apple's DVDSP 4 Product Manager Brian Hoffman will show you all you need to know about what's new in DVD Studio Pro 4 and there is a LOT of what's new.





9:40PM - 9:50PM - "Spec Commercials"- Anthony Dalesandro -Show and Tell
Anthony Dalesandro
believes that film makers who begin their careers as editors make the best directors. And it's not just because that's how he started. Nor is it because tonight he's presenting his work to a group of editors. Having made numerous award winning shorts as well as the feature film ESCAPE TO GRIZZLY MOUNTAIN, Anthony is preparing to shoot his second feature film this summer entitled DEAD NED. He is also in the process of establishing a career as a commercial director. Tonight he's showing several of his spec commercials.




9:50PM - 10:00PM - "Fronterz"- Courtney Jones - Show and Tell
Before starting to produce and direct I was a Key Grip for 11 years. I worked on a lot of high profile shows including Aaliyah's last music video (the one she died on), which happened a few weeks before 9-11. After that I knew it was time for me to do my thing. I did "FronterZ" (a feature) and then went on to produce and direct a show for HBO and just finished producing and directing on a new show for VH-1 that premiere's this summer.

The movie, Fronterz, is about 3 classically trained actors who are frustrated because rappers keep getting the roles they would get. So they pose as a rap trio and dupe Ted Danson, who runs a record label, into giving them a record deal and Henry Winkler, a movie studio exec, into giving them a movie deal. But, it all blows up in their faces.

The movie got sold to Image Entertainment for worldwide DVD. I'm going to show the trailer.

10:00 - World Famous Raffle
50% off any Apple Pro Apps Class _ Moviola

5 $20.00 Gift Certificates - Paquito Mas Restaurants
Dinner for 2 at Guelaguetza Resturant -
Guelaguetza Restaurant
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
MicroNet External 16X FireWire DVD Recorder - Micronet
WMV Studio Pro - Flip4Mac

DVDSP Pro Pack 2 - Bruce Nazarian
Copy of DVD Studio Pro 2 - Bruce Nazarian

FCP Keyboard KeyGuide - Neotron Design
2 Copies of Inside Mac OS Tiger -
Magnet Media
Copy of Inside Production Suite - Magnet Media
Learning DVD Studio Pro 3 - Larry Jordan
Final Cut Pro HD Hands on Training - Larry Jordan
Plug-in package of your choice - Lyric Media

Copy of Final Draft and Final Draft AV - Final Draft
3 USB 32mgb Flash Drives - ThinkStock Footage
Killer Titles for Live Type and Calligraphy - Intelligent Assistance
Practical Color Correction For FCP - Intelligent Assistance

1 T-shirt -
Copy of the Feb lafcpug meeting with Walter Murch -lafcpug

More prizes to come

Special thanks to Promax for footing the bill and Victor Maldanado and Brian Gary for taping.