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Oct. 24 , 2007

Legends of the Digital Video Revolution Night

Join us as Final Cut Pro creator Randy Ubillos returns to lafcpug after a long absence to show off his latest creation, iMovie 08. Huh? Yep. Despite what you have read about it, let's have a look at it and then decide. And who better to show it off then the creator himself. Also scheduled to appear will be Christoph Vonrhein from CHV plug-ins who will show you how to create your own plug-ins within a matter of minutes. Also Philip Hodgetts of the Digital Production Buzz will talk briefly about "Preparing for Online Distribution."

Plus a FCP Tip/trick of the Month from Josh Mellicker of DVCreators, another round of Stump The Gurus, Show and Tells, World Famous raffle and MORE.



6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join FCP Gurus Andrew Balis, Philip Hodgetts and Josh Mellicker 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 - 7:45PM - 'FCP Tip/Trick of the Month - Josh Mellicker's Josh Mellicker returns to lafcpug after a long absense for this month's FCP Tip/trick. Josh was one of the early pioneers in the Final Cut World, and via the now legendary FCP PowerStart training DVD got thousands of folks started and learning Final Cut Pro .
This from Josh, the King of hype:

"After 7 years of great lafcpug meetings, and with 1,000,000 FCP websites, books and DVDs on FCP, what new technique could I possibly show that would REVOLUTIONIZE the editing experience for FCP users? What could I do that would absolutely blow people away? What mind- blowing demo could I give that would reinforce my rep as the world's #1 FCP maharishi (that's a few levels above "guru", btw)? What amazing trick could I reveal that will literally give full-time editors FOUR EXTRA WEEKS VACATION PER YEAR (but they still get just as much work done). What could I show that could transform every editor's approach to the simplest editing tasks, allow them to finish some projects in HALF THE TIME and CHANGE PEOPLE'S LIVES FOREVER???

Yes, I am going to reveal my very own favorite #1 Warpspeed Workflow™, called... ummm... well, I would rather make it a surprise.

Sure, after this meeting, everyone will rush out and publish this trick on their blogs, some will include it in their next training DVD or download, and as usual, most will claim it as their own, but...lafcpug members will always remember where they saw it first."

7:50PM - 8:30PM - "iMovie 08" - Randy Ubillos
Randy Ubillos
 created the first three versions of Adobe Premiere and then went on to create Final Cut Pro. Soon after he created Aperture and now, iMovie 08. So why is a FCP group showing off a consumer app such as iMovie? Because since the first NLE was launched in the early 1990s, all NLEs since that time have followed a basic concept and have been, basically the same. iMovie 08 practically re-invents the basic concept of the NLE and deserves attention. For good or bad, this is the NLE for the A.D.D generation, the people who want to do a quick, down and dirty assemblage of their clips with little more thought than a few drags and clicks. And heck, we get a chance to hang out with one of the legends of the "Digital Video Revolution," Randy Ubillos.

8:30PM - 8:55PM - Break
CalDigit will be in the lobby showing off their storage solutions. Brad Wright of VeeScope Live will be in lobby complete with Green Screen. Lots of other stuff will be showing off too. The break is a chance to hang out and meet and greet and get your problems solved. Lots of FCP Gurus come to lafcpug meetings and this is your chance to network and make contacts and get your problems solved. Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.

8:55PM - 9:20PM - "Preparing for Online Distribution" (where can I upload my movie for money and how do I do the encoding) - Philip Hodgetts
Another legend of the Digital Video Revolution, Philip Hodgetts makes an appearance on the lafcpug stage. This time to talk about onlne distribution of your movie including, should you host yourself and what are the hosting options for download and streaming. A mix of big picture overview and useful-now details.

9:25PM - 9:45PM -"Create your own plugins in a matter minutes with CHV" - Christoph Vonrhein
Christoph Vonrhein, author of the very popular and useful CHV Plug-ins for Motion and Final Cut Pro, will show off his latest plug-in and teach us how to make our own in only minutes.

9:45 - 9:55 - Ken Jaedicke- Show and Tell
Ken will show a short scene from his first feature film.

10:00PM - World Famous Raffle
ShuttlePRO V.2 - Countour Design
Something super secret from Apple - Apple

Copy of Boris Grafitti or Boris FX - Boris
2 Free HD Clips - gotFootageHD
2 copies of Digital Effects 1,2,3 Plug-ins - Digital Thought Software
copy of After Effects Apprentice - Chris and Trish Meyers

Copy "Digital Color Correction"- Call Box
Copy of Panasonic P2 Workflow with Final Cut Pro and the HVX200 - Call Box

2 copies CHV FxPlug Bundle 04-2007 - CHV Electronics
Copy of VeeScope Live - VeeScope Live
$100.00 off or towards any Digital Heaven products - Digital Heaven
100 credits for the royalty free stock video clips of your choice - Revolution Stock Media
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
50% off Training class at Moviola - Moviola
FCP Keyboard KeyGuide - Neotron Design
Plug-in package of your choice - Lyric Media
Ken Stone dot net T-shirt - Ken Stone

Special thanks to ProMax for footing the bill and Victor Maldonado and Dean Cleary for taping the show