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Next lacpug Meet is November 30, 2016
beginning at 6:45PM
- till we drop at the Gallery Theatre in Hollywood Ca.

"Getting Real with Reality TV" Night


Artwork by Chloe Leeson

Join us Wednesday, October 26 "Reality TV Night." We welcome Vince Rocca who will be discussing his career path to reality television and he'll be showing tips and tricks from the reality editing toolbox.

Also joining us will be editors Shiran Amir, Renee Barron and Julie 'Bob' Lombardi. They will all be on the very first "panel" lacpug has ever done in 15 + years. The moderator will be Whitney Dunn. The intention here is to cover what you need to know to be a successful editor in Reality TV. There will be plenty of time for questions.

Many thanks to Michael Kammes, Katie Hinsen, Kylee Pena, and Blue Collar Post Collective for their help and council in making this meet happen.


NOTE: lacpug generally meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month. Meetings are open to public and ALL, beginning through advanced Digital Story Tellers are welcome. Digital projection made possible through the generous sponsorship of Adobe Systems, DVCreators, DigitalFilm Tree, OWC, VES and members like you. lacpug meetings are presented in association with the Barnsdall Gallery Theater, a facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.


Agenda (subject to change and availability)

6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join Gurus Philip Hodgetts,
Misha Tennenbaum Michael Kammes and TBA 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 - 8:15PM - Tips and Tricks from the Reality Editing Toolbox. - Vince Rocca
Vince will be discussing his career path to reality television and he'll be showing tips and tricks from the reality editing toolbox.


About Vince Rocca
Vince Rocca produced Kisses and Caroms in 5 days on a budget of $11,000. It was later distributed by Warner Bros. where it went on to gross over $1 million dollars.

He went on to work on numerous television shows including Judge Judy, Ricki Lake, Dr. Phil, and has edited Fox's Hell's Kitchen, WETV's Tamar & Vince and the Toni Braxton produced Braxton Family Values.

He currently resides in Southern California with his childhood sweetheart Deanna. They have been happily married for nearly 20 years. Together they chronicle their travel adventures to over 20,000 YouTube subscribers.


8:15- 8:45PM - 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 migh
t change your life. In the lobby will be lacpug sponsor CineXinsert showing off the stand-alone, file-to-file insert edit application for installation on your Mac. Also Edit5 Consoles will be there showing their assortment of Desks and Chairs for the Editor. And also HDDisk will show off the The world’s first-ever shareable Thunderbolt storage - A16T2-Share . There are snacks, sodas, wine and beer for sale and proceeds go to the Gallery Theatre.

8:45PM - 9:50PM - Everything You NEED to Know About Editing Reality TV - Whitney Dunn, Shiran Amir, Renee Barron and Julie 'Bob' Lombardi
This will be the very first "panel" lacpug has ever done in 15 + years. The intention here is to cover as much about the life of a Reality TV editor so you walk away with a much better understanding of what it is you need to know. Topics will inlcude:
How is Reality different than scripted?
How is logging footage in reality different than doc or feature?
How technical do you have to be?
What software tools do you need to know?
And more. There will be plenty of time for questions.
Whitney Dunn will moderate.




About Whitney Dunn
Whitney has been working in post production for almost 15 years. She spent 2 of those years as an assistant editor and has been editing shows for networks such as ABC, NBC, MTV, Discovery, Nat Geo and more for 13 years. During any spare time she consults on workflows for post houses as well as teaching Avid courses at local training centers. She has written books on post production work flows solutions and Avid assistant editing.





About Shiran Amir
After editing in high school in Israel, Shiran served as an editor for the Israeli Air Force as her military service.
She then worked as an editor and assistant editor on reality shows for 
E!, SPIKE TV, TruTV, History, Food Network, and CNBC.
Afterwards she made the switch to indie features where she worked with editors like Dan Lebental ACE, Lisa Lassek ACE, Evan Schiff, and Fred Thoraval.
She's been an assistant editor on scripted TV shows such as Fear the Walking Dead and Outcast,  and is currently on Netflix's next upcoming drama, The OA.




About Renee Barron
After traveling over 8 countries in a period of 4 years directly out of high school, Renee found herself unsure of a career path that would match her passion for exploration and learning. Luckily she discovered it in editing. Initially she was self-taught and then through hard work, pure grit and opportunities, she has never looked back. Renee has cut on over 20 reality television shows in a wide variety of genres including competition, docu-drama, doc-follow, as well as documentaries and award winning narrative shorts. Her enthusiasm for storytelling is matched only by her total dedication to the craft of editing, her insatiable curiosity of life and her undisputed love of cats… dogs too.




About Julie 'Bob' Lombardi
Julie 'Bob' Lombardi is a producer and editor of documentaries and television. Bob made her editorial debut with the Oscar® nominated, 2004 documentary, "Super Size Me" directed by Morgan Spurlock. She has cut many documentaries since including "Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?", "Vlogumentary" and "Made in Japan." Bob's TV work has been seen on numerous networks such as BRAVO, MTV, Showtime, ABC and she has edited many of TV's critically acclaimed series such as  "Mob Wives", "Southern Charm", and "Teen Mom" to name a few. 



9:50PM - World Famous Raffle
Editing Chair - Edit5 Consoles
Mercury Elite Pro Dual External Raid 8TB - OWC
2x BetterStabilizers - Crumplepop
Full License of Boris Continuum Complete 10 - Boris FX
Copy of Mocha Pro 5 - Imagineer Systems
1TB EV G Tech Rugged Drive - IVB Media Services
Full License of Mocha Pro -
Imagineer Systems
3x CinePlay for Mac - Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Media Tools - Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Maintenance Tools - Digital Rebellion

Copy of CineXinsert - Cinedeck
AKiTiO Thunder Dock - Advantage Video Sysytems
$50.00 voucher for RocketStock.com - RocketStock.com
$100.00 Music Voucher - PremiumBeat.com
1 DigiSuite V3 + Video Wall for AE - Digieffects
2x copies of a "free scene" with feedback from EditStock
Automatic Duck Bottle Openers - Wes Plate


About Julie 'Bob' Lombardi
Julie 'Bob' Lombardi is a producer and editor of documentaries and television. Bob made her editorial debut with the Oscar® nominated, 2004 documentary, "Super Size Me" directed by Morgan Spurlock. She has cut many documentaries since including "Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?", "Vlogumentary" and "Made in Japan." Bob's TV work has been seen on numerous networks such as BRAVO, MTV, Showtime, ABC and she has edited many of TV's critically acclaimed series such as  "Mob Wives", "Southern Charm", and "Teen Mom" to name a few. 



9:50PM - World Famous Raffle
Editing Chair - Edit5 Consoles
Mercury Elite Pro Dual External Raid 8TB - OWC
2x BetterStabilizers - Crumplepop
Full License of Boris Continuum Complete 10 - Boris FX
Copy of Mocha Pro 5 - Imagineer Systems
1TB EV G Tech Rugged Drive - IVB Media Services
Full License of Mocha Pro -
Imagineer Systems
3x CinePlay for Mac - Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Media Tools - Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Maintenance Tools - Digital Rebellion

Copy of CineXinsert - Cinedeck
AKiTiO Thunder Dock - Advantage Video Sysytems
$50.00 voucher for RocketStock.com - RocketStock.com
$100.00 Music Voucher - PremiumBeat.com
1 DigiSuite V3 + Video Wall for AE - Digieffects
2x copies of a "free scene" with feedback from EditStock
Automatic Duck Bottle Openers - Wes Plate


Directions

Click here for Google Map

   

Click HERE to download a PDF(300K) of the grounds that points out the parking areas and includes other helpful hints.

The Gallery Theater at Barnsdall Art Park
4800 Hollywood Boulevard
(between Vermont and Normandie)
Hollywood, CA 90027
Phone: 323.644.6272

Enter through the gate on Hollywood Blvd just West of Berendo. The theater is at the top of the hill, adjacent to the art gallery.

From US 101 (heading South),
take the Hollywood Boulevard exit.
Turn left at the end of the exit ramp onto Hollywood Boulevard.
Turn right into the entrance to Barnsdall Art Park at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard. (you will only see a parking lot. Drive to top of hill to find the Gallery Theater)
The Gallery Theater is in the center of the park.

From US 101 (heading North),
take the Vermont Avenue exit.
Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Vermont Avenue.
Turn left onto Hollywood Boulevard.
Turn left into the entrance to Barnsdall Art Park at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard. (you will only see a parking lot. Drive to top of hill to find the Gallery Theater)
The Gallery Theater is in the center of the park.

Metro Red Line
Yes, Los Angeles has a subway and if possible you ought to use it. Riders are dropped of at Sunset and Vermont, one long block from the Art Park. More info on the Red Line can be found here.

PARKING: Parking is FREE. There is ample parking on top of hill near the Art Park. Parking extends around the perimeter of the Park. NOTE: Please park your car diagonally even though the spaces are not marked that way. If there are no spaces to park at top, then use parking lot at bottom of hill near Hollywood Blvd. Click HERE to download a PDF(300K) of the grounds that points out the parking areas and includes other helpful hints.

What to do if I cant find a place to park?
Park at the Kaiser Hospital Parking lot. Download directions HERE - or...

1. Turn right on Hollywood Blvd
2. Turn right on Vermont Ave
3. Turn right on Sunset Blvd.
4. Turn right into Kaiser Parking Structure
5. Park on rooftop
6. Take elevator down to Level 2
7. Exit at Parking Entrance on Barnsdall Ave.
8. Cross Street to Barnsdall Park
9. Use Stair or elevator to Park
10. Climb stairs and follow signs to Gallery Theatre
11. Cost is $4.00 (I think) And security is provided.

Wheelchair access: Park in the lot next to the Hollyhock house (you will see a handicap parking sign), come into the theatre entrance, and take the elevator down. There will be space in the front of the theatre for wheelchairs.

Before or after the meeting, there is a fine restaurant row on Vermont between Hollywood and Franklin (just around the corner from the park). There are also a number of funky ethic eateries along Hollywood Blvd.

lacpug meetings are presented in association with the
Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, a facility of the City of Los Angeles
Department of Cultural Affairs

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DigitalFilm Tree, OWC, DVCreators and lacpug Members

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