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Join us Wednesday, November 20 for another not to be missed lacpug Meet
We welcome back Adobe's Al Mooney who will show us the new features in Premiere Pro CC. Al will also answer questions and take your feedback
Also the "2 Reel Guys," Norman Hollyn and Larry Jordan return to talk editing.
So set your calendar for November 20, and see you for the last meet of 2013.
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
Agenda (subject to change)
6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join Gurus Monica Daniel, Adam Bedford, Michael Kammes and Al Mooney 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
If we have time, this is your time. Get up and tell us something about yourself. Ask for a job, offer a job. Whatever you want. Keep it brief
Also AJA's Jeff Way will give us the latest and greatest from the world of AJA.
7:30 - 8:20 - The NEW features in Premiere Pro CC
And there is a LOT of them. Edit video faster and more fluidly. Brand-new features include an integrated color grading pipeline with Adobe SpeedGrade CC, expanded native format support, improved multicam editing, and more. And who better to show them to us than Adobe's Al Mooney. This is also a chance to ask questions, give feedback and make feature requests.
About Al Mooney
Al Mooney has extensive technical, sales and marketing experience in the media industry. As product manager for Adobe Premiere Pro software, Mooney is responsible for defining, delivering, and supporting the overall feature set and functionality. Earlier, Mooney was the UK senior business development manager for video and broadcast at Adobe, providing technical workflow consultation for top broadcast accounts in the U.K. In that role, he oversaw the redevelopment of Adobe’s video VAR channel, a network of expert resellers and service providers for the Media and Entertainment industry.
Mooney joined Adobe in 2009, after spending two years at Apple as the U.K. Pro Video business development manager. There he was responsible for the communication and go-to-market strategy of video solutions for the U.K. market, working with resellers and customers.
Before Apple, Mooney was European sales specialist at Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology. In this role, Mooney was responsible for the communication of high-end solutions into multiple territories, and managed technical communication between European specialists and engineers in the U.S. He also held earlier positions at Digidesign, including post-production product specialist, EMEA product specialist and marketing representative.
8:30PM - 9:00PM - Break
Brand new lacpug sponsor HDDISK will be showing their storage solutions. Also G-Tech will be in the lobby showing off their solutions. This is your chance to ask questions. No questions? Then talk to each other. 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 lacpug Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.
9:00PM - 9:45PM - "2 Reel Guys" Everything you need to know about Editing without talking Tech - Norman Hollyn and Larry Jordan
How to polish the craft of editing, not just learn which buttons to push.
About Larry Jordan
An internationally-renowned consultant and Apple-Certified trainer with over 35 years experience as a television producer, director and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits. His informative and entertaining teaching style provides video and film editors around the world with unique editing techniques, methods and resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills.
Based in Los Angeles, he’s a member of both the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America. In addition to his online training and in-person seminars, Jordan writes and edits the FREE, ‘Larry Jordan’s Weekly Final Cut Newsletter’ now in its eighth year of publishing, which provides essential news and tutorials on a variety of audio and video editing software. He is the author of hundreds of hours of online training and eight books on editing, published by Peachpit Press and Focal Press including his latest, Adobe Premiere Pro Power Tips: Secrets, Shortcuts, and Techniques. He is the winner of multiple awards for his broadcast work, as well as his online training.
To accompany his Final Cut Pro classes, Larry recently expanded his training to include software from Adobe Production Premium CS6 - Audition, Prelude, Story and Encore - as well as Autodesk’s new 2013 iteration of Smoke. So whether you want Final Cut Pro training, more information on Adobe video editing or to find out how the pros use Autodesk Smoke, Larry has what you need.
Jordan is also the executive producer and host of the weekly interactive Internet radio show and podcast, Digital Production BuZZ, covering everything you need to know about digital media, production, post-production and distribution now and in your digital future.
About Norman Hollyn
Norman Hollyn is a long-time film, television and music editor (HEATHERS, THE COTTON CLUB, and Oliver Stone’s WILD PALMS) who is a Professor and Head of the Editing Track at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts.
He is also the author of 'THE FILM EDITING ROOM HANDBOOK' and 'THE LEAN FORWARD MOMENT', a book about shaping stories across all filmmaking crafts. He is the co-writer, co-host and co-producer of '2 Reel Guys' and a member of AMPAS, A.C.E., Motion Picture Editors Guild, METal and the Editors Advisory Group. He is currently editing a documentary about architecture, called OFF THE GRID, that was shot in Shanghai in 2010, and a narrative feature film.
Want more information about Norman Hollyn? You can find it here.
10:00PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)
Ki Pro Mini - AJA
Copy of DaVinci Resolve - Blackmagic Design
UltraStudio 4K - Blackmagic Design
Copy of Boris Continuum Complete- BorisFX
XEffects ToolKit for FCP X - Noise Industries
3 limited edition Mac Pro Posters (value of one million dollars) - Philip Hodgetts
ShuttlePro v2 - Contour
Phyx Color - Phyx
Delirium + Damage Bundle - Digieffects
2 copies of CrumplePop SkinTone for FCP X - Crumplepop
full license of Integration FX" CHV Plug-ins
$100 voucher for any AssistedEditing product - Intelligent Assistance
2 FREE Webinars - Larry Jordan
$200 free Stock Footage Clips - Pond5
$200 towards MotionVFX Templates - MotionVFX
Copy of VeeScope Live - VeeScope Live
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
Automatic Duck Bottle Openers - Wes Plate
How to get to the Gallery Theater at Barnsdall Art Park
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
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.