January 24 , 2007
A very special evening dedicated to the "Future of Post workflow." Apparing were film editor Angus Wall who just completed Zodiac for David Fincher. Angus discussed the all tapeless workflow they developed for Zodiac. The film was shot using the Grass Valley Viper Film Stream camera and Angus wasjoined on stage by tech consultant, Andreas Wacker and assistant editors from the movie. Also scheduled twas Brad Wright, author of DVDxDV who showed us VeeScope Live. Also we had another round of Stump The Gurus, Show and Tells and World Famous Raffle.
6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join FCP Gurus Andrew Balis,Christine Steele and KD Gulko 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 - 7:35PM - "FCP Tip/Trick of the Month" - Andrew Balis
We welcome back FCP Guru Andrew Balis who will show us...uh, something cool and so far super secret.
7:40PM - 8:10PM - 'VeeScopeLive' - Brad Wright
VeeScopeLive is the first application of its kind to provide live chroma keying, high and low video brightness Zebra patterns all being performed on your graphics card of your computer. VeeScopeLive take live video feeds from any Quicktime compatible input, such as Firewire, or a live capture card and in resolutions from SD to HD. VeeScopeLive allows you to adjust the brightness, hue, and saturation ranges for the key interactively while you are shooting. In addition, you can set maximum level Zebras for white levels and minimum level Zebras for black levels. VeeScopeLive does this work using Apple's Core Image in high resolution 4:4:4 color space.
VeeScopeLive, also, provides a VectorScope and WaveForm monitor that overlays directly on top of the video preview, thus reducing the clutter of having to manage multiple windows when you are on a live shoot. VeeScopLive provides a full screen preview, in addition to, the windowed user interface. The Price of VeeScopeLive will be $100 for SD and HD. An HDV will be available as a separate application for an additional $50. This will be VeeScopeLive's world debut.
8:15PM - 8:25PM - 'Show and Tell' - Steve Payne
I will show two clips from a recent BoDog Battle of the Bands gig I shot and edited. One comes from Washington and the other comes from Dallas. Both HD
8:30PM - 8:50PM - Break
This is a chance to hang out and meet and greet and get your problems solved. Lots of Gurus come to lafcpug meetings and ths is your chance to network and make contacts. In the lobby will be DVCreators who will be selling their latest and greatest DVD Tutorials. Also in the lobby will be Robert Monaghan from Glue Tools. Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.
8:55PM - 9:55PM -"Zodiac"- Angus Wall and Andreas Wacker
We are honored to have Film editor Angus Wall who just completed Zodiac for David Fincher make an appearance at lafcpug. Angus will discuss the all tapeless workflow they developed for Zodiac. The film was shot using the Grass Valley Viper Film Stream camera and Angus will be joined on stage by tech consultant, Andreas Wacker as well as some of the assistant editors from the movie. Despite this being a big budget Hollywood movie, the post workflow these folks developed was VERY Independent movie making thinking. Some footage of Zodiac will be shown as well as the trailer. Oh yeah, it really looks good.
10:00PM - World Famous Raffle
ShuttlePro - Contour Design
1 volume HD royalty free Stock animation images - Motionstream
$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
2 copies of the "Repair Collection" plug-ins for FCP - CHV Electronics
Optimizing your FCP System (signed by Adam Wilt) - Adam Wilt
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV
WMV Studio Pro - Flip4Mac
LiveType 2 - Essential Training -Larry Jordan
Motion 2 - Essential Training -Larry Jordan
Copy of Inside Flash 8- Magnet Media
Copy of Inside Final Express - Magnet Media
50% off Training class at Moviola - Moviola
FCP Keyboard KeyGuide - Neotron Design
Plug-in package of your choice - Lyric Media
Copy of Final Draft or Final Draft AV - Final Draft
Ken Stone dot net T-shirt - Ken Stone
Killer Titles for Live Type and Calligraphy - Intelligent Assistance
Practical Color Correction For FCP - Intelligent Assistance
303 Pro App Tips -Intelligent Assistance
Special thanks to ProMax for footing the bill and Victor Maldanado and Dean Cleary for taping the show