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Feb 26. 2014
- Blackmagic Design 4K Cinema Camera, VFX - Beyond the Explosions and
20 Feet from Stardom -
Join us Wednesday, February 26, 2014 for another not to be missed lacpug.
We welcome back Marco Solorio who will show off and tell you all about what you need to know about the now shipping and lower cost ($2995) Blackmagic Design 4K Cinema Camera.
Plus, picture editor Kevin Klauber returns having JUST won a 2014 ACE Eddy award for the hit feature documentary film, "20 Feet From Stardom." Kevin will show clips from that movie and talk workflow and take questions. 20 Feet From Stardom is also nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature and an Independent Spirit award.
Also film editor Misha Tenenbaum returns to present "VFX - Beyond the Explosions." He'll demonstrate how more than 200 shots were tracked in the recent JOBS movie, and show the technical aspect of turning those shots over to the visual effects facility.
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 Philip Hodgetts 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 - 7:25PM - 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
7:30 - 8:00 - "VFX - Beyond the Explosions." Misha Tenenbaum
Visual effects are much more prevalent in films than just the big obvious shots. Often even simple shows have dozens or even hundreds of visual effects, making communicating information about those shots an increasingly important job. Organization is the key, and Misha Tenenbaum plans to show just that. He'll demonstrate how more than 200 shots were tracked in the recent JOBS film, and show the technical aspect of turning those shots over to the visual effects facility. He'll also display some great techniques for creating fast temp effects which are used to give the director options. Join us for a fun half an hour of VFX shop talk.
About Misha Tenenbaum
Misha Tenenbaum is a film and television editor and assistant editor, a certified Advanced Final Cut Pro Instructor, and an Avid Certified User (ACU). His work includes assistant editing on The After directed by Chris Carter, the FX show American Horror Story (2012) and the feature film Jobs (2013), staring Ashton Kutcher. His first editorial venture on the indy comedy film “Immigration Tango,” won Best Picture at the 2010 Boston International Film Festival.
Misha is a proud member of the Editor's Guild (local 700) in Los Angeles. He was worked more than 4,700 hours of union TV and film over the last 3 years.
Misha is the founder of www.EditStock.com, which provides film footage for students, and hobbyists to practice film editing with.
Misha believes that editing is equally an aesthetic art, and a technical skill. In his classes he aims to empower his students with the technical confidence that they need as well as inspire a passion, appreciation, and understanding of the art itself.
Misha graduated Georgia College & State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
8:00PM - 8:30PM - Blackmagic Design 4K Cinema Camera - Marco Solorio
About Marco Solorio
Marco Solorio is a multi-award-winning creative media developer, owner of OneRiver Media, a production and post-production facility located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marco has been in the industry since 1991, and is a published writer from the likes of DV Magazine, Videography Magazine to countless online website reviews and articles. He's also a long-time forum host at CreativeCow.net and has presented at NAB, and many user groups. You can find Marco on Twitter, Facebook and through his blog where he covers industry tips, tech, reviews, editorials, and behind-the-scenes.
8:30PM - 9:00PM - Break
Brand new lacpug sponsor HDDISK will be showing their storage 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 - Editing "20 Feet From Stardom." - Kevin Klauber
Picture editor Kevin Klauber returns having JUST won a 2014 ACE Eddy award for the hit feature documentary film, "20 Feet From Stardom." Kevin will show clips from that movie and talk workflow and take questions. 20 Feet From Stardom is also nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature and an Independent Spirit award.
About Kevin Klauber
Kevin is most known for shaping over 3,000 hours of footage into the feature documentary PEARL JAM TWENTY, directed by Academy Award-Winner Cameron Crowe. He also edited the 2013 Sundance hit 20 FEET FROM STARDOM and worked as an additional editor on the Rolling Stones Documentary CROSSFIRE HURRICANE (directed by Academy Award-Nominee Brett Morgen). In 2012 Kevin co-wrote and edited the indie favorite BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING, which critics called "a future perennial favorite on the order of Crumb."
Kevin's work as an editor, director, and writer have brought him to TV, music videos, feature films, shorts, commercials, and sizzles. Past clients include VINYL FILMS (Crowe's company), TREMOLO PRODUCTIONS, SEAN PENN's Haiti nonprofit JPHRO, THE FOOD NETWORK, A&E, PBS, FOX, THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, and the ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES.
He studied film at USC with an emphasis on editing and directing. In 2012, Kevin was nominated by the WGA EAST for the feature documentary he co-wrote and edited BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING. He has been nominated twice for the Golden Reel Award in sound editing by the MOTION PICTURES SOUND EDITING ASSOCIATION; for PEARL JAM TWENTY and BIO.RHYTHM (a short directed by Kevin). Also at USC, he worked as Post-Supervisor at the university's EMMY AWARD-WINNING TELEVISION STATION TROJANVISION.
In the music world, Kevin has worked on projects featuring Pearl Jam, The Rolling Stones, John Cale, Johnny Cash, Yo-Yo Ma, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Bette Midler, The Smashing Pumpkins, John Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow, Patti Austin, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fisher, Devendra Banhart, Judith Hill, Gary Wilson, Dam-Funk, The Dirty Projectors, Hot Water Music and many more.
Kevin has worked in post production for the last several years, editing feature documentaries, music videos, television, and commercials. He is known for coming into projects during crunch-times and MAKING THINGS WORK. He strives to live a creative life, and encourages all to do so. In 2012 he was selected to attend WERNER HERZOG's ROGUE FILM SCHOOL.
He lives and works in beautiful LOS ANGELES.
10:00PM - World famous Raffle (subject to change)
Copy of Davinci Resolve - Blackmagic Design
Copy of Boris Continuum Complete- BorisFX
ShuttlePro v2 - Contour
Delirium + Damage Bundle - Digieffects
Up to $500 worth of Artbeats stock footage - Artbeats
2 copies of FishEye Fixer for GoPro for FCP X - Crumplepop
full license of Integration FX" CHV Plug-ins
$100 voucher for any AssistedEditing product - Intelligent Assistance
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Digital Classroom Book with DVD - AGI
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
1x Pro Maintenance Tools - Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Media Tools - Digital Rebellion
2x Pro Versioner - Digital Rebellion
2x Kollaborate Basic account - Digital Rebellion
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.