Agenda (subject to change and availability)
6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join Gurus Patrick Southern, Misha Tenenbaum, Michael Kammes and Jason Bowdach 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 - 8:10PM - Embracing Accidents - Kevin Klauber and Jason Zeldes
When an accident or mistake happens on set, most filmmakers' initial reaction in to yell "cut!" But great storytellers (directors and editors) know when to recognize these unexpected bumps in the process as brilliant moments of kismet. Editor Kevin Klauber ACE talks about some famous "accidents" in movies that made film history, and the importance of embracing the unexpected in the editing room.
About Kevin Klauber
Kevin Klauber ACE is most known for editing the Oscar®-winning 20 FEET FROM STARDOM , for which the American Cinema Editors (ACE) awarded him an Eddie Award. Kevin's editorial debut, PEARL JAM TWENTY, came under the direction of Academy Award®-winner Cameron Crowe. Since then, he has worked on numerous feature documentaries and non-fiction series, including the 2016 Oscar®-nominated documentary WINTER ON FIRE, (Netflix), COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK, (HBO), CROSSFIRE HURRICANE (HBO), BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING (Tremolo Productions), HARMONTOWN , (BRKLY), CHICKEN PEOPLE (MOTTO Pictures), THE RUNNER-UP (Esquire TV), and the Sundance smash-hit ICARUS (Netflix).
About Jason Zeldes
Jason Zeldes is a documentary director and editor, best known for editing the 2013 Academy Award winning film, “Twenty Feet From Stardom”, which earned Zeldes an ACE Award for Best Edited Documentary Feature. Zeldes’s directorial debut, “Romeo is Bleeding” premiered in 2015 to much praise, including Audience Awards from San Francisco, Seattle, and Napa Valley Film Festivals. Other editing credits include “Racing Extinction”, “The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble”, the Netflix documentary series “Chelsea Does”, and “Abstract: The Art of Design”. Currently Jason is working on a soon-to-be-released Netflix Documentary Series.
8:10- 8:40PM - 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 might change your life. Edit5 Consoles will be in lobby showing off Editing tables and chairs. Get to the Gallery early for this one. Snack bar wil be open for sodas, water, wine, chips and beer.
8:40PM - 9:50PM - How 'Moonlight' Did It - Nat Sanders and Joi McMillion
Editors Nat Sanders and Joi McMillion, will discuss their work on critically acclaimed film Moonlight, the 2017 recipient of the Academy Award for Best Picture. There will be plenty of time for questions
About Joi McMillion
Joi McMillon is a film editor best known for her collaboration with Barry Jenkins on his critically acclaimed film Moonlight, a recent recipient of the Academy Award for Best Picture. McMillon’s work on Moonlight earned her a win for the Independent Spirit Award and an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing. Her latest work includes Janicza Bravo’s debut feature film and Sundance premier, Lemon.
About Nat Sanders
Nat Sanders is a film editor recently nominated for an Academy Award for his work on the Best Picture winner Moonlight. The film also won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Editing, which, along with 2014's Short Term 12, was Nat's second time winning the award. Other projects Nat has edited include the films Your Sister's Sister, Humpday and Medicine for Melancholy and the HBO shows Togetherness and Girls. In 2009, Filmmaker Magazine named Nat one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He just completed editing Destin Daniel Cretton’s upcoming The Glass Castle.
10:00PM - World Famous Raffle
Editing Chair - Edit5 Consoles
2x EasyTracker - Crumplepop
OWC Drive Dock with USB and Thunderbolt 2 - OWC
1 Year Subscription to Boris Continuum Complete 10 - Boris FX
1TB EV G Tech Rugged Drive - IVB Media Services
1 Year Subscription to Mocha Pro - Imagineer Systems
1 year subscription to Sapphire 10 - Boris FX
AKiTiO Thunder Dock - Advantage Video Sysytems
1 DigiSuite V3 - Digieffects
2x copies of a "free scene" with feedback from EditStock
Automatic Duck Bottle Openers - Wes Plate
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.