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May 23 , 2018
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 15 Night!
Join us Wednesday, May 23 as we devote the night to the brand new, just announced, DaVinci Resolve 15. Paul Saccone and Mary Plummer will tell and show all, including Fusion and Fairlight.
Plus a VERY special presentation from Director/DP Lukas Colombo and Director/Producer Jacob Mann who will talk about their use of Blackmagic Design’s newest line of Broadcast solutions and how they were used in their latest live production for Cirque Du Soleil’s Mystere!
Also the BMD team will be bringing an assortment of cameras and other gear to show off in the lobby.
Plus Stump the Gurus and World Famous Raffle. Going to be huge!
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 Resolve Gurus Paul Saccone, Mary Plummer, Jason Bowdach and Lukas Colombo as they will attempt to answer all of your questions and solve all of your problems concerning DaVinci Resolve. Or provide feedback and feature requests if you want. 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 - 8:30PM - Everything You Need to Know and Should Know about DaVinci Resolve 15 - Paul Saccone and Mary Plummer
Paul Saconne and Mary Plummer return to lacpug to show and tell all about the brand new,still in Beta, DaVinci Resolve 15. Including Fusion and Fairlight. Plenty of time for questions and feedback.
About Paul Saccone
Paul Saccone is the Senior Director of Marketing at Blackmagic Design and has been working in the post production industry for over 20 years. From 1998 to 2013 Paul worked at Apple and was the Product Manager for Final Cut Pro version 2 through 7, including Final Cut Studio. He is well known as an editorial workflow specialist, public speaker, demo artist, and educator around the world for his dynamic and witty presentations. In addition, Paul has engineered and built multi-user studios and sound stages, complete with large scale data center and dozens of edit, color and audio suites. Paul is also the author of “The Definitive Guide to DaVinci Resolve 14”, which is available in English, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, German and French from Amazon. Paul is based out of San Francisco, where he lives with his husband Ryan and their dogs, Chloe and Gracie.
About Mary Plummer
Mary Plummer is a professional video editor, audio artist and composer with over 25 years experience in video and film production. She has worked on wide range of productions from coast to coast including shorts, PSAs, trailers, music videos, documentary and independent feature films. Between projects, Mary has been a trainer and presenter at major industry trade shows and written over a dozen industry training books including; Apple Pro Training Series: GarageBand (all versions), Apple Pro Training Series: Soundtrack, Apple Pro Training Series: Soundtrack Pro, Apple Pro Training Series: Getting Started with Final Cut Studio, Media Composer 6: Part 1 Editing Essentials (Avid Learning), and created over 24 hours of online Logic Pro X videos for Ripple Training. Mary has recently joined the marketing and training team at Blackmagic Design and is currently writing a new book focused on audio in DaVinci Resolve 14.
8:30PM- 8:55PM - 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.
9:00PM - 9:55PM - Cirque Du Soleil’s Mystere and Blackmagic Design - Lukas Colombo and Jacob Mann
Director/DP Lukas Colombo and Director/Producer Jacob Mann will talk about their use of Blackmagic Design’s newest line of Broadcast solutions including the URSA Broadcast Camera, Fiber Converters, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, and ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel and how they were used in their latest live production for Cirque Du Soleil’s Mystere!
About Lukas Colombo
Lukas Colombo is a multi-award winning film director and cinematographer with a strong passion for his craft. Raised in Santiago, Chile, Lukas is a widely traveled individual, fluent in both the Spanish and English languages, and fervently committed to excellence, innovation, and integrity. He is the Founder and Director of Moai Films, a production company that has produced numerous projects from commercials and music videos to feature films and documentaries, receiving over a dozen international and national awards for his narrative work. He has had the privilege of working with major artists and his music videos have been viewed millions of times online. In 2016 Lukas began collaborating closely with digital cinema company and manufacturer, Blackmagic Design, testing their latest camera technology and speaking internationally on the subject of cinematography. In 2017 he completed a 20 episode TV series which was broadcast across the globe. He is currently collaborating with Dolby Laboratories to push the boundaries of high dynamic range cinematography and storytelling. Lukas continues to Direct, DP and Produce feature films, TV series, and commercial content all over the world. His latest original TV drama series was sponsored by Sigma and Angenieux. As the head of Moai Films, he has seen the successful completion of over 200 client projects in the last 5 years and currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area with his loving wife and 3 kids.
About Jacob Mann
Jacob Mann is a mixed media director and cinematographer who specializes in creating unique audience experiences. Growing up in South America, Jacob was immersed in the skate and music culture and began directing shorts as young as 10 years old. This grab and and go minimalistic approach to filmmaking has carried over to his professional career; capturing moments in unconventional ways to fully tell the right story.
As a multi-cam director, Jacob has taken the standard approaches and flipped them upside down by immersing himself in the performers artistic expression. Instead of tired cuts and standard framing, Jacob cuts live to music and encourages his crew to not be afraid of being creative on spot. The result has been a growing demand from festivals and artists alike. Some notable projects include; Coachella, FYF Fest, Will Ferrell and Chad Smith drum off, BET Experience, Air and Style, and much more.
Jacob is the co-founder of the newly founded Mixed Media Design Studio, Los Nativs, which specializes in live event coverage, multi-cam, and storytelling.
Jacob is based in Huntington Beach with his wife and two kids.
10:00PM - World Famous Raffle
Editing Console - Edit5 Consoles
Copy of DaVinci Resolve 15 - Blackmagic Design
Micro Cinema Camera - Blackmagic Design
Apple stuff - water bottle, tote bag and note pad.
OWC USB-C Dock - OWC
$150 in Pond5 Credits - Pond5
$100 in Pond5 Credits - - Pond5
1x Pro Maintenance Tools - Digital Rebellion
1x Pro Media Tools - Digital Rebellion
3x CinePlay for Mac - Digital Rebellio
1x Kollaborate 1-year subscription - Digital Rebellion
2x Audio DeNoise for FCPX and Premiere - Crumplepop
$100 credit from IntelligentAssistance.com or LumberjackSystem.com - Philip Hodgetts
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 - Boris FX
1 year subscription to Sapphire 10 - Boris FX
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 and then it is a walk of several blocks and uphill to get to the Theatre. The Park has a gated stairway ending at Barnsdall Ave, just behind the strip mall. It's the only access point from this side, but it is often locked. There is long, tree-shaded stairway leading from Hollywood Blvd to the Gallery Theatre and this area is sometimes shared with a homeless population. The best route for people who use mobility devices is the sidewalk along the Barnsdall Park road access. 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.