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August 23 , 2006 -

"Making DVDs"

Join us as we devote much of the night to "Making DVDs." DVD Guy Bruce Nazarian will show us how to make HD DVDs. Plus Wes Plate of Automatic Duck will be down showing off the Duck's new quacks. Plus, director/editor Tara Veneruso will give us a primer on DVD 101. Plus FCS Guru Larry Jordan will show us how to create DVD Motion menus using LiveType. Plus Show and Tells, Stump the Gurus and of course World Famous Raffle. And more.

6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join FCP Gurus Tara Veneruso , KD Gulko Noah Kadner and Andrew Balis, 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 - 7:45PM - "DVD 101 for Editors" - Tara Veneruso
One of our key jobs at Flaming Angel Films is creating demo reels for actors and crew people from all over the country.
There is definitely an art to making demo reels and working with clients on that very specific genre."

Using this as visual aid, Director/Editor Tara Veneruso will give us a primer on making DVDs for those of us who don't specialize in making DVDs.



7:50PM - 8:15PM - "Automatic Duck" - Wes Plate
Our good friend Wes Plate of Automatic Duck will fly down from Seattle and show off the latest and greatest versions of Pro Import and Export FCP

8:20PM - 8:45PM - Break
This is a chance to hang out and meet and greet and get your problems solved. Lots of Gurus come to lafcpug meetings.Michael Buday of syncVUE will be in the lobby demoing.Larry Jordan will be in the lobby showing off all his DVDs and Books and talking about his upcoming tour. Snacks and Beer and Wine will be on sale in the lobby. Proceeds go to the Gallery Theater.

8:45PM - 9:10PM -Creating DVD Motion Menus with LiveType - Larry Jordan
FCS Guru Larry Jordan will show us a simple techniques on how to make DVD Motion Menus using LiveType.


9:15PM - 9:40PM -Creating HD DVDs - Bruce Nazarian
"DVD Guy" Bruce Nazarian will show us how to make HD DVDs using DVD Studio Pro.

9:40PM - 9:55PM - "3-D Film Festival - Les Perkins- Show and Tell
Editor Les Perkins will show us the trailer he made for the upcoming 3D Film Fest to be held at the Egyptian Theatre in Sept. Les will also show us trailers from the classic s, "It Came From Outer Space" and "The Maze" 3D glasses will be handed out.


10:00PM - World Famous Raffle
2 licenses of your choice of Automatic Duck -Automatic Duck
Duck T-shirts - Automatic Duck
Pair of syncVUE licenses - syncVUE

100 credits for the video clips of your choice - Revolution Stock Media
Entire Bundle of CHV Plug-ins for Final Cut Pro - CHV Electronics
Copy of DVDxDVPro - DVDxDV

WMV Studio Pro - Flip4Mac
Copy of Inside Flash 8- Magnet Media
Copy of Inside Final Cut Pro 5 -
Magnet Media
Compressor 2.1 Essential Training - Larry Jordan
Copy of Learning Soundtrack Pro (DVD) -
Larry Jordan
Optimize/Troubleshoot Final Cut (DVD) - Larry Jordan
Copy of DVD Studio Pro 4 (book) - McGraw Hill
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
Killer Titles for Live Type and Calligraphy - Intelligent Assistance
Practical Color Correction For FCP - Intelligent Assistance

1 T-shirt -
101 Final Cut Pro Tips -Intelligent Assistance



Special thanks to ProMax for footing the bill and Victor Maldanado and Dean Cleary for taping the show