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Next lacpug Meet is July 22, 2015 beginning at 6:45PM
- till we drop at the Gallery Theatre in Hollywood Ca.

Atomos, Digital Anarchy, JVC and Art of the Title

Eventbrite - July 22 lacpug Meet

Join us Wednesday July 22 for the next lacpug Meet. We will welcome Heather Williams from Atomos who will show off the new Atomos Shogun and more. Plus Jim Tierney from Digital Anarchy who will show us the latest Beauty Box Video. Plus Alicia Reed from JVC who will show us the new and must see GY-LS300CHU Digital Cinema Camera. Plus Filmmaker John Putch shows us how he made a James Bond type title sequence for his latest comedy ROUTE 30 THREE!  using off the shelf plug ins and a timeline in Adobe CC Premiere Pro. Hot Summer Night!

Eventbrite - July 22 lacpug Meet


Agenda (subject to change)

6:45- 7:15PM - Stump the Gurus
Join Gurus
Monica Daniel, Michael Kammes, Adam Bedford and TBA 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.

7:25PM -7:45PM - The JVC GY-LS300 Digital Cinema Camera - Alicia Reed
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JVC will be showing our new GY-LS300CHU Digital Cinema Camera that has a Super35 sensor and can use film-lenses. The JVC GY-LS300 is unique because for a $3995 price, it can use a variety of lenses (MFT, Canon EF, Nikon, PL, etc.), and can record the native view of the lens using our JVC Variable Scan Mapping technology. It has an easy-to-use and easy-to-set-up form factor that has built in audio and built in recording. It can record in HD or 4K, and it can also stream live SD or HD video to a decoder, switcher, or directly to a website using RTMP. Here is a link to more information about the JVC GY-LS300 camera: http://pro.jvc.com/prof/attributes/features.jsp?model_id=MDL102318.

About Alicia Reed
Alicia Reed has worked with JVC for the last 8 years promoting JVC's popular lines of monitors, blu-ray recorders and cameras. JVC has been a frontrunner in live streaming from camera technology and continues with this new GY-LS300 Digital Cinema Camera.










7:50PM - 8:10PM - "Beauty Box Video" - Jim Tierney
Beauty Box Video 4.0 takes the best selling and most awarded skin smoothing technology available and gives it realtime rendering (on some GPUs). Beauty Box already had the best automatic masking and skin retouching capabilities of any plugin and now it has incredibly fast rendering as well. Beauty Box Video skin retouching plugin acts as digital makeup in post-production by incorporating state-of-the-art face detection and smoothing algorithms. It takes the edge off of skin and makeup problems that can be visible with HD and 4K video. Realistically and quickly applying digital makeup that makes your talent look great, without making them look airbrushed or blurry. Making for happy talent and producers.

About Jim Tierney
Jim Tierney, is a pioneer in the development of visual tools for motion design and compositing. During the 1990's, Jim worked for software companies like MetaTools, Atomic Power and Cycore. He helped create graphics products like Bryce, Evolution and Studio Effects. After working on After Effects plugins for almost a decade, Jim thought it was finally time to get out there and do some of his own. So he did, and Digital Anarchy was born in 2001.




8:10PM - 8:35PM - Art of the Title: Fun Title in the Timeline - John Putch
Filmmaker John Putch shows us how he made a James Bond type title sequence for his latest comedy ROUTE 30 THREE!  using off the shelf plug ins and a timeline in Adobe CC Premiere Pro.  

About John Putch
John Putch is often referred to as an anti Hollywood filmmaker. One of his first indie efforts, "Valerie Flake," landed him at the '99 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.  He followed that hit up with a string of indie movies, including "Pursuit Of Happiness," "Bachelorman," the award-winning "Mojave Phone Booth" and the “Route 30" trilogy of films which were shot in South Central Pennsylvania.  John makes films while other people just talk about making films.
Prior to becoming a filmmaker, John was an accomplished actor who started in the theater, then enjoyed a successful TV and film career before making the switch to directing.




8:35PM - 9:00PM - Break
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 - 9:30PM - "Understanding 4K Acquisition & Recording with the Atomos Shogun " - Heather Williams
Learn about the world of 4K and how the Atomos Shogun is used with today’s 4K camera systems to both improve picture quality and create an easier workflow.

About Heather Williams
Heather Williams has been working with manufacturers for nearly 10 years helping to bring the best video production tools to market, meeting the important and evolving needs of today’s creative professionals. She began her career as part of the original team at G-Technology and helped grow the company into the world’s leading supplier of external drives to the creative community. She now continues her dream of working with creative professionals as the VP of Sales at Atomos and sharing how their line of award-winning products are revolutionizing today’s production workflow.
She is stopping by to discuss the exciting world of 4K, UHD, recording formats, recording media and how the new Atomos Shogun Recorder-Monitor can be used with today’s 4K digital camera systems to both improve picture quality and create an easier workflow.


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Directions

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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
Phone: 323.644.6272

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.

lacpug meetings are presented in association with the
Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, a facility of the City of Los Angeles
Department of Cultural Affairs

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