Fifth Annual Amsterdam CPUG SuperMeet
Fifth Annual Amsterdam CPUG SuperMeet
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Fifth Annual Amsterdam CPUG SuperMeet
Sunday, September 9, 2012 from 4:30 PM to 11:00 PM (CEST)
Join the CPUG Network and digital video User Groups from within the US, Europe and the world over in Amsterdam for the largest gathering of FCP, Avid, Adobe and Autodesk editors, HDSLR filmmakers and digital content creators and Gurus during IBC 2012! Enjoy a few cocktails to network and party with industry peers while learning latest trends in collaborative editing workflows!
- Where? - The Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky
Dam 9. 1012 JS Amsterdam (The Netherlands)
Click HERE for map.
- When? - Sunday 9.9.2012 - 16:30 - 23:00
- How Much? - EARLYBIRD TICKETS €10.00 General Admission (€20.00 at door) EARLYBIRD TICKETS GO ON SALE MONDAY, 9 JULY 2012
STUDENTS & TEACHERS with Valid ID: €10.00 at all times
Includes 2 raffle tickets per person.
- Any raffle prizes? - Of course. €2,00 per raffle ticket or 3 for €5,00
- Who should attend? - Everyone who wants to learn more about the craft of editing, digital filmmaking and meet others who may know more than you do.
- Food and Drink? - Food (free) and Cash Bars will be available.
AGENDA: (To Be Updated, not in order of appearance,
subject to change)
- Blackmagic Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve 9 - JOHN BRAWLEY
Blackmagic Design invites award-winning cinematographer John Brawley on stage to show off the new Blackmagic Cinema Camera and share his experiences in shooting with this revolutionary camera and his post workflow using the new DaVinci Resolve 9.
About JOHN BRAWLEY
John Brawley is an award-winning cinematographer, whose feature films include the Cairnes brother's comedy horror 100 BLOODY ACRES, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August 2012, official Sundance selection THE PERFECT HOST starring David Hyde Pierce, and Joel Anderson?s debut cult feature, LAKE MUNGO. In addition to the ABC TV-commissioned comedy series LOWDOWN and TWENTYSOMETHING, John has also worked continuously with producers John Edwards & Imogen Banks on numerous premium TV drama series. Projects include three seasons of the award-winning OFFSPRING, the third series of Showtime’s critically acclaimed TANGLE and most recently the breakout hit PUBERTY BLUES directed by Glendyn Ivin and Emma Freeman. John is currently in pre-production on Screentime's UNDERBELLY SQUIZZY.
Light Iron CEO, Michael Cioni will lead a discussion about how the changing media ecosystem has carved out a new identity for progressive filmmakers. Bringing examples from some of Hollywood's most advanced productions, Michael will discuss the latest evolutionary pattern of workflow and how fresh technology and fresh creativity have combined to create new opportunities for filmmakers.
About MICHAEL CIONI
Over the past decade, Michael Cioni’s passion for file-based acquisition talent and toolsets has given new shape to the digitally changing motion picture industry. In 2003, he co-founded and built his first post house, PlasterCITY Digital Post, into one of Hollywood’s preeminent desktop-based post production facilities. Now CEO of Light Iron, Michael has served as a Digital Intermediate Supervisor on over 200 feature films and provided 2D and 3D data-centric post production technical and advisory support on projects for major studios and independent films. Read more about Michael here
- Smoke is Big in Amsterdam - Ken La Rue Marc-André Ferguson
Technical Marketing Manager Ken La Rue and Smoke Product Evangelist Marc-André Ferguson will show off the all-in-one workflow of the all new Smoke. They will walk you through a “larger than life” project that involves green screen, keying, tracking, color correction, and of course editing.
The Smoke 2013 pre-release trial is available until December, download it now at www.autodesk.com/smoke-trial
About MARC-ANDRE FERGUSON
Marc-André Ferguson is the Founder of Final Cut Montreal User Group and is Product Evangelist for Smoke at Autodesk. Marc-André has been involved in the film and video industry since 1995 as a director, editor, trainer and consultant. Marc-André also founded Luminance, a specialized training and consulting services on Apple software and technologies, for the film and television industry. He was one of the original product designers on Smoke for Mac and he is now an active blogger on AREA, the Autodesk M&E digital community.
About KEN LA RUE
Ken La Rue is the Technical Marketing Manager for Smoke. Ken was an Art Director for a Chicago advertising company for 13 years before jumping into the video and motion graphics industry in 1998. Ken founded The Street Productions, Inc., which offered training services in video editing, compositing, 3D animation and graphic design. Following this Ken became a training specialist and application engineer for Autodesk Combustion, Flame, and Smoke. Ken also worked as a special consultant at companies such as Disney Animation Studio in Burbank and EA Games in Vancouver. His artist abilities are not only digital but also analogue; he also loves to paint and has created paintings and murals for commercial and residential clients in the Chicago area.
- Discover the Avid Open Ecosystem and Baselight for Avid - Adam Green and Martin Tlaskalid
Media Composer 6 represents a giant leap towards a more open ecosystem, introducing Avid Open I/O workflows with third-party hardware, native ProRes support, the AVX2 plug-in architecture, and more. The company not only continues to evolve their products and technologies to bridge workflows with other solutions, but more third-party developers are designing plug-ins to expand your capabilities within Media Composer or Symphony.
Join Adam Green of Avid as he shares the company's exciting announcements from IBC (it's super-secret right now). Then Filmlight's Martin Tlaskal will showcase the power of the Media Composer AVX2 plug-in architecture with its latest Baselight for Avid plug-in.
About ADAM GREEN
Adam Green has worked in post production and music industries since the mid 80's, and started as a recording engineer and mixer in Austin, Texas. He moved to Los Angeles to work as a product specialist for Digidesign Pro Tools, and later at Four Media Company where he worked as an editor and mixer on hundreds of television and film shows. He helped create the training program at Apple, and was the first master trainer for the newly mintedFinal Cut Pro worldwide certification, certifying thousands of professors and instructors. During his tenure, Adam held positions including Senior Manager of Apple's professional applications as well as Senior Manager in Apple's Worldwide Developer Relations program. He also worked as Chief Technology Officer for Oasis Imagery, a Hollywood post-production and digital intermediate facility specializing in 3D feature films and television. Adam currently serves as the Senior Director of Marketing for the post and professional segment at Avid.
- Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 - Al Mooney, Adobe
Al Mooney will update us on Premiere Pro CS6, and share a peak at some very exciting future technology. We can't say much, but trust us – you DON'T want to miss this.
About AL MOONEY
Al Mooney, Premiere Pro Product Manager at Adobe, has extensive technical, sales and marketing experience in the media industry. As product manager for Adobe Premiere Pro software, Mooney is responsible for defining, delivering, and supporting the overall feature set and functionality. Earlier, Mooney was the UK senior business development manager for video and broadcast at Adobe, providing technical workflow consultation for top broadcast accounts in the U.K. In that role, he oversaw the redevelopment of Adobe’s video VAR channel, a network of expert resellers and service providers for the Media and Entertainment industry.
Mooney joined Adobe in 2009, after spending two years at Apple as the U.K. Pro Video business development manager. There he was responsible for the communication and go-to-market strategy of video solutions for the U.K. market, working with resellers and customers.
Before Apple, Mooney was European sales specialist at Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology. In this role, Mooney was responsible for the communication of high-end solutions into multiple territories, and managed technical communication between European specialists and engineers in the U.S. He also held earlier positions at Digidesign, including post-production product specialist, EMEA product specialist and marketing representative.
Mooney graduated with honors from the University of Surrey, Guildford, with a Bachelor of Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister).
- The Latest and Greatest from Red Giant - Simon Walker
Red Giant have been making innovative and time-saving pre production and post production tools for filmmakers for over ten years. Simon Walker returns to the SuperMeet stage to demonstrate three of their exciting new releases Trapcode Mir, PluralEyes and Knoll Light Factory.
Simon will also be showing Red Giant's latest short film ORDER UP, directed by Webby Award winner Seth Worley, which was made to showcase the new release of Knoll Light Factory.
About SIMON WALKER
Simon Walker is an instructor for the International Colorist Academy (ICA), an Adobe Certified Instructor in Premiere Pro, an Apple Certified trainer for FCP X, an Adobe Certified Master Trainer for Production Premium CS6, and an Apple Certified Final Cut Studio Master Trainer. He trains industry professionals in shooting, editing, motion graphics, visual effects, colour grading, audio sweetening, DVD and Blu-ray authoring, and video compression.
Simon is the author of seminars and short courses for the video industry including Video Optimising & Compression, Internet Film-making, Visual Storytelling, Grading with Magic Bullet Suite, and Motion Graphics for FCP editors. He teaches the video compression and distribution module for video professionals at Ravensbourne University (MA/MSc Professional Media Practice), using Premiere Pro, After Effects and Adobe Media Encoder, and regularly runs the official Adobe Certified editing training course: An Editor's Guide To Premiere Pro. Simon is also the technical author for Adobe's Creative Suite 6 Production Premium Classroom in a Book, and is a regular contributor for MacWorld Magazineand frequently uploads free editing and grading tutorials and tips to his website:www.simonwalkerfreelance.com.
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SuperMeets are gatherings of Adobe, Avid, FInal Cut and Autodesk editors, gurus and digital filmmakers from within the US, Europe and the world over who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows and solutions in a collaborative workflow environment. SuperMeets are held annually in San Francisco, Austin, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, London and Boston and feature user-driven demos of new products, collaborative production and post production workflows and filmmaker show and tells, including a SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring hardware and software developers providing workflow solutions for digital filmmakers and content creators.
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