Upcoming Meeting

Next Meeting: Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 – Doors open at 7pm

Join us for our November meeting featuring a very special double header:



GoPro Entertainment has their sights on you! Join us as we explore their exciting new opportunities for content creators and video editors which includes getting paid for your best GoPro content through two of GoPro’s latest and most exciting programs: GoPro Awards and Content Licensing!

We’ll also learn about GoPro’s freelance editor community for those who are stoked on GoPro, interested in editing a variety of GoPro content and who want to continue to improve their skill set.

You’ll get an overview of each program, get to meet the GoPro team, ask questions and have a chance to win GoPro swag!

Speakers will include:


DEVON VANDERVORT: Devon Vandervort, Sr. Program Manager for Content Acquisitions at GoPro. Devon will provide an overview of GoPro Awards and the many benefits of participating in the GoPro Entertainment Community.


JP HARRISON: Jon-Paul Harrison, Senior Manager of Content Licensing at GoPro. JP handles the day-to-day curation and artist communication for GoPro’s next generation content licensing business.


Claire Podgorski is on GoPro’s Creator Marketplace team and manages marketing, communications and the benefits program for freelance editors.





See how Adobe Creative Cloud empowers you to create visually stunning videos faster with industry-leading video and audio apps, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition and Media Encoder. With Adobe Creative Cloud you get high performance for editing and motion graphics, easy-to-use color and audio tools, and support for the latest formats all in a single integrated workflow. Adobe Premiere Pro product manager, Al Mooney, will demonstrate how the latest innovations will continue to make Premiere Pro CC the market leading NLE.


Eventbrite - GoPro and Adobe @ November 9th's LAPPG Meeting

As always there will be plenty of time to network, enjoy some coffee and participate in our great giveaway! $5.00 kindly requested at the door will include 1 giveaway ticket.


Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences

@ Sports Complex – Community Room
(2nd floor)
1634 18th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

*There is additional street parking in the Crossroads parking lot behind the building at the end of the street.

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Thank You to Our Wonderful October Presenters!

Cirina Catania shared her story of data loss and how we can better manage our data to help prevent disaster. Thank you to Other World Computing for sending Cirina to our meeting.

Marcelo Lewin of Digimedia Pros does an exceptional job demoing the 360-degree video workflow process from shooting to publishing on YouTube.

Save The Dates For These Upcoming Events!

October 27th-30th, 2016 – FCPX Creative Summit (Cupertino, CA)
November 1st, 2016 – Cine Celebrates: LA (LA Film School)
November 2nd, 2016 – CINE PitchFest (LA Film School)
November 7-20th, 2016 – Adobe Bootcamp 2016 (Irvine & Orlando)
November 9th, 2016 – November LAPPG Meeting (Crossroads School, Community Room)
December 14th, 2016 – December LAPPG Meeting (Crossroads School, Community Room)
January 11th, 2017 – January LAPPG Meeting (Crossroads School, Community Room)
January 18th-22nd – Editors Retreat (Nashville, TN)
February 8th, 2017 – February LAPPG Meeting (Crossroads School, Roth Hall)
March 8th, 2017 – March LAPPG Meeting (Crossroads School, Roth Hall)

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