February 18th, 2014 Meeting


SHOOTING & EDITING AS A STORYTELLER

In this fast paced presentation, Aron Ranen of http://www.DVworkshops.com will provide some helpful guides to shooting on location including: gear suggestions and how to get all the shots you need while shooting…to prevent pain in the editing room.

Then Ranen will demo his Crash Edit technique using the new Final Cut Pro X 10.1.

This includes how to: condense interviews, create split edits and how to break up interview bites with œChill Footage (cinema verite)to keep the attention of the viewers.

Aron Ranen is currently a Video Journalist with Reuters News Agency in Los Angeles. He was the documentary cameraman for Clint Eastwood for three summers shooting Jazz Documentaries for him. He has received two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and one of his documentaries was selected to premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. His films have more then 2 million views on Youtube. Ranen is lead instructor at Dvworkshops.com


LAPPG PLUG-IN SHOWCASE

Then we will have our 3rd LAPPG Plug-in Showcase where we will be showing you some of the hottest and most useful video and audio plugins on the market including plug-ins from:

Pond5, Audio Ease and Red Giant

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