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    A WARM WELCOME TO NEW [...]

February 2013

SANit LAUNCH EVENT

Saturday, February 23rd 2013

@The Lot in West Hollywood

Four sessions -­- 11am. 12 noon. 1pm. 2pm.

LumaForge and ExaSAN introduce SANit.

Here’s your chance to learn about an effective and secure platform for shared storage needs. This event is for those who need to share video files between your workgroup members easily and speedily and reduce your overall storage costs.

You’ll get an Introduction to SANit software, an overview of ExaSAN range of storage RAIDs and switches as well as learn about installation and support options.

Refreshments and free parking.

More details?

To register visit: www.lumaforge.com or call Kalani on 323 850 3550.

 

American Cinema Editors presents the Thirteenth Annual Invisible Art Visible Artists

From Dailies to Oscar nominations.

This year’s Oscar-Nominated editors discuss the art of editing.

Panelists include:

William Goldenberg, A.C.E. (Argo)

Tim Squyres, A.C.E. (Life of Pi)

Michael Kahn, A.C.E. (Lincoln)

Jay Cassidy, A.C.E. & Crispin Struthers (Silver Linings Playbook)

Dylan Tichenor, A.C.E. & William Goldenberg, A.C.E. (Zero Dark Thirty)

 

*Panelists attendance subject to availability

 

Moderated by Alan Heim, A.C.E.

 

10:30 Saturday Morning, February 23, 2013

Grauman’s Hollywood Egyptian Theatre

6217 Hollywood Blvd.

Hollywood, CA 90028

 

No admission fee.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

 

ADOBE CREATE NOW & CREATE THE WEB LOS ANGELES

February 25th, 2013, 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM – Barnsdall Gallery Theatre 4800 Hollywood Blvd. 90027

Register:

http://createthewebla.eventbrite.com

Agenda:

4:50 PM Registration – Dinner will be served

5:30 PM Introduction

5:30 PM Create Now – Terry White

Creative Cloud for Print and Interactive Design

Creative Cloud Overview / Tour

Touch Apps,  Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Muse

7:30 PM Break – beverages and snacks will be served

8:00 PM Create the Web – Terry Ryan

The next generation of HTML and CSS offer powerful new features for creating content that is graphically rich. It’s never been easier to leverage animation, motion graphics, and sophisticated graphical techniques when building for the modern web. Come see what Adobe is doing to move the web forward in these areas by working on new W3C specifications, tools that help designers create content, and services for testing content across screens.

He will cover: Web Standards and the Future of CSS; HTML Animation with Edge Animate; Responsive Design with Edge Reflow and Edge Inspect

10:00 PM Prize Drawing

10:30 PM Event Ends

The first 25 people to sign up get a free Tshirt

SPEAKER BIOS:

> Terry White – Worldwide Creative Suite Design Evangelist for Adobe Systems, Inc. Terry has been with Adobe for over a 15 years and has extensive knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Professional product line. In his current position, he leads the charge of getting customers excited and educated about Adobe’s Creative Suite Design Premium and Creative Cloud products. Terry is an Adobe Certified Expert and Creative Suite Master. He has been active in the industry for over 25 years and is the founder and president of MacGroup-Detroit, “ Michigan’s largest Macintosh users group and is a columnist for Photoshop User Magazine. Terry is the host of the top ranked award winning Adobe Creative Suite Video Podcast. He is also the author ofSecrets of the Adobe Bridge and co-author of The iPhone Book, The iPhone Book 2nd Edition, The iPhone Book 3rd Edition, The iPhone Book 4th Edition, The iPhone Book 5th Edition, The iPhone Book 6th Editionand InDesign CS/CS2 Killer Tips.

Terry Ryan is a Developer Evangelist for Adobe. The job basically entails helping developers using Adobe technologies to be successful. His focus is on web and mobile technologies including expertise in HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Previous to that, he spent a decade working in various technical roles at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

 

LARRY JORDAN’S LIVE FCPX TRAINING AT VIDEO SYMPHONY

Join Larry’s first LIVE FCPX training in LA area in, well, a long while: Time to Learn Final Cut Pro X, Really! Because it can do more, faster and better, and make you money. LIVE means, getting your questions answered in person. Register now – only 12 seats per session. http://www.larryjordan.biz/fcpx-lj-vs-feb-mar-2013/ Great venue! Video Symphony TV & Film School’s incredible Burbank facility. Register before Feb 28th and SAVE 20%!

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“SHARE THE LOVE” WITH NEWBLUEFX

In honor of the love that will be all around us for Valentine’s week NewBlueFX has a very special February promotion beginning on Monday, February 11th.

 

Each day of the week they’ll be having a great daily deal with a discount from

44 – 55% off a specific product: Monday, Flash Remover Pro / Tuesday Titler

Pro 2.0 / Wednesday Colorfast / Thursday Video Essentials IV and then all

Friday everyone will have the opportunity to purchase any of the deals from

the week, in case you missed your favorite one.

 

These deals will be featured at the promotional page:

www.newbluefx.com/love

 

A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW PARTNER MELROSEMAC

We are thrilled to welcome our newest partner, MelroseMAC to the group! MelroseMAC is a Los Angeles-based retailer, technology reseller, professional services provider and systems integrator. Through their Hollywood, Burbank and Culver City retail stores, they provide Apple products for consumers and creative professionals. Through their MelroseTEC division, they provide solutions for post-produciton facilities, broadcasters, media organizations, corporations and government clients. Their retail and MelroseTEC staff provide a variety of product repair, data recovery and consultative services.

They carry dozens of different products from vendors such as Adobe, AJA, Apple, Avid, Blackmagic Design, Micro-Net, G-Technology, HP, Wacom, STM, Moshi, Facilis, Q-Logic, Lacie and more. And they have one of the largest inventories of Apple accessories for iPhones, iPads and Apple computers.

To learn more about all of their products, solutions and services, please go to www.melrosemac.com or visit them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/melrosemac.

 

**Special Deals Just for Us!**

http://www.melrosemac.com/LAPPG

 

POST PRODUCTION BUYERS GUIDE SHARES GOOD EMPLOYMENT NEWS

According to the LA Times, the entertainment industry has reported a 3.7% job growth in 2012 which includes those working in major film studios, music labels and post-production houses. Click here to read the full story.

 

 

PRODUCTIONHUB MAKES SEARCHING FOR A JOB AND FINDING EMPLOYEES EASIER

Thanks to our partner ProductionHUB, if you Post a Job on LAPPG.com before February 28, they will upgrade it to a Featured Job at no charge! (value of $129) Simply email mkt@productionhub.com the link after your job has been posted and it will be featured it at no additional charge.

Visit our Jobs Page at: lappg.com/jobs/

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BLACKMAGIC DESIGN ANNOUNCES BLACKMAGIC CINEMA CAMERA 1.2 SOFTWARE UPDATE

There is a software update version 1.2 for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera which adds exciting new features including time lapse recording, aperture indicator when using compatible EF lenses, as well as ExFAT formatting for SSD disks. The Blackmagic Cinema Camera has now been certified by Intel for capture and playback with Thunderbolt computer hardware operating under Windows. Blackmagic Cinema Camera 1.2 software update is available to download now free of charge from the Blackmagic Design Website.

 

http://www.blackmagicdesign.com

 

 

AJA ANNOUNCES UPDATED MAC DRIVERS FOR KONA, IO AND T-TAP™

This driver resolves an issue where two different applications sending audio to a KONA, Io, or T-TAP™ simultaneously could cause an “echo” effect in the audio output.

The driver update also resolves an issue with HDMI input on those products that support HDMI input. Additional improvements include:

KONA 3G – HDMI Output channel swap issue is fixed.

KONA 3G – Issue passing RP188 data when card is in input pass-through mode is fixed.

Capture of 8-channels of audio on HDMI is now possible.

The driver update is available in the corresponding product area of the Support Downloads section on the AJA website www.aja.com/en/support/.

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT FOR ADOBE MAX 2013

May 4-8, 2013

Los Angeles, California

One of the best places to learn about innovations in the industry and within Adobe is at Adobe MAX 2013. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the latest tools and techniques, network with your peers, and be inspired by the brightest minds in the industry.

Choose from over 300 sessions and labs taught by industry leaders and Adobe experts. Customize your MAX experience by mixing and matching sessions from all five MAX tracks: Web Experiences, Design and Creativity, Digital Publishing, Gaming or Video. Register now for the early bird discount ending on 2/28/13. Click here to learn more and register.

 

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IT’S NOT TOO EARLY TO REGISTER FOR 2013 NAB Show®

Conferences: April 6 – 11, 2013

Exhibits: April 8 – 11, 2013

Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

From Broadcasting to Broader-casting®, NAB Show® has evolved over the last eight decades to continually lead this ever-changing industry. While the solutions at your fingertips have changed to keep pace with consumer habits and technologies, your aspirations to produce and deliver memorable content have remained constant. From creation to consumption, NAB Show has proudly served as the incubator for excellence – helping to breathe life into content everywhere.

 

LAPPG Members can get $100 off Education Registration: http://bit.ly/WpIi5v

and Free Exhibits only Registration: http://bit.ly/VXDuqD

 

Or

If you head to http://registration3.experientevent.com/showNAB131/default.aspx?Tracking=web

use the following codes:

$100 off Education Registration: SMI02

Free Exhibits only Registration: SMI01

 

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