October 8th, 2014 Meeting
HP Presents: Workflows for Feature Film “Gone Girl”
David Fincher’s latest feature film, Gone Girl employed the most advanced technical workflows of any film ever produced to date. Gone Girl marks the first 6K real-time review pipeline in any feature film production. Meet Gone Girl post production engineer, Jeff Brue and assistant editor, Tyler Nelson as they discuss the challenges of shooting in 6K on the RED Dragon camera and the streamlined workflow featuring Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC powered by HP Z Workstations with Intel® Xeon® processors and NVIDIA Next-Gen Quadro GPUs.
Jeff Brue is a Technical Consultant specializing in extremely performant studio architecture. Jeff has designed the compute architecture and storage infrastructure of over 40 facilities and productions worldwide. He founded Open Drives in 2011 in order to provide the next generation of storage infrastructure for data centric production. He has designed infrastructure for productions such as Lawless, American Hustle, and House of Cards. His background in Visual Effects and Post Production includes working on over 135 features and 60 commercial productions. Jeff is currently the CTO of Open Drives in Santa Monica.
Tyler Nelson is the assistant editor of 20th Century Fox’s Gone Girl directed by David Fincher. He is known for developing cutting edge technical workflows that enable directors to make changes until the very last minute, saving significant dollars in production costs. His previous projects included House of Cards, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. For the past eight years, he has assisted the two-time Academy Award winning editors, Kirk Baxter, ACE and Angus Wall, ACE. He started his career as an assistant editor at Wall’s commercial editorial house, Rock Paper Scissors, before moving from commercials to feature films.
A Look at 4K Shogun from Atomos
Plus, Heather Williams will be here give us a peek at the latest addition to the Atomos line of Recorders-Monitors-Playback Decks, the 4K Shogun. Be one of the first in the US to see it fresh from the IBC show in Amsterdam. This product is not only a spectacular monitor with 1920 x 1200 resolution and professional monitor features; the Shogun also has the ability to record 4K from not just SDI cameras like the C500, but from HDMI cameras such as the popular Panasonic GH4 and Sony A7s as well.
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
***Parking lot is on the north side of the Sports Center, at the end of 18th Street; available on a first-come, first-served basis.
(Please do not use Google Maps as it will take you to the wrong location. Click here for the link on MapQuest.)