August 2012


Current Creative Suite customers can save 40% on a 12-month Creative Cloud Membership. So for $29.99/month you’ll be able to download and install any of the Adobe Creative Suite® 6 desktop applications, plus other applications including Adobe Photoshop® Lightroom® 4. You also get online services for file sharing, collaboration, and publishing.

From planning to playback, Adobe Creative Cloud revolutionizes the art of video production — at a low monthly price. Download and install any of the new Adobe Creative Suite 6 desktop apps you want, including powerful new versions of Adobe Photoshop Extended, Adobe Premiere Pro, and After Effects. Use Adobe Story Plus for collaborative scriptwriting, planning, and scheduling. Then edit in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 in virtually any format, and design motion graphic and effects faster than ever with the new Global Performance Cache in After Effects CS6. And best of all, your Creative Cloud membership always keeps you up to date, with access to the latest upgrades and features as soon as they’re released.

This offer is good until August 31, 2012.

Click here to take advantage of this offer!


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SCREENING INVITATION Announcement – “TV Man” Feature Documentary Screening in Santa Monica Saturday Aug 11th at 7PM – come early for appetizers!

Steve Kosareff’s 40 year old black and white Zenith TV set is broken. “TV Man” is the journey of a thousand miles to meet the men and women of the once giant but now bygone TV industry and to find someone who can repair his set.

This film will surprise you in entertaining ways.

Please join director Steve Kosareff and LAPPG Member Randy Vandegrift for the screening of this feature documentary “TV Man” at the Barnes and Noble in 1201 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica, California 90401.

Free to all.

California Pizza Kitchen is supplying appetizers before the show – so come early!

Please follow the hyperlink to RSVP!




As many of you probably know, Postchat is a weekly twitter-based chat, which utilizes the use of the hashtag #PostChat. The chat occurs at 6:00 PM PST (9:00 PM EST) ordinarily every Wednesday.

For one hour every week, Editors and Post-Production professionals around the world turn their attention towards Twitter and engage in an hour long discussion about the technology and art of post production.

Our friend, Gordon Burkell of Art of the Guillotine has invited all LAPPG members to a special LIVE PostChat being held on Sunday August 5, 2012 at 6pm at The Fox and The Hound located at 1100 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA, 91604. For more information visit




Digital Video Expo will be partnering with to create a fun video contest at DV Expo. More details will be available soon but in the interim, you can check out and join their community. Two producers will each have the chance to be purchased for $1,000! Whoops. The cat’s out of the bag.

Don’t forget to register for a free exhibit hall pass at with code LAPPG12 to save $50 on conference training from Future Media Concepts.


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Meet Robert Ochshorn

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