June 2013


Longtime LAPPG friend Marcelo Lewin is at it again with his new company iFilm Dailies which offers high quality movies, dailies and other film assets for teaching and learning purposes to schools & teachers, training centers & trainers, film students & aspiring filmmakers! They also offer skill building media including free live webinars, video tutorials, podcasts and a blog all focused on filmmakers. You can learn more about them at iFilmDailies.com.




Check out this interview with LAPPG Founder and Executive Director Wendy Woodhall from Digital Production BUZZ. Wendy shares how the group started, where the group is heading and how the group will be celebrating their 5th anniversary.



Avid Post-NAB RoadShow hosted by MelroseMAC – Wednesday, June 5th

Join MelroseMAC for a special Avid® workflow demonstration and see how you can extend real-time production everywhere. Discover how Avid’s latest video solutions can help you simplify production, accelerate workflows, and connect with the best editing talent—no matter where they reside. Come for Hors d’oeuvres at 6:00pm. See Avid’s demonstration of Media Composer and Interplay at 7:00pm.

For more information and to register click here.


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FCP X Unplugged Meet-Up – Saturday, June 15th

Lumaforge invites you to attend this meet up at the Lot in West Hollywood. This is a free get together to discuss latest developments in Apple’s FCP X workflow. Seating is limited. Register here.


4K MADE EASY Training Day – Saturday, June 22nd

Join Lumaforge for this 4-hour in-depth paid for training session on covering FCP X 4K Workflow and any announcements coming out of the WWDC meeting. Register for tickets here.


TransVergence Summit – Wednesday and Thursday, August 7th & 8th at The W Hollywood in Hollywood, CA

Transmedia, cross platform, branded content and OTT are transforming the industry. Are you part of the revolution?

The birth of multiple screens and means of consuming content has fragmented audiences and given rise to new ways of branding and fan engagement. At the TransVergence Summit, you’ll meet the experts who are successfully working in this new world. Don’t miss essential sessions covering such vital topics as immersive media, publishing, branded content, live experience and multiscreen, along with frequent opportunities to connect with the influencers who can advance your career or greenlight your next big idea.

LAPPG member save 20%! Just use code TVSLAPPG at registration. www.transvergencesummit.com.


The 9th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival – August 15th-25th

The HollyShorts Film Festival will include: an opening night ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatres 6 for 1,000 attendees, fest screenings, filmmaker Q&A’s, panels with top industry executives and players, and private receptions taking place in venues throughout Hollywood during the entire week of the celebration. Mark your calendars! Plus, there is still time to enter! June 7th is their late last deadline on Withoutabox. www.hollyshorts.com.



Digital Video Expo 2013 – New Location!

Digital Video Expo 2013 has moved to the LA Convention Center! The exhibit hall will be open September 25 – 26 with conferences occurring September 25 – 27. Digital Video Expo is where industry pros like you gather for training, networking, and to preview the latest products that shape the way you create, store and distribute video content. See the newest innovations in digital video technology and get inspired! Register with code LAPPG for a free exhibit hall pass and $50 off early bird conference program rates at www.dvexpo.com.




Check out Shutterstock’s informative guide on how to turn your creativity into cash by being a Shutterstock Contributor. Find out how you can maximize your profits when you are shooting, what buyers are looking for and how to submit your work.



AJA NEWS: DP Alex Buono Takes ‘Saturday Night Live’ to 4K with AJA Ki Pro Quad

AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, recently released the Ki Pro Quad file-based recording device for professional 4K and HD workflows. Alex Buono, Director of Photography for the Saturday Night Live Film Unit, recently used the AJA Ki Pro Quad together with a Canon C500 camera to capture “Kanish,” a 1970s cop show spoof starring Zach Galifianakis and Bill Hader. Ki Pro Quad is the only tapeless recorder that supports live debayering of 4K Canon RAW camera data with simultaneous recording to Apple ProRes 422 or ProRes 444 files.


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