February 25, 2014
25 Feb 2014

February 2014 Photos

Aron Ranen of DVWorkshops.com and Reuters News Agency presents “Shooting and Editing as a Storyteller” and explores his Crash Edit technique using the new Final Cut Pro X 10.1. After the break we had our 3rd LAPPG Plug-in Showcase where we showed some of the hottest and most useful video and audio plugins on the market including plug-ins from: Pond5, Audio Ease and Red Giant.

February 19, 2014
19 Feb 2014

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.

February 10, 2014
10 Feb 2014

LAPPG Discount for HollyShorts’ February 27th Screening

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HollyShorts is back again in the month of love for another installment of the lovely monthly screening series at the world famous TCL Chinese Theatres on February 27th. They will be showcasing two short film programs, one at 7:00pm and one at 9:30pm! Attendees can vote on their favorite film from the line-ups as usual, the short with the most votes will be announced in our March Newsletter and gets an automatic bid into the 10th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival & Film Conference, which takes place August 14-23, 2014 at the TCL Chinese Theatres and Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood.
Tickets may be purchased at the link below with code: lappg for $4.00 off!
Hollyshorts.com/tickets

February 5, 2014
05 Feb 2014

SHUTTERSTOCK CONTRIBUTOR TAKES MōVI FOR A SPIN

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Check out Shutterstock Contributor Daniel Hurst as he takes out his fantastic new piece of equipment for camera stabilization called MōVI from Freefly.

 

To watch the video click below:

http://www.shutterstock.com/blog/exclusive-movi-video-with-daniel-hurst

 

February 1, 2014
01 Feb 2014

Coverage of Navigating Filmmaking in LA Event

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Here’s some great coverage from Below The Line of our Navigating Filmmaking in LA Event at Busby’s East. We had record attendance for this LAPPG Presents event and we thank everyone who came out and supported the evening! Click here to read the article.