April 2013 MeetingPhotography Check in before the meetings starts. The audience gets up to speed with what was shown in Las Vegas.. MelroseMAC’s Martin Vann shares NAB highlights. Martin Vann and Antonio Nacrur field questions on NAB from the group. MelroseMAC’s COO Martin Vann delivers an NAB wrap up to the LAPPG. Antonio Nacrur, Technical Director of MelroseTEC fills us in on what Avid showed at NAB. Martin and Antonio speak with LAPPG member Griff Davies. Woody Woodhall with MelroseMAC’s Martin Vann and Antonio Nacrur. Woody introduceds Dariush Derakhshani to the group Networking during the break. Longtime LAPPG member Joseph Garcia gets some advice from MelroseMAC’s Antonio Nacrur. Members Yoram Tal and Adam Parker network during the meeting. Woody and Dariush enjoy a moment together after the presentation Members listen to Dariush Derakhshani’s experience of being in the VFX industry. Dariush answers questions from the members. Dariush Derakhshani discusses the VFX workforce. Presenter Dariush Derakhshani shares and extensive look at the VFX industry. Presenter Dariush Derakhshani shares and extensive look at who and what goes into the workflow of creating VFX. Jeff Van Hoy discusses tonight’s presentation with the members. Wendy Woodhall raffle’s off Randi and Dariush’s 3ds Max 2013 book. Phillip Gonzales wins 3ds Max 2013 book. LAPPG Member Paul Case wins a $100 voucher towards Pro Sound Effects! John Nolan wins a Lynda.com subscription. mocha winner Mark McVittie. Dariush Derakhshani answers questions from LAPPG member. Gregory Callender wins a $100 voucher from Intelligent Assistance. LAPPG members gather to discuss the VFX industy. VFX supervisor and presenter Dariush Derakhshani speaks with LAPPG Member Chris Wilde. Wendy and Woody Woodhall with Presenter and Authors Dariush and Randi Derakhshani. Big winner John Cucci and son show off their winnings.