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POST PRODUCTION PANEL AT THE VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL

LAPPG Co-Founder and Allied Post Audio President Woody Woodhall has been asked to join the “Post Production is the New Production” Panel to represent post production sound at the Valley Film Festival on Saturday, November 13th at 11am at the CAP Theatre, 13752 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Also on the Panel will be LAPPG Presenter and Digital Workflow and Technology Specialist Scott Carrey and Lugh Powers an Emmy Award Winning Editor. This fantastic event is sponsored by Video Symphony.

http://www.valleyfilmfest.com/valleyfilmfest/app/films/1351/

 

 

STORM FOOTAGE LANDS AT ARTBEATS

 

ArtBeats announces the release of their new Epic Storms and Storm Front 2 royalty-free stock footage collections. All of this footage was shot on the

RED One MX camera during the 2010 tornado season. If you haven’t seen it, I encourage you to check it out. It’s pretty incredible footage.

http://www.artbeats.com/storms

 

To celebrate this new footage, they’re also having a giveaway. The grand prize winner will receive a free HD copy of each of the new collections, as well as $2,000 worth of free footage of their choice. Visit the website listed above and click Play Giveaway! Good luck!

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VEGAS ANYONE?

 

One of our special sponsor’s Larry Jordan of Larry Jordan and Associates will be chairing one of the opening panels at the Storage Visions 2011 Conference to be held January 4th and 5th in Las Vegas. He and the organizers of the conference want to give you an opportunity to learn more about it and are offering a $100 discount to the event by clicking http://www.storagevisions.com/2011Register.htm then use the code “onehundredoff30936” when registering to get the discount.

 

 

SHOUT YOURSELF OUT!

 

The Digital Production BuZZ, the Internet radio show produced and hosted by Larry, has announced The BuZZ Shout-Out! This is a new service – free to users – that lets everyone in film, video, or audio, production or post-production, create a 30-second audio ad that promotes their services.

 

Editors, directors, producers, set designers, or anyone else directly involved with production, post-production, or distribution can create a 30-second audio ad describing their service and letting prospective employers know what they can do. The Digital Production BuZZ, which reaches tens of thousands of listeners a month around the world (over 30% of the BuZZ audience is outside the U.S.), will run these ads each week on its show. Then, to increase the audience for these ads, they will be included on the Digital Production BuZZ Shout-Out! Web site (www.buzzshoutout.com), highlighted in The Buzz Twitter and FaceBook accounts, and in the weekly Digital Production BuZZ newsletter.

 

Rules for entering are available at www.BuzzShoutOut.com. We encourage our members to avail themselves of this free resource!

 

 

LOOKING TO BUY, SELL AND TRADE YOU GEAR?

UsedAV.com provides a great place to buy, sell, and trade professional broadcast video and audio equipment. With our easy to use online interface, we connect sellers with buyers. We also never charge a fee to list gear! Visit UsedAV.com and find great deals, contact us about selling your entire inventory, or list and sell your used equipment easily. We also feature five locations, LA, New York, Las Vegas, DC, and Phoenix. Call Toll free 1-877-987-3280. We’re thrilled to welcome them to the LAPPG! We appreciate their support!!

 

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www.UsedAV.com

 

 

JMR AT CREATESPHERE AND HOLLYWOOD IMPROV COMEDY EVENT

 

And while you’re at Createsphere be sure visit JMR at booth 204 on Nov. 3rd & 4th to view their lightning fast storage solutions, including the BlueStor™ DigiLab™ Video Server–an extremely flexible, open platform storage system that delivers unprecedented on-set digital image processing, monitoring and control functionality for the most demanding digital video workflows whether on set or in a post facility.

 

JMR will showcase powerful 3D functionality on their newest product line at the third annual COMEDY IN A DIGITAL AGE event hosted by Jason Alexander, November 18th at the Hollywood Improv. The event will benefit Boston University’s LA Program and feature digital technology displays from JMR and co-sponsors, Adobe and Canon. For tickets and information visit www.jmr.com.

 

 

 50% OFF VIDEO SYMPHONY CLASSES FOR LAPPG MEMBERS IF YOU SIGN UP BEFORE DECEMBER 21st!

 

Video Symphony provides professional training in film and television post-production, with courses and training programs in Film and TV Editing, Pro Tools Audio Engineering, New Media, and Motion Graphics. They’re one of the world’s leading Avid Training Centers and their Industry-authorized classes are developed and certified by Avid, Digidesign, Apple, Adobe and other digital media publishers.

 

Whether you’re starting fresh or seeking upgrade training, Video Symphony offers a full slate of courses in Avid, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Maya, After Effects, Photoshop, Flash, Cinema 4D and many other industry standard programs. Beyond the palette of certification classes we offer a variety of specialty courses including Color Theory in Design, Editing Aesthetics, Typography, Dialogue and ADR Editing, New Media Aesthetics, Composting and Rotoscoping, Color Correction, Trimming, and many more.

 

To view their class listings or to learn more about their programs, check out their website at www.videosymphony.com, give them a call at 888-871-2843, or visit them at their new expanded facility in downtown Burbank.

 

We warmly welcome Video Symphony to our group and thank them for supporting us!

 

When booking please refer to code “LAPPG” to get your 50% discount until December 21st!! After that you will receive a 20% discount.

 

You are invited on November 4th to “INDUSTRY CONNECT” – Video Symphony’s Networking Event

 

An opportunity for up-and-coming post production professionals to connect with fellow filmmakers! LAPPG members welcome.

 

http://vsindustryconnect.eventbrite.com/

 

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HAVE YOU ALREADY MADE THE SWITCH? ADOBE’S HERE TO HELP

 

Join industry veterans Karl Soulé and Kevin Monahan in this 7-part AdobeTV series as they discuss useful tips a Final Cut Pro editor should know when working with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.

http://tv.adobe.com/show/switching-to-adobe-premiere-pro-cs5/

 

ALSO CHECK OUT THIS 4-PART FINAL CUT TO ADOBE PREMIERE PRO SWTICHER SERIES

 

More and more Final Cut editors are using Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 to make them more efficient. If you’re wondering if Adobe Premiere Pro is really worth the switch, join us in this four-part web series featuring Final Cut editors and how and why they use Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.

 

NOVEMBER 15, 2010, 12-1 PM PST: Leveraging Advanced Features and the Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro with Chris Fenwick

 

Join Chris Fenwick, as he explains his personal frustrations with Final Cut and why he decided to make the switch to Adobe Premiere Pro CS5. Sign up on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/PPro_1

 

NOVEMBER 16, 2010, 12-1 PM PST: HDSLR editing in Adobe Premiere Pro with Richard Harrington

 

Join Richard Harrington, author of From Still to Motion, as he shows you why he uses Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 for editing HDSLR footage. Sign up on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/PPro_2

 

NOVEMBER 17, 2010, 12-1 PM PST: Tight Integration and Multi-Format Timelines in Adobe Premiere Pro with Colin Smith

 

Join Colin Smith, from PhotoshopCAFE.com, as he shows Adobe Premiere Pro’s tight integration with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects as well as its ability to edit multi-format assets on the same timeline without converting to Pro-Res. Sign up on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/PPro_3

 

NOVEMBER 18, 2010, 12-1 PM PST: Making the Switch Q&A with Industry Experts Karl Soule & Kevin Monahan

 

Karl Soule, Adobe Premiere Pro expert, and Kevin Monahan, former Final Cut Pro editor, and get your questions answered. Sign up on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/PPro_4

 

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TWO CHANCES TO VISIT USEDAV.COM

 

If you’ll be at Createsphere, November 3rd & 4th in Burbank, make sure you stop by booth #115 and see firsthand what they are all about!

 

Also, on Friday, November 5th from 10am-4pm if you are looking to unload some gear quickly and don’t want to spend the time listing it head down to UsedAV.com’s office at 4 Wall Entertainment at 5375 W. San Fernando Road Los Angeles, CA 90039 for their “Roadshow” and have your gear appraised and possibly receive cash on the spot! In particular, some items they are looking for include: Sony, JVC, HDV, Panasonic, DVC-Pro, Betacam SP. Lenses, AVCHD, Studio Cameras, DVCAM, Switchers, HDCAM, Tripods, monitors, Audio.

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