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CONGRATS TO LAPPG MEMBERS FOR TAKING 1ST PRIZE AT “ON LOCATION: THE LOS ANGELES VIDEO PROJECT”

Writer, director, editor and LAPPG Member Shahriar Rahman teamed up with fellow LAPPG member and composer Matt LaPoint to create the short project, “Dream of a Resident Tourist” and took 1st prize in the 2-4 minute category at the “On Location:The Los Angeles Video Project.” This contest enlisted filmmakers throughout the Los Angeles community to act and serve as Ambassadors of LA and share what these artists call their LA; an insider perspective into this diverse, cosmopolitan city and its neighborhoods.

On October 20th, 2012 all the finalist films were premiered at a red carpet event downtown.

Please click here for information on this event.

We thank Shah and Matt for sharing this project with us at our 2nd LAPPG Member Showcase!

 

Dream of a Residential Tourist Image

 

COLLABORATIVE WORKFLOW EVENT WITH HOLLYWOOD DI

What: Innovations in Digital Acquisition and File-based Workflow

When: October 20th 2012 – 10am to 4pm

Where: The Lot – West Hollywood

Hollywood DI in conjunction with its strategic partners invites you to an Open House on Saturday October 20th from 10am to 4pm. As well as presentations and demonstrations of the latest in digital capture and workflow applications, we are pleased to announce that award winning cinematographer, Shane Hurlbut, ASC, will be presenting several brand new cameras from Canon and Blackmagic Design.

On display in the exhibition area will be working demonstrations from Aberdeen LLC, Assimilate, BlackMagic Design, Christy’s Editorial, Codex Digital, ColorFront, Dolby Digital, FilmLight, LumaForge, Revolution Cinema Rentals, Sonnet Technologies and Sony Electronics. We will highlight the use of streamlined workflows to increase efficiencies in the production and post pipeline at the same time as reducing costs and enhancing overall image quality and production value.

Doors to the Fairbank’s Main Hall where the Expo will be held open at 10am. There will also be look management and color correction demonstrations held in the Fairbanks Theater throughout the course of the day – further details are available on the Hollywood DI website at www.hollywooddi.com

Shane Hurlbut, ASC – Keynote Presentations – The Main Hall: 11am and 2pm

Canon’s 4K Arsenal for Storytelling:

Shane will take you on an immersive journey of innovation and discovery with the new Canon 4K platform. Camera etiquette, workflow, short cuts, tech talk, color correction and new rig systems that will increase your speed and accuracy in the field. Use the unique qualities of these compact cameras to best tell your stories.

Shane Hurlbut, ASC – Demonstration – Fairbanks Theater: 12:30pm

Pulling Back the Curtain in Color Correction with the New Line of 4K Cameras:

Shane will discuss the color correction process of the Canon RAW 4K files from the C500 and MJPEG 4K Canon LOG files of the 1DC, as well as the RAW 12 BIT 2.5K files from the Black Magic Cinema Camera.

The doors close at 4pm. For more information, call Kalani Leon on 323 850 3550.
Entrance and parking is free but please register at the EventBrite website beforehand: http://collaborativeworkflow.eventbrite.com

 

Hollywood DI Website

 

LAPPG FOUNDERS ARE ALL THE BUZZ

LAPPG Founders Woody and Wendy Woodhall were both featured in separate interviews on October 4th’s Digital Production BuZZ hosted by Larry Jordan and Michael Horton.

Here’s links to the show as  well as the individual interviews:

Wendy’s Interview 

 

 

VISIT AJA AT SMPTE

A big thank you to our Platinum Partner, AJA Video Systems for renewing their support for the group. It is an honor to have such a dynamic force in the industry behind us! Please stop by the AJA booth (#215 & 218) at SMPTE 2012 Hollywood, CA and see the latest news and announcements from IBC.

 

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SMART SOUNDTRACKER FOR iOS

Automatically makes custom music soundtracks for all of your videos!

This cool app makes your videos more fun and memorable. It comes with 5 royalty free music soundtracks that get automatically edited to fit your video. Your video and soundtrack will always end together creating a bigger impact and making your videos more fun, interesting and moving. Smart Soundtracker takes any video from your Camera Roll and turns it into a memorable keepsake.

Post your new videos directly to Facebook and YouTube or send via E-mail. Save to Camera Roll for even more sharing options.

Available in the iTunes App Store for just $0.99

App Store Link: http://itunes.com/apps/smartsoundtracker

App Home Page with Sample Videos: http://www.smartsoundtracker.com

 

 

WATCH KCET AND SUPPORT LAPPG MEMBER SCOTT PETERSEN

As many of you know, LAPPG Scott Petersen has been working on a documentary, The Renaissance of Mata Ortiz, for several years. It’s going to be on tv right here in Los Angeles on KCET so check it out!

Tuesday, October 9 @ 2:30 pm

http://www.kcet.org/shows/renaissance_of_mata_ortiz/renaissance-of-mata-ortiz.html

Synopsis: The amazing story of how an American adventurer and a brilliant Mexican artist transformed a dying desert village into a home for world-class art.

Set the DVR!