If you’re planning to be in the San Francisco/Bay Area this Friday, then you have a great opportunity to attend the most renowned user group meetups in the world, the FCPUG SuperMeet!
Even better is that HDSLR Shooter will send a select few of you there for free! Here’s what you have to do:
As for what to expect, the FCPUG Supermeet is a chance to mingle and collaborate with industry peers and catch up on new techniques, tricks and news pertaining to the industry. It will also bring together some of the most qualified and talented members of the production and post-production industries to present a number of unique workshops. Some of the workshops will be:
Canon USA will feature ALEX BUONO, one of Canon’s Explorers of Light and 12-year veteran Director of Photography for NBC’s Saturday Night Live Film Unit. Alex will take the stage for an engaging show and tell utilizing Canon’s 5D Mark II and 7D cameras as well as the new Canon EOS C300. Alex will also screen his work, including the network debut of the Canon EOS C300 – an SNL parody commercial, Chantix.
Director of Photography and Editor Curt Pair will share the pitfalls he avoided during the production of “Taken,” for the A&E network, by using the “one tool he could not live without,” the Matrox MXO2 LE.
Knowing which tool is right for the job at hand is crucial. Adobe’s Al Mooney will give a brief presentation on how to “accelerate your workflow with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5.
DigitalFilm Tree’s CEO Ramy Katrib will present the World Premiere of a powerful mobile application that provides visual storytellers a platform to view, comment, and creatively collaborate on an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
Filmmaker Jesse Rosten will screen his new video “Fotoshop,” which recently and after only one week, accumulated over three million plays on Vimeo.com
Technologist, editor and industry pundit Philip Hodgetts will take a look into the future of post production and production and tell us what we need to do to prepare for these changes.
There will also be a chance to get you film screened at the show, as Supermeet brings back their Open Screen Theater for 2012. It provides filmmakers anddigital content creators a 10 minute chance to get seen in an “…informal, collaborative setting…We want those who are shooting with HDSLRs, camcorders, iphones and anything that makes video to screen your content and interact. Just show up and sign up, get up and show off.” This is the perfect chance for critique on your latest project, so it’s definitely a must attend event!
In addition to the workshops and screenings, there will also be a raffle of epic proportions, including prizes like LED and Fluorescent lights from FloLight, Adobe’s Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium, Artbeats’ HD Prize Pack, Tiffen’s offer of DFX Post Production Plug-in of Choice, Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite 11, and many more.
So, if you plan on being anywhere near San Francisco this Friday, January 27, this will be the place to be! Especially if you can get in for free! Be sure to visit supermeet.com to get the full rundown of times, registration, speaker bios, prizes and more.