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DV Expo 2013, LACPUG Meeting and ICG Awards all This Week!

 If you’re in the Los Angeles area this week, there are a number of industry events for you to attend where you can engage with your fellow filmmakers and video professionals. First, there is the monthly meeting of the

Screen Shot 2013-09-23 at 4.47.26 PMLACPUG (Creative Pro User Group), which will meet at its regular time and place, Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM. Get all the details here:

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Also, this Sunday ICG Local 600 is hosting the 17th Annual premier event for the Emerging Cinematographer Awards, at the Directors Guild Theater. There will be a screening of eight short films, and two trailers, plus an awards presentation. Following is a cocktail reception in the DGA lobby. Find out more information on their website

Screen Shot 2013-09-23 at 4.45.17 PMLast but definitely not least, more than 100 exhibitors will be showcasing the latest in hardware, software, gear, and storage solutions at Digital Video Expo 2013.  This year, DV Expo will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  The exhibit hall will be open Wednesday and Thursday September 25 and 26 and training seminars will be held September 25, 26 and 27.  Here are some of the training events on the schedule:

Conference Programs & Networking Opportunities Designed to Fit Your Needs
Digital Video Expo offers three conference options to suit your needs. All options include access to the exhibit hall on Wednesday and Thursday (September 25 and 26), networking meetings, and on-floor education and keynotes. Click on each option below for more information!
This three-day training event focuses on the evolving roles and tools in the post production process. Three tracks provide in-depth sessions for deep immersion in the editing application of your choice including Adobe CS, Apple FCP, Avid Media Composer, and current topics like social media strategy for post production pros. Your conference pass enables you to move freely among all conference tracks. Three-day or single day passes offered. Student and alumni discounts available.  Target Audience: Editors and motion graphics professionals seeking to maximize their creativity and efficiency on their software and tools.
Video Edge Live! is a new, engaging conference program designed for professionals who produce and deliver online video for media and entertainment, enterprise, educational, and government applications. This immersive, day-long event consists of four 50-minute panel discussions, each featuring a combination of end user and sponsor participants, and moderated by a Video Edge magazine editor.
This can’t-miss business and technology summit is open to all  DV Expo attendees.
Introduced last year at Digital Video Expo, the Pro Media Conference is designed to educate, motivate and engage professionals working in media and entertainment, video and audio production, internet and mobile video, AV, government, corporate video environments, and IT. Through a series of papers, panels, case studies, and networking opportunities, PMC gives media pros access to the information and technology that allows them to create, manage, monetize, and deliver compelling content for all video applications, across all platforms and for all customers.  Target Audience: Managers and executives interested of learning about upcoming trends in the industry.
New this year, Canon brings their training experts to Digital Video Expo. These intensive training sessions held over two days will make you an imaging expert. See the Canon Training page for more details.


New this year at DV Expo is training for broadcasters: Broadcast Technology Workflows – The Fundamentals. This two day course is aimed at anyone in the Broadcast Technology Industry needing to understand the full breadth of broadcast workflows.
HDSLRShooter will be on hand to cover the exhibits, so if you can’t make it to the show, check out our twitter feed @hdslrshooter for back to back coverage.  If you want more information about DV Expo – go to their website at

Written by Clint Milby

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