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LAPPG Meeting Tomorrow, February 17, 7PM: DV Workshops’ Aron Ranen & The Most Useful Editing Plugins

LAPPG Meeting Tomorrow, February 17, 7PM: DV Workshops’ Aron Ranen & The Most Useful Editing Plugins

An alteration from their usual time slot this month, the Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) is holding their monthly meeting this Tuesday night, February 17th at 7PM. The meeting will still be in the usual place:

Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences

Sports Center – Community Room (2nd Floor)

1634 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (cross street is Olympic Blvd.)

Their meeting will have two presentations. From their website:


In this fast paced presentation, Aron Ranen of will provide some helpful guides to shooting on location including: gear suggestions and how to get all the shots you need while shooting…to prevent pain in the editing room.

Then Ranen will demo his “Crash Edit” technique using the new Final Cut Pro X 10.1.

This includes how to: condense interviews, create split edits and how to break up interview bites with “Chill Footage (cinema verite)” to keep the viewer’s attention.

Aron Ranen is currently a Video Journalist with Reuters News Agency in Los Angeles. He was Clint Eastwood’s documentary cameraman for three summers…shooting Jazz Documentaries for him. He has received two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and one of his documentaries was selected to premiere at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. His films have more then 2 million views on Youtube. Ranen is lead instructor at


Then we will have our 3rd LAPPG Plug-in Showcase where we will be showing you some of the hottest and most useful video and audio plugins on the market including plug-ins from:

As always, $5 at the door get you 1 raffle ticket for a chance to win some of their awesome prizes, but be sure to RSVP online here now, to let the wonderful Woody and Wendy Woodhall know you’re coming.

Also be sure to check out more about the LAPPG at