Agenda for 8th Annual Final Cut Pro User Group SuperMeet at Macworld Expo Announced

Final Cut Pro Users Group
With only 12 more days to the 8th Annual FCPUG SuperMeet to be held Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA, the agenda for the event has been announced. Subject to change, as all such things are, the presentations deliver something for everyone:

  • Apple: The latest on Final Cut Studio
  • JVC: Craig Yanagi of JVC will announce the world’s first acquisition product developed especially for Final Cut post production. Come and be a part of this historic event.
  • BlackMagic Design: Animator/filmmaker M dot Strange shows you the ultimate low budget 3d animation techniques that can be utilized to create eye popping animations without having to break the bank, or your brain. Featuring a walkthrough of two recent 1080p 3d animated music videos he produced in the past year.
  • Bruce Nazarian: Blu-Ray on the Cheap. How to build a compatible Blu-Ray Disk and burn it on DVD-R media without a Blu-Ray burner.

  • Christine Steele: FCP Tips and Tricks
  • Eric Escobar: “Plug-Ins Won’t Save You”A plug-in package alone won’t create the “look” of your movie. A “look” is a combination of preproduction, design, performance, camera work and post wizardry. Eric will show us how to deconstruct a “look” from a TV show or movie, and reconstruct it on-the-cheap.
  • Yun Suh: Clips from the documentary film “City of Borders” (Show and Tell)

The economy might be struggling, but this years SuperMeet will be the largest in the event’s history, with 24 vendors showing off their wares, most of whom will not be on the show floor at the Macworld Expo. The SuperMeet will be the only place you will see them.

In addition, over $40,000 worth of raffle prizes will be awarded to dozens of lucky winners. Not enough? Three hundred Eco friendly Goodie Bags filled with over $2 00.00 worth of stuff will be handed out to the first 300 people through the door.

Plus food, (snacks) and drink will be available.This is your chance to get out of the office and network, learn what you need to learn, and celebrate your creativity with 600 other like minded people. And there is no more important time to do this than now.

Tickets are now on sale for only $10.99 each. it is expected this SuperMeet will sell out. Historically every SuperMeet sells out.

Michael Horton, one of the event organizers, was the guest on MacVoices #8138 as part of The Road to Macworld series of interviews, discussing the 8th Annual SuperMeet, how it is put together, and why you should be there.

For complete details on the SuperMeet, including driving and transit directions and instructions, a current list of raffle prizes and a link to where to buy tickets, visit the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group (lafcpug) web site.

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