New York DV Show
is shaping up to be this year’s largest gathering of Final Cut Pro users and gurus in North America, and the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group (lafcpug) is going to be there.
will be meeting Feb 12 at 7:15 p.m. at the New Yorker Hotel, site of the expo.
“This isn’t going to be a West Coast meeting ported to the East,” Michael Horton, president of lafcpug, told MacCentral. “This is going to be a East Coast meeting worthy of New York. This is going to be largest FCP user group meeting ever assembled on the East Coast and certainly the biggest gathering of FCP users and gurus assembled in one room during this entire event. And it’s free.”
Tom Wolsky, author of “Final Cut Pro 2 Editing Workshop,” will be demoing offline RT in FCP 3.0. Digital video guru Cawan Starks will serve up the New York premiere of the KONA-SD 10 bit, RT uncompressed video capture card from
AJA. Volume 2 of the
CGM filters and transitions for FCP
from developer Klaus Eiperle will have its world premiere. In fact, Eiperle will fly in from his home in Germany to show ’em off.
Oscar winning Editor Loren Miller, author of the
FCP Keyboard Keychart
will present “10 keyboard shortcuts guaranteed to cut hours off your editing time.” There’ll also be show-and-tells from East Coast filmmakers, Maggie Hadleigh-West, Josh Apter, Daniel Berube (head of the
Boston FCP UG
), and Scott Prendergast (head of the New York
What’s more, award-winning editor
Zak Tucker, Kevin Messman from the
Edit Center, and Ralph Fairweather — an original member of the FCP team and former producer at
will be on hand to answer FCP troubleshooting question.
Seats are limited for the event, and you have to
register. For more info go to the
lafcpug Web site.
Lafcpug meets every fourth Wednesday of the month in Hollywood. Their Bay-area counterparts, the SFCutters, meet on the last Wednesday of the month at 689 3rd Street between Townsend and Brannan in San Francisco.