Agenda Set for the San Francisco SuperMeet Featuring Jay Cassidy, A.C.E.

[] Los Angeles CA / Boston MA – Bay Area filmmaker event kicks off Twelfth Anniversary of SuperMeets in 2013 with a focus on future of filmmaking. The agenda is now set for the CPUG San Francisco SuperMeet, to take place Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA.

This SuperMeet promises to be the single largest gathering of Final Cut, Adobe, Avid, Autodesk editors, and Digital Filmmakers, Gurus and users in the Bay Area for all of 2013. Tickets to the SuperMeet can be purchased at the SuperMeet website. Doors open at 4:30PM.

Scheduled to appear on stage will be film editor Jay Cassidy A.C.E, (SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, INCONVIENIENT TRUTH, INTO THE WILD) Jay will discuss his career editing films, the craft of editing as well as speak on his latest film SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, for which he was just nominated for an Academy Award and a A.C.E. Eddy award for Best Film Editing. There will be ample time for questions.

“It’s my honor to be the featured guest at the San Francisco SuperMeet this year,” states Cassidy. “SuperMeets are an intense gathering of talented and creative people who come together to learn from each other. I’m delighted to be there and share my experiences from the films I’ve edited in any way that might inspire.”

In addition film editor Dan Lebental A.C.E (IRON MAN 1 AND 2, ELF, COWBOYS AND ALIENS) will show off TouchEdit, the soon to be released NLE for the iPad. TouchEdit is a revolutionary new app that captures the spirit of classical filmmaking while offering cutting-edge digital editing capabilities. TouchEdit is frame accurate and carries timecode and can export a list -fcpxml with others to follow. It carries 8 tracks of stereo sound and so much more.

Freelance film & video tech “geek” Adam Wilt will debut Cine Meter, a professional film/video/photo application for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Using the built-in camera on any iDevice with a camera running iOS 5.0 or higher, Cine Meter provides filmmakers a shutter-priority reflected light meter, an RGB waveform monitor, and a false-color picture mode.

Adobe Evangelist Jason Levine returns to the SuperMeet stage, this time to share the latest on the new Adobe Creative Cloud membership service, specifically on features geared towards today’s video professionals.

Marco Solorio, multi-award winning filmmaker and owner of OneRiver Media, will walk us through the process of shooting RAW on the now shipping Blackmagic Cinema Camera and how it differs from shooting traditional video. With a new independent short film currently in production from OneRiver Media, the SuperMeet audience will get a sneak peak of some of the principle footage and how it was exposed for RAW. Colorist Alexis Van Hurkman will then grade the Raw footage live using the DaVinci Resolve color correction system.

Rounding out the evening will be the always wild “World Famous Raffle,” where currently over $35,000.00 worth of valuable filmmaker related prizes will be handed out to dozens of lucky winners.

Doors will open at 4:30PM for the “SuperMeet Digital Showcase,” featuring software and hardware developers including Adobe, Avid, Blackmagic Design, Atomos, Drobo, KeyCode Media, ASMP, HDDisk. Maxon, mLogic. Neyrinck, Peachpit, Pixelflow, RE:Vision FX and more. Here, attendees can enjoy a few cocktails, mingle and party with industry peers, network one on one with leading manufacturers and learn about the latest trends in collaborative editing workflows for post production and broadcast markets.

Tickets are only $15.00 each (includes 2 raffle tickets) for General Admission and 10.00 for students and Teachers and are on sale online only. It will be $20.00 each at the door assuming any tickets are left as historically every SuperMeet sells out. Food (snacks) and cash bars will be available throughout the evening.

To purchase tickets and for complete details on the SuperMeet including updated agenda, a current list of raffle prizes and directions to the Mission Bay Conference Center, go to the SuperMeet web site.SuperMeet
Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera
Cine Meter
Adobe Creative Cloud
DaVinci Resolve

Creative Pro User Group (CPUG) Network SuperMeets are gatherings of Final Cut, Adobe, Avid, Autodesk editors, gurus and visual storytellers from throughout the world who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows. SuperMeets started as a grassroots movement to connect Apple FCP Editors at a local level. Now in its eleventh year, the producers behind the SuperMeets have harnessed the energy of local chapters globally and turned SuperMeets into the industry’s most influential user-organized series of global events. SuperMeets are held annually in San Francisco, Las Vegas, London, Amsterdam and Boston. The SuperMeet agenda usually includes local and industry filmmaker show and tells, digital video tips and tricks and user-driven workflows and world premiere announcements of new hardware and software. Also featured is the SuperMeet Digital Showcase with vendors and small developers providing workflow solutions, often paired with an Open Screen Theater for digital filmmakers and content creators to network, screen content and collaborate.

###Michael Horton
United States
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