NAB 2014 Happenings

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NAB 2014

Conferences: April 5-10, 2014 / Exhibits: April 7-10, 2014, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

Panasonic’s “LIVE @ NAB” Interactive Webcasts

Monday, April 7th, See below for times.

Panasonic will host a global, interactive webcast featuring expert panelists, titled ‘LIVE @ NAB,’ on April 7 during the 2014 NAB Show.


Industry members listening at home can view and interact with the streaming broadcasts through Panasonic’s microsite,

Participants can also Tweet their questions to session speakers by using the hashtag #PanasonicNAB and in the process, become eligible to win a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 grand prize. The entrant judged to having submitted the most relevant and creative question will be awarded the camera. Tweets must be entered by April 7, 5:00 pm PT. (See for full rules and details).

Sony CineAlta Lounge at NAB

Monday, April 7th, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm, The Mirage Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 3400 S Las Vegas Blvd.

Sony Electronics in association with AFI and Rough & Tumble Films cordially invite DCS members to join them in the CineAlta Lounge for the premier series of 4K shorts produced by Sony and the AFI.

Stephen Lighthill, A.S.C. will host a panel discussion with the projects’ Directors and DPs. Sony will also present the hottest new developments in its line of Digital Motion Picture Cameras.

Open Bar and Hors d’Oeuvres.  Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

Avid @ NAB:  Special Guests & Presenters

Join Avid at booth #SU902 to hear exciting announcements, experience one-on-one demos, and test-drive the latest gear.

Plus see live presentations from leading professionals, including:  Mark Sanger—the Academy Award Winner for Best Film Editing on Gravity (Monday, April 7th @ 3:15 pm & Tuesday, April 8th @ 3:15 pm) and Will Files, Sound Designer & Re-Recording Mixer on Star Trek Into DarknessThor: The Dark World, and Brave (Wednesday, April 9th @ 1:00 pm.)

For more info. and to see entire lineup of speakers, visit:

Sony NAB Live – 4K Presentations

Sony will be presenting interactive sessions streamed live from the Sony booth covering the latest in cloud-based production tools, portable live production systems, 4K acquisition and workflow, and more. And They will answer your questions, whether you’re attending or submitting via Twitter with the tag #SonyNAB.

Guest speakers: Hear cinematographer Alister Chapman on the F55 and F5 as “run & gun” cameras. Join Ric Viers, author of The Sound Effect Bible as he demonstrates Vegas® Pro and Sound Forge® to create award-winning sound effects. Hear Tom McLoughlin from HitFilm describe the combination of Vegas® Pro and FXHome™ HitFilm™ Ultimate for precise editing and powerful visual effects creation.

Stage presentations:

• 4K for 2K. 4K for 4K. 4K and beyond.

• Live production anytime, anywhere featuring the Anycast Touch™ Live Content Producer

• XDCAM® cameras and the new wireless workflow

• Vision Presenter: Changing the game in presentations

• Announcing Vegas® Pro 13!

• Audio Master Suite Delivers Sonic Empowerment

• The Blu-ray Disc® Evolution

• Win the Loudness Wars with New Metering Options in Sound Forge™ and Vegas Pro

For presentation days and times, visit or stop by at NAB Exhibit C11001

13th Annual NAB CPUGNet SuperMeet

Tuesday, April 8, 2013, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm (doors open at 4:30 pm for SuperMeet Digital Showcase. SuperMeet begins at 7:00 pm,) Riviera Hotel & Casino (Royale Ballroom), Las Vegas, NV

Join the Creative Pro User Group Network (CPUG Network), including BOSCPUG, LACPUG, SF Cutters, New York MoPictive, CHICPUG, DC|MD|VACPUG and collaborative video user groups around the Globe in Las Vegas for the largest gathering of creative and collaborative editors, Adobe, Avid, Final Cut Pro and Autodesk gurus, collaborative Digital Storytellers and Filmmakers in Las Vegas in 2014. For more information and to buy tickets visit:

3rd Annual StudioDaily Prime Awards

Wednesday, April 9th, 9:00 am, The Studio-B&H Booth (C10721)
Recognizing leading-edge innovation in production and post technology

For more information, including the list of finalists and to register, visit:

Adorama NAB 2014 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes

Enter Adorama’s NAB 2014 Great Giveaway Sweepstakes by completing the survey at:

Then, while you’re at NAB, make sure to visit Adorama at booth C10548 to see their latest top of the line gear and pick up your raffle ticket for a chance to win products from Blackmagic, Sony & Convergent Design.

Shutterstock Talks & Give Aways at NAB

Shutterstock will Give Away Canon 5D Mark III and Go-Pros at NAB Booth SL14813

Shutterstock, a global marketplace for royalty-free images and videos, will be hosting four talks at their booth (Lower South Hall – SL14813) at this year’s NAB (April 7-10, 2014), pairing innovative camera and gear manufacturers with leading Shutterstock footage contributors to talk about their latest releases. Each talk will end with a related giveaway.

Talk and Give-away Times:

• Monday, 4.7.14 at 3pm: RED with VideoFort (Win a spot at REDucation)

• Tuesday, 4.8.14 at 3pm: Sony F5/F55 with Doug Jensen (Win a Sony prize package)

• Wednesday, 4.9.14 at 10am: Canon EOS with Robb Crocker (Win a Canon prize package)

• Wednesday, 4.9.14 at 3pm: Freefly MōVI with Daniel Hurst (Win a MōVI M5)

Shutterstock will also have daily GoPro® HERO3 giveaways, in addition to a Canon 5D Mark III drawing on Wednesday evening.

Freefly Systems to Give Away 12 MōVI M5s during NAB 2014

Freefly Systems has announced that it will give away 12 MōVI M5 camera stabilizers during the 2014 NAB Show. NAB will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 7th – 10th, with Freefly giving away three MōVI M5s each day.

How to Enter: From April 7th-April 10th, there are three ways to enter and three ways to win a MōVI M5:

1) Visit Freefly at NAB Booth #C6719 and have your NAB badge scanned.
2) Follow Freefly on Twitter (@freeflycinema) and tweet how you would use the MōVI M5 with the hashtag: #itsyourmove.
3) Like Freefly on Facebook ( and comment on the MōVI M5 NAB Giveaway post with how you would use the MōVI M5.

Each day of NAB, one winner will be chosen from each of the entry methods – Freefly NAB Booth, Twitter and Facebook. Winners will be chosen at random and will be announced the following morning on Facebook and Twitter.

Visit for official rules.

And of course don’t forget…

The DCS NAB 2014 Online Silent Auction

Now through Thursday, April 10th at 2:00 pm.

For a list of the wonderful deals to be had and bidding instructions, visit:


Check the DCS website every day during the show for our “What’s New At NAB 2014” streaming videos.

Have a wonderful NAB and please visit the below companies at their booths to say “thanks for supporting DCS.”

Panasonic (C3607) • Canon (C4325) • Sony (C11001) • ARRI (C4337) • AJA (SL2505) • AstroDesign (C7408) • Schneider Optics (C9035) • Tiffen (C8818) • K5600 (C8234) • Fujinon (C7025) • Sound Devices (C2546) • Zacuto (C10135) • Zeiss (C9042) • Adobe (SL3910) • Digital Sputnik (C11148) • Leica/Sonder Optics (C3626) • The Studio-B&H (C10721) •  JVC (C4314) • Nila (C10835) • Adorama (C10548) • AbelCine (C6012) • Litepanels (C6025) • Anton/Bauer (C6025) • Sachtler (C6025) • OConnor (C6025) •  Angenieux (C7419) • Band Pro (C10408) • Redrock Micro (C9039) • Libec (C8225) •  Manios Digital/Cartoni (C9539) • Vision Research (C9031) • Convergent Design (C7113) • ZGC (C6144) • Cooke Optics (C6143) • Dolby (SU1702) • Blackmagic Design (SL219) • Kino Flo (C5440) • Wooden Camera (C9948) •  Shutterstock (SL14813) • NVIDIA (SL625) • Codex (C6048) • MTI Film (SL15510) • Cineo Lighting (C157) • Birns & Sawyer (C12339)


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