Upcoming Events in Los Angeles

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Upcoming DCS Events

DCS Event: “Don’t Forget the Accessories”

Featuring the EOS C500 at the Canon Hollywood Professional Center, Saturday, September 28th, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, with a EOS C500 demonstration from 9 am – noon.

In this upcoming event to be held on Saturday afternoon, September 28th, at the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center in Hollywood, we will see the latest in rigs and accessories demoed on Canon’s Cinema EOS C500 4K Digital Cinema Camera.  There will be an emphasis on solutions being offered to unify the EOS C500 with a variety of 4K recording options.  Presenters from the following manufacturers (in alphabetical order), will include ARRI, Chrosziel, OConnor, Redrock Micro, and Zacuto. This session will also include a special overview presentation on the Canon EOS C500 given by Canon’s Tim Smith.

Prior to our DCS event, on Saturday morning, Canon Live Learning welcomes DCS members to also join Canon expert and Director of Photography, Suny Behar, for a demonstration of the EOS C500 and its workflow from setting up the camera with external recorders to applying LUTs and offloading the files.  This session will prepare attendees for shooting with this extremely versatile camera by familiarizing them with the diversity of recording options for the EOS C500 from acquisition to finish including: System Priorities, Recording Modes, Resolutions and File Output Options.

Participants can register for either of these events or both. Remember, after you learn the camera…”Don’t Forget the Accessories”.
To register, e-mail with “C500 Demo”, “Accessories” or “C500 Demo and Accessories” to: RSVP@DigitalCinemaSociety.org

DCS Event: “What’s New in Desktop Editing”

This event is still in the final planning stages, but we wanted to let you know to expect it. On the evening of Wednesday, December 4th, we will return to Key Code Media’s Burbank headquarters for an event to catch us up on what’s new with NLEs; both the areas of traditional off-line creative editing and for finishing on the desktop, including dealing with 4K. We’ll see what’s new from Avid, Adobe, Apple, and perhaps even some that do not start with the letter “A.” If this subject is of interest, please mark your calendars, keep an eye out for further announcements, and we’ll start taking RSVPs after all the details are confirmed.

Other Upcoming Industry Events in Los Angeles

ICA Resolve Class

The International Colorist Academy Presents: “Warren’s Popular Looks”
Tomorrow, September 14, 2013, Los Angeles, CA.
A great insight into how famous looks and styles are created. Cost: $549. For more information and to register for this class, visit: http://roush-media.com/education/ica-colorist-training/

SMPTE Hollywood Section Meeting: “Eyes on the Screen” Part 1: Looking for Answers

Managing “the photographic look” for the new sci-fi movie ELYSIUM, a case-study use of the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES).
Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, The Linwood Dunn Theater, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Pickford Center, Los Angeles.
Admission is Free, Industry Guests Welcome with RSVP ticket. For RSVP ticket and more info. (including parking details,) visit: http://hsmpte24september2013event.eventbrite.com

DV Expo 2013

This year’s DV Expo will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center with the Exhibit Hall floor open September 25 – 26 and conferences taking place September 25 – 27.
Attend DV Expo for training, networking, and to preview the latest products that affect the way you create, store and distribute video content. See the newest innovations in digital video technology and be inspired! Register at www.dvexpo.com with code DCS13 for a free exhibit hall pass and $50 off conference program rate.

LA Post Production Conference

Co-located at DV Expo 2013 – September 25-27, 2013, Los Angeles Convention Center

Codex Product Training Classes

Codex is holding a full-day, product training class every other Thursday in their Los Angeles office from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The class covers the Alexa XT (when they have the camera in-house), the Codex Onboard S Recorder, and then focuses on the Codex Vault (now also supporting Sony AXSM media.) Cost: Free for Digital Cinema Society members.
For more details go to: www.codexdigital.com/support/training
The next class is on September 26th.
Please email training@codexdigital.com to RSVP.

The Association Presents: 2-Day “Lighting Like the Masters” Workshop

Pro Level III: Saturday, September 28th, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Pro Level IV: Sunday, September 29th, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm, Burbank, CA.
The Cine Boot Camps Lighting Workshop is an intensive, hands-on, 2 day training event for cinematographers who want to learn fresh lighting approaches for filmmaking with higher sensitivity digital cameras and photographers transitioning into video. The lighting concepts will be gathered from Hollywood, Indy and new digital cinema lighting directors. Receive $50 cash back on registration by mentioning Digital Cinema Society on the registration page. Register before midnight on September 25th for early bird rate. http://www.theassociation.tv/cinebootcamp.php

International Cinematographers Guild Emerging Cinematographer Awards 2013

September 29, 2013, Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles, CA.

Global Cinematography Institute – New Session begins September 28th

Los Angeles, CA. For more details, visit: http://globalcinematography.com/apply/

Digital Hollywood

October 21-24, 2013, The Ritz Carlton, Marina del Rey, CA

SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition

Oct. 22-24, 2013, with opening Symposium Oct. 21, 2013, Hollywood, CA
The SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition is the premier annual event for motion imaging and media technology, production, operations, and allied arts and sciences. The event draws elite and world-renowned technology thought-leaders from motion picture studios, broadcast and distribution networks, the production and postproduction community, software companies, systems integrators, manufacturers, display technologies, distribution providers, over-the-top providers, and others leading the evolving motion-imaging industry. Three days of highly technical sessions will cover everything from emerging technologies to advancements in workflows. Registration details are online at https://www.smpte.org/atc2013.

4K/UHD Demonstration at SMPTE 2013

SMPTE and Insight Media have teamed up to create an event focused on the 4K/UHD (Ultra High Definition) professional and consumer ecosystem.  It is composed of three elements: Technical track (Oct. 21), Business track (Oct. 21), and a 4K/UHD Demonstration Area (Oct 21-23.) This event will be held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel and conference center complex in conjunction with the SMPTE 2013, Hollywood, California. For more details, visit: http://www.display-central.com/4kuhd-symposium-next-gen-image-formats-more-better-or-faster-pixels/

Entertainment Technology Expo

November 6-7, 2013, Burbank, CA


American Film Market 2013

November 6-13, 2013, Santa Monica, CA

8th Annual HPA Awards Show

November 7, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

DAM L.A. 2013 “The Art & Practice of Managing Digital Media Assets

November 14-15, 2013, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
Produced by Henry Stewart Events, DAM LA 2013 is the place for everyone involved in the process of managing digital media assets. Current and emerging trends in DAM combined with our community’s insights, expressed in breakout sessions and ongoing dialog, create a wide ranging program in Los Angeles. They welcome an ever-growing number of professionals to this Los Angeles gathering as well as many soon-to-be professionals now joining the community and – as always – their focus is DAM from the user’s perspective.
For more information and full program details visit: http://henrystewartconferences.com/dam/damla2013/
To register with your $100 discount visit: https://www.etouches.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=60133& and use discount code DCS100.

Streaming Media West 2013

November 19-20, 2013, (Preconference Workshops: November 18th,) Hyatt Regency Hunting Beach, CA
Use code: DCS20 for 20% off combo pass and code: DCS for $100 off Streaming Media West only. http://www.streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2013/

Camera Stabilizer Workshop Featuring Sachtler Artemis System

December 5-8, 2013, RED Studios, Los Angeles, CA
This 4-day basic camera stabilizer system workshop is designed to guide attendees through setup of the modular Artemis camera stabilizer system and its use in providing smooth camera moves in cinema and video productions.

The workshop includes a theoretical introduction to basic professional operating, as well as a presentation of the entire system such as configuration of the sled, vest and spring arm with hands-on experience in practical situations. Walking and dolly shots, special operation and walking techniques are taught and practiced under expert supervision. Additionally, the workshop participants will be prepared for the use of related tools like wireless lens controls, etc.

Artemis developer Curt O. Schaller will be on hand to personally guide workshop attendees as they learn more about the theory and practice of filming with the system. For more information about the workshops including fees visit www.artemis-hd.de or e-mail: academy@sachtler.com

AbelCine L.A. Workshops:

September 16 – DC201: Camera 201 – Camera INs & OUTs / September 23 – DC301: Camera 301 – Camera Color & Gamma / September 24 – theC47: The Art of Writing Proposals & Creating Budgets / October 2 – Digital AC Series: Digital AC101 – Basic Knowledge & Practices / October 7 – DC401: Camera 401 – Raw, Log & Uncompressed / October 9 – Digital AC Series: Digital AC 201 – Building the Camera / October 14 – Digital Cinema Series: HD Formats 101: Media, Compression, and Formats / October 23 – Digital AC Series: Digital AC 301 – Advanced Options – FIZ, Lens Control / October 29 – Digital Technician: Understanding Color / October 30 – Digital AC Series: ALEXA Cameras for the AC / November 5 – Digital Technician: Understanding Scopes / November 6 – Digital AC Series: Sony Cameras for the AC / November 9 – The Power of Lighting for the Digital Image
For a complete list of classes or to register and request DCS 15% discount visit: http://training.abelcine.com/events/category/training-2/upcoming/

DCS Members invited to Participate in Sony Training at the new Digital Motion Picture Center

DCS members are invited to apply to attend educational sessions to experience new Sony 4K Technologies at the Digital Motion Picture Center located on the Sony Studios lot in Culver City.

An introductory session will be held every Thursday from 9:30AM to 5:30PM. Attendees will have a chance to learn from an intellectual perspective what 4K technology is, train on the operation of the F65 and F55, as well as the opportunity to shoot 4K pictures, process them through a 4K workflow and view the results on a 4K projector.

A second set of classes are also scheduled every Wednesday afternoon from 1PM to 5PM that will involve more in-depth Operational Training on the new F55 and F5 designed for those who have already taken the Introduction to 4K course. This advanced session will cover everything there is to know about the new F cameras including very detailed session on building and configuring the cameras and changing menus, an opportunity for students to shoot “pre-scripted” shots on the set, and a review of the workflow followed by a grading session of the footage that the attendees shoot.

Class sizes are limited and may be backlogged by several weeks, but DCS members in good standing are invited to contact us to be added to the wait list, and as space becomes available you will be contacted by Sony to schedule your session. RSVP with your complete contact details and Sony DMPC Intro or Sony DMPC F5/F55 in the subject line to: RSVP@DigitalCinemaSociety.org

Worldwide Educational Workshops hosted by the International Colorist Academy

Attention Colorists or Anyone Interested in the Science of Color — The International Colorist Academy offers a number of training solutions at various locations around the world including Los Angeles, London, Copenhagen, Berlin, and Singapore. {/bold} Renowned Colorists Kevin Shaw, Jeff Olm, Warren Eagles, Blake Jones, Simon Walker, and Dado Valentic have teamed up to offer open classes covering general color correction, workflows, clients, looks and styles etc. The courses are typically 3 days long at various locations. They also offer system specific training on-site, on your equipment at your facility. Visit the ICA website to see the latest offerings around the globe: http://www.icolorist.com

Below the Line Screening Series

DCS Members in the Los Angeles, New York and London areas have the opportunity to attend first run screenings through the Below the Line Screening Series. In order to become a part of this program, you must be an approved and registered member of the Below the Line Filmmaker Screening Series. DCS membership does not automatically qualify you to become a registered member. To apply for membership, visit: http://screenings.btlnews.com/registration.php

Free Passes to the Hollywood Improv

The Digital Cinema Society has been offered 20 free tickets to be used between 3 upcoming shows. The dates of the shows are October 10th, November 14th and December 12th. We can offer up to 4 tickets each to the first 5 members (with current dues paid up) that are interested in going. Email: Charlene@digitalcinemasociety.org with the show date that you would like to attend and the number of tickets requested. Note: At the show, there is a 2 item minimum purchase per person. To see show date line ups and for more info, visit: http://nextroundinc.com/rstandup/calendar.cfm


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