From streamlined media management, to powerful visual effects, to integrated sound library plugins, to health tips for editors, this month's lounge will be brimming with valuable knowledge for production and post-production professionals
Burbank based AlphaDogs Post Production will host their monthly Editors' Lounge on Friday, June 27th with exciting hands-on demonstrations from Boris FX, Axle Video, SmartSound and Fitness In Post. From streamlined media management, to powerful visual effects, to integrated sound library plugins, to health tips for editors, this month's lounge will be brimming with valuable knowledge for production and post-production professionals. The event will be held at AlphaDogs Post Production 1612 W. Olive Ave, Suite 200, Burbank, CA 91506 beginning at 6:30 p.m. RSVP is required to attend. http://www.editorslounge.com
Gray Jones will be demoing the newly released BCC (Boris Continuum Complete) 9 from Boris FX in both Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer. BCC 9 is the world's largest collection of visual effects filters and transitions designed to help editors and artists work more creatively, more easily, and more efficiently. Highlights include: FX Browser™, quickly browse the entire library with 2000+ presets; BCC Grunge, add grit and grime; BCC 2-Strip Color, mimic the highly saturated Technicolor look; BCC Lens Correction, get rid of the fish-eye distortion of wide angle cameras (think GoPro); 20+ new transitions and more. Jones is a reality/doc TV offiline/finishing editor, compositor, and colorist with over 190 television credits. He is also a contributor to DV Magazine and Script Magazine and runs a podcast called 'TV Writer Podcast, Partner of Script Magazine' that has featured 80 interviews with showrunners, producers, authors, and writers from Hollywood, Canada, and the UK.
Award winning film and television editor, Zack Arnold (Black Box, Burn Notice, The Bannen Way) will unveil Fitness In Post, a brand new website he's founded dedicated to post-production professionals who want to live healthier lifestyles but don't know where to start. Editors, assistants, post producers and visual fx artists all spend long days in dark rooms eating unhealthy food and living sedentary lifestyles, but now there is a better way to live. From beginning with one small change or diving in for a total life transformation, Fitness In Post makes it easy for busy post-production professionals to take the first step in developing a healthier way of living. Through an abundance of fitness & nutrition resources, post-production professionals can design a program that works around their schedule and lifestyle. But most importantly, Fitness In Post provides a desperately needed community where post professionals can support each other in their unified goal to live healthier. Thousands of dollars are spent annually on the latest hardware, endless hours are spent learning new software, but not enough is time invested into the importance of including exercise, proper nutrition and wellness into your life in order to feel better and live longer.
Sam Bogoch, CEO of axle Video, will present axle's radically simple Gear and Gear Pro media management systems. Both tools allow users to organize and share work in progress with assistant editors, producers and clients. Axle's systems make proxies from a wide range of media and can be searched from smartphones, iPads and laptop web browsers, providing many of the advantages of traditional MAM systems, but at much lower cost and without a lot of the technical setup and overhead.
Kevin Klingler from SmartSound will be demonstrating their flagship soundtrack creation system, Sonicfire Pro. The multi-patented system is designed to work with high quality music to allow media creators to quickly and easily customize music soundtracks to fit their videos and media projects. The software gives the user instant, easy access to control the mix, length of the track, timing of the beats, arrangement and other aspects of the music to fit their video sequences with a user interface specifically designed for non-musician media creators. With its patented process, it can be learned and used effectively in the first few minutes. SmartSound's music library of over 4,000 professional quality tracks, combine with the software's creative control to ensure that music is unique for each and every media creator. With Sonicfire Pro's creative options, this library has an effective track output equal to a 20 million-track library. This unparalleled technology can save significant time over working with regular library music while increasing creativity and the impact of the users media.
About the Editors' Lounge: The Editors' Lounge is a hands-on seminar for industry professionals. Each month, scores of professionals in the production and post-production industries exchange ideas, discuss trends and learn about new technologies; allowing editors to have their questions addressed objectively. To learn more visit http://www.editorslounge.com