Tickets: $125 USD*

*price will be adjusted based on attendee’s currency.

Please note, registration for cities will be announced on a rolling basis as venues are confirmed.

Chicago Overview - November 30, 2022

During this event, you will learn essential techniques in video editing, color correcting, and audio mixing using Final Cut Pro. Sessions and panel discussions are presented by Apple Certified instructors. 

The Apple product team and representatives will be onsite to present Apple Pro Video updates! This unique opportunity allows attendees to engage directly with the team behind their favorite video editing software, Final Cut Pro.

Doors open at 7:30 am.

Presentations will begin at 8:00 am and will run until 4:45 pm. 

Followed by a social mixer and expo night from 5:00–7:00 pm.

The FCP Summit World Tour Ticket Includes:

  • A full day of cutting-edge training 
  • Access to networking/expo night to interact with peers & local talent 
  • 1 complimentary certification prep course recording 
  • 1 complimentary certification exam voucher (value $149) 
  • FCP Global Summit Tour recording bundle post-event 
  • A post-tour Q&A Webinar with presenters 
  • A goodie-bag of industry giveaways
collage of event photos

Speakers in Chicago

Filmmaker & YouTuber

Matthew O’Brien

Matthew O’Brien is a filmmaker and YouTuber based in Omaha, Nebraska. Matthew has worked as a professional video editor for the last 10+ years on projects ranging from concert video content for performers such as Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, and Ariana Grande to short films, documentaries and corporate video through his production company Midland Pictures. Matthew’s YouTube channel has nearly 19k subscribers, and he makes content about video editing and post-production that’s meant to help viewers master Final Cut Pro so they can spend less time troubleshooting and more time creating content.

Award-Winning Writer / Producer / Director

Abba Shapiro

Abba Shapiro is an Adobe and Apple Master Trainer, certifying university and training center instructors to teach Adobe Premiere Pro. Abba is an award-winning writer/producer/director. He has worked for a wide range of commercial, corporate and federal clients, including: USA Today, NASCAR, The Associated Press, NASA, Univision, Major League Baseball, Showtime, Viacom, The Discovery Channel, and CNN. Over the past 15 years Abba has created on-line training courses covering everything from Video Editing and Color Correction to how to shoot, light, and edit an interview. His courses air on CreativeLive, LinkedIn Learning, and RippleTraining. He is also the author of several video editing books. Abba also is a regular speaker at several international broadcasting conferences including NAB, IBC, InterBee, Photoshop World, and AdobeMAX. Some of the courses he teaches include, Video Editing, Scriptwriting, and all aspects of Video Production. When Abba is not bouncing around the globe teaching and consulting, he is probably following his passion, chasing light and shooting photos

Day Agenda - November 30, 2022

9:00am CT
The Final Cut Pro Insider: The Ultimate Tips and Tricks Show
Instructor: Abba Shapiro & Sam Mestman
10:30am CT
Reconnecting with You
Instructor: Sam Mestman
Breakout Rooms
11:45am CT
Cloud Workflows
Instructor: Matt Cimaglia
11:45am CT
Motion Graphics Hands On
Instructor: Steve Douglass
11:45am CT
Social Media Workflows
Instructor: Abba Shapiro
2:00pm CT
Instructor: TBD
2:45pm CT
Stay Organized in Final Cut Pro
Instructor: Abba Shapiro
3:30pm CT
Closed Caption Workflows in Final Cut Pro
Instructor: Steve Douglas
4:15pm CT
Building Your Career with Final Cut Pro Panel
5:30pm CT
Mix and Mingle | Networking Night

Venue Location

Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605

Tickets $125.

Venue Location

Address to be announced.

Tickets $125.