Program 2021

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Monday, November 8, 2021

“New to me!”

11:15am EDT
Daily Opening
Kick-off Orientation
12:00pm EDT
Functionally Fast FCP:
How to Get Started Under 10 Min
Instructor: Abba Shapiro
1:00pm EDT
Motion in Just Minutes:
How to Get Started Under 10 Min
Instructor: Mark Spencer
2:00pm EDT
Panel:
Why I Chose Final Cut Pro
Host: Chris Fenwick, with Justine, Frederick Van Johnson, Knut, Donna + Brad, Marcos Rochat
4 Hour Break graphic
7:00pm EDT
FCP for iMovie Users
Instructor: Scott Simmons
8:00pm EDT
“The FCP Mindset”
For the Track Based Editor
Instructor: Mike Matzdorff
9:00pm EDT
QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Two Experts, Your Questions
New to FCP/Motion? Get your questions answered by 2 out of the day’s presenters
Instructor: Mark Spencer & Abba Shapiro

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Art & Artistry in the Ecosystem
(Elevating your skills)

11:15am EDT
Daily Opening
Kick-off Orientation
12:00pm EDT
Start Your Project Right:
How a Professional Editor Sets Up FCP
Instructor: Abba Shapiro
12:00pm EDT
Making Pretty Pictures:
Intuitive Color Approach for Non Colorists
Instructor: Jeff Greenberg
1:00pm EDT
Getting People to Sound GREAT in FCP
Instructor: Charlie Austin
1:00pm EDT
Your Templates Can Do More! Modifying FCP Templates with Ease
Instructor: Nick Harauz
2:00pm EDT
Beyond Drag and Drop:
How Tools Like Trimming Enhance Your Storytelling
Instructor: Abba Shapiro
FCP
2:00pm EDT
Blueprint for a Micro Budget Feature
Instructor: Sam Mestman
Production
4 Hour Break graphic
7:00pm EDT
Summer Stories in Chicago
with Vince Vaughn
Hosted by Jeff Greenberg, with Vince Vaughn + Steve Douglass
8:00pm EDT
Motion: Animation Made Easy with Behaviors
Instructor: Jenn Jager
8:00pm EDT
Working with Words:
Lower Thirds, Captions, and Fancy Animated Titles
Instructor: Iain Anderson
9:00pm EDT
Animating Using Keynote:
Charts, Graphs and More
Instructor: Iain Anderson
9:00pm EDT
Finding the Right Shot Fast:
Working Smarter Via the M Word
Instructor: Nick Harauz

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Mobile First

11:15am EDT
Daily Opening
12:00pm EDT
Local but Social:
How to Use the iPhone and FCP for Local Businesses
Instructor: David Cox
12:00pm EDT
Gimbals, Gear and GO!
The Key Kit for iPhone Shooters
Instructor: Aubrey Mozino
1:00pm EDT
Mobile Audio Strategies
Instructor: Steve LaMorte
1:00pm EDT
Editing Only on the iPad:
Using Lumafusion when Laptops Aren’t Your Lifestyle
Instructor: Caroline Scott
2:00pm EDT
The Orphaned Starfish Project:
Changing the World through Media Educationo
Host: Andy Stein
4 Hour Break graphic
7:00pm EDT
From iPhone to FCP: How to Start on Your Phone and End on Your Mac
Instructor: Lee Herbet
7:00pm EDT
Getting the Cinematic Look with Your iPhone
Instructor: Mark Spencer
8:00pm EDT
Designing Vertical Video
Instructor: Nick Harauz
8:00pm EDT
High End iPhone Workflows for the Indy filmmaker
Instructor: Steve LaMorte
9:00pm EDT
TBD
9:00pm EDT
Working with iPhone HDR in Final Cut Pro
Instructor: Mark Spencer

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Professional Focus

11:15am EDT
Daily Opening
12:00pm EDT
FCP for Non-Editors:
For Producer's Eyes Only
Instructor: Cirina Catania
12:00pm EDT
Turning Stills into Depth Animations (2.5) with Motion
Instructor: Jen Jager
1:00pm EDT
Be a PREDITOR with FCP:
Produce, Direct, and Edit Branded Content in Volume
Instructor: Kim Furst
1:00pm EDT
These Shots are Never Going to Match!
Instructor: Jeff Greenberg
2:00pm EDT
From Text Transcripts to Edit:
Working Smarter
Instructor: Scott SImmons
2:00pm EDT
Working with LUTs in Final Cut Pro
Instructor: Mark Spencer
4 Hour Break graphic
7:00pm EDT
Education is Everything
Educators panel
Steve Douglass, Don Goble, Marteana Davidson, Elaine McDonald
8:00pm EDT
Working Collaboratively:
Tools to Work in Tandem from Talahasse to Tunsia
8:00pm EDT
Painless Mulitcam Workflows
Instructor: Scott Simmons
9:00pm EDT
Crafting Stories: Documentary Storytelling with FCP
Instructor: Kim Furst
9:00pm EDT
What is ProRes Raw and Why Should You Care
Instructor: Lee Herbet

Friday, November 12, 2021

Apple Centric

11:15am EDT
Daily Opening
12:00pm EDT
Blood Red Sky
Knut Hake interviewed by Jeff Greenberg
2:00pm EDT
OWC Video Solutions Demo
Larry Oconnor, Jen Soule, Rick Van Dyne, Ani Edohoukwa, Josh Minney, Chris Haeffner, Steven Niedzielski, Ronny Courtens, Gergana Angelova, Tim Standing, Tim Jones
3.5 Hour Break graphic
6:30pm EDT
MVFX
8:00pm EDT
Future Focused Panel
Host: Frederick Van Johnson - Panel: Alex Lindsay, Dado Valentic + iJustine

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Career, Social and Community

11:15am EDT
Daily Opening
12:00pm EDT
From Cameras to Content:
How I Plan/Shoot/Edit for My Channel
Chris Fenwick + Justine (Interview style)
12:00pm EDT
Don’t Get Sued:
The Legal Paperwork You Need to Know
Instructor: Seth Polansky
1:00pm EDT
Editing My Podcast Using FCP
1:00pm EDT
Producing Smart Notes from a Producer
Instructor: Sasha Williams
2:00pm EDT
How to Build Traction on Youtube
Instructor: Bethany Gayton
2:00pm EDT
Living Subscription Free
Instructor: Jeff Greenberg
3 Hour Break graphic
6:00pm EDT
The Gig Economy: Issues for Creatives
Host: Frederick Van Johnson
Panel: Ron Dawson, Possibly Yolanda, Kim Furst, Marcos Rocha Ben Whitehair (now president sag/aftra)
7:00pm EDT
How to Overcome Workflow Anxiety?
Instructor: Robin Moran
7:00pm EDT
Generating Maximum Impact with Your Content
Instructor: Ron Dawson
8:00pm EDT
Your Future Performance in Entertainment:
Stepping Up to the Big Leagues
Host: TSMA - Ryan Walker
9:00pm EDT
How to Give Great Feedback - Working Well in Creative Collaborations
Steve Douglass, Vince Vaughn, Jeff Greenberg