Sponsors 2020

For 30 years, Dell has played a critical role in transforming the computing industry, making advanced technology more accessible and affordable to people and organizations around the globe. Simply put, we give our customers the power to do more. We have held true to this guiding principle since our founding. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to challenge the status quo to find new ways to make IT work better. Today, our strongest-ever product and services portfolio and capabilities address the full range of technology requirements – all to deliver comprehensive solutions with best value, ease of use and flexibility.

NVIDIA’S INVENTION OF THE GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics, and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world.

We create world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on earth.

We are inspired to:

  • Drive innovation that makes the world safer, builds healthy and vibrant communities, and increases productivity.
  • Harness our reach around the globe to better society, business, and the planet.
  • Push ourselves and our industry peers to be more responsible, inclusive, and sustainable.

We have big ambitions, and a growing sense of urgency to work with others and address world challenges no one can tackle alone.

Core Sponsor

MotionVFX is the leading creator of templates and plugins for FCP X & Apple Motion. As a trusted partner of Apple, MotionVFX is currently the leading creators of resources for Motion and Final Cut Pro. Their repetiore of top-quality tools and plug-ins caters to all video editors and motion designers who use FCP X as their preferred platform for content creation.

Future Media Conferences, LLC is a leading producer of education-rich conferences, many of which take place at today’s leading electronic entertainment trade shows. Some of our events include Editors Retreat, After Effects World, DelliVR conference, Keyframes Conference and Post|Production World at NAB Show in Las Vegas, New York and Shanghai. For a complete list of FMC’s conferences, click here.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 18-22, 2020, in Las Vegas is the world’s largest convention encompassing media, entertainment and technology. With more than 90,000 attendees from 160 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and fuel the digital storytelling economy. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

Core Sponsor

OWC (Other World Computing), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping video professionals do more, faster. No matter what your workflow is, OWC creates and delivers the best storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions to enhance, accelerate and extend the capabilities of technology. From the home office to the enterprise rack, from the studio to the editing bay and beyond, there should be no compromise, and that is why OWC is here. Learn more at macsales.com.

Lumberjack System was created by the founders of Intelligent Assistance Software: Philip Hodgetts and Dr Gregory Clarke

Intelligent Assistance Software, Inc. is an innovator in technology and systems for producers and editors dedicated to building tools to make working with metadata in digital media easier.

With apps such as SendToX, XtoCC, Sync-N-Link X, Producer’s Best Friend, Sequence Clip Reporter and Change List X/CC, the award-winning company has been on the forefront of editing and workflow management software since 2007.

Quantum is the proven leader in storing and managing video content, delivering the industry’s top performance for video and rich media workflows. FCPWORKS is the professional Apple solutions provider offering complex systems integration and workflow design. As partners, Quantum and FCPWORKS have designed and deployed storage networks for some of the world’s best-known media content creators.

 Gold Sponsor

TSMA Consulting is recognized globally as the premier social media management and growth firm in the tech and entertainment industries. Data-driven with a heart: TSMA prides itself in creating a proactive, digital strategy founded in data and audience analytics—through a human lens. You don’t have to love social media, we love it enough for the both of us.

Software that helps filmmakers do something useful with their time. Home of Hedge, Postlab, Drive, Foolcat, Checkpoint, Merge, Connect, and Canister.

Join the mobile filmmaking revolution. Whether you’re just getting started with making films or have years of experience, Luma Touch provides creators with the tools they need to craft their next video. With advanced editing tools designed for mobile, you’ll be able to edit your next project quickly wherever your adventures take you. Our apps support a variety of footage from traditional cameras like Sony, Canon, and others. It also works with powerful mobile camera apps like FilMiC Pro.

Creativity is in our DNA. Our game-changing innovations are redefining the possibilities of digital experiences. We connect content and data and introduce new technologies that democratize creativity, shape the next generation of storytelling, and inspire entirely new categories of business.

Gold Sponsor

Blackmagic has grown rapidly to become one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology. And that’s because our philosophy is refreshing and simple – to help true creativity blossom.

Blackmagic Design’s founders have had a long history in post-production editing and engineering. With extensive experiences in high-end telecine, film, and post, harnessed with a real passion for perfection, Blackmagic set out to change the industry forever.

A company dedicated to quality and stability and focusing on where it’s needed most; Blackmagic has created some of the most talked-about products in the industry. World-famous for their unbeatable codecs, Blackmagic envisioned truly affordable high-end quality editing workstations built upon Blackmagic software and hardware.

Gold Sponsor

Verbit is the leading interactive transcription and captioning solution. Verbit’s in-house, AI-based technology is able to transform both live and recorded video and audio into 99% accurate captions and transcripts for the higher education, legal, media and enterprise industries. The combination of Verbit’s in-house ASR (Automated Speech Recognition) technology with human transcribers provides a competitive advantage and quick turnaround times. This hybrid model provides high-quality, word-for-word, interactive and collaborative transcripts and captions in customizable templates. Verbit offers accuracy, scale and customization that professionals and students depend on for ADA, FCC and privacy compliance. Users are provided with domain expertise, top technology, 24/7 support and a tailor-made solution for individual customer needs. As a result, businesses, legal agencies and universities can increase operational capacity, provide accessibility and serve more clients and students. Learn more at https://verbit.ai/.

Gold Sponsor

Maxon is a leading developer of 3D software for the creative industries, best known for its flagship 3D modeling, painting, rendering, and animation software, Cinema 4D. Today, users across the world rely on Cinema 4D to create cutting-edge 3D motion graphics, architectural and product visualizations, video game graphics, illustrations, and much more. Now in its 21st release, Cinema 4D has always been known for powerful features, rock-solid stability, ease of use and fast workflow.

Maxon’s client list includes ABC, Blizzard Entertainment, BMW, Sky, CNN, Fox, ITV Creative, MPC (Moving Picture Company), NBC, NFL Network, VDO, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Walt Disney Company, Turner Broadcasting, Vitra, and many more.

Silver Sponsor

Since their foundation in 2014, Saramonic USA has established a solid reputation as a manufacturer of innovative, yet cost effective design, that combines great quality with great pricing. Specializing in providing high-quality audio gear for professionals and consumers alike is their goal. Saramonic is known for its innovation, quality and value, with a broad range of microphones and audio adaptors for DSLR, Mirrorless and Video Cameras, as well as unique, powerful microphones and audio tools for use with smartphones, tablets, and other devices.

Softron has been providing Mac-based video and audio solutions for over 30 years. Softron applications are in use by video professionals around the world and are in use to broadcast everything from World Cup and Olympics to regular television programming. Softron applications offer intelligent and easy to use interfaces. The company is dedicated to providing the highest professional quality video support for the Mac. Softron applications are available online and by Apple ProVideo specialists throughout the world.

Supporting Partner

#GALSNGEAR amplifies and supports women in the technical fields of film and screen media through educational opportunities, mentoring, public speaking, technical training, and networking events.

The program was founded by Amy DeLouise and has offered pop-up panels, networking events, and training opportunities for women since 2016. Recent events have been produced in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Women in Film & Video (DC), Blackmagic Design, Fox Fury Lighting, Broadcast Beat, and the St. Francis College Women’s Film Festival in Brooklyn, NY.

Silver Sponsor

Founded in Australia by visual effects veteran Roger Bolton, CoreMelt is the go-to destination for and final cut pro x plugins and effects sold at affordable prices. In doing so, we hope to improve productivity and workflow for video editors while at the same time guaranteeing that the best and most creative projects can be created easily at the tip of your fingers. Coremelt products focus on Final Cut Pro X plugins to maximize FCP X user workflows and the quality of their content.

axle ai’s radically simple remote access software lets you search and manage your video content from anywhere. At FCPX World, we’ll be demoing our new FCPX workflow panel, which gives you native drag and drop to FCPX from searches or browser access on your axle ai server, local or remote. Our software works with nearly any shared storage; see our recent bundles with Symply and Infortrend.

Camera + Workflow = Quality. We are not your usual rental company. We guide you through the process to ensure the best end result.

NanLite offers the ultimate range of LED Solutions which includes monolights, panels, fresnels, tubes, wands, ring lights and accessories. For anyone working and creating in the video, photo, beauty or content creation communities, NanLite offers a range of products and accessories to expand their creative potential.

Since 1985, Apogee has produced innovative, award-winning technology that powers many of the world’s most respected studios. Products like Symphony I/O Mk II, Duet, Quartet, HypeMiC, Jam+ and more and have been instrumental in capturing countless GRAMMY® and OSCAR® winning performances by today’s biggest artists.

Raffle Prize Sponsor

Divergent Media is an independent software company focused on providing flexible tools for monitoring, quality assurance, and acquisition for the video production industry. 

Raffle Prize Sponsor

At Boris FX, their single overriding purpose is to make you and your work look amazing.

ContinuumSapphire, and Mocha are their special effects software tools, used to create the highest quality, most stunning visual effects available today. Without a doubt, you’ve seen BorisFX software at work in the biggest summer blockbuster movies, the hottest TV shows, the most shared online video clips, the nightly broadcast news… basically everywhere!

They created VFX plug-ins that support the most popular applications in all of post-production. They work directly inside of Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Autodesk Flame, AVID Media Composer, Blackmagic Fusion, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, Apple’s Final Cut Pro X, The Foundry’s NUKE, Sony Catalyst, Magix Vegas Pro, and many more.

FxFactory powers a vast collection of visual and audio effects plugins and easy-to-use generators. What really makes FxFactory Pro unique though, is the option to design your own plug-ins to your specifications, customizing them to your needs for multiple hosts including Final Cut Pro and Motion.

Logickeyboard is one of the world’s leading keyboard innovators that specializes in shortcut keyboards and keyboard cover solutions that are functional, stylish and built for maximum efficiency. The products are impeccably visualized and exceptionally user-friendly, the perfect fit for professionals in a variety of fields including video editing, audio editing, visual effects, 2D/3D/motion graphics, photo finishing, character generation, coloring, stage lighting and assistive applications.

Crumplepop offers high-quality Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro plugins and effects for video editors. Many companies currently use Crumplepop to enhance their editing workflows including BBC, CBS, MTV and more. 

BretFX is created by an independent video editor and motion graphics artist, Bret Williams. Nearly every plugin provided is the result of a need for a tool that didn’t exist in the marketplace. If Bret couldn’t find what he needed, he created it himself. As a result, he is very open to ideas for plugins or templates. 

The unique connection between FCP X and Motion is so powerful it has inspired Bret to create his own flavor of solutions he hopes other content creators may find original, useful, affordable and easy to use.

Dataclay focuses on the integration of Big Data into media production workflows. Our flagship product, Templater, is a plugin for Adobe® After Effects® that feeds Google Sheets, API data, or local files directly into After Effect composition layers to create customized video dynamically. Templater can be implemented in both on-premise and cloud configurations, and can serve as both a standalone post production solution or a platform driving automated video creation for an app or website.  

School of Motion is an online motion design school with courses designed to equip you with the skills you need to achieve your career goals in a custom-built training environment. Learn After Effects, Cinema 4D, animation, and design from professional Motion Graphic Artists with courses from School of Motion. 

Not long ago, artists were limited in their choice of VFX elements because high-quality assets that met the standards of professional work were scarce. ActionVFX believed there was a better way, so they got to work. Their mission?

To build the undisputed best and largest library of VFX assets in the world.

Since ActionVFX launched in June 2016, every shoot they’ve done, every product they’ve released, and every choice they’ve made have been to achieve this one goal. 

CreatorsVault.com is an online Intellectual Property Registry providing Writers and Creators copyright protection of their written materials and other properties prior to pitching in the Film, TV or Publishing markets. Almost all Creative Works, be it a movie idea, screenplay, TV show idea, or book begin with a great idea … an idea that is developed and placed in a tangible medium that can be copyright registered and protected. Your registration can be used as evidence in a legal proceeding.

Supporting Partner

IABM (www.theiabm.org) is the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology. IABM facilitates the important networking and interaction between suppliers that shape and define the unique ecosystem of the broadcast and media technology industry. IABM supports member companies with a comprehensive range of services across market intelligence, training, technology, exhibitions and best practices – all designed to help them do better business. We hold the interests of member companies as paramount, and strive to provide strong guidance and support at every level in all geographies.

We understand that in today’s rapidly changing media landscape, our members have never had a greater need for timely, relevant and effective advice and support. IABM’s mission is to be an ever more powerful beacon that is highly responsive to all our members’ needs in a timely fashion, helping them to prosper and navigate change successfully.

ThinkTAPLearn aims to unite creative professionals, aspirational learners, and leading manufacturers in a community that educates and inspires its members through the power of creativity.

Creative COW is a peer-to-peer support community in the film and broadcast industry. It provides online support discussion forums spanning across digital video, video editing, media production, motion graphics, visual effects, and film. They also share video tutorials as well as podcasts.

From their humble beginnings to over 80 team members strong, Aberdeen has branched out from being just a captioning company to much more—providing not only closed captioning services, but language services, as well as custom video transcoding and digital file distribution services.

Marketing Partner

The # 1 Final Cut Pro Resource for FCPX & Final Cut Pro news, tutorials, reviews & forums.

Marketing Partner

Connect with the BEST Final Cut Pro Professionals from around the Globe at Final Cut Pro Radio. Get the latest news and updates with weekly streams & podcasts.

The Los Angeles Post Production Group is an organization for digital filmmakers with an interest in post production and film finishing. The LAPPG provides a forum to share knowledge, build community, explore technologies and techniques and encourage post production professionals to connect and expand their networks. LAPPG provides our members with valuable offers and discounts as well as opportunities to network and make industry connections.

Marketing Partner

Ripple Training provides tutorials and tools to help you bring your creativity to life. We have a passion to help you learn new skills and create projects you love.

Marketing Partner

MacDirectory magazine is the premiere creative lifestyle magazine for Apple enthusiasts featuring interviews, in-depth tech reviews, Apple news, insights, latest Apple patents, apps, market analysis, entertainment and more.


Our mission is to educate, inspire and help our readers get the most out of their Apple experience. Every issue delivers over 112 pages of articles, reviews, interviews and more.

Founded in 1973 as Women In Film Los Angeles, WIF advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries—in front of and behind the camera, across all levels of experience—to achieve parity and transform culture.

The Digital Cinema Society is a nonprofit educational cooperative dedicated to the industry’s informed integration of new technology. Formed in 2003, as an outgrowth of a pro bono documentary on the subject of Digital Cinema, we now have an international membership of approximately 6,500 and count some of the top filmmaking, technology, and business leaders in the Entertainment Industry among our membership.

As one of the largest Adobe User Groups in the country, the Los Angeles Web Professionals Group (LAWPG) attracts world-renowned speakers and a dynamic group of business, marketing and creative professionals. Every month, we meet, network and learn from LA’s hottest web designers and Internet marketing experts.

Our mission is to engage in collaborative learning experiences through physical meetings, socials, and live-stream events. We aspire to inspire creativity through curiosity and share knowledge across all digital mediums.

Located in Winter Park, Florida, Full Sail University offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees designed for the world of entertainment, media, arts, and technology. Full Sail’s creative approach to education provides an immersive, fast-paced, and relevant learning experience that mirrors the workflow and collaboration found throughout today’s rapidly evolving industries.

Since its launch, postPerspective has emerged as a leading voice in the post and production communities. This ever-evolving industry is filled with incredibly talented artists, whose goal is to push the creative and technical boundaries to produce the best work possible. It’s our job at postPerspective to help tell those stories, share intelligence, detail best practices and highlight the work of these talented professionals.

The Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) is a story driven, globally connected community of ready-to-collaborate digital filmmakers and broadcast professionals focusing on the craft of Digital Storytelling and related tools for digital cinema and distribution.

BOSCPUG regularly brings top industry filmmakers and creatives to Boston to share and discuss their latest work and their workflows. BOSCPUG also regularly holds affordable production and post-production workshops. BOSCPUG is a professional, creative outlet to pitch ideas for episodic content creation and to discover talent, crew and distribution for your projects.