Hodgetts Speaks: How to Grow Your Business

 MCAI presents Philip Hodgetts, nationally respected keynote speaker, Master Editor, Author, Software Developer and Consultant sharing important wisdom from his book , “The New Now: How to grow your production or post-production business in a changed and changing world”.

Philip is also the author of the popular, “The HD Survival Handbook” and Awesome Titles with FCS.” At the monthly meeting of MCAI on September 15th Hodgetts will present key advice for running a media business in our current economic climate. You’ll learn:

            • How to clarify your personal brand - who are you, what do you stand for and what problems do you solve?

            • Upscale your Marketing, PR and social conversations to grow your business and projects

            • Maximize your visibility so people can find you to give you work

And on September 21st, Mr Hodgetts will be presenting Part 2 of his seminar for the Orange County Multi-Media Association. You’ll want to join him then when he presents, Working Smarter in Today's Economy: The New Now, Part 2. It's a great followup to the information you will get on the 15th.

ABOUT PHILIP HODGETTS You’ve seen him as keynote speaker at NAB; the New York DV Show; Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ NEXT TV symposium and MCAI’s MediaProCamp,  among others. He is an expert and consultant in digital production, post-production workflows and metadata-assisted editing. He is also a specialist in encoding, web applications, digital delivery and technology innovation. He is the President and CEO of Open Television Network: a service that makes it easy to sell direct to iTunes without Apple. He is President of Intelligent Assistance, Inc, a systems and technology developer  and the co-creator of  “Assisted Editing” as well as and an expert on metadata-based post production workflows.  Hodgetts is also one of the “Big Brains” of "Big Brains for Rent” consultancy. He is an experienced trainer and has written extensively online across a range of topics.

As always, come early for networking over light food and bring plenty of business cards, headshots, resumes, etc. COME HUNGRY AND BRING A FRIEND.

EVENT: LA/OC Chapter of MCAI September Meeting
DATE: Wednesday Sept 15, 2010
TIME: 6:15 Social Networking over light food and refreshments. Program begins at 7:00 PM

LOCATION: OC SOUND STAGE http://www.orangecountysoundstage.com

17518 Von Karman

Irvine CA 92614

Just East of Main Street in the rear of the Von Karman Business Center

COST: Non-MCAI Members pay $17 at the door or $12 if prepaid via PayPal at the OC New Media Meetup Group http://www.newmedia.meetup.com/82/ Students and MCAI Members pay $5.

TO PRE PAY AND SAVE $5 REGISTER ONLINE AT: http://www.newmedia.meetup.com/82/

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Panasonic Sponsored All MCA-i MediaProCamps for Three Years!

panasonic-logo-190 Thanks to The Panasonic Solutions Company for making the annual MCA-i MediaProCamp events possible. The popularity of the event has grown the series to a total of six this year.

Previously, Panasonic has given attendees sneak previews of new products such as the groundbreaking AG-3DP1, a 3D integrated twin-lens P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder, and the Panasonic AG-AF100 featuring a large 4/3-inch, 16:9 MOS imager with an imaging area just slightly smaller than 35mm cinema film. We can't wait to see what they will unveil tis year!

.In 2014, MediaProCamp Events will be held in San Diego, Orange County, St Louis, Atlanta, Detroit, and Central Carolina, reaching ever more media pros. For more on MCA-i's MediaProCamp go to the pulldodwn menue on the front page of our Chapters website, www.mcai-oc.org