Among the noted speakers at this year's Digital Video Expo will be Walter Davis, president of the LA/OC Chapter of MCAI. An expert in social media and dynamic speaker, among other things, Davis will be presenting 120 Significant Social Media Facts and Figures. Video is essential to targeted social media campaigns and can project your message worldwide with a very low budget. Davis will teach you how to target more than 300 social media networks; choose the ones that most effectively work for your enterprise; how to streamline your online media, and best way to use video in online marketing.
The DV Expo will be held in the LA Convertion Center Sept 25 thru 27and includes the LA Post Production Conference as well as the ProMedia Conference . The conferences takes place over two days and runs two tracks consisting of a series of papers, panels case studies and networking opportunities. Track 1 focuses on education independent filmmakers on financing, creating, marketing and monetizing their work in the digital age.
And be sure to stop by the MCA-i Booth on the show floor!
To register for the DV EXO click here
The Silent River Film Festival, now in its third year, is one of those remarkable events born of the passion of a filmmaker whose desire is to encourage other filmmakers, particularly women, independents, and students to bring stories to the screen that count.
MCA-I is now an association partner with Digital Video Expo to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, September 25 – 27, 2013. The event is also hosting the LA Post Production Conference and the PRO Media Conference as well as a Canon Camera Training.
MCA-I will have a booth on the trade show floor and our members receive free exhibit hall passes and $100 OFF conference programs. Members will be receiving a separate email with the registration code to receive the discounted rates (not valid on student rates). Look for it in your In Box - and on the Discount Codes page on the MCA-I website.You'll definately want to be there for exhibits, networking opportunities and the conferences-- and to say hello to the MCA-i members from OC and San Diego chapters who will be manning the booth!
Digital Video Expo is the largest content creation event on the West Coast. Known to be the one stop training, exposition and networking event, the show brings together a gathering of leading technology innovators and content creation professionals for three days of next generation technology, education and inspiration.
MCA-I Members Save $100 on Conference Pricing for DV Expo West. For details go to the MCA-i International site HERE
Digital Video Expo offers three conference options to suit your needs. All options include access to the exhibit hall on Wednesday and Thursday (September 25 and 26), networking meetings, and on-floor education and keynotes. For more information go to www.dvexpo.comThis three-day training event focuses on the evolving roles and tools in the post production process. Three tracks provide in-depth sessions for deep immersion in the editing application of your choice including Adobe CS, Apple FCP, Avid Media Composer, and current topics like social media strategy for post production pros. Your conference pass enables you to move freely among all conference tracks. Two or three-day passes offered. Student and alumni discounts available. Target Audience: Editors and motion graphics professionals seeking to maximize their creativity and efficiency on their software and tools.
PRO MEDIA CONFERENCE (PMC)Introduced last year at Digital Video Expo, the Pro Media Conference is designed to educate, motivate and engage professionals working in media and entertainment, video and audio production, internet and mobile video, AV, government, corporate video environments, and IT. Through a series of papers, panels, case studies, and networking opportunities, PMC gives media pros access to the information and technology that allows them to create, manage, monetize, and deliver compelling content for all video applications, across all platforms and for all customers. Target Audience: managers and executives interested of learning about upcoming trends in the industry.
CANON CAMERA TRAININGNew this year, Canon brings their training experts to Digital Video Expo. More info will follow with details on training offerings. Please check back.
Longtime members John Coleman, Executive prouder of Twin Oaks Communications and Grace McKay, founder and CEO of ScanBox Television were honored with service awards at MCAI's recent Media Festival in Las Vegas Nevada. Coleman received the organization's Chuck Webb Award for distinguished service and McKay the International Shining Star Award.
Our friends at Orange County Multimedia Association (OCMMA) are holding a whole day of learning about Adobe products. Hear the latest about Creative Cloud and new features in some of your favorite Adobe software applications! Lunch is included along with raffle prizes — Including one 12-month subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud! And they have a great lineup of allstar speakers.
"It's all about the Lighting!" So says a guy who's known as an artist with light—Paul Fabian. Fabian is a consummate lighting professional of both film and video productions. He's shot in-studio and on-location all around the world. Specializing in small and independent productions, his company, Fabian Lighting and Grip, has been serving all of Orange County, Greater LA and San Diego productions and has everything you need.
The Orange County Register's longtime radio writer and an active member of Southern California media, Gary Lycan, died in his sleep on Tuesday, April 9th the paper reported. Lycan had prostate cancer in recent years. His final column for the Register ran just the previous Saturday. Gary's passing has been mourned by all who knew him. Besides writing and reporting Gary was a radio producer and active in all media circles, especially the Media Alliance where he helped write the first televised Newprt Beach Film Festival Awards Show. OC Film Commissioner, Janice Arrington said, "Gary was extraordinary and always a positive force, helping everyone and sharing information and news. He was a lovely man—and will stay in our hearts."
Among the many industry events at this year's NAB convention in Las Vegas is the MCA-I Leadership Conference and the MCA-I Media Festival, known to many as the Golden reel Awards. In and around the convention, MCA-i chapter leaders and members from all over the country will be gathering for a MediaProCamp as well as meeting to determine the direction of the 40-plus year old organization. Of Course, the judging for the Golden reel Awards has been completed but winners will be announced at a special red-carpet presentation screening on Tuesday evening at Harrah's. If you're going to be at NAB don't miss the fun!
Videographer and editor, John Primm, a long-time member of MCA-I and proprietor of DV Post in Santa Ana, www.dvpostvideo.com proudly announced his involvement in a new feature film, We've Got Balls . "While the title sounds gross, it is a G-rated film," said Primm before adding, "It's really funny."
LA/OC Chapter Calls For Volunteers for Officers and Board of Directors for 2013-14.
We hold the election for new officers and board members every June. It's very rewarding to serve your fellow members as well as the extended media community… and with the wonderful people involved, the little work we do seems like fun! Want to give back? Step up and volunteer! Email our chapter President, Brian Page
or President Elect, Walter Davis