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FCPX Creative Summit keynotes announced

Later this month, in Cupertino, California, Apple Final Cut Pro X editors and potential users will be attending the second annual FCPX Creative Summit. The three-day event will take place October 27-30.

The keynote line-up consists of two panels: the first features directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, along with editor Jan Kovac. The trio worked together on two of the first feature films edited in Final Cut Pro X — Focus and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

The second panel includes two-time Emmy-winner Chuck Braverman, Supersphere VR executive producer Lucas Wilson and creative director Duncan Shepherd.

Organized by Future Media Concepts (FMC), in collaboration with Apple, this year’s event will take place next door to the Apple Campus. In addition to the keynote presentations, there will be 30-plus sessions focused on editorial, motion graphics, workflow and case studies.

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CPUG’s first Bay Area SuperMeetUp set for June 26

For the first time, the Creative Pro User Group (CPUG) Network is holding a Bay Area SuperMeetUp, which will take place on the evening of Friday, June 26 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. Held in association with Future Media Concepts and the FCPX Creative Summit, the Bay Area SuperMeetUp will feature a keynote by Randy Ubillos, former chief architect of Final Cut Pro. In addition, the event will include speakers from Blackmagic Design, Adobe, Other World Computing and That Studio.

Randy Ubillos

Randy Ubillos

Doors will open at 5 p.m. for the “Digital Showcase” featuring software and hardware developers including Atomos, Boris FX, FCPWorks, Flanders Scientific, HDDISK, Imagineer, LumaForge, Lumberjack Systems, Pond5, Sonnet Technologies, Telestream and others. During this time, attendees can network with industry peers, talk to leading manufacturers and learn about the latest trends in collaborative editing workflows for postproduction and broadcast markets. Presentations will begin at 7 p.m. and continue until 11 p.m.

According to the CPUG Network, a SuperMeetUp is a smaller and more intimate version of a SuperMeet that limits attendees to 350. Like a SuperMeet, the event provides the post and broadcast community an opportunity to learn about latest technology trends and to network and share industry news and opportunities in a social setting.

SuperMeetUp attendees are not required to register or attend the FCPX Creative Summit. SuperMeetUp attendees can also benefit from a 50 percent-off single-night discount at the nearby Fairmont Hotel. Early Bird tickets may be purchased online only for $10 (general admission) and $7 (students and teachers) at the nearby Fairmont hotel. Early Bird tickets may be purchased online only for $10 (general admission) and $7 (students and teachers) until June 9, when prices increase. Attendees of the FCPX Creative Summit receive complimentary admission to the SuperMeetUp.