Hi everyone! Just wanted to throw some calendar updates out there as to places I’ll be in the next couple weeks. If you are at or near one of these places, feel free to contact me. It would be great to connect with folks that have been keeping up with my blog.
1. I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be attending Sundance this weekend (1/19 & 1/20) for the premiere of the documentary that my fiancé edited, Fed Up. For info on the documentary, please visit the site here. If you are coming to Sundance and wish to attend a screening, you can find info on signing up for a wait list here.
It will be both our first times to the legendary Land of Redford. I’m really looking forward to this trip. I hope to snap many amazing pictures of L.A. peeps coveting hot chocolates and lattes while wearing stylish poofy North Face jackets.
On that note, we spent the past two weekends looking for stylish poofy North Face jackets and snow boots. I know it’s a chain store, but I had amazing luck finding a comfy pair of snow boots at REI. If you’re in L.A., I recommend the store in Arcadia. It’s further out, but they have a better selection than Santa Monica and the staff is much more helpful. Plus it has the added benefit of a lower sales tax rate. Santa Monica is now an insane in the crazy brains 9.5%.
This promises to be a great event. Alexis Van Hurkman, Alex Grossman from Quantum, Bryce Button from AJA, and Sam Mestman will be demoing their products and presenting their workflows with FCP. I’m very excited to see what Sam’s new venture will do for the growing FCP X community in Southern California. While I recognize that the world is filled with editors these days and what happens in Hollywood isn’t as big a deal anymore, I still feel that L.A. is the heart and soul of the entertainment industry. It’s great that a workflow and equipment reseller dedicated to FCP is starting up in my town.
3. LACPUG meetup on 1/29. Regster here. I try to attend these every month. This month’s meeting happens to be about… you guessed it, all the new features in FCP X 10.1. It promises to be a great event and I hope to see some of you there.