Events on Thursday, February 21, 2013
Bright Lights: BOSCPUG presents VISUAL STORYTELLERS: Featuring Dan Lebental, A.C.E
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bright Family Screening Room
Featured Guest: Dan Lebental, A.C.E. (IRONMAN, IRONMAN 2, ELF, COWBOYS AND ALIENS)
Boston Premiere of "TouchEdit"
TouchEdit cptures the spirit of classical filmmaking while offering cutting-edge digital editing capabilities. By allowing editors to cut video using finger touch commands on tactile filmstrips, TouchEdit reconnects its users with the essence of real film. The app can also carry metadata, including timecode, and can output specialized lists to collaborate with other editing systems.
About Dan Lebental, A.C.E.
Dan Lebental, A.C.E., is a Hollywood professional editor, the founder and the designer of TouchEdit. He has been editing feature films for more than twenty years, working with some of Hollywood's top movie studios and directors. His long time collaboration with Jon Favreau has yielded hits such as ELF and the blockbusters IRON MAN and IRON MAN 2. His versatility across genres includes working on comedies, dramas, thrillers, documentaries, TV projects as represented by more than 20 movies and hundreds of music videos cut over the span of his career.
He recently completed the documentary THE ART OF CONFLICT as both Producer and Editor.
Dan Lebental is a member of American Cinema Editors and the Motion Picture Academy of Arts, has lectured on the art of editing at USC and has spoken at various international conferences.
Throughout his career Dan continues to support and mentor students and aspiring beginners taking pleasure in fostering a new generation of editors.
- Ross Shain, Imagineer Systems and Robin Hobart, Brickyard VFX
Ross Shain will present on mocha Pro from Imagineer Systems. Ross and Imagineer Systems has just been honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences with a Scientific and Technical Award for mocha and its Planar Tracking technology. Motion tracking and rotoscoping are necessary foundation skills for both finishing and visual effects. Special Guest Robin Hobart from Boston's Brickyard VFX will show how the team at Brickyard has used mocha on recent projects and discuss how Imagineer's software tools fits into their workflow.
Imagineer Systems is the Academy Award winning developer of visual effects solutions for film, video and broadcast post production markets. Imagineer Systems has made its mark on such marquee Hollywood blockbuster productions as The Hobbit, Black Swan, The Amazing Spiderman, Invictus, and the Harry Potter series.
About Robin Hobart
Robin Hobart is a visual effects artist at Brickyard VFX, a nationally recognized company specializing in film, television and commercial visual effects. http://www.brickyardvfx.com/
- Rick Macomber, Macomber Productions
Rick will screen his newly released music video for the band Air Traffic Controller, "Ready or Not" - and will be joined by local filmmaker Sean Meehan to discuss the making of this video.
RSVP Link: http://boscpugfeb21.eventbrite.com
Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts
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The Winter's Tale
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tufte Performance and Production Center
Semel Theater, 3rd Floor
$12 General Audiences, $8 Emerson Community
An irrationally jealous king imprisons his queen for infidelity, banishes his newborn daughter, and orders the death of her suspected lover, his childhood friend. Despite the tragic cruelty and despair, cold hearts can be redeemed, broken hearts restored, and love reborn.
Sponsored by Emerson Stage
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