November 14th, 2012 Sponsor Appreciation Night


MEETING AGENDA: Member and Sponsor Appreciation Night;

Mocha Pro Demo with Mary Poplin; Small Tree Returns; Yonder Blue Films Aerial Videography, Imagine Products Dan Montgomery, and much much more!

Mary Poplin from Imagineer Systems returns with some new Mocha Pro sweetness!
One of our most popular demos from last year was Mary’s mind blowing tracking demo using the Mocha Pro tool.  Such simplicity breeds incredible power.   We’re excited to have our Atlanta native back in town for the final meeting of the year!

Mary Poplin is a product specialist from Imagineer Systems.

Small Tree Communications

Returning to say “Thank You” to the ATL Cutters for another great year, Corky, Alan and the gang are bringing some tidings of great joy to the group.


Small Tree Communications is your Atlanta Cutters Platinum Sponsor who combines the simple power of Networking with affordable Storage to create high performance shared storage solutions for media professionals. 


Yonder Blue Film Remote Controlled Aerial Videography


A friend of the Atlanta Cutters since we first launched this venture, Editor Ben Rowland recently helped launch Yonder Blue Films which uses advanced multi-rotor technology and experienced film pros to deliver a breathtaking picture you can’t get anywhere else.    They will be showing off their recent award winning filme, “Why Fly A MultiRotor.”

An expert editor, Producer & Pilot Ben Rowland has produced and edited national television series for a variety of networks, including NBC Sports. A winning combination no matter the altitude, Ben combines masterful storytelling with cutting-edge technology to produce eye-catching results.


Producer and Camera Operator, Will Wheeler’s brilliant camerawork comes from his network television experience and broad post-production background. Also a musician and engineer, Will has placed his original musical compositions on various international productions.

Imagine Products, Dan Montgomery

We welcome back Dan Montgomery from Imagine Products who will be showing off their new ProRollPost for Mac.  The application automates indexing your camera originals, complete with thumbs, proxies and metadata, while backing up full resolution media to local disk and long-term LTO-5 tape.  He also wants to thank the Atlanta Cutters for their support!, Lauren Vantrese and Emily Feller


Our friends Lauren and Emily will be on hand from to show off some of their latest products and to say “Thank You” to the Atlanta Cutters!


And much much more….

The Agenda will be evolving probably right up until the last day, so just keep checking back!

Date: November 14, 2012

Networking / Registration: 6:00pm      Light catering provided 

Meeting: 7:00 – 10:00pm

Raffle: 10:00pm  

Location: Lanier High School, 918 Buford Highway, Sugar Hill, GA.

10:00pm: Raffle

Cost: Free!



Address is 918 Buford Highway, Sugar Hill, GA 30518  (some maps still list the school as Lanier Middle, but they have moved)

For GPS coordinates, we are located at 34.08519, -84.03159

We’ll be hosted by the new Lanier High School located approx. 5 miles south of Biscardi Creative Media in Sugar Hill.    Lanier was chosen because they have one of the most active digital media departments our Atlanta Cutters have ever seen in a public high school.  

Their production labs include the entire Adobe Creative Suite,  3Ds Max, ProTools and Logic, not to mention a full studio and full field production packages.     The students there are being challenged not to create class work, but practical products to be developed for the public market.   Be prepared to be amazed at the talent and creative level of these students, not to mention one of the nicest theater locations that has hosted the Atlanta Cutters!



If coming from Rt. 85, north of the Mall of GA:
Exit 115, Mall of GA.  Proceed to the right/west on Route 20 approximately 4 miles until the intersection of Route 20 and  Route 13/23 (Buford Highway).  Go left/south on Buford Highway approximately 1.2 miles, our school is on the right.   Turn into the first parking lot entrance just past the Exxon Gas Station and proceed all the way around the back of the school to parking and the entrance to the Common Areas (see image below)

If coming from Rt. 85, south of Suwanee:
Exit 111, Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road.  Turn left/west onto  Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, and proceed approximately 2.2 miles until the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Route 13/23 (Buford Highway).  Turn right/north onto Buford Highway, and our school is approximately 3 miles up, located on the left side.  Go PAST the first Entrance (with the Lanier HS Sign) and pull into the second entrance, then follow the lot all the way around the back of the building for parking and the entrance to the Common Area on the far side.  See image below.


 Catering for the evening is being generously provided by:

Raffle  Each attendee will receive 2 raffle tickets free. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased 3 for $5.00 and 7 for $10. Cash Only

Raffle Items: We’ll update as more items become available

$500 stock footage Gift Certificate

Magic Bullet LooksMagic Bullet MojoKnoll Light Factory
   1 Copy of Mocha Pro
  1 Copy of Davinci Resolve 9  UltraStudio Mini Recorder (2 prizes!)
   $99 Imagine Bucks good towardsany Imagine product.  (2 prizes!)
  $1000 Gift Certificate good towardsthe purchase of any monitor on
  Winners Choice! Choose between: ThunderNET TN1-2P orThunderNET TN10-2P
   Mountainsmith DSLR carrying case
   AJA IoXT !