July 27th, 2011: The Four A’s of Editing

Atlanta Cutters 7_27_2011 Part 1: Apple FCP X Presentation


Atlanta Cutters 7_27_2011 Part 2: Avid Media Composer 5.5 presentation


Atlanta Cutters 7_27_2011 Part 3: Adobe Premeire Pro CS5.5 presentation


Atlanta Cutters 7_27_2011 Part 2: Autodesk Smoke for Mac 2012 presentation


Atlanta Cutters 7_27_2011 Panel Discussion: Editorial? Where Do We Go From Here?

MEETING AGENDA: Editorial, where do we go from here?

If nothing else, the release of Final Cut Pro X sparked a tremendous amount of discussion about the editorial tools we use every day. Particularly among editors who built businesses and careers around the use of Final Cut Pro. So to kick off, we’ll take a look at four tools that are out there today followed by a stellar panel discussion about the state of Editorial today and where we see things going in the future.

First Half: 20 minute demonstrations of:

Final Cut Pro X presented by Evan Schechtman

Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5 presented by Richard Harrington

Avid Media Composer 5.5 presented by Rob Russo

Autodesk Smoke 2012 presented by Ken Larue




Panel Discussion: Editorial, Where Do We Go From Here?

Nick Rashby: President, AJA Video Systems

Michael Harris: Key Account Manager, Avid

Marc AndrĂ© Ferguson – Autodesk

Dan Daube: Turner Studios, Director Editorial-Entertainment, Atlanta Cutters Co-Founder

Kris Merkel: Independent Artist, Atlanta Cutters Co-Founder

Richard Harrington: Post Production Guru, Adobe Certified Trainer

Walter Biscardi, Jr.: Owner Biscardi Creative Media, Atlanta Cutters Co-Founder, Moderator

(Note: Panel Subject to Change)


Catering for the evening is being generously provided by CineSys, Inc and the WH Platts Company


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

Adobe Production Premium CS 5.5
Avid Media Composer 5.5
Flanders Scientific 1760W Monitor
Sterling Ledet $500 Training Coupon
Red Giant Software Magic Bullet 11 Suite
Red Giant Software Cosmo
Autodesk Smoke 2012
AJA Io Express
Imagine Products “Imagine Bucks” Three Winners $99 each
ArtBeats $500 of Stock Footage.

Full copy of Davinci Resolve.  $999 value