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Hollywood Post Alliance Summer School Now in Session

4th Annual Educational Event Attracts top attendees and instructors

July 17, 2007

The fourth annual educational event for industry professionals and their collaborative partners in post production. Presented by the Hollywood Post Alliance, the definitive post production trade organization, HPA Summer School offers critical education and addresses the important issues facing the industry today.

Saturday, July 21, 2007, 8:45 a.m. 3:45 p.m.

Norris Cinema Theater at the USC School of Cinematic Arts
3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles 90089

$75 HPA Members/$95 Non-members until 7/11
$100 HPA Members $120 Non-members 7/12 – 7/20
Onsite registration (call for availability) $145

Program: (times and speakers subject to change)

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.

Registration and continental breakfast

9:30 – 10:00

Keynote –“Studying for the Test”

Leon Silverman - Laser Pacific Media & HPA President

10:00 – 11:30

“Can Desktop Editing Tools Make the Cut?”

Stuart Bass, Editor; Stephen Beres, Plaster City and others

11:30 – 12:00

“Decrypting the Buzzword Puzzle”

Josh Pines, Technicolor Digital Intermediates

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:45

“Are You Ready for the Next Step? Delivering for Online and Mobile”

Larry Bridges, Red Car;
Sam Matheny, News Over Wireless

2:00 – 3:30

Meet the Pros at Roundtable Speed Dating:

Cinematographer: Kees Van Oostrum
Editor: Allan Holzman
Post Supervisors and Producers: Peter Mavromates and Cory McCrum-Abdo,
Sound Supervisors: Mark Stoeckinger and Mark Binder
Visual Effects Supervisor: Joan Collins Carey
Trailers: Chris Dobbs and Robert Hyams
More experts to come!

3:30 – 3:45

Wrap Up:

Leon Silverman, President Laser Pacific Media & HPA


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