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Will FCPX be at the London SuperMeet? Either way you are going to miss out if you don't go

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Everybody eagerly awaited the SuperMeet on the 12th of April in Las Vegas as the new Final Cut Pro was due to be unveiled to the audience. A lot has happened since: two months on, the show moves to London. Will FCPX make an appearance?

One way or the other, it shouldn't really make much difference because if you have any part in the FCP community and can get to London on the 23rd of June, you should be there.

The hosts Michael Horton and Dan Bérubé always put on a great show and looking at the speaker list, this SuperMeet should be no exception. Larry Jordan is going to have to have two presentations up his sleeve depending on the release/non release of FCPX, or maybe he knows something we don't!

Larry is joined by Simon Walker, Joe Billington, Alexis Van Hurkman and Todd Prives. For the complete rundown head on over to the SuperMeet site. Maybe the most famous thing about the SuperMeets is the raffle. There are now nearly £25,000 of prizes to be won on the night ranging from Mac hardware, DSLR accessories to software, plugins and training courses.

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So where & when is it all happening?

  • Where? - THE GREAT HALL, KENSINGTON CONFERENCE & EVENT CENTRE
    Kensington Town Hall, 
    Hornton Street, 
    London, W8 7NX
    Click HERE for map.
  • When?Thursday, 23 June, 2011 Doors open16:30 for SuperMeet Digital Showcase featuring 16 vendors and PLENTY OF NETWORKING - SuperMeet 19:00 - 23:00
  • How Much? £15.00 per person plus ticket fee.
    £10.00 for Students with valid ID plus ticket fee.
    £20.00 per person at the door
    Ticket will include 2 raffle tickets.
  • Any raffle prizes? Of course. £2.00 per raffle ticket or 3 for £5.00
  • Who should attend? - Everyone who wants to learn more about what is happening next with Final Cut ProHDSLR and digital filmmaking and meet others who may know more than you do.
  • Food and Drink? - Food (free) and Cash Bars will be available. Mingle & enjoy a few cocktails!

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We might just see you there.


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I am the Editor-in-Chief of FCP.co and have run the website since its inception ten years ago.

I have also worked as a broadcast and corporate editor for over 30 years, starting on one inch tape, working through many formats, right up to today's NLEs.

Under the name Idustrial Revolution, I have written and sold plugins for Final Cut Pro for 13 years.

I was made a Freeman of Lichfield through The Worshipful Company of Smiths (established 1601). Though I haven't yet tried to herd a flock of sheep through the city centre!

Current Editing

great house giveaway 2020

2020 has been busy, the beginning of the year was finishing off a new property series (cut on FCP) for Channel 4 called The Great House Giveaway. I also designed and built the majority of the graphics as Motion templates. It has been a great success and the shows grabbed more viewers in the 4pm weekday slot than any previous strand. It has been recommissioned by C4 for 60 episodes, including prime-time versions and five themed programmes. The shows have also been nominated for a 2021 BAFTA.

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Although both were postponed to later in the year, I worked again on ITV's coverage of the Tour de France and La Vuelta. 2020 was my 25th year of editing the TdF and my 20th year as lead editor. The Tour was the first broadcast show to adopt FCPX working for multiple editors on shared storage.

 

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BBC's Snooker has played a big part in my life, I've been editing tournament coverage since 1997. I'm proud to be part of a very creative team that has pioneered many new ideas and workflows that are now industry standard in sports' production. This is currently an Adobe Premiere edit.

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Covid cancelled some of the regular corporate events that I edit such as trade shows & events. I was lucky however to edit, from home, on projects for Amazon Kindle, Amazon Black Friday, Mastercard and very proud to have helped local charitable trust Kendall & Wall secure lottery funding.

As for software, my weapon of choice is Final Cut Pro and Motion, but I also have a good knowledge and broadcast credits with Adobe Premiere Pro, MOGRT design and Photoshop.

Plugin Design & Development

I'm the creative force behind Idustrial Revolution, one of the oldest Final Cut Pro plugin developers. It hosts a range of commercial and free plugins on the site. One free plugin was downloaded over a thousand times within 24 hours of release.

I also take on custom work, whether it is adapting an existing plugin for a special use or designing new plugins for clients from scratch. Having a good knowledge of editing allows me to build-in flexibility and more importantly, usability.

FCP.co

Now in its 10th year and 4th redesign, running FCP.co has given me knowledge on how to run a large CMS- you are currently reading my bio from the database! Although it sounds corny, I am pretty well up on social media trends & techniques, especially in the video sector. The recent Covid restrictions has enabled live FCP.co shows online. This involves managing a Zoom Webinar through Restream.io to YouTube and Facebook. 

The Future

I'm always open to new ideas and opportunities, so please get in touch at editor (at) fcp.co. I've judged film competitions, presented workflow techniques to international audiences and come up with ideas for TV shows and software programs!

 

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