Program 2021

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Specialty Tracks Offered:

Specialty Tracks Offered:

Passion to Profits: Building Your Business & Brand
Speaker: Darley Newman
October 9, 2021 /4:00 - 5:00 PM & PST 6:00 - 7:00 PM PST

Interested in starting your own series, social media empire or brand?
Running a successful creative business can be a roller coaster of time, money and emotions, especially in the current climate. Challenges include getting started, growth, financing, brand building, finding the right team and beyond. But as an entrepreneur, you can reap many rewards. In fact, it can be one of the most rewarding experiences from a personal and professional level.
In this interactive session, you’ll gain insights into:

  • Exercises to Discover Your Unique Business Idea
  • Research and Ways to Get Creative
  • Competitive Analysis
  • The Art of the Pitch
  • Monetization
  • Long Term Vision and Strategy
  • Finding the Right Team
  • Staying Relevant to Stay in the Game!

    • This session will help you asses your best assets and begin to come up with an actionable idea and plan to move forward with your next venture or grow your current endeavor. Hear real-world examples of how to think outside of the box to harness your full potential. Ask questions of six-time Daytime Emmy Award nominated TV host, producer and entrepreneur Darley Newman, who Forbes recently featured for her “PBS travel empire.”

      Ideal for: Those with an entrepreneurial spirit who are thinking about starting their own brand or business or taking their current venture to the next level.

Saturday, October 9, 2021
10:00am EDT Remote Workflows with Premiere Pro
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Corporate Training Video Production Essentials
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Virtual Tours:
Video, Photo, and VR
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11:00am EDT Animated Letters:
A New Way to Create Dynamic Typography
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Launching Your Creative Business: Legal and Business Considerations
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eGPUs:
Power for Portables
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12:00pm EDT Working with the Essential Sound Panel in Premiere Pro
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Things They Don’t Tell You About Virtual Production
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Stop the Scroll:
Creating Eye–Catching Content
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1:00pm EDT Networking Lounge
Join fellow attendees in themed breakout rooms to connect!
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2:00pm EDT Invisible Effects:
Fix It In Post
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Failing with Grace
How to Handle Mistakes with Clients
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3:00pm EDT So You’re Thinking of Moving to DaVinci Resolve?
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Working with Global Crews Remotely
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4:00pm EDT An Intro to Adobe Character Animator
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Unlock your Creative Superpowers!
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5:00pm EDT Producing Live Events on Zoom
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Innovations in Aerial Videography
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6:00pm EDT The Emergence of NFTs and What They Mean to Content Creators
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The Art of the Interview
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7:00pm EDT Saturday After Hours Party ( 7:00 - 8:30pm EDT )
Hacking Freelance: Secrets to Successful Self-Employment
Speaker: Amy DeLouise
Sunday, October 10, 2021/4-5pm PST/ in Person 6-7pm PST

Going freelance means more than not working in an office. It means developing your own pipeline for business, managing client expectations, being your own project manager, negotiating with other freelancers, and a dash of psychology. In this session, we’ll delve into key strategies to build a successful business, including how to build your prospect cycle, retaining clients, managing client expectations, tips for working with large institutions, and how to deal with challenging situations. Don’t miss this opportunity to up your game and improve your business.

Producing Live Streams: Pitfalls, Promotions & Platforms
Speaker: Darley Newman
Sunday, October 10, 2021/7:30-8:30am PST/ in Person 9:30-10:30am PST

Want to connect with audiences through live streaming and create a more engaged community for yourself or your client?

Live streaming is hotter than ever, especially amid the pandemic and the advent of content creators and entrepreneurs adjusting to social distancing. Fitness instructors, gardeners and professors have taken to offering live streams as a way to reach their customers or fans and to replace in person events. It’s a new, virtual world and a world that can be profitable. Get the 411 on all things livestreaming from TV host and producer Darley Newman, who used the pandemic to teach and entertain via various live streaming platforms, including bringing global guests on live streams.

In this interactive session, you’ll learn:

  • Best practices and platforms for live streaming: from Zoom to Streamyar
  • Promotion & Engagement tactics
  • How to share to multiple social platforms simultaneously
  • Best gear and equipment for live streaming
  • Ideas for monetization

Ideal for: Entrepreneurs and content creators who want to connect with new audiences and build communities through live streaming.

Sunday, October 10, 2021
10:00am EDT Documentary Editing:
Setting Yourself Up for Success
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Flying Your Drone Professionally
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Producing Live Streams:
Pitfalls, Promotions & Platforms
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11:00am EDT What's’ New in After Effects?
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The Art of Communicating with a Client
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AI Tools for Editorial Assistance: Saving time and effort with the power of artificial intelligence
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12:00pm EDT Using Speech to Text Technology to Edit Smarter in Premiere Pro
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Flying Solo: How to Survive and Thrive as a One Person Crew
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How to Be an Effective Producer for Social Media Content
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1:00pm EDT
2:00pm EDT Tracking and Compositing in After Effects
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Business and Legal Issues for Documentary Filmmakers
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Virtual Production, Mixed Reality and Extended Reality (XR)
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3:00pm EDT The 10 Most Important Things to Know about Final Cut Pro
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Essential Audio for Interviews
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Spotlight on Vlogging: Choosing the Right Gear and Approach for Web Video
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4:00pm EDT Data-driven Animations in After Effects
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Top 10 Ways to be a Well-paid Creative!
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What does the Future Hold for Video and Film?
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5:00pm EDT Reformatting Video for Social Media with Premiere Pro
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Producing Travel & Lifestyle Content for Broadcast and Web
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Creating Amazing Video with Mobile Devices
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6:00pm EDT Learn from a Panel of Experts:
How to Build and Maintain Online Communities
A Panel Hosted by Frederick Van Johnson
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7:00pm EDT TBD You’re Hired:
How to Ace Your Next Job Interview
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Producing Multi-Platform Video: Strategies for Success
Speaker: Amy DeLouise
Monday, October 11, 2021/4-5pm PST/ in person 6-7pm PST

Leveraging content for a great audience experience across platforms is one of the key challenges for today’s transmedia producers. In this workshop, we’ll talk shop on how to build your strategy from preproduction through delivery. We’ll focus on a couple of key areas, such as budget strategies, planning steps, improving flexibility, and future proofing. Plus, we’ll discuss creative ways to maximize story impact on screens and speakers large and small.

Storytelling for Social Media
Speaker: Darley Newman
Monday, October 11th, 2021/2:30-3:30pm PST/ in Person 4:30-5:30pm PST

Want to take your social media to the next level, boost engagement and converssionw while saving time and energy in the process?

TV host and writer Darley Newman shares tips and practices to better your social media storytelling and increase your following and engagement on multiple platforms. Content is a powerful medium to grow your brand and social media is a great tool for any business or personality, but it takes time. Learn how to increase audience loyalty and engagement and tips and tools to make it easier from seasoned storytelling, Darley Newman.

In this interactive session, you’ll learn:

  • The ingredients for a good brand story
  • Types of storytelling for social
  • Adjusting content for multiple platforms
  • Apps and tricks to save time
  • Tips and practices to optimize your storytelling and branding
  • Measuring success

Ideal for: Anyone seeking to up their game on social, boost engagement and connect more deeply to audiences.

Monday, October 11, 2021
10:00am EDT The Best Third-Party Generators, Transitions,and Problem-Solvers for Final Cut Pro
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Managing Data On-Set and In the Field
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Building an Online Community
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11:00am EDT Erase Almost Anything with Content Aware Fill in After Effects
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Contracts for Creatives
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Synchronous and Asynchronous Review for Postproduction
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12:00pm EDT 20 Premiere Pro Techniques that Will Blow You Away
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Product Videography:
Capturing Effective Product Shots
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Effective Pre-Production for Live Streaming Events
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1:00pm EDT TBD TBD A Great Opening: Designing Title Sequences
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2:00pm EDT Photoshop Essentials for Video Editors and MOGRAF Artists
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Five Budget-Savers for Nonfiction Content
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Innovations in Virtual Reality
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3:00pm EDT Staying Organized from Ingest to Output
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Choosing the Right Equipment for Remote Productions
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Producing Podcasts Professionally
4:00pm EDT How to Create Motion Graphic Templates (MOGRTS)
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Passion to Profits: Building Your Business & Brand
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Artificial Intelligence in Postproduction: AI in Video Editing, Motion Graphics and VFX
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5:00pm EDT Speed Editing in Resolve's Cut Page
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Why Use a VR Camera for Standard Productions
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Finding, Vetting, and Developing Talent for Social Media
6:00pm EDT Learn from a Panel of Experts:
The Future of Production- How Far Can Technology Take Us?
A Panel Hosted by Gary Adcock
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7:00pm EDT TBD Business and Legal Considerations in the Post-COVID World for Creative Pros
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Producing Travel & Lifestyle Content
Speaker: Darley Newman
Tuesday, October 12th, 2021/4:00 - 5:00 PM PST & 6:00 - 7:00 PM PST

Want to travel the world, experience interesting food and drinks, and create inspirational content?

Learn the how, why and where to get started in producing travel and lifestyle content and how take your existing idea or content to the next level. Get creative strategies for making your idea stand out amid the cluttered space and hear the perks and challenges of traveling and filming from a TV host and producer who’s been doing it for over a decade for PBS, Amazon Prime, Scripps and more.

In this interactive session, you’ll learn:

  • How to develop an idea that stands out
  • Strategies for storytelling
  • Ideas for content use on social, digital and broadcast
  • To think outside of the box about partnerships, sponsorships and monetization
  • Distribution avenues
  • Maximizing your work through events, social media and more

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from six-time Daytime Emmy Award nominated TV host, producer and entrepreneur Darley Newman, who Forbes recently featured for her “PBS travel empire.” Darley has produced travel and lifestyle series and content for networks in over 85 nations.

Ideal for: Content creators seeking to work or expand into the travel and lifestyle space.

Managing Feedback: Strategies for Better Edit Workflow
Speaker: Amy DeLouise
Tuesday, October 12, 2021/4-5pm PST/ in person 6-7pm PST

You’ve worked hard to create beautiful footage and build a story in the edit. Now it’s time for notes. Screeech. The process suddenly hits road blocks. Managing the feedback process is one of the most daunting parts of creative workflow. And yet it’s essential to every production. Learn tips and tricks for managing client expectations, tools for asynchronous feedback, and ways to keep your project moving on time and on budget.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
10:00am EDT The Power is in the Trim:
Mastering Trimming for Resolve Editors
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Looking into the Lens: The Talent's Perspective
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Storytelling for Social Media
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11:00am EDT Get Started with Expressions in After Effects
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How to Get New Clients for Video Projects
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Large Format Lensing:
Enabling 8K Capture
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12:00pm EDT Working Faster & Smarter in Adobe Premiere Pro
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Finding your Shot:
Powerful Composition Techniques
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A Social Dilemma: Doing it All or Narrowing Your Platforms for Maximum Impact
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1:00pm EDT Adobe Keynote
2:00pm EDT Creating Engaging Motion Graphics for Social Media
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Follow-up Forum:
How to Close More Business Deals
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Plotagraphs: Creating Animations from Photos and Particles
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3:00pm EDT Advanced Color Correction and Grading with Curves in Premiere Pro
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Create Professional Audio at Home
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Getting the Most Out of Your Video Hosting Provider
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4:00pm EDT Advanced Photoshop Techniques for After Effects Artists
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Release Forms
A Practical Guide for Creatives
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Adding Animation and FX to Email
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5:00pm EDT Audio Editing Secrets For Final Cut Pro
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Producing Multi-Platform Video: Strategies for Success
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Creating Aerial 360° Footage
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6:00pm EDT Learn from a Panel of Experts:
Lessons from a Year of Change: Relaunching Your Post-Pandemic Career/Content
A Panel Hosted by Danilda Martinez
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7:00pm EDT Wrap-Up Party
(7:00 - 8:30 PDT)

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