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LAPPG 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Los Angeles Post Production Group is celebrating their 10th anniversary at NewFilmmakers Los Angeles' Film Festival:

Saturday, June 23rd at South Park Center in Downtown Los Angeles.

The evening activities will include screenings, open bar receptions, networking opportunities, a chance to connect with some of the leading technology companies in the filmmaking space including Adobe, Blackmagic Design, LaCie, OWC, and ZEISS. This event is open to the filmmaking community at large. Ticketing information is available at: https://goo.gl/MNuqDG


Zeiss Full Frame Workshop at Brand Pro

Thursday, June 28, 2018, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Band Pro Burbank

Join Band Pro at their Burbank HQ for a free Zeiss Full Frame Lens Workshop. Zeiss Cine Specialist, Snehal Patel, will be on hand to detail the latest Zeiss glass offerings including CP.3 primes, CZ.2 Zooms, and the recently announced Supreme Primes. Location: Band Pro, 3403 W. Pacific Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505. Snacks and beverages will be served, and plenty of Q&A and hands-on time will be provided. As always this event is free to attend, however, space is limited. Please RSVP to reserve your spot at:



The Reel Thing Technical Symposium

August 23-25, 2018, Los Angeles, CA The Reel Thing focuses on the wide range of critical issues facing the current media/digital landscape, including problems and solutions involving digital creation workflows, data storage access and recovery, image scanning and recording, image resolution metrics, and traditional video and audio preservation and restoration issues. http://www.the-reel-thing.com


ACE EditFest L.A.

Saturday, August 25, 2018, Disney Studios in Burbank, CA

ACE Editfest provides a rare opportunity to hear the most compelling artists talk abut their work and interact with with editors in an intimate theater setting. The event is designed for professional as well as aspiring editors, post production team members, students, content creators, production execs, and those who simply love the art and craft of editing.

Early bird ticket price ends August 1, 2018.



AbelCine L.A. Training Workshops & Events:

June 25 – LUTs 101: Theory / June 25 – LUTs 201: Practical Application / June 26 – Understanding Color & Gamma / June 26 – Understanding Scopes / June 28 – Gear & Schmear: Sony a7 III / June 28 – Raw, Log & Uncompressed / June 29 – Monitor Calibration Workshop / June 29 – Onset Media Management: Making the Copy / July 9 – DJI Ronin 2 Intensive / July 11 – Resolve for DPs / July 12-13 – In-Depth; Canon C300 MK II / July 24-25 – Steadicam Bronze Workshop / Aug. 3 – Zeiss Cine Lens Certification: Level 2. Please note: Events are subject to change. Please check the AbelCine website for the most updated events calendar for events and locations. Use code DCS10 for 10% discount on most training workshops, visit:



Canon Live Learning Events

Using their state-of-the-art Burbank facility, Canon Professional Development provides a regular schedule of high-value training and enrichment experiences for the production community, and anyone using Canon's professional imaging equipment.

Upcoming Events:  June 21 – Canon in Flight / June 26 – Hands-on XF405 with Charles Zablan.

Location: Canon Burbank, 3400 West Olive Ave., Suite 250, Burbank, CA 91505. Please note: the above schedule is subject to change. Please check Canon Live Learning website for the most up-to-date schedule and pricing information. For more information and to register for Canon's Live Learning events, visit:



Adobe Max Creativity Conference – SAVE THE DATE

October 15-17, 2018, Los Angeles

Website: TBD


SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition

October 22-25, 2018, Westin Bonaventure, Downtown Los Angeles



American Film Market 2018

October 31-November 7, 2018, Santa Monica, CA



DAM San Diego 2018

The Art & Practice of Managing Digital Media November 15-16 2018, San Diego http://www.henrystewartconferences.com/DAMSanDiego2018/


HPA Awards 2018

November TBD 2018, Skirball Cultural Center, Hollywood, CA



69th ACE Eddie Awards 2019

January TBD, 2019, Beverly Hills, CA



2019 SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards

February TBD, 2019, Lowes Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles, CA



The 17th Annual VES Awards

February TBD, 2019, The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA http://www.visualeffectssociety.com/ves-awards


Annual ASC Open House 2019

February TBD, 2019, 11 am – 4 pm

ASC Clubhouse, 1782 N. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, Hollywood, CA



The 33rd Annual ASC Awards

February TBD, 2019, Los Angeles



2019 HPA Tech Retreat

February TBD, 2019, Palm Desert, CA



55th CAS Awards

February TBD, 2019, Omni L.A. Hotel, Los Angeles



11th Annual Entertainment Finance Forum

March TBD, 2019, Los Angeles, CA



The 91st Academy Awards

Feb. or March TBD, 2019, Los Angeles, CA



Cine Gear Expo 2019

May TBD or June TBD, 2019, (Film Series Competition Screenings / Exhibits, Premier Seminars, Exclusive Screenings, Awards Presentations, Special Events – June TBD / Master Classes – June TBD) Paramount Studios, Hollywood, CA The event will feature 300 exhibits and dozens of complimentary seminars and panels covering a range of filmmaking insights, techniques, and technology from top filmmakers. The studio’s famous theater will host Cine Gear’s renowned film screenings and the Cine Gear Film Series Competitions. For more information about Cine Gear Expo, to see the full lineup of exhibitors, screenings, and seminars, and to register: visit: www.cinegearexpo.com Note: Registration is free until midnight, TBD, 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific time. After that time, a CASH admission fee will apply to all new registrants, payable at the door. No Exceptions! Register at: www.cinegearexpo.com


Tiffen's 4th Annual Open House and Stabilizer Gear Expo

Where:  Tiffen Technical Center, Burbank CA When:  Sunday, June TBD, 2019 10AM-4PM Cost: Free admission Website: TBD


Creative Storage Conference 2019

June TBD, 2019, the Double Tree Hotel, Culver City, CA



10th Annual New Media Film Festival

June TBD, 2019, Los Angeles, CA






Storage Visions 2018

October TBD, 2018, TBD, CA Website: TBD


FCPX Creative Summit

October TBD, 2018, Cupertino, CA





AbelCine Chicago Training Workshops & Events:

June 21 – Monitor Calibration Workshop / June 27-28 – Steadicam Bronze Workshop / July 9-10 – 360 Video Production / June 11-12 – Resolve Commercials Masterclass with Dedo Valentic. Please note: Events are subject to change. Also, not all AbelCine Chicago events take place at AbelCine's Chicago Cinespace facility. Please check the AbelCine website for the most updated events calendar for events and locations. Use code DCS10 for 10% discount on most training workshops, visit: http://training.abelcine.com


Henry Stewart DAM Chicago

The Art & Practice of Managing Digital Media September 12, 2018, Chicago, IL http://www.henrystewartconferences.com




40th Annual Mountain Film Festival in Telluride, CO

May 25-28, 2018, Colorado



Rocky Mountain Audio Video Expo – Denver, CO

October 24-25, 2018, Crowne Plaza Dia, Denver, CO





International CES 2019

January 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC)




Post Production World at NAB

Concurrent with NAB Show – April TBD, 2019, Las Vegas

Happens concurrently with the NAB Show.



18th Annual Las Vegas CPUG SuperMeet

April TBD, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Mingle, Network, Enjoy a few cocktails and party with industry peers while learning latest trends in collaborative editing workflows! For more info, including ticket price, and to register, visit: Website: TBD


NAB 2019

Conferences: April 6-11, 2019 / Exhibits: April 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

www.nabshow.com or


CinemaCon 2019

April TBD, 2019, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV



InfoComm 2019

Training: June TBD, 2019 / Exhibits: June TBD, 2019, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV





Adorama Inspire

Learn – Create – Share June 25 – July 1, 2018, Adorama, New York City Join Adorama for a week of still photography and cinematography workshops, panel discussions, networking events, and a hands-on gear and technology expo. For the program of events and to register, visit: https://www.adorama.com/g/inspire-photography-conference


AbelCine Workshops in New York

Note: AbelCine's NY operation is now located in Industry City in Brooklyn. Location: 88 35th St, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11232; just a few blocks from the 36th St station on the D, N & R subway lines. The facility also has plenty of on-site parking. Note: Most AbelCine NY training events will take place at the Brooklyn facility, but please make sure of the location, date and time, when registering.

Training Workshops: June 21 – LUTs 101: Theory / June 21 – LUTs 201: Practical Application / June 25-26 – Mastering 360 Video Production / June 11-12 – 360 Video Production / June 27-28 – Resolve Feature Films Masterclass with Dado Valentic / July 10-11 – Steadicam Bronze Workshop / Aug. 6-8 – REDucation Workshop / Sept. 10-11 – Resolve Commercials Masterclass with Dedo Valentic / Sept. 12-13 – Resolve Feature Films Masterclass with Dedo Valentic.

Digital Cinema Society members receive a 10% discount on most AbelCine Training Courses. Use code: DCS10 for discount. To register, visit: http://training.abelcine.com



October 17-18, 2018, Javits Convention Center, NYC



Media Summit New York

March TBD, 2019, New York City



10th Annual TV & Film Finance Forum East

April TBD, 2019, New York, NY



Henry Stewart DAM NY

The Are & Practice of Managing Digital Media May TBD, 2019, New York, NY http://www.henrystewartconferences.com/DAMNY2018/


AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium (DAS) 2019

June TBD, 2019, New York, NY



Manhattan Edit Workshop Presents: Sight, Sound & Story 2019

Post Production Summit Saturday, June TBD, 2019




SXSW Film Festival

March TBD, 2019, Austin, TX



Texas Production Expo 2019

Film & Video Tradeshow
May TBD, 2019, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Grapevine Convention Center, Grapevine, TX



Editors Retreat 2018

CELEBRATING 12 YEARS OF CUTTING-EDGE TRAINING & INSPIRATION Presented by Future Media Concepts July 25-29, 2018, Atlanta, GA

Editors Retreat kicks off on July 25th in Atlanta, G.A. The 12th annual event features a 5-day interactive program created for TV, film and video editors. The conference brings together industry visionaries to discuss and share the latest technologies, techniques, platforms, and workflows you should be applying to generate leading-edge work. The event boasts an in-depth five day program on all the popular NLEs: Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Media Composer, and FCP X. Hear from industry veterans Norman Hollyn (Heathers) and Kevin D. Ross (Stranger Things) as they share their combined 40 years experience and editing in the 21st century. Join this exclusive community of post-production professionals, and bring a peer! The "Bring a Friend" referral program is a great way to save for both you and your friend! If your referred contact registers for Editors Retreat, you can both save $500 EACH on your conference passes. The discount can be paired with their group discount. Use code DCS18 and save an additional $100: http://ow.ly/FDRN30i8ODX


2018 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival & Conservation Summit – Jackson Hole, WY

Conservation Summit – September TBD, 2018 / Wildlife Film Festival – September TBD, 2018, Jackson Hole, WY



38th Annual Hawaii International Film Festival – Honolulu, HI

November TBD, 2018, Oahu, HI November TBD, 2018, Big Island & Kauai



Sundance Film Festival 2019

January 24 – February 3, 2019, Park City, UT






DISCOP Africa 2018 Abidjan

May 29-31, 2018, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire http://discopafrica.com

Pro Sound & Light Africa 2018

August TBD, 2018 (One part of Fun & Biz Africa 2018) http://sound-lightafrica.com/

Mediatech Africa 2019

TBD July 2019, (held every 2 years), Johannesburg, South Africa www.mediatech.co.za

DISCOP Africa 2018 Zanzibar

July 11-13, 2018, Zanzibar http://discopafrica.com

DISCOP Africa 2018 Johannesburg

November 14-18, 2018, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa http://discopafrica.com


Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou TBD February or March 2019 (held every 2 years) https://www.fespaco.bf


NAB Show Shanghai June 15-17, 2018, Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC)


6th Annual Film Finance Forum China

18 June 2018, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China www.FilmFinanceForum.com

Broadcast Asia 2018 Exhibition and Conference

The 23rd International Digital Multimedia & Entertainment Technology Exhibition & ConferenceJune 26-28, 2018, Suntec, Singapore http://www.broadcast-asia.com

CommunicAsia 2018

The 28th International Communications and Information Technology Exhibit & Conference 26 – 28 June 2018, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore www.CommunicAsia.com

Skip City International D-Cinema Festival 2018

13-22 July, 2018, Skip City Audio Visual Hall, Saitama, Japan. www.skipcity-dcf.jp/

CEATEC Japan 2018

16-19 October 2018, Makuhari Messe, Tokyo www.ceatec.com

Film & Tape Expo 2018 Shenzhen

The China International High-performance Film Manufacture Technology Expo (Shenzhen) November TBD, 2018, Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center www.film-expo.com

InterBEE 2018 International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition)

November TBD, 2018, Makuhari Messe, Chiba City, Japan. www.inter-bee.com

SIGGRAPH ASIA 2018 (Bangkok)

Conference: TBD November 2018 / Exhibition: TBD November 2018, BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand https://sa2018.siggraph.org

Highly-functional Film Technology Expo (FilmTech Japan)

Dec. 5-7, 2018, Tokyo, Japan www.filmtech.jp


TBD December 2018, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center www.cinemaexpo.com/forthcomingevents.asp

Asia Theater & Film 2019

The 10th Asia Theater & Filming Equipment Fair 2019, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China April TBD, 2019, Guangzhou Pazhou · China Import and Export Fair Complex *Exhibition Scope* 1. Theater & cinema players 2. Projection equipment for mobile theaters & cinemas 3. Furniture & decorative materials 4. Lighting & sound equipment 5. Related services: theater&cinema design, 3D/5D/7D/9D theater 6. Film production and shooting 7. Home cinema facilities 8. Filming equipment http://www.gtcff.com/index.php?lang=en

15th Entertainment Expo Hong Kong 2019

TBD March or TBD April 2019, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong Entertainment Expo Hong Kong brings together key events in Hong Kong's entertainment calendar for film, TV, digital entertainment, music and other cutting-edge elements. Events within Entertainment Expo Hong Kong 2018 include: Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART) - Date: TBD / Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) – Date: TBD  / The 38th Hong Kong Film Awards Presentation Ceremony (HKFA) - Date: TBD / Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) - Date: TBD / Hong Kong Asian-Pop Music Festival (HKAMF) – Date: TBD / IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award - Date: TBD / The 24th IFVA (Incubator for Film & Visual Media in Asia) Festival -Date: TBD / The 12th Asian VFX and Digital Cinema Summit - Date: TBD / The 9th Digital Entertainment Summit - Date: TBD / TV World International Form - Date: TBD. For more information, visit: http://www.eexpohk.com/en/des.htm

Highly-functional Film Technology Expo (FilmTech Japan)

May TBD, 2019, Osaka, Japan www.filmtech.jp

Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 (PLSG18)

TBD May 2019, Area A, China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou In addition to its comprehensive showcase of pro audio, lighting, event and stage products, PLSG18 will lean more towards integrated solutions in the areas of audio, lighting, communication, conferencing and KTV. 13 thematic halls and Y-Channel connecting the entire industry supply chain. http://prolight-sound-guangzhou.hk.messefrankfurt.com/guangzhou/en/visitors/welcome.html

29th Korea International Broadcast Audio & Lighting Equipment Show

May TBD, 2019, Coex, Seoul, Korea. www.kobashow.com


Cinema Today Chennai 2018

TBD July, 2018, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India http://10times.com/cinema-today

28th Annual Broadcast India Show 2018

Exhibition: TBD October 2018 / Conference: TBD October 2018, Bombay Exhibition Centre / Goregaon (e), Mumbai, India www.broadcastindiashow.com

Broadcast Engineering Society (BES) Expo India 2019

25th International Conference & Exhibition on Hybrid Technologies February TBD, 2019, The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, India. http://www.besindia.com/

DISCOP Istanbul 2019

March TBD, 2019, International Convention and Exhibition Center, Istanbul, Turkey. http://discopistanbul.com


AEAF Awards Fest 2018

Animation & Effects Awards Festival August TBD, 2018, Chauvel Cinema, Paddington, Sydney http://aeaf.tv

SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition 2019

July 16-19, 2019, International Convention Center, Sidney, Australia www.smpte.com.au


Show Canada 2018

June 5-7, 2018, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island For more information and to register, visit: www.showcanada.ca


Sunday, August 12 – 16, 2018, Vancouver, Canada For more than four decades, SIGGRAPH conferences have been at the center of innovation in computer graphics and interactive techniques. Immerse yourself in a new generation of technology, trends and techniques at SIGGRAPH 2018, which will take place in Vancouver, Canada. Visit web site at: http://s2018.siggraph.org/


February TBD, 2019, VIFF Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, Canada. http://sparkfx.ca/festivals/information.php


Transylvania International Film Festival

TBD June 2018, Cluj, Napoca, Romania http://www.tiff.ro/en

Annual “Golden Eye” International Festival of Cameramen & International Exhibition of Broadcast Equipment

September TBD, 2018, Tbilisi, Georgia

26th Camerimage

10-17 November, 2018, Bydgoszcz, Poland https://camerimage.pl/en/camerimage-2018/informacje-ogolne/


Media-Tech Conference Europe

The World of Physical Media Conference

4-5 June 2018, Eindhoven, Netherlands



IBC 2018

Conference: 13-17 September 2018, Exhibition: 14-18 September 2018, RAI Amsterdam



20th Kino Expo 2018 International Convention & Trade Fair

18-21 September 2018, St. Petersburg, Russia



29th Tromsø International Film Festival 2019

TBD January 2019, Tromsø, Norway



42nd Göteborg International Film Festival

TBD January – TBD February, 2019, Göteborg, Sweden.



48th International Film Festival Rotterdam

TBD January or TBD February, 2019. The Netherlands



Cinema Production Service (CPS) Expo 2019

16th Specialized Exhibition of Equipment and Services for TV-and-Cinema Production, 27-29 March 2019, Moscow, Russia




Stereopsia 10th World Immersion Forum on 3D

Previously known as: The International 3D Summit TBD December 2018, Brussels, Belgium http://www.stereopsia.com




International showcase for kids programming 13-14 October 2018, Cannes, France http://www.mipjunior.com


International content marketplace 15-18 October 2018, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France http://www.mipcom.com

Paris Images Pro

Le salon des professionnels de l’image – TBD Janvier or Février 2019, Carreau du Temple, Paris, France. http://www.parisimagespro.fr

AFC Micro Salon Show 2019

TBD February 2019, Paris, France Dedicated to cinematography and moving images creation, both days will once again be the annual “rendez-vous” where manufactures, suppliers and their users will meet in a convivial environment to discuss the latest innovations. http://www.afcinema.com


International showcase for documentary and factual programme screenings – 6-7 April 2019, Cannes, France. www.mipdoc.com


International content marketplace for television, 8-11 April 2019, Cannes, France. www.miptv.com

10th Annual International Film Finance Forum

TBD May 2019 | Intercontinental Carlton | Cannes, France www.FilmFinanceForum.com

Festival de Cannes

TBD May 2019, Cannes, France http://www.festival-cannes.com/en.html GERMANY

143rd AES Convention / AES Berlin 2018

Program: 23-26 May 2018 / Exhibits: 24-26 May 2018, Berlin, Germany www.aes.org


22-24 September 2018, Munich, Germany www.cinec.de

Photokina 2018

26-29 September 2018, Cologne, Germany. (every 2 years) http://www.photokina.com/en/photokina/home/index.php

69th Internationale Filmfestspeile Berlin (Berlinale) / European Film Market

7-17 February 2019 / European Film Market: 7-15 February 2019 / Co-Production Market: 7-15 February 2019 / Berlinale Talents: 9-14 February 2019, Berlin, Germany. http://www.berlinale.de   ITALY

75th Venice Film Festival

29 August – 8 September 2018. http://www.labiennale.org/en/cinema

18th International VIEW Conference

22-26 October 2018, Torinoincontra, Turin, Italy http://www.viewconference.it/

Micro Salon Italy 2019

TBD March 2019, Rome, Italy http://www.microsalonitalia.com/index.html   PORTUGAL

Cine Video Expo Lisbon 2019

3 December 2019, Lisbon, Portugal http://www.cvelisbon.ulusofona.pt/   SPAIN


11-14 June 2018, Centre Convencions, International Barcelona (CCIB), Barcelona, Spain http://www.filmexpos.com/cineeurope

66th San Sebastian International Film Festival

21-29 September 2018, San Sebastian, Spain www.sansebastianfestival.com   SWITZERLAND

Light & Sound

23-25 September 2018, Luzern, Switzerland. (every 2 years) http://www.lightandsound.ch

5th Annual Zurich Summit

TBD September or TBD October, 2018, The Dolder Grand, Zurich, Switzerland www.FilmFinanceForum.com


Oaxaca Film Fest

October 5-11, 2018, Oaxaca, Mexico http://www.oaxacafilmfest.com

3rd Annual Los Cabos Film Investor Summit

November TBD, 2018, Los Cabos, Mexico http://loscabosfilminvestorsummit.com


ExpoCine 2018

2-5 October 2018, Sao Paolo, Brazil Conference event in Latin America for exhibitors, distributors and suppliers of technologies, services and products for the exhibition market. http://www.expocine.com.br

Ventana Sur 2018

TBD November or TBD December, Buenos Aires, Argentina http://ventana-sur.com


Codex Training Classes

Codex holds training classes at their London Office. For more details, including cost, and to register, visit: www.codexdigital.com/support/training.

DAM Europe 2018

The Art & Practice of Managing Digital Media 28-29 June 2018, Excel, London, UK http://www.henrystewartconferences.com/DAMEU2018/

ACE Editfest London

Saturday, June 30, 2018, BFI Southbank, London


72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival

20 June – 1 July 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland https://www.edfilmfest.org.uk

62nd BFI Film Festival

10-21 October 2018, London, UK http://www.bfi.org.uk/lff

BSC Expo 2019

TBD February, 2019, Battersea Evolution, Battersea, London, UK http://www.bscexpo.com

Broadcast Video Expo 2019

TBD February – TBD March, 2019, London, UK www.bvexpo.com