Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor

Venue : Thistle Glasgow, Cambridge Street, G2 3HN


6.30pm – Doors open, network & enjoy a drink

7 – 8pm Editing with Final Cut Pro X – the truth, what it is good for, how it works, how to integrate FCPX into your current workflow. Don’t miss the one hour presentation: How To Edit with FCPX by Rick Young.

8 – 8.30pm Break

8.30 – 8.55pm Sponsor – AJA
Andy Bellamy from AJA will be introducing the exciting new product announcements from this year’s IBC in Amsterdam and will be giving MacVideo attendees an exclusive look at the new IoXT – the world’s first dual Thunderbolt port IO device.

8.55 – 9.15pm Guest speaker Alastair Brown – the man who made the Glidetrack
Glidetrack offer several different tripod mounted dollies for DSLR and video cameras. These are small and portable and produce smooth motion on location, without needing a huge amount of gear. The guy who came up with this concept, Alistair Brown, will talk about the evolution of the product-line and how this has changed the industry.

9.20 – 9.45pm Sponsor – Adobe
After editing for a decade in FCP, what’s it like to switch to Adobe Premiere Pro? Matt’s making the transition from FCP7 to PPro 5.5. What were the advantages? What were the pitfalls? What were the surprises?

9.45 – 10.30pm – IBC overview – the HD Warrior himself, Philip Johnston, and MacVideoTV’s Rick Young, will give their impressions of IBC 2011. To be discussed: the announcement of the JVC GY-HM150; AJA to now offer DNxHD in the Ki Pro Mini; latest Thunderbolt news; the availability of SR memory from Sony and 100GB optical discs; Mike Tapas adapter for manual control of EOS lenses on large sensor DSLRs and more..

10.30pm Finish

Don’t miss the first UKFCUG meeting in Glasgow ever. Seating is limited. Register now!


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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