SuperMeet 2015 #NABSHOW

Broadcast Beat is once again a media sponsor for the 2015 Las Vegas SuperMeet.  Just a short walk from the 2015 NAB Show,  the thirteenth annual SuperMeet will be held on Tuesday, April 14th at the Royale Ballroom of the Riviera Hotel.  Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for the Digital Showcase and the main event starts at 7:00 p.m.

Creative Pro User Group (CPUG) Network SuperMeets are gatherings of Final Cut, Adobe, Avid and Autodesk editors, gurus and digital filmmakers.  The group focuses on learning and using Macintosh-based collaborative workflows and solution.  SuperMeet began as a grassroots movement.  Local chapters were built over time to become the industry’s most influential user-organized series of global events.

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The Broadcast Beat SuperMeet discount code is: BBVIP

Saves $5 off cost of General Admission and here is the direct link:



The Creative Pro User Group Network (CPUG Network) includes BOSCPUG, LACPUG, SF Cutters, New York MoPictive, CHICPUG, DC|MD|VACPUG and other collaborative video groups from around the world.  Join with creative and collaborative editors, digital storytellers and filmmakers as well as gurus of Adobe, Avid, Final Cut Pro and Autodesk.  The event promises to be a great way to learn about new technology and trends while networking and sharing industry news and opportunities.

View a video from last year’s Las Vegas SuperMeet to get an idea of what you will see this year:

The SuperMeet agenda includes a Digital Showcase with demonstrations by vendors and small developers who provide workflow solutions for content creators and digital filmmakers. This year’s Platinum Sponsors are Blackmagic Design, HP, iZotope and Ripple Training.

bmd_logotBlackmagic Design creates digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. The company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984.

hp_platinumIn both desktop and mobile systems, HP Z Workstations boost productivity with multi-core processors, large memory capacities, leading-edge graphics, and unique technologies built for the media and entertainment industries—such as ThunderBolt 1 2 for I/O connectivity, HP Z Turbo Drive to reduce graphics response times (even with 4k video) and HP DreamColor technology, maintaining consistent color across digital workflows.

izotope_am13iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals. Used by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope products are a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios. Through a robust licensing program, iZotope also powers products made by Adobe and Avid.

rippleRipple Training was launched in August of 2002 by filmmaker and educator Steve Martin. Since it’s launch, Ripple Training has helped thousands of people around the world become more proficient with industry-recognized creative software from Apple, Adobe, Avid and Blackmagic Design. Ripple produces tutorials for Final Cut Pro, Motion and DaVinci Resolve.

The SuperMeet also includes special presentations by Adobe, GenArts and OWC.

adobe_am13With Adobe’s Creative Cloud, you can get the entire collection of Adobe creative software — including the industry-leading video tools — at an affordable price for faster, smoother productions from screenwriting to post-production. Plus, your membership gives you access to new products and exclusive features as soon as they’re released.

GenArts-logo-blackSince 1996, GenArts has provided Sapphire Technology and a portfolio of visual effects used by artists to create the looks seen on television, in ads, online and at the movies. GenArts is the leading provider of specialized visual effect software to the media and advertising industries worldwide.

owcLOGOOther World Computing (OWC) operates a popular online e-commerce store specializing in Macintosh upgrade and expansion products, provides nationwide dial-up and DSL Internet services and continues to develop its own line of Macintosh hardware products.

Don’t Forget the Raffle Tickets!

The SuperMeet has an amazing lineup of raffle prizes, totaling $96,600 to date.  You receive two raffle tickets with admission, and more tickets can be purchased ($2 each or 3 for $5).  Certainly worth playing the odds on these!  Here are just a few of the great prizes awaiting a lucky winner:

DaVinciResolveSystemGrand Prize is a Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 10 System, including DaVinci Resolve Software and Control Surface.  This system is valued at $29,995. Only DaVinci Resolve features the creative tools, compatibility, speed and legendary image quality you need to manage your entire workflow, which is why it is the number one solution used on Hollywood feature films.

ursaBlackmagic Design is also providing a URSA 4K Digital Cinema Camera, a $5,995 value. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA has everything built in, including a massive 10 inch fold out on set monitor, large Super 35 global shutter 4K image sensor, 12G-SDI and internal dual RAW and ProRes recorders.

Or, perhaps you will win the Live Event Bundle that includes 2 Blackmagic Studio Cameras and the ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K, a $6,485 value.  Another great prize is the Blackmagic Design Filmmaker bundle, including a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, DaVinci Resolve, Fusion 7 and UltraStudio Express, valued at $3,480.  See the SuperMeet web site for more exciting prizes.

Just a reminder, the SuperMeet is just a short walk (10 minutes) from the 2015 NAB Show.  The SuperSecret Agenda will be published soon. Meantime, mark your calendars for this event.  Networking, education and prizes all under one roof!

Where: Riviera Hotel & Casino – Royale Ballroom, 2901 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89101
When: Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Cost: $15 online for general admission/ students and teachers $10 with valid ID
Includes: 2 raffle tickets for great prizes! (buy more for $2 each or 3 for $5)
Food and drink: Food is provided and a cash bar will be available

Purchase tickets for the Las Vegas SuperMeet 2015 

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Alexis Lee has been involved with the entertainment industry for over 12 years.She lives and breathes technology and is passionate about start-up companies.Her company, Lextek, LLC provides scheduling software to major motion picture studios.
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