Feb
19
Mon
2018
2018 HPA Tech Retreat @ JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Feb 19 – Feb 24 all-day
2018 HPA Tech Retreat @ JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa | Palm Desert | California | United States

The HPA Tech Retreat® is an informal gathering, in the Palm Springs area, of the top industry-engineering, technical, and creative talent, as well as strategic business leaders focused on technology, from all aspects of digital-cinema, post-production, film, television, video, and related technologies for the exchange of information.

HPA Tech Retreat Registration and Innovation Zone Applications now open!

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Mar
22
Thu
2018
NET Lunch March 22, 2018 @ The Garland
Mar 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
NET Lunch March 22, 2018 @ The Garland | Los Angeles | California | United States

Enhance Your Lunch Hour

The unique NET Lunch structure of rotating topic tables allows participants to learn from experts about three different topics of current industry interest and discuss them with peers, departing the event with better understanding and new relationships.
Roundtable topics include:

  • The Rise of Social Marketing – “How do you stop the thumb?”
    Monica Austin, Netflix
  • Trends & Tradeoffs for Cloud MigrationShould you move to the Cloud? How hard is it? What will you lose vs. what you gain?
    Conrado Neimeyer, The [RE]Design Group and Greg Stover, Vertiv
  • How To Prepare For ATSC 3.0 – How this new standard will dramatically change the future of broadcast television and the impact it will have on post-production workflows.
    Jim DeFilippis, TMS Consulting and Steven A. Silva, 21st Century Fox
  • Global Production Standards – It is time to check in on the state of production standardization. Where are the blind spots? What defacto standards are closed that need to be opened?
    Jude Babcock, Producer and Karin Levinson, Producer
  • The Future of Transportation Entertainment Autonomous driving is right around the corner, which will change how we entertain ourselves. How can we prepare for the rolling theater of the future?
    Rahul Sonnad, Tesloop
  • Batch Learning, Machine Learning, and Content Monetization What’s the best way to manage massive amounts of data in your archive?
    Jeanette Graham, Veritone and Ian McPherson, Amazon Web Services
  • LED Theater Screens – LED based cinema theater screen walls
    Chris Buchanan, Samsung and Gary Mandel, Sony
  • Navigating Content, Rights, and Avails – How can the industry evolve out of the wild west era of rights and avails?
    Adam Lesh, SngularDTV
  • Remote Collaboration for Post Production – In an increasingly distributed workflow environment, remote collaborate is becoming a key part of efficiency in the production/postproduction process. Come learn about real-world technologies to address these challenges.
    David Benson, BeBop Technology and Chris Slagel, Create Advertising Group
  • Piracy in Entertainment Technology – Piracy continues to threaten and impact the content creation process. What are the studios doing today to prevent content piracy?
    Janice Pearson, Warner Bros. and David Deelo, Sony Pictures
  • Technology to Help you Survive Technology – Working in the media and technology industries can often be frenetic and challenging. How can mindfulness help?
    Kelton Wright, Headspace

Program is subject to change. Stay tuned for additional topics and speakers.

WHAT:

Networking Education Technology: NET Lunch

WHEN:
Thursday, March 22, 2018
11:30 am – 2:00 pm

WHERE:
The Garland
4222 Vineland Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91602

Schedule

11:30 – 12:00 pm check-in and networking
12:00 – 12:45 pm grab your lunch, welcome remarks and 1st roundtable
12:45 – 1:05 pm networking
1:05 – 1:25 pm 2nd round table
1:30 – 1:50 pm 3rd round table
1:50 pm dessert and networking

Register Now!

Apr
19
Thu
2018
HPA YEP Webinar: End-to-End Scripted Episodic Workflows
Apr 19 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am

HPA YEP Webinar:
End-to-End Scripted Episodic Workflows
Apr 18, 2018 5:30 PM PDT

 

In the first of four planned YEP webinars for 2018, you are invited to join workflow experts on an exploration of basic scripted episodic end-to-end workflow. Although our focus will be on scripted episodic content, it will also be applicable to feature and television workflows.

The YEP webinar series is geared towards early- to mid-career M&E professionals and is one facet of the YEP program’s commitment to facilitating industry education on standards and practices as they relate to business, production, technology, and emerging trends.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to have our experts take you through their workflow processes from every angle.

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Speakers:

  • Moderator: Jesse Korosi, Director of Workflow, SIM Digital
  • DIT: Simon Jori (The Revenant, Predator)
  • VFX Editors:  Lorelei David and Jenni O’Byrne, Industrial Light & Magic
  • Post Sound: David McCallum (The Handmaid’s Tale, The Vikings)
  • Online Editor: Jon Pehlke (Brockmire, Just Add Magic)
  • DI Colorist: Alastor Arnold, Fotokem
  • Localization: Babak Kazerouni, Pixelogic

Speaker bios available for any names that are linked.

 

May
10
Thu
2018
HPA YEP Webinar: Color Theory and the Art of Color
May 10 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
HPA YEP Webinar: Color Theory and the Art of Color

HPA YEP Webinar:
Color Theory and the Art of Color
May 9, 2018 5:30 PM PDT

 

The second of four webinars, the Final Color Webinar from HPA’s Young Entertainment Professionals will uncover the mysteries surrounding a final color.  Join Technicolor colorist Nick Hasson on May 9 at 5:30 PM PST as he gives an overview of color as a science and art, and deep dives into a live final color demonstration on Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve Studio.

The YEP webinar series is geared towards early- to mid-career M&E professionals and is one facet of the YEP program’s commitment to facilitating industry education on standards and practices as they relate to business, production, technology, and emerging trends.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to have our experts take you through their workflow processes from every angle.


Speakers:

  • Nick Hasson, Technicolor

 

Jun
7
Thu
2018
NET Lunch June 7, 2018
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
NET Lunch June 7, 2018 @ Los Angeles | California | United States

Enhance Your Lunch Hour

 

 

 

NET invites you to be part of the conversation about a dozen of the most engaging topics affecting our industry. Choose the three topics that most interest you and join in the conversation!

Be a pro at one table and a novice at another – every topic table is an opportunity to think critically through the key issues, courtesy of incisive questions and observations from your hosts and table mates.

Topics for June 7 include:

AR/VR

  • Live Graphics – Grant Werle, General Manager, US at Girraphics & Jeff Olm, VR/AR Director and Colorist
  • Asset Generation – Steve Sullivan, Partner General Manager, Mixed Reality at Microsoft & Johannes Saam, Lead Creative VR/AR Developer at Framestore
  • The In Person Experience – Joanna Popper, Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment at HP & Malia Probst, Founding Partner, VRScout

Standards

  • 4K v HD HDR, I’m Confused – Paul Chapman, VP Engineering + Technology, Sim International & Annie Chang, VP, Creative Technologies at Universal Pictures
  • HDR Deliverables – Tom Vice, Sr VP and Manager of Nextlab, Fotokem & Linda Borgeson, Senior Vice President of Feature Post Production, Walt Disney Studios

Metadata

  • Enhancing the Viewer Experience with Machine Learning & Live Tagging – John Motz, CTO, GrayMeta & Jeremy Craven, Senior Solution Architect, AWS Elemental
  • Live Tagging – Dave Pinkel, Sales Manager, EVS & Pamela Phelps, Technical Supervisor, Media at FOX Sports
  • Metadata in Post from an Editorial Perspective – Barry Goch, Finishing Artist at The Foundation & Bruno Munger, Director of Business Development at Colorfront
  • IMF (Movie Labs) / Driving Next Generation User Experience – Craig Seidel, VP, Distribution Technology at Movie Labs

Cloud

  • E-sports (Blizzard/Activision) – Carleton Curtis, VP Programming at Major League Gaming, Blizzard Entertainment
  • PostProduction in the Cloud: Today and Tomorrow – Michael Cioni, Sr VP of Innovation at Panavision & Ramy Katrib, CEO, DigitalFilmTree
  • Distribution in The Cloud – G.O. Burton, SVP Distribution at OwnZones Media Network

More topics and speakers will be announced shortly. Register now to reserve your seat!

Event Over


 Schedule

11:30 – 12:00 pm check-in and networking
12:00 – 12:45 pm grab your lunch, welcome remarks and 1st roundtable
12:45 – 1:05 pm networking
1:05 – 1:25 pm 2nd round table
1:30 – 1:50 pm 3rd round table
1:50 pm dessert and networking

WHAT:
Networking Education Technology: NET Lunch

WHEN:
Thursday, June 7, 2018
11:30 am – 2:00 pm

WHERE:
Microsoft at the Reserve, Playa Vista
13031 W. Jefferson Blvd., Ste. 200
Los Angeles, CA 90094

Hosted parking is included in registration.

Pre-registration is required.  We cannot accept on-site registrations.  NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER
May 30th. However, you may transfer a registration to another individual within 48 hours of the event.

NET provides connection and education to everyone involved in the creative technology and business. From marketing and business development team members to engineers, creatives, executives and young professionals, NET provides a platform to meet peers, learn what’s happening in the industry, and explore the latest technologies.


 

Jun
21
Thu
2018
WIP Evening Event @ Simmzy’s
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Women in Post 5th Annual Summer Lunch Series

Kick-off June 21st 2018

 

 

HPA’s Women In Post group is a vibrant gathering place for our community. Join us for networking, camaraderie and lunch in Burbank!

 

Women in Post June Lunch
Thursday, June 21st
11:30am-2:00pm
Simmzy’s Burbank
3000 W Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91505

 

This is a pre-paid event. Registration will close at 5:00 pm on Friday, June 14th, or when event is full. Cost is $29, which includes a lunch buffet and non-alcoholic beverage.

Parking: There is ample parking in the lot in front of the restaurant, as long as you arrive before the lunch rush. After which, there is plenty of street parking on Olive Ave., S Niagara St, or Alameda St.

Refunds will carry a 10% deduction of the total fee paid to cover processing fees which are assessed both at the time a charge is made and a refund is issued. NO REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS AFTER June 14th, 2018. However, you may transfer a registration to another individual.

 

 

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Jun
27
Wed
2018
2018 HPA Creative Tech UK @ Ham Yard Hotel
Jun 27 – Jun 28 all-day
2018 HPA Creative Tech UK @ Ham Yard Hotel | England | United Kingdom

Building upon the foundation of the renowned annual HPA Tech Retreat presented each February in Palm Springs, CA, HPA Creative Tech UK will bring together the UK media tech community for a symposium focusing on the intersection of leading-edge technology and the frontiers of creativity.

From the keynote conversation to panel discussions with today’s thought leaders to the boundary-pushing demonstrations featured in the Innovation Zone, the knowledge exchange at HPA Creative Tech UK will challenge assumptions and inspire ambitious new projects and collaborations within the ever-changing world of content creation and distribution.

As with all HPA events, the opportunity to network is paramount and will be ample at the stunning Ham Yard Hotel.

It’s one day you won’t want to miss!

Presented by SMPTE LTD.

More details and Registration

 

HPA Creative Tech UK is presented by SMPTE LTD a company limited by Guarantee Number 8676388

Registered for VAT GB 197 9542 42

Registered Office:
5 Yeoman’s Court, Ware Road, Hertford, Herts, SG13 7HJ