limited to approximately 75 qualified editors with five years of professional
Editors Retreat will feature more than 35 workshops, instruction classes,
discussions, and networking events - evenly split between advanced technical
sessions, the creativity and craft of editing, and the business of creating a
thriving editing career. Presenters will include award-winning editors and
icons from the editing world.
To date scheduled
keynote speakers will include:
Stuart Bass, the Emmy-nominated
editor of Arrested Development and The Wonder Years, as well as The Office,
numerous other shows.
Chris Franklin, a multiple AICE
and ACE Award-winning commercial editor with thousands of high-profile commercials
to his credit.
Bayes, product manager for Apple Final Cut Pro and a consultant, writer, and
instructor specializing in Apple products for video, film and HD.
Guerard, VP of Web and video for Adobe Systems, and an expert in media
Phillips, principal product designer at Avid Technology, recipient of an Academy
Award for Scientific and Engineering Achievement, filmmaker, and author.
addition to the technical and hands-on sessions, the Retreat will include daily
peer reel critiques and peer presentations allowing editors to compare notes
and approaches. A mini-expo will give attendees a look at the latest
technologies from participating manufacturers and the opportunity for
one-on-one discussions with company representatives.
worked very closely with editors and organizations that support editors to
provide a program that is truly valuable and useful," explains Future Media
Concepts president/conference chair Ben Kozuch. "The combination of creative
sessions and networking with other top editors is unique in the community. With
over 35 sessions focused on the technical aspects, craft, and business of
editing, we're really looking forward to the lively and insightful discussions
that this environment will produce."