The event will be limited to approximately 75 qualified
editors with at least five years of professional experience. Applications will
be reviewed by a peer committee.
The Editors Retreat will feature more than 30 workshops,
instructional classes, discussions and networking events. Presentation will
range from HD and 24p workflows, to "Smokin' Photoshop Secrets" and "Color
correction as a storytelling tool." Other topics slated for discussion include
"Your Professional Future: What To Do in The Next Year to Stay Ahead," and
"Battle Scars: War Tales From the Edit Room."
Featured presenters will include award-winning editors and
icons who share their techniques and attend sessions and networking events
alongside their peer attendees. Signed keynote speakers include Sally Menke,
the Oscar-nominated editor of Pulp Fiction,
the Kill Bill series, and other
films of director Quentin Tarantino; and David Helfand, the Emmy-nominated
editor of Weeds, Friends, That 70s Show, and other TV series.
Post's Ken McGorry
will serve as keynote moderator. Representatives from Avid, Apple and Adobe will
also be on hand to provide attendees with insight into the focus and direction
of the future of their editing product lines.
In addition to technical and hands-on sessions, the Retreat
will include daily peer reel critiques and peer presentations to enable editors
to compare notes and approaches. There are also a number of structured social
events planned, and free time has been set aside solely for networking.
The event will take place at the Crown Paradise Club Resort
and Spa. Further details can be obtained by visiting the Website (www.EditorsRetreat.com).