Issue: IBC 2008 - Day 1


AMSTERDAM - San Francisco-based Red Giant Software ( is sponsoring the IBC Final Cut Pro Users Group meeting, taking place at 7pm on September 14 at the Gashouder building on the grounds of the Culture Park Westergasfabriek. The event marks the first Final Cut Pro user group meeting in Europe, and to celebrate the gathering, Red Giant Software is offering a 30 percent discount (coupon code IBC30) on all products purchased from the company's online store from September 10-17, 2008.

Miguel de Olaso of Spain-based production company Red Lab ( will speak at the event. Olaso is a director of photography and Red One camera user. He will show footage shot on a Red One and will discuss workflow using Red Giant Software.

Also at the meeting will be Philip Bloom (, a
UK filmmaker with over 20 years of experience. Bloom is a user of Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite Looks and has high praise for its integration with Final Cut Pro.

Additionally, Michele Yamazaki from Toolfarm will show "before and after" clips that demonstrate the effectiveness of Magic Bullet Looks in setting a mood for footage.