August 21, 2007


The event ( comprises four conferences and two certification workshops. The "Post Production" conference consists of three days of sessions covering video editing, motion graphics, color correction, visual effects, DVD authoring, production, delivery, business and career issues. Advanced instruction will be offered on the latest applications from Adobe, Apple and Avid.

The "Podcasting" conference runs for two days and includes techniques and practices that cover subjects that include production, metrics, business models and marketing of video and audio podcasting.

The two-day "Director of Photography" conference looks at acquisition and workflow for HD and 2K. Presentations will be made of releases from Arri, Red Digital Cinema, Panasonic, Thomson and Sony.

And the "Digital Tech Guru" conference is an intense, one-day workshop that covers the technology needed to keep a small- to medium-sized facility running smoothly.

Two 2-day workshops are also being offered (at additional cost) for pros that want to become certified in Apple Final Cut Pro 6 or Motion 3.

And list of accomplished speakers will make keynote presentations at the event. Jay Rabinowitz, editor of Broken Flowers, 8 Mile and I'm Not There, will present on October 23rd. James Thomas, editor of Borat and Da Ali G Show, will speak on the 24th. And Christopher Tellefsen, editor of Man on the Moon, Capote and Yellow Handkerchief will speak on the 25th.

To provide attendees with further access to industry resources, FMC has co-located two other events with the NY Post|Production Conference. The Sports Video Group (SVG) hosts the iSports conference on Wednesday October 24th, where six one-hour panels will discuss production, post and delivery trends and techniques to optimize the broadband and mobile experience. On Thursday October 25th, Lightbulb Communications will host a full-day conference on IPTV. Participants attending multiple conferences will receive discounts on registration costs.