(Los Angeles, CA, October 1, 2008) — DV Expo today announced that its 12th annual conference and exhibition will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center, from November 4- 6, 2008, with a full conference schedule and thriving exhibit floor.
Produced by NewBay Media, this year’s expo has been designed as a “one-stop” destination for the creative professional, whether he or she is a videographer, cinematographer, independent filmmaker, director, producer, camera operator, editor, post supervisor, sound editor, motion graphics designer, or web video producer. In addition to providing attendees the opportunity to see and try the hottest new products on the show floor, DV Expo is focused on providing information and education on cutting-edge technologies, applications, projects and business opportunities to the professional video community.
Kicking off on November 4th with Apple Pro certification training programs and sessions on Digital Cinematography, Web Video, Non-Fiction Filmmaking and HD Postproduction, DV Expo will present more than 45 conference sessions over three days, covering every aspect of video production, post and delivery. This year’s event also features free special events that are open to all attendees, including a Panasonic AVVCAM Classroom, HD Editing Seminars, daily Master Lighting Classes, a Tapeless Production Primer, and an introduction to Adobe’s new CS4. Other highlights include an after-hours program that features user group meetings, filmmaker interviews, screenings and receptions.
At the center of DV Expo is its show floor, which opens on Wednesday, November 5th to give attendees a first-hand look at the latest products and services from the industry’s most innovative companies, including Panasonic, JVC and Sony.
“Over the past 12 years, DV Expo has emerged as a vital event for the West Coast’s creative community,” says conference chair David E. Williams. “This year’s expo will offer unmatched educational and networking opportunities for our attendees, making DV Expo a ‘must-attend’ event for anyone in the community interested in getting jobs, building their businesses, and succeeding in difficult times.”
DV Expo 2008 association partners include Digital Cinema Society (DCS), Digital Video Professionals Associations (DVPA), DVD Association (DVDA), LA Red Users Group (LARUG), LA Final Cut Pro Users Group (LAFCPUG), Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and Wedding Event Videographers Association (WEVA)
For complete event and registration information, please visit http://www.dvexpo.com .