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OWC Partners with Hollywood Editors for Macworld Final Cut Pro User Group SuperMeet

Top digital film storage provider and leading Hollywood film editors talk at Final Cut Pro Event (December 28, 2006)

DMN Newswire--2006-12-28--Other World Computing (OWC), the industry's premier source for digital film external storage hard drive solutions, today announced that it will participate along with a panel of top Hollywood film editors in the Sixth Annual Final Cut Pro User Group Network SuperMeet on January 10th from 7:00 to 10:00 PM as a part of the 2007 Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco. The Final Cut Pro event takes place at the Mezzanine Club, 444 Jessie Street, in downtown San Francisco within walking distance of the Moscone Center primary Macworld Conference & Expo headquarters and is open to the public (ages 21 and over with valid ID); tickets are $10 per person and include two raffle tickets for prizes totaling over $37,000.

For tickets and additional information visit: www.lafcpug.org/macworld_07.html.

The favored digital storage provider to filmmakers and editors, Other World Computing provides external hard drive storage solutions to most of the major film studios in the industry. The OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro storage solution line is the exclusive choice of the upcoming Sci-Fi Noir feature film "Yesterday Was A Lie" featuring Chase Masterson (Leeta, 'Star Trek Deep Space Nine') and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca, 'Star Wars'), the 2007 documentary "StreetWise," the new PBS television series "Building Green," and the debut album of "American Idol" star David Radford.

 



Among the speakers at the Final Cut Pro User Group Network SuperMeet, Other World Computing digital products expert Chris Haeffner will host a discussion on digital storage considerations for digital filmmakers. Sean Collen, currently serving as Associate Editor to legendary editor Walter Murch on Francis Coppola's new feature "Youth Without Youth," will present on his current use of Final Cut Pro for that film.  Angus Wall, editor of the upcoming "Zodiac" by director David Fincher and starring Jake Gyllenhaal ('Brokeback Mountain,' 'Donnie Darko'), Robert Downey Jr. ('Chaplin,' 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'), Mark Ruffalo ('Just Like Heaven,' '13 Going on 30'), and Anthony Edwards ('Top Gun,' 'ER'), will speak on all-tapeless workflow in a combined presentation with visual effects technical consultant Andreas Wacker ('The Weatherman,' 'The Ring').

An award-winning leader in FireWire(r), USB, and eSATA external storage solutions, in 2006 Other World Computing became the first manufacturer to introduce a Quad Interface external hard drive that combines FireWire 800, FireWire 400, USB 2.0, and eSATA connection options in one high-capacity storage solution - the OWC Mercury(tm) Elite-AL Pro Quad Interface. Also in 2006, the OWC Mercury Elite line became the first on the market to provide single drive storage up to 750GB; and RAID configurations up to 1.5TB.

Raffle prizes for the open-to-the-public Final Cut Pro event include a high performance, professional OWC Mercury Elite-AL digital storage solution courtesy of Other World Computing; a 7-day free rental of a RED Digital Cinema Camera courtesy of Silverado Systems; a Kona LH or LHe capture card courtesy of AJA; two new Intensity HD HDMI capture cards courtesy of Blackmagic Design; a DV Creators light kit courtesy of Lowel; a MXO HD converter courtesy of Matrox; and a FireStore DTE Recorder courtesy of Focus Enhancements. Additional prizes will be announced at the event.


For tickets and additional information visit: www.lafcpug.org/macworld_07.html.


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