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Thinkstock And BOSFCPUG Present ?HD in Motion

Event to showcase HD workflow and Boston debut of Apple?s Motion (July 07, 2004)

Thinkstock Footage, an innovative royalty-free stock footage supplier, is a lead sponsor of ?HD in Motion, a special evening event and social presented by the Boston Final Cut Pro User Group (BOSFCPUG) during Macworld Boston. This event takes place on Monday July 12 at Parris in Boston's Fanueil Hall, a hotspot in the rotunda of the Quincy Market Building. Doors open at 6pm and presentations begin at 6:30pm. Attendees are welcome to stay afterwards for a party to socialize with their peers and ask questions of industry gurus. Anyone interested in Final Cut Pro HD, Apples industry-leading, non-linear editing application is welcome to attend.

Through live demos, attendees can see and discuss the powerful new features of Final Cut Pro HD and Motion, Apples new high-performance motion graphic design and production application. Members of the New England Aquarium's Conservation Department will discuss their real-world HD workflow for the IMAX production "Turtles Rescue and Rehab" and the HD documentary "Teddy Tucker: Adventure is My Life." Both projects used Final Cut Pro HD. Stunning underwater HD visuals will be screened. Attendees will have an opportunity to examine the Amphibico housing used with the Panasonic VariCam for underwater shooting.

Jeff Merritt of Panasonic will discuss the HD-over-FireWire capabilities of the AJ- HD1200A VTR and the revolutionary use of native VariCam compression in FCP HD. With the new, compact AJ-HD1200A, 24 fps or 60 fps progressive-scan material shot on the VariCam can be transferred via the VTR's IEEE 1394 interface directly into FCP HD without generation loss. Users can edit and finish camera-original-quality HD content on G5s and PowerBooks, all without purchasing any additional proprietary hardware.

In addition, Dion Scoppettuolo of Apple will present the Boston debut of Motion and Anne Renehan of Boris FX will show how Boris Continuum Complete 3 integrates into Motion and Final Cut Pro HD.

Thinkstock will be giving away an Apple mini iPod loaded with free clips as well as USB Flash Memory devices as part of the event raffle. ?We really enjoy working with an extremely creative group of professional editors like the Final Cut Pro User Groups. States Amy LaVerghetta, Thinktsock Marketing Director. ?Supporting groups like the FCPUG Network and their efforts to educate and inform the public is a Thinkstock company value.

?Thinkstock is a key supporter of BOSFCPUG. states Dan Berube, President of BOSFCPUG and the FCPUG Network. ?Thinkstock is an innovative company and we rely on their efforts to support and contribute to the growth of Final Cut Pro User Groups within our Network.

About Thinkstock
Thinkstock LLC is the royalty-free alternative for conceptual imagery and footage. Small and progressive, Thinkstock's collaborative team of photographers, cinematographers, digital artists and technology gurus deliver uncommon imagery to the creative community. Along with expert client and distributor relation teams, Thinkstock brings compelling content to a global client base through their web sites located at and .

About the Boston Final Cut Pro User Group
The Boston Final Cut Pro User Group is an established community of Final Cut Pro enthusiasts, digital filmmakers and broadcast professionals sharing ideas, creativity and concerns encompassing the use of Final Cut Pro HD and related tools for digital cinema. Officially recognized by Apple as a co-founder of the Final Cut Pro User Group Network, BOSFCPUG provides both advocacy and education about Digital Filmmaking on the Macintosh and membership opportunities for learning and professional growth in storytelling. BOSFCPUG builds connections between storytellers who wish to lead the Digital Filmmaking revolution. For more information, visit


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