Welcome to the 2018 Blackmagic Design Conference and Expo Tour!

This page will provide you with information specific to the Austin event, taking place on August 22 – 24, 2018. Learn about the venue, directions, Expo Night and more.

EXPO NIGHT VENUE

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
August 23, 2018 | 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
FREE EVENT. Registration required.

Don’t miss the Blackmagic Design Conference Expo Event! Join us on August 23th for an evening packed with special guests, great production and post companies, as well as local industry professionals.

EXPO KEYNOTE

6:45 – 7:45pm

Boost Your Brand and Career Strategy to the Next Level Using Social Media and More with Director, Producer, Brand Strategist and NAB Show Speaker, Amy DeLouise.

CONFERENCE & EXPO VENUE

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the CapitolThe Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol is located 9 minutes away walking from the University of Texas campus and 11 minutes away from the Texas State Capitol.

Address:701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 478-1111

NEED LODGING?

Future Media Concepts negotiated special rates with Sheraton Austin. Please visit this link to to learn more about the event and to book, modify, or cancel a reservation.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM AUSTIN

Plan to also attend the conference?
Check out the below program for details.

Warm-up Day | August 22
Quick Starts | Capitol Ballroom F-H
9:00am – 12:15pm Quick Start: Editing with DaVinci Resolve 15
Jeff Greenberg
12:15pm – 1:45pm LUNCH
2:15pm – 5:30pm Quick Start: Fusion in DaVinci Resolve 15
Juan Salvo

 

Day 1 | August 23
Essential Editing & Color Compositing & Effects
Room Capitol Ballroom A-C Capitol Ballroom F-H
9:00 – 10:15am Moving to DaVinci Resolve 15 for Editors
Sarah Jones
Resolve & 3rd Party OFX
Jeff Greenberg
10:15 – 10:30am Break
10:30 – 11:45am Working With & Mixing Audio In
DaVinci Resolve 15

Jeff Greenberg
DaVinci Resolve 15 Fusion Page Essentials
Juan Salvo
11:45am – 12:00pm Break
12:00pm – 1:15pm Secondary Color Correction Techniques
Tibor Spiegel
1:15 – 2:15pm Lunch (possible keynote)
2:15 – 3:30pm Beyond Lift, Gamma, Gain: Essential Primary Corrections
Moritz Fortmann
Everyday VFX, Motion Graphics, &
Compositing Fusion for Editors & Colorists

Tibor Spiegel
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 – 5:00pm Log, Raw & LUT Workflows
Moritz Fortmann
5:00 – 8:30pm EXPO NIGHT VENUE – CAPITOL VIEW TERRACE

EXPO KEYNOTE  (6:45 – 7:45PM)
Boost Your Brand and Career Strategy to the Next Level Using Social Media and More with Director, Producer, Brand Strategist and NAB Show Speaker, Amy DeLouise.

Day 2 | August 24
Resolve Essential Skills Advanced Color Workflows
Room Capitol Ballroom A-C Capitol Ballroom F-H
9:00 – 10:15am Narrative & Documentary Editing Workflows
Sarah Jones
Doing More With Nodes
Moritz Fortmann
10:15 – 10:30am Break
10:30 – 11:45am Dailies, Sync Sound & Multicam With DaVinci Resolve 15
Tibor Spiegel
HDR Grading With DaVinci Resolve 15
Juan Salvo
11:45am – 12:00pm Break
12:00 – 1:15pm Advanced Editorial Techniques In
DaVinci Resolve 15

Jeff Greenberg
ACES & Resolve Color
Management Workflows

Juan Salvo
1:15 – 2:15pm Lunch
2:15 – 3:30pm DaVinci Resolve 15 Collaboration
Sarah Jones
Grade Management in DaVinci Resolve 15
Moritz Fortmann
3:30 – 3:45pm Break
3:45 – 5:00pm Deliverables With DaVinci Resolve 15
Sarah Jones
Making People Look Good:
Beauty Grading Techniques

Tibor Spiegel

EXHIBITORS

ORGANIZING SPONSOR

BLACKMAGIC DESIGN

blackmagicdesign.com

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G‑SDI and 12G‑SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.

TECHNOLOGY PARTNER

Dell

dell.com/Precision

For 30 years, Dell has played a critical role in transforming the computing industry, making advanced technology more accessible and affordable to people and organizations around the globe. Simply put, we give our customers the power to do more. We have held true to this guiding principle since our founding. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to challenge the status quo to find new ways to make IT work better. Today, our strongest-ever product and services portfolio and capabilities address the full range of technology requirements – all to deliver comprehensive solutions with best value, ease of use and flexibility.

Future Media Concepts (FMC)

fmctraining.com

FMC is the nation’s premier digital media training organization providing manufacturer-authorized training in digital video and film editing, motion graphics, Web design and development, sound design, 3D animation, desktop publishing, architectural and mechanical design, Mac IT, and mobile apps development. FMC provides in-class, on-site, and online training options.

In addition, FMC is a leading producer of education-rich conferences for today’s leading electronic entertainment trade shows both in the U.S. and internationally.

FMC is an authorized training partner for Blackmagic Design®, Adobe®, Apple®, Autodesk®, Avid®, Boris FX, and NewTek®.

NAB Show

nabshow.com

NAB Show, annually in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest convention encompassing The M.E.T. Effect, the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With 103,000 attendees from 161 countries and 1,800+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways.

FLANDERS SCIENTIFIC INC.

flandersscientific.com

Flanders Scientific, Inc. (FSI) is an Atlanta based company offering professional broadcast and post production equipment. We specialize in advanced monitoring solutions and equipment related to display analysis.

Studio Network Solutions

studionetworksolutions.com

Studio Network Solutions is a leading manufacturer of shared storage hardware and software for creative teams. Since 1998 their products have helped post-production teams of all sizes easily store, share, and organize massive amounts of media.

X-Rite

xrite.com

Achieving the proper color balance and exposure for video can be challenging. Speed up your color grading workflow by achieving ideal exposure and color balance, whether shooting with one camera or multiples using X-Rite ColorChecker Video, ColorChecker Passport Video, and i1 Display Pro for accurate color and luminance on your editing monitor.

You’ll also be one of the first people in the US to see the NEW ColorChecker Video XL, a larger target designed for use in larger venues shooting multiple cameras, reference for matching Drone footage to clips shot on other cameras, and more! If you’ve got a big problem, there’s ColorChecker Video XL .

ColorChecker targets can be selected in DaVinci Resolve for a level of automation to achieve matching to a standard bringing efficiency and consistency to your footage before you start serious color grading. Come by and see us to learn how easy it is simplify your color management saving your time and money.

LaCie

lacie.com

LaCie, the premium brand of Seagate technology, designs world-class storage solutions for photographers, videographers, audio professionals, and other power users. With leading technology, performance, quality, and customer support, LaCie helps you realize your creative vision. We differentiate ourselves with a focus on design, unmatched technical performance, and long-term reliability.

To better understand and serve the needs of our customers, we maintain in-house innovation centers, product-line manufacturing, and technical support. Over the past decade, we have consistently been best-in-class and first-to-market in deploying the latest innovations, from Firewire to USB to Thunderbolt™ technology. All LaCie professional desktop solutions feature durable aluminum enclosures, high-quality hard drives or SSDs, and components that are built to last.

Cubix Corporation

cubix.com

The industry’s high-performance standard for PCIe slot expansion systems, and now providing complete Resolve and Fusion hardware solutions.