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4K Start To Finish Presented By The Caucus For Producers, Writers And Directors



The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors in Association with Emerson College and illuminate studios present 4K Start To Finish, a high profile look at 4K Production.  The seminar will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at illuminate studios, 10900 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604 beginning at 7:00 PM. The event is produced by illuminate studios’ CEO Jim Hardy and moderated by USC’s Entertainment Technology Center’s writer Debra Kaufmanpanelist include: MTI’s Larry Chernoff, who will demonstrate his software for 4k production dailies, Alternative Rentals Digital Cinema’s Cliff Hsui will share his expertise about all production cameras, Visual Effects Producer, Cos FX Film Paul Bolger and illuminate’s Finishing Editor Mike Jacks will share their knowledge.


4K Start To Finish panelists will discuss how to choose the right camera for your project, processing and managing you 4K data, coupled with how to produce visual effects in 4K and what it takes to deliver your program.


The Caucus co-chairs Tanya Hart and Bob Papazian along with Event Chair Chuck Fries, panel co-chairs Dennis Doty & Howard Lapides and producer Jim Hardy, CEO, illuminate, invite The Caucus members and industry friends to attend this extraordinary panel. 

                7:00 PM – Meet & Greet      7:15 PM-8:30 PM – Panel Discussion

            8:30 PM – Demonstrations, Networking, Refreshments


                  Tickets (Pre-Registered) – $30 (Members); $35 (General Public)

               Tickets At Door, Subject To Availability – $40     

              Free Parking on site/neighborhood



About Jim Hardy

Jim Hardy, CEO, illuminate Hollywood, is known industry-wide as an authority on film restoration and conversion – and as an advocate for “clients first.” Jim’s corporate leadership over the past decade has helped earn Illuminate Hollywood a reputation for technical and artistic excellence throughout the film and television community in Hollywood and worldwide.  Jim has guided Illuminate Hollywood’s relationships with all the major studios and independent producers for whom the company has worked on such extraordinary films and television shows such as “American Graffiti,” “Pulp Fiction” “The Good, Bad and Ugly,” “Cleopatra,” “Scarface,” “Back to the Future,” “The X files,” “Freaks and Geeks”, Pee Wee’s Playhouse“ and many others.


About Debra Kaufman

Debra Kaufman has covered entertainment technology for the last 28 years, for a range of publications including Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, American Cinematographer, International Cinematographer, British Cinematographer; her work has also appeared in Wired, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. She currently works with USC’s Entertainment Technology Center and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. She has moderated panels and appeared as a speaker on panels at NAB, CES, HPA Tech Retreat, NATPE, Produced By and many other trade shows, consulted on post-production, mobile entertainment and other industry issues. She holds a Master’s degree from UCLA and a Bachelor’s from UC Berkeley. Her other work experience includes UNESCO in Paris and the United Nations in New York.

About The Caucus For Producers, Writers & Directors
Linking the best of Hollywood’s and Television’s creative content providers (i.e. the top 100 Television producers, writers and program directors of Primetime, Daytime and Children’s programming) with the rest of the web world!  For the past 40 years in Network Television (and now in Cable and Satellite Television as well), The Caucus has provided a forum for the best and the brightest creative talent in Hollywood, to network together as the ‘creative conscience’ of the Television industry.  The Caucus, as the leaders of the creative Television community, has always stood for better and more meaningful television.  That means Television Programs produced, written and directed in a working environment that supports the best product that we can create for our audience.  Along the way, The Television Caucus also singles out those individuals in our industry who have not only worked for quality television but have also achieved it.  Each year we celebrate the extraordinary work of our fellow professionals (executives, producers, writers, directors, New Media executives et al) at our Annual Caucus Awards Dinner. 


Current members of The Caucus also include Tom Hanks, JJ Abrams, Chuck Fries, James Burrows, Bob Papazian, Vin Di Bona, Suzanne de Passe, Charles Floyd Johnson, Dennis Doty, Norman Powell, Lee Miller and other leading producers, writers and directors.

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