LONDON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Advanced Classes Taught by Certified Instructors Support Career Goals of Working Professionals
IBC, the world's leading electronic media event and Future Media Concepts (FMC), the premier digital media training organisation, today announced that they will be offering Apple(R), Avid(R) and Adobe(R) post-production workshops at IBC2011, RAI Amsterdam, 8-13 September.
"The IBC Certified Training programme highlights IBC's commitment to serve the needs of individuals within broadcasting and electronic media and to continually provide the platforms to support the industry," comments Michael Crimp, ceo, IBC. "We are proud to be working again with FMC. The high standards that they deliver, the relevance of their courses and the skills of the presenters will ensure that the programme is a worthwhile investment for any post-production professional."
This is the second year that IBC and FMC have joined forces with the IBC Certified Training Programme, which this will be year offering two-day Apple Final Cut Studio workshops, two-day Avid Editing workshops and a single one-day Adobe Production Premium workshop. For attendees' convenience, the full schedule is offered twice and repeats itself between Thursday 8 and Monday 12 September. The sessions are intended to support the career and technical goals of post-production professionals, and are designed to maximise their creativity and efficiency on the software. Sessions are taught by FMC-Certified Instructors and culminate in an optional, one-hour certification test on either Friday 9, Sunday 11 or Monday 12 September.
"The toolset available for post-production is ever changing, and the top talent in the business is always pushing the envelope to make the most of what's available. Software is becoming more complex and the need for cutting edge training has never been that evident," said Ben Kozuch, FMC Conferences president and co-founder. "FMC workshops help professionals keep pace. Our instructors are well-known for their ability to lead objective and relevant, hands-on sessions that ensure participants maximise the experience. After last year's success at IBC, we are glad to have the opportunity to return to IBC for another round of effective Apple, Avid, and Adobe training."
Presenters include Jeff Greenberg, principal instructor, FMC; Robbie Carman, colorist and vice president, Amigo Media LLC; Abba Shapiro, writer/producer/director, Shapiro Video & Multimedia; Yossy Tessone, Apple and Avid certified instructor, FMC; Luisa Winters, certified Adobe instructor, FMC; and Sean Casella, Apple certified trainer and Adobe certified instructor, FMC.
All sessions are offered between 9:00 and 18:15, with a one-hour lunch break. Apple topics include but are not limited to: understanding the brand new FCP X, working with the new colour tools, maximising efficiency, workflow and advanced techniques for Final Cut Studio. Avid topics will cover advanced trimming techniques, optimising media composer settings for efficiency, tools like Marquee, ScriptSync and PhraseFind and SpeedFX. Adobe topics include Dynamic Link and Round-tripping in Adobe Production Premium, colour correction with After Effects and Premiere, Animating Text in Photoshop Extended and more.
For more information on the IBC Certified Training Programme and to register please go to http://www.ibc.org/ibccertifiedtraining.
IBC is the leading global tradeshow for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment. The event's unparalleled exhibition and agenda setting conference encompass the very latest developments in broadcasting, mobile TV, IPTV, digital signage and R&D making it essential for everyone's understanding of the industry and its future.
IBC2011 Conference 8 - 13 September 2011 Exhibition 9 - 13 September 2011 For more information go to http://www.ibc.org
About Future Media Concepts, Inc.
In 1994, Jeff Rothberg and Ben Kozuch launched Future Media Concepts (FMC) as the world's first Avid(R) Authorized Training Center. Over the years, FMC expanded its curriculum to become the nation's premier digital media training organization, representing the leading software manufacturers, including Adobe(R), Apple(R), Autodesk(R), Avid, Boris FX, Digidesign(R), NewTek(TM), and Softimage(R). In addition, FMC is a leading producer of educational-rich conferences and expositions for the production and post-production industries including the NAB Post Production World Conference in Las Vegas. FMC has established state-of-the-art training centers in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Orlando, Chicago, and Dubai, with on-site training worldwide and online courses available to users anywhere. More information regarding classes and upcoming events is available at http://www.FMCtraining.com.