TIVA at GV Expo 2014: December 3-4
Don't forget to make your plans to attend this year's Government Video Expo, taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on December 2-4, 2014!
Network with the government professionals who'll be looking to hire video professionals in the new year at the TIVA-sponsored "Meet the Government Producers" panel on Wednesday, December 3, from 3:00-4:30! Visit the exhibition floor on Wednesday and Thursday to get a hands-on look at the latest and greatest in video products and services! And, of course, stop by the TIVA booth (booth 722), say hello to your fellow TIVA members, and -- while you're at it -- go ahead and renew your TIVA membership!
Visit the GV Expo site to preregister with code GVETIVA -- save $50 off of full conference pricing through October 21! And pop over to the TIVA event page for more details and to let us know you'll be coming!
Maximize Your Mix: A Primer for Audio Post
What are the standard procedures, essential elements and best practices to maximize your mix time? How can you save money and time learning the gotchas by knowing what to avoid and how to in the early stages of production and edit -- to get the results you want in audio post? What stage of your show should you loop in your mixer, and how do you converse with your sound team (location, composer, sound designer, re-recording mixer)?
Find out at our “Maximize Your Audio Mix” panel, coming up on October 2!
Working with Talent
What does a producer/casting agent look for when hiring an actor? What are some of the dos and don’ts on set? How can your production utilize SAG/AFTRA’s various low budget contracts so you can hire a wide variety of union and non-union talent? What precautions can a producer take to insure safety?
Find out at our “Working with Talent” panel event, coming up on September 18 at American University!
Starting Your Career
Just graduating and looking for your first big break? A career changer? Or just looking for some tips on how to land your next job in the industry? Join us Thurs Sept. 4th at the Media Innovation Lab at American University for our annual panel discussion “Starting Your Career”.
Time For the Summer TIVA-DC Yard Sale! July 19th!
For the third year straight, TIVA is holding our new/used gear yard sale. In the past, it's been a great opportunity for folks to unload gear that's gathering dust, be it production gear, post production gear, or any flotsam related to the film/video/audio industry. For folks who need gear, it's a chance to see the gear in person, talk to the owner, and hopefully make some handy purchases!
At the Yard Sale, we also break out the grill and bbq some burgers and dogs, and have drinks to quench your thirst in the hot summer sun. That's included with admission.
Visit the Event Page to register to buy or sell now! Spots are going fast!
TIVA-DC Invades Nat's Park in July
TIVA's annual group night at Nationals Park is scheduled for Thursday, July 31st as the Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:05pm, and tickets are now on sale! We have 25 tickets in the 300 level, and they are $28 each.
Visit the Event Page to get your tickets now!
Comparing Editing Platforms at Future Media Concepts (FMC)
Curious about comparing and contrasting Adobe Creative Cloud, Final Cut Pro X & Avid for NLE Systems? Join us for a round robin event to find out how each system distinguishes it self from the others. Learn about significant updates, the latest features and what’s in store for the future. Head on over to the membership site (login required) and see the wrap up meeting video!
You Missed NAB This Year and You Missed TIVA's NAB Wrap Up Meeting??
Missed NAB this year? Want to hear colleagues discuss their experiences at the show? TIVA’s NAB Wrap-up Meeting brings you the news from the giant annual National Association of Broadcasters convention. A panel of NAB attendees shared their thoughts and observations on emerging trends in workflows, location gear, studio equipment, and content creation software.
Head on over to the membership site (login required) and see the wrap up meeting video!
How to Produce Media for Streaming and the Future of Delivering Content to Different Platforms, April 3rd.
Another room full of TIVA-DC members and other production professionals gathered to learn about the best practices to deliver streaming video content across a multitude of platforms amidst content provider and technology constraints.
If you missed the event or would like to review the video please visit our membership site (login required).
Pitching to the Networks, Another Sold Out Event!
Spring was in the air as another exciting crowed filled into the CDIA in Georgetown to learn the skinny on pitching their concepts and shows to the networks. Our expert panel debated, shared, and answered some tough questions.
A special thank you to out panel:
If you missed it or just want to relive the fun, please see the video on our membership site (login required)
Tara Garwood, Matt Harmelin, Rachel Torgoff, Jonathan Stein, Brian Wilbur Grundstrom, Tatyana Pokrovskaya, Walter Gottieb and Lisa Laden
The State of 4k and How You Can Utilize it On Any Budget, March 6th.
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Meet your 2014 TIVA-DC Board
(from left to right): Aaron Shirley, Lisa Laden, Bill Coughlan (Vice President), Rachel Torgoff, Tara Garwood (Secretary), Brian Wilbur Grundstrom (President), Todd Clark, Colin Sandy, Carl Randolph, Jonathan Stein, Matt Harmelin, James Thompson, Darryl Diamond. Not Pictured:
Anne Hall (Treasurer)
10/02/2014 6:30 PM • Bella Faccia, 6521 Chillum Place, NW, Washington, DC
10/15/2014 6:30 PM • Interface Media Group - 1233 20th Street NW Washington DC, 20036
11/08/2014 6:00 PM • National Press Club 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20045
12/03/2014 9:00 AM • Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Hall D, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW
07/07/2014 11:31 PM • Darryl Diamond