Event: SF Cutters July 18, 2013 with Jeff Foster, Red Giant and more

Meeting info

When: Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Where: Adobe Systems in San Francisco

601 Townsend St

San Francisco, 94103

Register here


Sean Safreed Co-Founder Red Giant Software

Red Giant BulletProof – The other half of your camera

You've got a great camera, you've got a great editor — how do you manage everything between them? Join the Sean Safreed as he demonstrates BulletProof, a complete media prep and delivery solution that simplifies how you handle footage every day.

Offload, backup, organize, review, color, deliver. Whether you shoot with DSLR or a GoPro, BulletProof lets you focus on your story and get to the edit fast. Sean will give San Francisco filmmakers, videographers and data wranglers a first look at how quickly and easily they can now transform their capture into edit-ready footage.

The FREE BulletProof Beta is available – Get it Now at www.RedGiant.com/BulletProof

Sean is co-founder of Red Giant Software, and a 16-year veteran of the computer graphics industry. The company started with 2 products and has since grown to offer more than 50 products with a team that spans the United States and Canada.

Before founding Red Giant in 2002, he worked on Apple's QuickTime team. At Silicon Graphics he lead efforts to add innovative video features to the company's hardware systems. At Puffin Designs, he worked as a product manager on Commotion, a ground-breaking video paint application that originated at Industrial Light and Magic.

Khaled Sayed : Award-winning documentary director

Khaled will show a trailer from his current project, about women's rights in the middle east during and after the Arab Spring, and discuss his experiences and some of the amazing people he met and worked with while filming in the middle of an ongoing revolution. He may also want to show a segment or two from his finished features, and discuss the film festival process.


Khaled Sayed is an award-winning documentary director, who worked as a lawyer in Egypt before he moved to the United States, where he studied Multimedia production at San Francisco State University, and began working as a film director and media consultant out of his office in San Francisco.

Khaled's first self-directed feature documentary, “Egypt: The Story Behind the Revolution,” was released in 2011 and has won several awards at film festivals around the world. He has just released his second feature documentary, “Stories From Tahrir,” which picks up where the first film left off, and shows the human complexities of the ongoing revolution in Egypt.

Jeff Foster: Author, Producer, VFX Artist/Compositor

Jeff Foster will show us how the new Adobe Creative Cloud workflow can be beneficial in a video production environment – especially for independent contractors – plus see some of the new features of After Effects and Premiere Pro CC in action with real-world projects


Jeff Foster is a published author of several computer technology, animation and video production VFX books. He has been an Adobe Certified Expert and has served as an instructor and featured speaker at conferences such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Adobe MAX and the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Post-Production Conferences.

Foster has been producing and providing training for traditional and digital images, photography, illustration, motion graphics and special effects for over 20 years. Some of his clients include: Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, Stanford University Hospital, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Deluxe Digital, Universal Studios, Lions Gate Films and Disney. He has also won Telly  & Pixie Awards for his “Documercial” video productions and VFX work.

Alex MacLean, Colorflow

Alex will be talking about the “Top 5 biggest mistakes when working with Digital Cinema Camera's and File-based Workflows”

Raffle Prizes

Red Giant 3 Licenses:

Magic Bullet Suite

Magic Bullet Looks


Imagineer Systems Mocha Pro

Digieffects Damage and Delerium Combo License

Artbeats $500 Gift Certificate


Get Adobe After Effects CC with Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams – Price Drop! First Year Pricing of Creative Cloud for Teams at $39.99 a Month Through August 31, 2013.

Adobe CC Tutorials – this list is growing fast!

News: Red Giant BulletProof – v2 Beta Update Now Available

Red Giant BulletProof (BETA) from Red Giant on Vimeo.

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