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For Immediate Release

4 days of cutting-edge training for postproduction, broadcasters and content creators; hands-on Final Cut and Motion certification workshops

Boston, MA – June 30, 2009 – Future Media Concepts (FMC), the premier authorized digital media training organization for postproduction, broadcast, and content creators, announced today the 5th annual NY Post|Production Conference held in New York City from October 5-8, 2009. Produced in association with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), this conference incorporates the same successful training methodology as the widely popular NAB Las Vegas training event. With its comprehensive session offerings delivered by the nation’s most sought after industry professionals and affordable conference fees, NY Post|Production has evolved into the East Coast’s leading training conference for production, postproduction, broadcast and new media professionals.

“The NY Post|Production Conference is dedicated to keeping the content creation community in step with emerging technology and techniques. Now more than ever, it is critical for creatives to be able to master the range of tools… and not just one solution. They need to know multiple applications from numerous vendors. The competition is so fierce today that being certified may be the difference in landing that big job or not,” said Ben Kozuch, co-founder and president, Future Media Concepts. “NY Post|Production provides an accelerated learning environment in which creatives can learn the latest techniques and technologies without breaking the bank.”

The 4-day world-class training event offers attendees the very latest in technology application and workflow techniques using Adobe®, Apple® and Avid® professional content creation tools. The 2009 conference agenda will offer several new session topics including a workshop specific to Producers and Directors of all genres. Delivered by experienced professionals, it will present new techniques for planning and managing successful video and new media projects with topics to include: documentary interviews, indie film distribution and location management.

NY Post|Production Conference sessions are delivered by the industry’s most in-demand, manufacturer certified instructors and influential industry experts. A significant advantage for conference goers is the option to take one of two hands-on certification workshops that provide both editors and motion graphic artists an opportunity to increase their industry marketability by becoming certified in Apple® Final Cut Pro® or Motion®.

In addition to learning the latest in postproduction technology and innovative editing and compositing techniques, attendees will have ample opportunity to network and congregate with peers and colleagues in the unique conference setting. “It is important for the NAB Show community to connect with the NY Post|Production Conference,” said Chris Brown, Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations, NAB. “New York City is one of the world’s key production hubs… naturally, we are eager to lend our support to FMC in producing this tightly focused curriculum for major industry players from small universities to conglomerates alike.”

New York Post Production Conference Details

The conference will take place at the Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square, 1568 Broadway, New York City. The promoters of the NY Post|Production Conference are offering a series of very attractive discounts. By signing up for a full-conference pass prior to August 24th, attendees will receive early-bird pricing by saving $100.00 off the registration fee. Students can also attend at the reduced rate of $295.00 upon presentation of student identification. For those attending in groups or pairs, a half-off, “Bring a Buddy” discount will be applied after the purchase of one full-conference pass.

Additionally, a raffle giveaway will occur for the first fifty people that register. The raffle prizes this year are two complimentary trips to the 2010 NAB Show, including a pass to the NAB Post|Production World Conference.

For more information, conference schedules and registration forms, please visit www.nypostconference.com.

About Future Media Concepts

In 1994, Jeff Rothberg and Ben Kozuch launched Future Media Concepts as the world's first Avid 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, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, Boris FX, Digidesign®, NewTek® and Softimage®.

FMC has established state-of-the-art training centers in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Orlando, Chicago and Dubai, with onsite training worldwide. For more information regarding classes and upcoming events, please visit www.FMCtraining.com.

Press Contact

To schedule a press briefing, please contact Kathleen Langlois or Janice Dolan at:

Zazil Media Group

Kathleen Langlois

(p) +1 413 374 7655

(email) Kathleen@zazilmediagroup.com

Zazil Media Group

Janice Dolan

(p) +1 617 817 6595

(email) janice@zazilmediagroup.com

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