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DV Expo Opens Next Week

The 12th annual DV Expo conference and exhibition focused on the professional video community will open its doors at the Los Angeles Convention Center next week, where it will run from November 4–6. Produced by NewBay Media with DV and Videography magazines, DV Expo will host thousands of digital video professionals, who will gather at the event for three full days of intensive education, training, and networking events, as well as an opportunity to test drive the latest products and services from the industry innovators on the show floor.

 “This year’s DV Expo is packed with exciting conferences, training workshops, intensive master classes, and unmatched opportunities for attendees to connect with their peers,” said conference chair David E. Williams. “Next week’s show is our most active and varied to date, with multiple educational sessions, presentations and screenings scheduled throughout each day. We look forward to welcoming the creative digital video community back to DV Expo for what’s poised to be a 'can’t miss' event.”

Sponsored by Panasonic, DV Expo gets underway on Tuesday, November 4 with Apple Pro certification training programs and sessions on digital cinematography, tapeless workflows, documentary filmmaking, online video production and distribution, and HD production and post. Over the following three days, DV Expo will present more than 45 conference sessions covering a wide variety of topics, including a special look at using some of the industry’s hottest cameras, including the RED ONE, Panasonic HPX170, Sony EX3, Panasonic HMC150, Canon 5D MKII, JVC HD250U, and GV Thomson Infinity.

As always, one of DV Expo’s big attractions is its show floor, opening on Wednesday, November 5th to provide attendees with a first-hand look at the newest products, technologies and services from the industry’s leading companies, including Panasonic, JVC and Sony.

In addition to conferences and exhibits, DV Expo is offering all attendees the opportunity to participate in numerous free programs, keynotes and special events, including: 

  • Lighting Master Classes with ASC Cinematographers
  • Full Resolution HD Workflow Session
  • AVCCAM Classroom
  • Corporate Video Production Primer
  • Let the Chips Fall: DSLR and HD Motion Videography
  • Introduction to Adobe CS4
  • Best of Slamdance Shorts Screening
  • Around the Floor Tour: New and Cool Tools at DV Expo
  • RED Show and Tell
  • HD Editing Seminar
  • Photo Montage How-To Training

  • Web Production in the Real World

  • Documentary Production, with Screening of the HBO Documentary Blindsided

This year’s event has been designed to provide all attendees with real-word benefits intended to further their careers, whether it’s job opportunities that arise from unrivaled networking events, or tips and techniques that can be applied immediately to improve their craft. DV Expo participants also have the chance to win prizes, as many exhibitors including Adobe, Aja, Sony, Sachtler, Vinten, Petrol, Lite Panels and Blackmagic Design will be giving away over $20,000 of the latest gear at drawings being held at the Presentation Theater on the show floor.

DV Expo will also host the industry’s leading associations, organizations and companies, who gather for on-site meetings and networking events, including the Digital Cinema Society (DCS), Los Angeles Final Cut Pro Users Group (LAFCPUG), L.A. RED Users Group (LARUG), and the Wedding & Event Videographers Association International (WEVA). These events open to all attendees.

For complete event and registration information, please visit .