• New Sponsors and those in the pipeline


    DCFCPUG welcomes the following sponsors to the family:

    FINAL DRAFT & FINAL DRAFT AV – educates, advances and celebrates the scriptwriter. FD AV version is designed for the professional writers of commercials, corpoate and training videos, documentaries, and presentations.  You have a story to tell, Use Final Draft to write it!

    DCFCPUG is working closely with Jeff Bartsch and the Editmentor team on our own spin on leveraging the great work Jeff and team is doing with distributing packages of exclusive, unedited film and video footage from Hollywood.  Details of the contest will be forthcoming so watch this space and get your edit skills sharpened as you will be cutting Hollywood grade footage to include short films, commercials, music videos, etc.  Real world experience editing real projects, taking direction from real producers, directors or clients… Get ready for “DC goes to Hollywood”!

    Red Giant Software was founded in 2002 by industry veterans to develop and distribute special effects tools for digital video & film professionals. We develop our own applications and also publish other people’s technology. Our products are available as plug-ins for popular video editing and effects applications, including Adobe After Effects®, Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Premiere Pro®, AVID®, Sony Vegas® and Apple Final Cut Pro® Motion®.

    Many of our products use production-proven technology developed by visual effects industry veterans such as John KnollPhotoshop creator & Visual Effects Supervisor at Industrial Light + Magic (Knoll Light Factory); and Stu Maschwitz, CTO and Co-Founder at The Orphanage (Magic Bullet) and are designed to increase your production value. They have been used in thousands of feature films, music videos, national TV commercials & broadcast shows. These include Grindhouse, The Aviator, Day After Tomorrow, Vanilla Sky, Hellboy, Spy Kids 3D, Double Dare, Nike commercials, Good EatsESPN, Disney, CNN, Good Morning America, Cher videos, FooFighter videos, and MTV programs.

  • Featured Sponsors for Upcoming Screenwriting Events


    Telestream logo
    Wirecast logo
    Link: http://www.telestream.net/wire-cast/overview.htm
    Wirecast is a live production tool that allows everyone to easily broadcast live events and create professional webcasts from any location!

    PowerProduction Software logo
    Link: http://www.powerproduction.com/
    PowerProduction Software logo
    StoryBoard Quick application creates, quick and easy stylish script integrated storyboards with storyboard previsualizations

    Automatic Duck logo
    Link: http://www.automaticduck.com/products/
    Plugins for importing/exporting to from various tools such as FCP to AVID or Quantel,Toon Boom’s StoryBoard Pro or Pro Tools to Final Cut Pro

    ToonBoom logo
    Link: http://www.toonboom.com/main/
    Worldwide Leader in Animation Software – Home of the powerful digital storyboarding software – StoryBoard Pro and High Performance Animation Software – Animate Pro!

    Jungle Sofware logo
    Link: http://www.junglesoftware.com/home/index.php
    Home of the Gorilla Film Production Software and Story O – story organization software for Writers
    Read the interesting back story on how Gorilla was born (by filmmakers!)


    MarinerSoftware logo
    Mariner Software – develops and publishes professional and personal software for the writing and creativity markets
    Link: http://www.marinersoftware.com/
    Key products – Montage, Contour, StoryMill, MacJournal, Desktop Poet + more

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    O’Reilly Book Publisher – many great titles to choose from.. Snow Leopard and iPhone app books will be won by lucky attendees
    Link: http://oreilly.com/

    Check back often for daily updates….

    Rodney – DCFCPUG

  • New Sponsor – Noise Industries.com



    Noise Industries' plugins

    We welcome Nancy and the Noise Industries Team as an active sponsor of the DC Final Cut Pro User Group family. Check out their exciting visual effects plug-ins for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Final Cut Express and Adobe After Effects!

    Support your user group and be the lucky person to win one of these great products! Better odds than the real lottery!

    Please click on their image in the sponsor section, browse their offerings and support them as they support our user group community. They have been generous enough to sponsor our upcoming raffle series at the monthly meetings.

    Rodney – DCFCPUG