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November 27 - 29, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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DC Post|Production Conference

A three-day training event, the DC Post | Production Conference is designed for professionals in TV, video, film, motion graphics and new media who wish to maximize their creativity and efficiency and improve their technical skills. Sessions are geared toward intermediate to advanced professionals and are presented theater-style with ample time for Q&A. The conference runs three full days in four parallel tracks.

2018 PROGRAM

Luisa Winters
Private/Remote Pilot, Advanced Ground School Instructor, Adobe Master Instructor
Video Trainers, Freelance

Luisa Winters Luisa Winters is an internationally celebrated pilot, instructor, presenter, and musician. An accomplished videographer, editor, 3D animator and graphics designer, she has created and edited scores of broadcast video and web projects for corporate, government, and educational, commercial and private clients. Luisa is a private pilot, and can often be seeing flying her club's airplane out of Freeway Airport (W00), near Washington D.C. An Adobe Master Instructor, Luisa has been an educator for over 30 years teaching Adobe, Apple and production classes for clients in government, military and private organizations. Luisa specializes in training and consulting for our brave men and women of the military. Having trained hundreds of students from Combat Camera, DMA, Air National Guard, Marines and others, makes Luisa the ideal instructor who understands the needs of the students. "Flying and teaching became natural to me; if we can teach people how to fly, they will continue life believing there's nothing they cannot do."

Douglas Spotted Eagle
Managing Producer/Trainer/Author
Sundance Media Group

Douglas Spotted Eagle Douglas Spotted Eagle is a giant in the video and audio industries, having received Grammy, Emmy, DuPont, Peabody, and many other awards. Douglas is a primary instructor and industry consultant for Sundance Media Group and VASST, authoring several books and DVDs and serving as an advisor and guide for videographers, software manufacturers and broadcasters. Douglas is a well-known musician and a world-travelled speaker/instructor. Douglas now focuses his energy and experience within the UAV/sUAS industry. Skydiving since 2006 and instructing UAS since 2012, Douglas is an accomplished aerial photographer who thrives in the adrenaline-filled world of fast-action videography. Appointed as a Safety and Training Advisor in the aviation world, he is a risk management/mitigation subject matter expert. Douglas is an audio and imaging pro with numerous awards for his productions; with an intimate knowledge of the FAA FARs and FSIMs, Douglas' vision is to incorporate his years of imaging and aviation experience into best-practices for everything drone/UAV/UAS. Douglas is a frequent (and dynamic!) speaker and consults on UAV cinematography, public safety implementation of UAS, commercial and infrastructural UAV applications, UAV risk management, night UAS flight, aerial security systems, and 107 training to ensure pilots clearly understand the FAA laws.

Amy DeLouise
Director/Producer
DeLouise Enterprise LLC

Amy DeLouis Audiences always remember Amy DeLouise, who brings a dynamic and interactive approach to workshops and speaking engagements across the country in digital content production, brand strategy, cause marketing, and social media channels. An experienced director/producer, Amy has won more than 40 top national awards for creative excellence in video and multimedia production including the CINE Golden Eagle, New York Festivals and Telly Awards. She speaks regularly at major national and international conferences such as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the National Association of Independent Schools, Digital Media Expo, DRI (“The Voice of the Defense Bar”), Women in Film International and many more.
Her media production and consulting clients include: ChiefExecutive.net, Federal Express, Children’s National Health System, Jewish Federations of North America, USDA, and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, among others. Known for her leadership in both entrepreneurship and media, Amy received the prized Woman of Vision Leadership award from Women in Film & Video and was named a Washington Area Woman-Owned Small Business Leader by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. She has served on the Women’s Advisory Board for The Washington Group/Mass Mutual and is a Trustee Emerita of the all-girls Holton-Arms School. An avid musician, Amy performs as the co-principal violinist of the NIH Philharmonia and sings throughout the Washington, DC region with the acappella octet Venus d Minor.

Richard Harrington
CEO & Founder
RHED Pixel

Richard Harrington A certified instructor for Adobe and Apple, Rich is a practiced expert in motion graphic design and digital video. Starting his career out in the world of broadcast journalism, Rich has always had great interest in visual communications. His producing skills were also recognized by AV Video Multimedia Producer Magazine who named him as one of the Top Producers of 2004. Rich is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals Instructor Dream Team, and a popular speaker on the digital video circuit. He has been the Program Manager for the Post|Production World Conference since 2003. Rich is an internationally published author. His book, Photoshop for Video, was the first of its kind to focus on Photoshop's application in the world of video. He is also a contributing author for From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Final Cut Pro On the Spot and Professional Web Video. A Master's Degree in Project Management fills out Rich's broad spectrum of experience. Rich enjoys traveling and digital photography, as well as teaching his kids the joys of science fiction and comic books.

Abba Shapiro
Writer/Producer/Director
Shapiro Video & Multimedia

Abba Shapiro Abba Shapiro is an Adobe master trainer, certifying university and training center instructors to teach Adobe Premiere Pro. He is also a master trainer in several non-Adobe video production tools and has helped migrate editors to the Adobe platform. Abba is the author of Adobe Premiere Pro Essential Training on Lynda.com.

Abba is an award-winning writer/producer/director with 30 years of experience in video and film production. He has done work for a wide range of commercial, corporate and federal clients, including: USA Today, NASCAR, The Associated Press, NASA, Univision and CNN. In addition to production, Abba teaches video editing on a variety of platforms, DSLR production and post, scriptwriting, Photoshop for video, and production workshops around the globe at venues such as: NAB, IBC, InterBee, Photoshop World, and Macworld.

Kelley Slagle
Editor/Producer
Cavegirl Productions

Kelley Slagle Kelley Slagle began directing, producing and editing independent films with her company, Cavegirl Productions, in 2004. In addition to producing 13 short films, she co-produced THE BROKEN CONTINENT, a fantasy web series, and directed the dramedy feature film OF DICE AND MEN. She is currently in production on the documentary EYE OF THE BEHOLDER: THE ART OF DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. Kelley was also a producer and editor with the Washington, D.C., visual communications company RHED Pixel. Prior to joining RHED, she was as an assistant editor at National Geographic and spent 12 years with National Public Radio in software development. Kelley is also a SAG-AFTRA actor. For more information on Kelley and Cavegirl Productions, visit cavegirl.com.

Seth Polansky
Managing Partner
Law Offices of Seth Polansky, LLC

Seth Polansky SETH C. POLANSKY, a contracts, intellectual property, and start-up specialist, founded the professional firm Seth Polansky LLC in 2005.

Through both this firm and his corporate experience, he has enjoyed a diverse and rewarding practice. In addition to working with private corporations, government and state agencies, he has counseled small businesses and artists in securing copyright, trademark and other intellectual property protection, and aided them in navigating contracts. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Contract and Procurement Law at the University of Maryland University College. In his spare time, Seth is programmer and bass player for his band blindtillnow, and works as a producer, composer, sound designer or location mixer/sound recordist on independent films. For more information on Seth, visit sethpolanskylaw.com.

Francis Torres
Editor
RHED Pixel

Francis Torres Francis Torres is an avid 360° VR photographer, drone pilot and videographer with more than five years of video editing experience. He is an FAA Part 107-certified drone pilot and a Google Trusted photographer. His work has been featured on TV shows such as WATERFRONT HOUSE HUNTING and OUTDOORS MARYLAND. He has worked with clients such as the Baltimore Ravens and Under Armour. He is currently a full-time video editor at RHED Pixel and runs a one-man production company called FT Visuals that specializes in 360° VR photography, aerial video/photography and video production.

John Dudley
Founder & President
Dudley Digital Works

John Dudley John Dudley is founder of Dudley Digital Works and president of DC Webcasting. With more than 15 years of marketing, communications and multimedia production experience, John has helped bridge the divide between strategy, content, creative and technology for some of the world's leading brands and causes. His live streaming client portfolio spans over a decade and includes Pfizer, Abbott, the European Union Delegation to the United States, and the ALS Association. Prior to founding Dudley Digital Works in 2004, John served with Washington, D.C., healthcare agency Spectrum Science Communications, managing and executing brand and public policy campaigns for global biopharma industry and association clients. A graduate of the College of Saint Rose, John began his career in 2000 as a producer and technical director for New York State Senate Media Services in Albany, NY.

DAY ONE - NOVEMBER 27
Track UAV IN-DEPTH CORPORATE VIDEO IN-DEPTH POST PRODUCTION IN-DEPTH POST PRODUCTION IN-DEPTH LIVE STREAMING WORKSHOP
10:00am - 1:00pm
Certified to Fly:

What You Need to Know About Flying a Drone Professionally

Luisa Winters open_in_new
IN-DEPTH

Corporate Video Production Techniques (Part 1)

TBD
IN-DEPTH

Color Grading in DaVinci Resolve

TBD
IN-DEPTH

Final Cut Pro X

Abba Shapiro open_in_new
FIELD WORKSHOP:

Live Streaming Workshop
[EXTRA COST]

John Dudley open_in_new & Richard Harrington open_in_new &
TBD
1:00pm - 2:00pm

LUNCH BREAK

2:00pm - 5:00 pm
Enhancing Aerial Images

Using Software and Hardware to Improve Aerial Footage and Photos

Francis Torres open_in_new
IN-DEPTH

Corporate Video Production Techniques

TBD
IN-DEPTH

After Effects for Video Editors

Luisa Winters open_in_new
IN-DEPTH

Adobe Premiere Pro

Abba Shapiro open_in_new
DAY TWO – NOVEMBER 28
Track PRODUCTION PRODUCTION POST PRODUCTION POST PRODUCTION UAV FLIGHT FIELD WORKSHOP
10:00am - 12:45pm
IN-DEPTH

Working with Real People on Camera

TBD
IN-DEPTH

Producing Multi-camera Events

John Dudley open_in_new
IN-DEPTH

Mastering Video Compression for Web and Mobile Devices

TBD
IN-DEPTH

Documentary Techniques with Photos: Creating Compelling Footage with Photographs & After Effects

Richard Harrington open_in_new
FIELD WORKSHOP:

Innovations in Flight Workshop
[EXTRA COST]

Douglas Spotted Eagle open_in_new , Francis Torres open_in_new
12:45pm - 1:45pm

LUNCH BREAK

1:45pm - 3:00pm
How to Script:

Best Practices for Writing Your Project

TBD

Working with LOG and LUTS in Production & Post

Richard Harrington open_in_new

Fixing Audio in Post: How to Get Rid of Common Problems

TBD

Advanced Color Grading Techniques with DaVinci Resolve

TBD
3:15pm - 4:30pm
Smoother Productions:

How to Scout Locations Effectively

Rachel Longman
Lightweight & Compact Lighting:

Creative Lighting for Interviews and Small Spaces

Kevin Bradley
Documentary Editing:

Managing, Organizing and Legal Tips

Kelley Slagle open_in_new

Color Correction and Grading with Final Cut Pro X

Abba Shapiro open_in_new
4:45pm - 6:00pm

Working with HDR Video:

TBD
Shooting VR on a Budget:

Getting Started with VR Production

TBD
Sound Design Techniques:

It May Get Loud

TBD

Color Correction and Grading with Adobe Premiere Pro

Abba Shapiro open_in_new
6:00pm - 7:00pm

BREAK

7:00pm - 9:30pm

EVENING USER GROUPS

DAY THREE – NOVEMBER 29
Track PRODUCTION CREATIVE BUSINESS POST PRODUCTION WEB VIDEO LIGHTING FIELD WORKSHOP
10:00am - 12:45pm
IN-DEPTH:

Putting Cameras into Motion

Kevin Bradley
IN-DEPTH: Understanding Intellectual Property:

A Crash Course for Creative Pros

Seth Polansky open_in_new
IN-DEPTH

An Editor’s Guide to Adobe After Effects

Luisa Winters open_in_new

A Producer’s Guide to Live Events & Streamings

John Dudley open_in_new
FIELD WORKSHOP:

Lighting Workshop
[EXTRA COST]

TBD
12:45pm - 1:45pm

LUNCH BREAK

1:45pm - 3:00pm
Getting the Best Performance:

Directing Actors & Non-Actors

Kelley Slagle open_in_new

Legal, Business, and Contract Issues for Creatives

Seth Polansky open_in_new
Photoshop for Video Editors

Essential Graphic Skills

Abba Shapiro open_in_new

Producing Successful Facebook Live Events

Richard Harrington open_in_new
FIELD WORKSHOP:

Lighting Workshop
[EXTRA COST]

TBD
3:15pm - 4:30pm
Creating Video for Multiple Platforms:

Producing Video for Many Screen Sizes

TBD
Keeping Clients Happy:

How to Manage Multiple Clients While Delivering Quality Productions

Rachel Longman

Editing Video in DaVinci Resolve

TBD

Creating Captions and Transcripts for Web Video

Richard Harrington open_in_new
4:45pm - 6:00pm
Guerrilla Production Strategies:

Getting More Done with Less

Abba Shapiro open_in_new
What’s My Next Move?

Strategy for Mid-Career Creatives

TBD
Documentary Editing:

Managing, Organizing and Legal Tips

Kelley Slagle open_in_new

Using VR Video on the Web

TBD