PRODUCTION STAGE

Join us in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Hall A, North Building Tuesday November 7th, 11am to 7pm and Wednesday November 8th, 10am to 5pm

The Production Stage is set for the Spectacular.

There's so much going on in the imaging world, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the constant wave of new products and new ways of improving workflows. Well, when you walk by this booth, get ready to be overwhelmed all over again! From Cloud computing, to working with VR, to experiencing the incredible world of Wacom... it's mind-blowing.

ProFusion 2017 PRODUCTION Sessions

Adobe Photoshop
Production Page Presentations

Presented By: Paul Kelly
Duration: 1 hour Sessions

New in Adobe Photoshop CC (2017)

Recently added - Touch Bar support for the latest MacBook Pro. The updated New Document dialog includes free Adobe Stock templates. Content-Aware Crop automatically fills in empty areas after cropping/straightening. There's also 'Select and Mask' mode, Match Font and more.

Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps

Adobe Capture CC now makes it easy to create seamless patterns (along with capturing shapes, colors and brushes). Adobe Comp CC, now available for iPhone & iPad (iOS only) offers more document preset options and more output options, including to Adobe Muse.

Adobe Spark - Social Media Graphics, Stories and Videos

Spark Post - easily 'remix' design themes to create and share stunning social media graphics. Spark Page - makes it fast and easy to create professional quality HTML5 web pages and Spark Video - create animated videos that can be viewed on any computer or device.

About Paul Kelly
Paul has been teaching for over 20 years, is a certified CompTIA CTT+ Classroom Trainer and has been an ACE in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for all versions of the Adobe Creative Suite (ie. since 2004). When not training, Paul stays actively involved in layout, design and production, freelancing in a wide range of settings.

 

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Adobe CC 2017
Production Stage Presentations

Presented By: Nick Harauz
Duration: 1 hour Sessions

TBA

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About Nick Harauz
Nick Harauz is a certified Adobe, Apple and Avid Trainer. He has an uncanny ability to engage his students and create a level of relatedness that keeps them coming back for more. Since 2002, Nick also works with domestic and international brands offering video production and motion graphic services. He has worked with clients such as Proctor and Gamble, Diageo, Virgin Mobile, Nando's and Blackberry.

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Wes Maggio
Enhancing Your Image with a Wacom Tablet

Presented By: Wes Magio
Duration: 1 hour Sessions

Whether you are into photographing serene landscapes or carefully lit studio portraits, a Wacom tablet or display is a must-have tool for the trade. In this fun and informative session, you'll learn the fundamentals of using a Wacom pen tablet through practical examples of image editing and enhancement. You'll discover features in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom that you didn't know existed-or don't fully appreciate. And finally, you'll take away tips and techniques to streamline your workflow and boost your creativity.

 

About Wes Maggio
Wes Maggio is a Senior Evangelist for Creative Products at Wacom Technology. In his work for Wacom, Wes regularly consults with creative professionals and enthusiasts, instructing them on the latest ways in which to realize their vision and optimize their workflow. A passionate photographer, speaker and trainer, Wes is the author of the leading title on tablet training; Wacom Tablets and Photoshop from PhotoshopCAFE.

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VR Training
VR - Emerging Hardware/Editing Tools & making VR easier, cheaper and overall more accessible through tech innovators

Presented By: Jeff Miller
Duration: 1 hour Session

Jeff Miller will offer insight into what it will take for VR video to thrive and gain mass adoption. During this presentation he will touch on the nuances of emerging hardware and editing tools across the VR space, while proposing tech standards and initial content creation milestones that can bring the industry together and closer to delivering quality VR content and maturing the market. He will also discuss how tech innovators can play a part in making VR easier, cheaper and overall more accessible for content creators to establish themselves in the space. Lastly, he will talk to VR's untapped roadmap with viewers eventually having the ability to walk around a set, pick things up, feel sensations through haptics and interact with their environment like never before.

About Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller joined Humaneyes Technologies in 2006, as the Director of Sales, for the Americas. Jeff's career in the imaging, photographic and graphic arts markets has mirrored all of the analog to digital and new technologies changes we've witnessed in the industry over the last 30 plus years. Throughout his career, Jeff has supported and consulted for a diverse body of international clients that includes government agencies, commercial printers, photo labs, artists, designers, videographers / photographers, ad agencies, universities, and Fortune 50 to 500 companies, including Dell, Motorola, Samsung, Adobe, Apple, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Canon, OCE, EFI, FujiFilm, Agfa and Kodak.

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Shawn Carlson
What's New in DaVinci Resolve 14

Presented By: Shawn Carlson
Duration: 1 hour Sessions

TBA

 

About Shawn Carlson
Shawn is a Product Specialist for Blackmagic Design specializing in DaVinci Resolve, with a focus on editing. Shawn has worked as an editor and motion graphics artist for the past twenty years, across a variety of NLE and FX platforms, delivering show opens, spots, promos, trailers, sizzles and featurettes for broadcast, cable and home video clients like Disney, Warner, Sony, NBC and Apple.

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PRODUCTION STAGE SCHEDULE

Tuesday November 7
TIME PRESENTER PRESENTED BY TOPIC
11:15AM Shawn Carlson BlackMagic What's New in DaVinci Resolve 14
12:15PM Paul Kelly FMC New in Adobe Photoshop CC (2017)
1:15pm Wes Maggio WACOM Enhancing Your Image with a Wacom Tablet
2:15pm Jeff Miller Human Eye Technology VR - Emerging Hardware/Editing Tools
3:15pm Paul Kelly Adobe Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps
4:15pm Nick Harauz FMC TBA
5:15pm Paul Kelly Adobe Adobe Spark - Social Media Graphics, Stories and Videos
6:15pm Nick Haruaz FMC TBA
Wednesday November 8
TIME PRESENTER PRESENTED BY TOPIC
10:30AM Paul Kelly Adobe New in Adobe Photoshop CC (2017)
11:30AM Nick Harauz FMC TBA
12:30pm Paul Kelly Adobe Adobe Creative Cloud Mobile Apps
1:30pm Nick Harauz FMC TBA
2:30PM Jeff Miller Human Eyes Technology How Tech Innovators Can Play a Part in Making VR Easier
3:30PM Wes Maggio WACOM Enhancing Your Image with a Wacom Tablet