This page provides a list of conferences, film festivals, and other events of interest to production professionals. 

This event list is for your convenience. Unless otherwise stated, these events are not affiliated with, or sponsored by SD Media Pros. 

Professional Developent

San Diego Premiere Pro Users Group - May 19

Dave Helmly from Adobe will be joining us to talk about what hardware setups you should have on both Mac and Windows to get the best performance. He’ll also talk about what settings in Premiere you should use to get the best performance for your system. If you’ve ever wanted to know what GPU, CPU, or setup would work best for your workflow, this is a meeting not to miss. In addition to sharing all this information, he’ll answer your questions, so don’t miss this rare opportunity to ask one of Adobe’s most knowledgeable folks questions.

The Intersection between Film and Intellectual Property - May 25, 5 p.m.

Intellectual property plays an important role in the filmmaking process. Ensuring all layers of the process are legally protected, licensed and accounted for is collaborative and complex. Please join California Lawyers for the Arts and Lisa A. Cervantes of IP Legal Studio LLC for a discussion on intellectual property as it relates to the film and television industry.

Register here.

San Diego Premiere Pro Users Group - June 2

Rob Ashe, one of the editors on the Conan O’Brian show, will be joining us to talk about his career, his work, and what it’s like working on one of late night’s funniest shows. Rob is a great guy, extremely talented editor, and has edited some of the shows funniest segments.


Post|Production World Online, October 25-29, 2021

Post|Production World Online is the world’s leading training conference for production & post-production professionals, content creators, designers, TV, film & video editors, producers, directors, motion graphics & online video specialists. NAB Show and FMC are offering P|PW Online for its third time as an online, live & interactive training event to take place October 25 – 29, 2021.

(Thanks to Eric Addison at the San Diego Premiere Pro Users Group for sharing the info these conferences.)

Film Festivals

 San Diego International ShortsFest, May 14-16

An extraordinary amount of story-telling can be told in a short amount of time. Mark your calendar for May 14-16 for the first-ever San Diego Intl ShortsFest, celebrating the art of cinematic storytelling with films less than 30 minutes in length. We’ll gather in the Festival Virtual Village for three days of short films, panels and presentations.

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