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 Development

San Diego FCP Users Group

Check their Facebook page for news and tips on FCPX.

San Diego Premiere Pro Users Group

Check their Facebook page for Premiere Pro and After Effects news and tips.


Cine Gear Expo - Sept. 24-25, 2021

Cine Gear Expo is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the technology, entertainment and media industry.

Note the venue change:

The LA Expo will take place September 24-25, 2021, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Registration and schedule

Registration is free through September 18th 11:59 PM Pacific. After that time, a $30.00 admission fee will apply to all new registrants, payable at registration.

NAB - Las Vegas - April 23-27, 2022

NAB is for October 2021 has been canceled due to COVID.  Click here to read the NAB statement.

Next NAB - Las Vegas is scheduled for April 2022.

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 this conference.)

Adobe Max, October 26-28, 2021

Virtual and free!  

A virtual experience to find inspiration, connect with creatives from around the world, and learn the best ways to bring your best ideas to life. Open to all, at no cost.

FCP Summit 2021, November 8-13, 2021

For its 7th edition, Final Cut Pro experts from around the world will gather at the FCP Global Summit this November.

The Final Cut Pro event features several days of cutting-edge sessions, presented by top industry professionals who are well versed in the latest FCP and Motion software, plugins, and editing techniques.  (Thanks to Robin Martin for sharing this information.)

Sign up for free.

Film Festivals

San Diego International FIlm Festival,  Oct. 15-18, 2021

The San Diego International Film Festival presents a re-imagined 2020 Festival featuring two new ways to share the outstanding films that have been curated from around the world – the Festival Virtual Village and the Festival Drive-In Movies!

This year's festival includes the Military Film Screening & Reception aboard the USS Midway on Sat, Oct. 23.

Visit for more information.

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