Coming all the way from Knoxville, Tennessee, the Keynote Speaker for OC’s MediaProCamp on June 9, 2012 is a successful Filmmaker, Producer/Director/Writer/Cinematographer, Editor, Multimedia Person of the year, as well as DVD Association Hall of Fame member. Bernie Mitchell also works with Panasonic as a consultant and has spoken at trade events around the world. He will share his unique perspective on the forces—creative, technical and economic—that shape our industry-- and effect our business. Mr. Mitchell will discuss “How The New Cameras Are Making It Easier For You To Make Money—and Harder!”
Bernie Mitchell will also take time to share his expertise in small topic-specific workshops during MediaProCamp’12. He’ll be assisted by Cathy Plushner of Panasonic who will be bringing a number of cameras to demo.
Register on line for MCAI’s MediaProCamp now at http://www.newmedia.meetup.com/82/The event is free—including lunch— but you must preregister to attend!
Bernie Mitchell’s experience includes; overall responsibility for the launch of a global hi-def TV, Radio and Web network in Dubai, broadcast and cable productions, running his own marketing consulting and multimedia production company, writing a book and surviving the dot.com madness.
Besides running his company, Silver Platter Productions, Bernie is the Immediate Past President of the DVD Association, a world-wide non-profit trade association. He is also a consultant to Panasonic for P2 and the AVCHD and 3D Professional Evangelist. Bernie created the award-wining launch DVD for the Panasonic HG-HMC150 camera.
Bernie has shot many hours of high definition images, published articles, presented lectures and demos on hi-def world-wide. He covered the Idiatrod Race, being on the trail from Anchorage to Nome, shooting HD in minus 67 degrees. On the other end of the scenic spectrum, he shot the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in 3D on the Panasonic AG-3DA1 camcorder and the brand new Christmas in NYC in 3D with all three Panasonic 3D cameras.
Previously, Bernie was Senior Producer/Director for iPIX Movies, an immersive internet and DVD experience. Bernie produced and directed “Atlantis: Once Upon A Time”, the first iPIX Movie to be streamed over the internet. In addition, he has directed movies for various departments of tourism, all over the world, of the Dixie Chicks in concert, and he created and posted daily immersive images from the Olympics in Sydney and the Burning Man Festival in Nevada.
Bernie also worked for Philips Electronics where as Vice President of Educational Publishing he launched a new business unit for Philips.
Bernie Mitchell graduated from UCLA Film School, and created his own multimedia company, way back in 1979.
For the second year, the Panasonic Solutions Company is making these iconic events possible. Starting on March 24th with the first event in San Diego, Panasonic is supporting media professionals with its involvement in MCA-I’s MediaProCamp. The popularity of the event has grown the series to a total of six this year.
Previously, Panasonic has given attendees sneak previews of new products such as the groundbreaking AG-3DP1, a 3D integrated twin-lens P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder, and the Panasonic AG-AF100 featuring a large 4/3-inch, 16:9 MOS imager with an imaging area just slightly smaller than 35mm cinema film
.This year, MediaProCamp Events will be held in San Diego, Orange County, St Louis, Atlanta, Detroit, and Central Carolina, reaching ever more media pros. For more on MCA-i's MediaProCamp go to the pulldodwn menue on the front page of our Chapters website, www.mcai-oc.org