Event Type: 
Section Meeting
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 18:30 to 21:30
San Jose Convention Center
150 W. San Carlos Street
95113 San Jose, CA
United States
Event Details: 

TOPIC:  As Drones (UAVs) become more sophisticated and capable of carrying larger payloads, they are rapidly becoming the easy alternative to large cranes or helicopters for those had to get aerial shots in documentary and feature film production.

In conjunction with the 2017 Drone World Conference and Expo, SMPTE are happy to present our October meeting at the show.

Please sign up on Eventbrite as soon as possible to ensure that you get complimentary access to the expo hall. Late sign-ups may not be admitted.

PRESENTER: Gavin Garrison.

Gavin Garrison has produced two seasons of the Emmy-nominated reality show “Whale Wars”; he recently produced “Whale Wars: A Commander Rises” (2013), and three one-hour specials under the Whale Wars banner: "The Devil's Den, "Fight to the Death," and "The Darkest Hour" (2015). In 2013 Gavin filmed the sports series “Nock Out” for NBC, and has a rich history with network and studio production, including work for Warner Brothers on the hit television show “The OC,” and on shows “Mad Men” and “The Middle.”

After attending the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he received a bachelor's degree in international relations, Gavin went on to work for Paramount Studios while receiving his master’s degree in film production from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. Today, Gavin consults, directs, flies and produces for clients around the world, including Ford Motors, Costco Wholesale, Michelin, and more. Gavin is an accomplished drone pilot with over 100 flight hours logged on productions large and small.

Register at: https://smpteoctober2017.eventbrite.com