Entertainment Technology Conference Will Offer Sessions on Business Methods, Film, Digital Media, Plus Training in Professional Techniques Sept. 23 and 24

8-20-04

The schedule for this year’s Entertainment Technology Conference (EnTech), to be held at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, NJ, September 23-24, has expanded to feature six topic areas to meet the needs of industry professionals and students considering a future in the field.

Conference topics and sessions within them include:

• Independent Film & Video: creative, production, distribution, lighting techniques
• Digital Media Production: 3D animation, DVD production and duplication, video compression
• Entertainment Business & Marketing: building a business, hiring and paying talent, financial assistance, legal issues
• Professional Tools: Macromedia Flash, Maya animation, music production
• Adobe Digital Media Seminars: Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, presented by trainers from Adobe Systems
• Apple Digital Media Seminars: Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, offered by Final Cut Pro Users Group and Odyssey Tek NJ

The EnTech web site (www.entech.mccc.edu) has full information and registration instructions.

“EnTech offers a great introduction to the entertainment industry and the technology that drives it,” said Dr. Michael Glass, conference coordinator. “With our outstanding sessions offering the latest ideas and approaches from regional professionals and national experts, even seasoned pros who attend the conference will discover new approaches that can help further their careers.”

EnTech 2004 is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, Sarnoff Corporation, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Mercer County Office of Economic Opportunity, New Jersey Network and NT Digital.

The schedule for Sept. 23 includes opening registration at 8 a.m., speaker at 9 a.m., then morning workshops, luncheon and afternoon workshops. There will be a reception at 5 p.m. and a New Jersey video screening at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 opens at 8 a.m. for registration, followed by a speaker at 9 a.m. then morning workshops, luncheon, and afternoon workshops until 3:15 p.m.

The Conference Center at Mercer County Community College is located at 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, N.J. General registration for the two-day conference is $295. College students with I.D. may register for $99. For those who wish to register for one day only the fee is $175. For detailed information or to register visit www.entech.mccc.edu or contact Dr. Michael Glass at 609-586-4800, ext. 3530 or e-mail glassm@mccc.edu.

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