(July 28, 2007 - Chicago, Illinois) For the second year, SMS Productions is again spearheading the Chicago Cine Tech Expo to be held September 27-29, 2007. The expo will focus on the cutting edge in technology and the media. Workshops, seminars, technology exhibit, guest speakers and more round out the expo.
Back by popular demand is LA based but homegrown Midwesterner, TV reality director Rich Kim ("America's Next Top Model", "A Simple Life") who just wrapped on a new prime time show for ABC called "Fat March". Joining him is seasoned television producer Julie Laughlin. Julie has overseen numerous hit shows in the alternative genre, including ABC's "Extreme Makeover". She is also a respected journalist and news producer who, while residing in the Middle East, served as executive producer for CNN and BBC, and ran the Dubai Bureau for Dubai TV. Reality TV has changed the face of television forever. Join us as Rich and Julie give insight into how a reality TV show comes to air.
Two time Emmy award lighting director Frank Partipilo with over 30 years in the TV/Film business will be conducting a workshop on Lighting. Frank is currently going into his 16th season as a camera operator and lighting designer for NBC as well as his 21st year of teaching Advanced Camera and Lighting at Columbia College.
This is just a sampling of the many seminars and workshops being offered at the Expo.
Mark your calendar to come learn from the best. More information on the workshops, seminars, guest speakers and exhibitors will follow. You may also watch the website at http://www.chicagocinetechexpo.com
as we continue to add more and more information as it becomes available.