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News: "Survivorman" Les Stroud to Give Keynote Address at Sony Creative Software NAB 2008 User Group Event
on Mar 17, 2008 at 4:11:37 pm

Sony Creative Software to Showcase Vegas Pro 64-bit Video Editing and Production Software at Meeting

(Madison, Wisconsin--March 17, 2008) Sony Creative Software today announced that Les Stroud, the host and creator of Discovery Channel's popular series Survivorman, will give the keynote presentation at its "Full HD – Over the Top" user group event to be held Monday, April 14 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm in room N250 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Hosted in partnership with VASST, and sponsored by AMD and Microsoft, Sony Creative Software will provide more information about its 64-bit Vegas Pro HD video, audio and DVD production software shipping later this year. The company will also share news about other technology developments to be revealed at the NAB 2008 show.

"For the past eight years, our NAB user group event consistently demonstrates just how large the Vegas Pro community is growing year over year," said Dave Chaimson, vice president of global marketing for Sony Creative Software. "NAB 2008 will continue that momentum as we're thrilled to add Les Stroud to the roster this year for our annual gathering. We're very eager to learn more about his valuable experiences in producing Survivorman and how he and his team approach their production challenges."

Additional confirmed speakers for the event include Hollywood producer, writer, director and actor Dean Devlin (Stargate, Independence Day, Godzilla, The Patriot); Norman Kent, one of the world's foremost aerial photographers; as well as VASST Managing Producer and Vegas Pro expert and evangelist Douglas Spotted Eagle. AMD's Charlie Boswell, Director of Digital Media and Entertainment, will also speak about his latest projects along with Sony Creative Software VP of Technology Dave Hill.

You must pre-register at to attend the Sony Creative Software User Group Event, "The Full HD — Over the Top".

About Sony Creative Software
Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, music, DVD, and audio production. Sound Forge, ACID, and Vegas software have defined digital content creation for a generation of creative professionals, amateurs, and enthusiasts. These signature product lines continue to advance the art of providing powerful, accessible tools to unleash the imagination. Today, there is a Sony Creative Software application for every level of expertise, including a full line of consumer software based on the company's professional applications. In addition, Sony Creative Software produces the extensive Sony® Sound Series collection of royalty-free loops and production music, Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series exclusive sound effects, Vision Series video creation assets, as well as, the internet's premier site for independent music and video artists. As a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the company also develops applications that enhance the experience for users of Sony hardware devices including the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) and Sony Ericsson mobile phones. Sony Creative Software customers span the globe and include seasoned professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, students and educators, hobbyists and enthusiasts, and young children exploring music creation.


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