Presented by IMAGINE News Magazine
, we are very pleased to announce that Daniel Bérubé, founder of the Boston Creative Pro User Group (formerly the Boston Final Cut Pro User Group), has been selected to receive a 2012 Imaginnaire Award
. Chosen as one of four 2012 Imaginnaires, Daniel Bérubé is intricately involved in passionate outreach to the production community in New England.
"I am extending a special and personal invitation to the original Boston Final Cut Pro User Group and now greater Creative Pro User Group Community that Dan has founded and contributed so much to, to please join me and IMAGINE for a celebration of the New Year and to be present for Dan receiving this so well deserved recognition," states Imagine publisher Carol Patton.
"We have been observing Dan Bérubé at work for the past several years as he developed a cohesive and comprehensive series of programs and opportunities to support creative storytelling through education, demonstration, and "How to Solve that Problem" all the while bonding this important member group. His efforts have provided camaraderie, support and a pathway for those who have interest to realize their storytelling goals. Dan Bérubé has created a critical mass of dedicated artists and technicians both here making our region a better place."
"IMAGINE Publisher Carol Patton has selected me as one of five individuals slated to receive a 2012 "Imaginnaire" Award in recognition of achievement and outreach to New England’s Film & Television Production Industry," states Daniel Bérubé. "I am deeply honored to be selected to receive this award and to have Norman Lang, one of our longstanding UG members, to present the award to me."
- Philanthropist, filmmaker, and JP Morgan investment adviser Norman Lang will present to Dan Bérubé, Co-founder of Final Cut Pro User Groups and Co-producer of SuperMeets; Dan works on the world stage.
- Academy Award Winning Film THE FIGHTER Producer Dorothy Aufiero will present to Marianne Leone, Actor (Sopranos, Brotherhood), Writer/Screenwriter, and Industry Activist; you’ll see Marianne next in THE THREE STOOGES
- Massachusetts Film Office Director Lisa Strout will present to Joe Maiella, President Massachusetts Production Coalition & VP of Sales for Media Services; Joe successfully explains and defends Massachusetts Tax Credits on Regional Media.
- Popular Musician and CEO, president, and spokesman of Boch Enterprises Ernie Boch, Jr. will present to Rex Trailer, Boston legendary TV Star of Boomtown & Emerson College TV professor; The Official Cowboy of the Commonwealth, Rex hosted more than 200,000 children and entertained four million viewers on live television in a “run” that lasted 18 years on WBZ.
"This will certainly be an exciting evening as at the event I will be formally announcing the name change of our user group from the Boston Final Cut Pro User Group - BOSFCPUG to the BOSTON CREATIVE PRO USER GROUP - BOSCPUG and sharing our new UG mission statement that will passionately reflect the direction of our outreach to all present and future Visual Storytellers. I encourage you to get out of your production suites and offices on Tuesday, January 10th to be there in person to help celebrate!"