Friday, March 24, 2017

MINUTES FOR THE VIDEO PRODUCERS CLUB March 23, 2017 MEETING

MINUTES FOR THE VIDEO PRODUCERS CLUB March 23, 2017 MEETING

Members present: Joseph Valentinetti, Joseph Chavez, Shirlene Chavez, Bonnie Z Cooper, Oralia Osuna, Joe Osuna, Paul Basset, Lorene Christian, Anna Derby, Bill Frambach, Mary Apte, Janice Laine, Carol Gregurek, Irene Cistaro, Sandy Young, and Richard Houck.

Minutes:  The February minutes had been added to the web site for all of the members to read. Corrections were made.  Mary Apte moved to accept the corrected minutes, Joe Osuna seconded. Minutes were unanimously approved.

Treasurer:  The January treasurer’s report showed a beginning balance of $1978.59 in the bank account.  There were bank charges of $3 and $5. There is $157.00 in petty cash. Joe Osuna moved to accept the report, Joseph Chavez seconded. Unanimously approved

New Business
Eloy Gomez, Leisure World Safety director, has asked the VPC to video CERT’s emergency training program on Friday 3/31. CERT is staging a mockup of what to do in an emergency. Some residents will be costumed in bandages and splints to portray those injured in the event and others will act as rescuers. Mary, Paul, Irene, Joe, and Richard volunteered for this project.

Mary Apte is working on the May Inside Leisure World regarding the mini farms.

Joe Osuna will be on vacation for two months beginning 4/21 and Janice Laine will do his KIO commitment. Richard Houck’s Tuesday KIO will be covered for one week by Joe Osuna.

Paul Bassett reported that instead of erasing their video on a VPC camera, someone left about 12 clips on it so it was not ready for the next person.  Also, he noted that the batteries had not been recharged. Please be considerate of others who use the equipment.

Joseph reported that while videos for Superwire have been loaded every day, they will be loaded less often when Joe Osuna is on vacation in April and May.

Round Table

Anna Derby is working with Paul and Michael on several projects. She was interviewed by Mary Apte.

Richard Houck is making a video about the radio and is just finishing one on the light house. He is very involved in the CERT training program.

Paul Bassett is working on the Filipino Valentine party. He edited the GRF Scam seminar and is producing the video of the Cabaret show. 

Bonnie Z Cooper is filming a hospice program with Oralia and Irene as her crew.
Mary Apte is working on the May ILW regarding the mini gardens.
Lorene explained about our refreshments.
Carol Gregurek, a new member, is very excited about learning how to video.

Oralia worked with Joe on DuWop and is operating the camera for Bonnie’s Hospice shoot.

Joe Osuna is shooting an original play and several short skits. Joe’s google maps entries hit the one million mark.

Irene Cistaro is learning how to use her tablet to take videos and working with Mary on the Mini Farms and the CERT program.

Joseph C. is experimenting with his iphone.

Robin Forte-Lincke informed the group that she will present certification classes in the summer.

Respectfully submitted,

Janice Laine




Saturday, February 25, 2017

MINUTES FOR THE VIDEO PRODUCERS CLUB February 23, 2017 MEETING


MINUTES FOR THE VIDEO PRODUCERS CLUB February 23, 2017 MEETING
Members present: Joseph Valentinetti, Joseph Chavez, Bonnie Z Cooper, John Robinson, Oralia Osuna, Joe Osuna, Paul Basset, Mary Milhone, Lorene Christian, Anna Derby, Michael Oh, Ren Vallenueva, Bev Bender, Bill Frambach, Mary Apt, Janice Laine, and Bill Holden

Minutes:  The January minutes had been added to the web site for all of the members to read. There were no corrections. Joe Osuna moved to accept the minutes, Bill Frambach seconded. Minutes were unanimously approved.

Treasurer:  The January treasurer’s report showed a beginning balance of $1766.57 in the bank account. $215.00 was collected for a balance of $1981.57. There is $83.00 in petty cash. Joseph Chavez moved to accept the report, Bill Frambach seconded. Unanimously approved

New Business
The VPC is working with GRF to make three videos educating prospective buyers and sales people about Leisure World. The first video, “Is Leisure World Right For You”, explains who may buy a unit here and some of the amenities. The second video is specifically for Real Estate agents to give them uniform information when selling units. The third video is a universal “New Buyers Guide” to be used by all of the mutuals to explain the rules once newcomers move here.

Round Table
Joe Osuna is working with the karaoke singers to make videos with actors acting out the words of the songs. They are using songs by the “Rat Pack” – Sinatra, Martin, etc.

Mary Apt interviewed Anna Derby. Michael Oh did the camera work. 
Paul Bassett is helping transfer the interview to Apple. She also volunteered to do a video on the mini gardens for and Inside Leisure World.

Irene Cistaro is doing a video on aquarium fish.

Paul Bassett made a three camera video of Terry Otte’s 75th birthday concert.  The Filipino dinner with Ren Villanueva as Master of Ceremonies was covered by Michael Oh and Paul Bassett.

Bonnie Z Cooper completed an ILW interviewing members of the Vision and Hearing Impaired Club. They showed how blind people get around by themselves in a seeing world. Bonnie is working on a video regarding palliative care and hospice.
Joseph Valentinetti has experienced full classes with waiting lists of shareholders wanting to learn how to use their cell phones to make and edit videos. These classes are ongoing with the focus of one class on shooting and the focus of another class on editing.
Janice Laine videoed the Genealogy Club’s speaker and also the Impaired Hearing and Vision Club’s speaker for viewing on Superwire and SBTV3.
Respectfully submitted,

Janice Laine




Friday, January 27, 2017

MINUTES FOR THE VIDEO PRODUCERS January 26, 2017 MEETING

MINUTES FOR THE VIDEO PRODUCERS January 26, 2017 MEETING

Members present:
Joseph Valentinetti, Joe Osuna, Bonnie Cooper, Bill Frambach, Mary Apt, Dee Harmon, Joseph Chavez, Irene Cistero, Lorene Christian, Janice Laine,  
Minutes:  
Members had read the minutes on line. Joseph Chavez moved that the minutes be approved. Joe Osuna seconded. The minutes were unanimously approved.
Treasurer: 
The January treasurer’s report showed a bank balance of $1816.57 in the bank account. Petty cash $100. The VPC received a $100 donation from Joseph Chavez. 2017 dues have been received from 22 members. Joe Osuna moved to accept the treasurer’s report. Seconded by Bill Frambach. Report approved.
Birthdays
Mary Apt in December
Joseph Chavez in January

Old Business
  • Joseph Valentinetti began conducting classes on using an android cell phone to make videos. His classes are being well attended and reservations have been made for future classes.
  • ILW is now being produced in the VPC set instead of the downtown SBTV3 studio.  ILW videos must be submitted by the 15th of the month.
  • New carpeting has greatly improved the sound in studio A. It was suggested that lavalier microphones be used in Studio B to improve the sound there.
  • KIO is staffed by Joe Osuna, Mondays; Richard Houck, Tuesdays; Joseph Valentinetti, Wednesdays; Irene Cistero, Thursdays; Janice Laine/Lorene Christian, alternate Fridays. .Dee Harmon will be on call.

New Business:  

  • GRF is making a new informational video regarding Leisure World to help prospective buyers decide whether Leisure World is right for them, and to instruct real estate sales people important aspects of this community so they can impart correct information. This video is currently in the planning stage. Joseph Valentinetti and Joe Osuna will sit in on these planning sessions and advise the committee about their video production needs.

Round Table Discussion: 

  • Lorene Christian is working on “Leisure World’s Got Talent” show and has finished the video on her first performer and put it on YouTube.
  • Mary Apt completed a video featuring Anna Derby but Anna was recently featured on a show so Mary’s video will be on hold.
  • Joseph Chavez is doing research on time lapse and drone photography. He had the part of the narrator in the “Soggsville” video.
  • Bonnie Cooper has volunteered to do the ILW for March.
  • Joe Osuna completed a community karaoke with western songs. He’s working on a silent movie and on “aliens who live among us;” there are two groups of “aliens;” those who use walkers and those who use wheelchairs.
  • Dee Harmon is operating  the camera for Brian’s videos.
  • Irene Cistero is documenting the tropical fish in the center.
  • Janice Laine video’d the Mutual 5 cooking show which featured the advantages of using “smart burners.” She also made a video of the Visual and Hearing Impaired meeting featuring how to use the Leisure World buses. Additionally, she is working on a video of humorous skits..


Respectfully submitted,
Janice Laine