Exhibits | Seminars | Events

LA EXPO 2021


Los Angeles Convention Center









Day 1

Fri., September 24, 2021

Exhibits, Education, Events

Day 2

Sat., September 25, 2021

Exhibits, Education, Events
Master Classes


Exhibits, new product and service introductions, complimentary seminars led by industry leaders, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony.

Film Competition

The Film Competition finalists will be shown in a virtual screening from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Participate free via phone, tablet, computer or connected TV. Free Registration and schedule details coming soon.


Expo Address

LA Convention Center – West Hall

1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

General Parking Info

The LACC’s South and West Hall Parking Garages are easily accessible from major freeways and offer close parking for LACC, STAPLES Center, Microsoft Theater, The Novo and L.A. LIVE events.

Pay a daily flat rate of $15-40 depending on event and parking location – no validation required.
General parking garage hours are 5:30am – 9:00pm daily.

Cash and all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) accepted.

See the LACC parking page for more detail.


There are many parking lots around the LA Convention Center. Cine Gear Expo will be in the West Hall which has its own lot. You can map it and get directions here.


The Los Angeles Convention Center at LA Live and Cine Gear Expo is working hard to ensure your health and safety while at the show.

Read more at these links:

The Los Angeles Convention Center is recognized as the gold standard of safe venues GBAC STAR™accreditation.

GBAC STAR™ provides third-party validation to ensure the implementation of rigorous protocols in response to biorisk situations.  This distinction says Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Director of GBAC, “makes the LACC the first convention center on the west coast” and among a small and elite group of public assembly venues to receive the designation in the United States. 

Cine Gear Expo Health and Safety Measures


Event Passes

All guests must register for Cine Gear Expo to attend any special event, screening or seminar at the LA Convention Center. Your Cine Gear badge is your credential. Seating is limited, first come first served for all Screenings and Premier Seminars. Registration entrance and parking are the same for Expo, Seminars, and Events.

LA Premier Seminars

A series of seminars and panel discussions will be conducted by some of the most distinguished members of the American Society of Cinematographers, the International Cinematographers Guild, and many more.

  • Seminar information subject to change.
  • Panelists are subject to availability.
  • Seating is on a limited basis (first come first served)
  • Updates will be posted frequently
  • Seminars are free of charge

All guests must register for Cine Gear Expo to attend any special event, screening, or seminar at the LA Convention Center. Your Cine Gear badge is your credential. Seating is limited, first come first serve for all Screenings and Premiere Seminars. Registration entrance and parking is same for Expo, Seminar and Events.

Friday Schedule

Petree Hall

12:15 PM
MovieMaker Pitch Session

3:00 PM
Blackmagic Design – Going Live with Virtual Productions: The Tools and Tricks for Realtime Storytelling

4:30 PM
Zeiss Cine Conversations – Sandra Valde-Hansen – Plan B, The L Word

Saturday Schedule

Petree Hall

10:15 AM
IATSE Local 600 – The Many Dimensions of Camera Prep

11:45 AM
Blackmagic Design – A Deep Dive Into Underwater Cinematography

1:00 PM
Dialogue with ASC Cinematographers

2:45 PM
Zeiss Cine Conversations – Checco Varese, ASC – Dopesick, Them

LA Master Classes

(Ticket Purchase is required)

Master classes are content specific classes and you must purchase individual class tickets to attend a master class.

Click any toggle to right or below or get details about each master class.

Lighting Master Class: September 25

Lighting Master Class Seminar

Premier Partner for the Lighting Master Class

WHEN: Saturday, September 25, 2021

TIME: 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Price: $95 (Click Here to Buy Tickets)


Los Angeles Convention Center
Petree Hall — Livestream event with Q & A
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

  • Bring your Master Class confirmation letter
  • All guests must register for your Cine Gear Expo badge credential to attend the Master Class at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  • Registration entrance and parking are the same as for the expo event.

Moderated by:

Jakob Ballinger, gaffer & founder of LIGHTBRIDGE

Shane Hurlbut, ASC
Nicole Hirsch Whitaker
Claudio Miranda, ASC

With this seminar, you are in for a treat. Here are some incredibly talented cinematographers that will share their knowledge and enthusiasm for this craft. You will have these artists demonstrating and discussing their techniques and problem-solving skills. The program is flexible and will evolve until the scheduled date arrives.


(Participants subject to availability.)

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