SMPTE Elevates 16 to Fellow Status

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 11:40 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has announced that this year — the Society's centennial year — it will elevate 16 industry leaders to the status of SMPTE Fellow. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industry, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society. Here are the new SMPTE Fellows:

The Mill Blackbird Wins HPA Creativity and Innovation Award

Mon, 08/29/2016 - 15:42 -- Nick Dager

The Hollywood Professional Association has awarded its prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to The Mill Blackbird. Created by The Mill, the Blackbird is the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photorealistic CG cars. The coveted honor will be bestowed November 17, 2016 at the 11th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California.

Barco DP2K-20CLP Projector Receives BIRTV2016 Award

Tue, 08/23/2016 - 11:28 -- Nick Dager

Barco’s DP2K-20CLP laser phosphor cinema projector has been presented with the 2016 Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Equipment Exhibition’s special product award. The Barco DP2K-20CLP projector, which clinched the award this year, is the first laser phosphor projector based on China’s proprietary ALPD technology and the first to break 20,000 lumens.

SMPTE to Honor Cameron, Trumbull

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 12:32 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers will honor filmmakers James Cameron and Douglas Trumbull as part of this year’s weeklong SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Hollywood, California. The society will also recognize a long list of outstanding individuals with its 2016 Honors & Awards.


ReDirect Explore Winners Named

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 12:05 -- Nick Dager

Red Digital Cinema in partnership with Outside Television has announced Isaac Sokol’s Into Dust as the winning short film in this year’s edition of the ReDirect Explore competition. Second place went to Jesse Hoffman for The Process. Joey Schusler’s Pedal to Peaks won the Fan Favorite category.


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