And the Oscar Goes to… Digital Cinema! (Specifically TI)

Last year the Motion Picture Academy’s Science and Technology branch effectively closed the book on film as a distribution medium for motion pictures by awarding the Academy Award of Merit (Oscar Statuette) to every single film processing lab in the world. So…

CJ@IBC EDCF Global Update

EDCF provides an annual overview of the latest developments in digital cinema as part of the IBC Big Screen. CJ was there to take note….

AMPAS and BAFTA Get On The Tribute Poster Bandwagon

Ever since they first started appearing back in the mid-2000’s, I’ve been a big fan of what has come to be known as “tribute posters”. The trend seems to have been started by the Mondo Gallery in Austin Texas, a…

Digital Faces Critical (Archiving) Dilemma

“The Digital Dilemma”—a 2007 report from AMPAS’ SciTech Council that examines the challenges of archiving and accessing digital motion picture materials—was the subject of the SMPTE’s Hollywood Section May meeting, held at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theatre in Hollywood. The…

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