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  • The New Face Behind SMPTE

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    Barbara Lange found herself in a curious position: balancing the tried and true patterns of a long-running event and incorporating her own perceptions of the event’s goals and direction with rapidly changing technologies.  On October 26-28th, members of the SMPTE community as well as anyone interested in learning about the changes affecting the film and…

     

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  • Watermarking: Altering Audio To Ward Off Pirates

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        Piracy of film and video entertainment has become an ever-growing problem.  As consumer grade equipment becomes more accessible, pirates have greater means of capturing superior quality images and peddling this material to unsuspecting consumers.   At the SMPTE summit held at the beginning of November, Joe Winograd, Executive Vice President of Verance Corporation, spoke…

     

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  • Costume Design in the Digital Age: A Panel Discussion

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    Costume Design in the Digital Age was a panel presentation held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Aril 24th,  in conjunction with the Science and Technology’s special exhibit, “Dressed in Color: The Costumes.”  The panelist set out to explore the changes in technology and their effect on the role of the…

     

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