The Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has given the go-ahead for early handouts of three Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards and a pair of Engineering Emmy Plaques as part of the upcoming 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards competition.The awards will be presented July 10 at a special Engineering Awards luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Engineering Emmy statuettes go to: J.L. Fisher Inc., for development of its camera dollies. Panasonic’s AJ-LT75 DVCPRO “Laptop” editor. Seven organizations known as the Grand Alliance, which are primarily responsible for developing and standardizing the transmission and technology for digital TV. The seven include General Instrument, AT&T, David Sarnoff Research Center, Thomson/RCA, Philips, Zenith and M.I.T. Emmy Engineering Plaques were won by: The Mark V Director’s Viewfinder. The Boom Trac, for its microphone boom dolly system used in the above-stage application to reduce floor traffic and shadows.
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