Acad Bonner nod to duo

Longstanding members Behlmer, Glickman feted

HOLLYWOOD — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will fete Curt Behlmer and Richard Glickman with the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation at the Scientific and Technical Awards dinner, skedded for March 1 at the Beverly Wilshire.

Kudos, named in honor of the late director of special projects at Warner Hollywood Studios, will be bestowed in appreciation for “outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy.”

Behlmer, a managing partner with Digital Cinema Ventures, previously worked for Warner Bros., where he oversaw the transition of the post-production and sound editorial departments to nonlinear digital signal processing.

An active member of the Acad for more than 20 years, he has served as a sound branch governor, vice chair of the sound branch executive committee and a member of both the Sci-Tech Awards and the theater standards committees.

Glickman, an indie consulting engineer since 1971, began his film career in 1959 as chief engineer of ColorTran Industries. He previously won an Academy technical achievement award in 1964 for his development of lighting units using quartz iodine lamps for film. Glickman also served as national vice chairman of the theater, television and film lighting committee of the Illuminating Engineering Society and has been a member for the Sci-Tech Awards committee for more than 25 years.

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