Kodak will receive the Philo T. Farnsworth Award at the 64th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards.
Olivia Munn will host the Oct. 24 ceremony at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Kodak is being honored for its long history of contributions to the television industry, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said, including “innovation and leadership in image capture, processing and manipulation.”
Cable Television Laboratories founder Dr. Richard Green earned the Charles F. Jenkins lifetime achievement award for guiding the cable industry into the modern era.
In addition, eight engineering Emmys are being awarded, to Colorfront
, FilmLight, the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), the ASC Color Decision List (ASC CDL), Dolby (for the PRM-4200 Professional Reference Monitor), Sony (for the for the BVM E250 OLED
Reference Monitor), Netflix and Toon Boon Animation.
Finally, Adobe Systems
received the Engineering Plaque for the Adobe Systems for the Adobe Pass viewer authentication process.