(Palo Alto, Calif.) — Two of showbiz’s premier tech organizations, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Post Alliance, have announced a partnership with the intent…
LAS VEGAS — The age of ultra high-definition TV is clearly upon us. The exhibit halls at the National Assn. of Broadcasters’ annual convention and trade show are festooned with banners for 4K capture…
LAS VEGAS — Filmmakers got a vision of hope as well as a warning in Saturday’s presentations at the Technology Summit on Cinema in Las Vegas. The hope is for a future where technology doesn’t limit…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
To: Hollywood and the Motion Picture Academy Re: Oscar’s insults to visual effects I see that you didn’t take my advice about playing up vfx on the Oscars. Ratings are up anyway. Congrats! But before…
The late-year steering committee meeting of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's visual effects branch is always a long night. This past November, though, things got heated as well.
I'm back from the Consumer Electronics Show with a wakeup call for Hollywood and the majors.
Bryce Bayer, an Eastman Kodak research scientist who invented color filter array the Bayer Filter, a key technology now found in nearly every digital camera and camera phone, including current…
Some 30 years ago, a Disney animator fresh out of school decided to experiment with computer-generated backgrounds for a picture he hoped to make, "The Brave Little Toaster."
LAS VEGAS -- The SMPTE Technology Summit on Cinema Sunday got a look ahead at high-frame-rate 3D - - along with a daunting introduction to the technical challenges it presents.
Saturday's panel on piracy prevention and countermeasures at the SMPTE Technology Summit on Cinema drew a picture of a movie industry settling into a grim cold war it can only win with a diminished…
Attendees at SMPTE's Summit on Cinema in Las Vegas this weekend will get an early peek at the future of movies.