SMPTE honours ARRI image science engineer Harald Brendel

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) awards Harald Brendel, head of Centre of Competence Image Science at ARRI, with the Natalie M. and Herbert T. Kalmus Medal Award. With this prize, which has been handed out since 1956, the industry association recognises outstanding technical achievements in film production, post-production, and film distribution. … Read more

SMPTE Hollywood to host panel on standards

At its July virtual meeting, SMPTE Hollywood will host a panel of experts for a discussion on the critical importance of standards in the motion picture and television industry. Providing the technical framework upon which the industry depends, standards are central to SMPTE’s mission—and yet people are often unsure of what the term means. In … Read more

SMPTE Hollywood section explores ‘phoneography’

The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), had the increasingly popular practice of “phoneography” as a key topic at its September meeting. Phoneography is the use of smartphones as image-capture devices in film and television productions. “The smartphone has become an integral part of our ecosystem, and it’s now … Read more