|August 30,1950 - July 15, 2005
Influential Columnist and Consultant to the Post-Production Industry
Robert Russell Turner passed away on June 15 after an 8-month battle with cancer. He was 54 years old. A nationally renowned figure, he was at the peak of his profession. He was also a great contributor to SMPTE/New England - among other things a superlatively lively and informative panelist on our NAB Wrapup meetings.
A Career Appreciation
Bob's significant and lasting influence on the industry:
By Bob Lamm
Remembering Bob Turner
Bob's first editor reminesces
By Brian McKernan, former editor of Videography.
The Family at 20 Damon Road
A personal memory:
By Dave Allen
Bob and the SMPTE-NE NAB Wrap-Up
A recollection of Bob at two recent SMPTE-NE meetings, originally published in Video Systems (August 2005) where Bob was a Contributing Editor:
By Jeff Sauer, Contributing Editor, Video Systems
SMPTE/NE articles by Bob Turner
Will Their Mistake Hurt You?
Bob rails against Wall Street's shortsightedness and the dismissal of the CEO who led Avid from startup to powerhouse.
A Eulogy to CMX
The company that many believe offered the first video editing system calls it quits. Bob remembers...
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