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Bob Paulson, very distinguished engineer, passes
Phil Livingston, Technical Liason for Panasonic Broadcast and Television Systems, Passes
In Memory of Bob Turner, Influential Columnist and Consultant to the Post Production Industry
The (Painful) Way It Was: Editing Video the Old-Fashioned Way
A Behind-The-Scenes look at the Democratic National Convention
BF/VF Closes: Memories of Boston's Premiere Media Arts Center
SIGGRAPH/2003: Impressions of the Computer Graphics Extravaganza
A New Englander Abroad: The BBC Television Centre
Product Management: How to Build Consistently Successful Products
Product Management, Part II: Selling a Better Mousetrap
Digital Cinematography: HDTV is alive and well
Lighting for Inner Peace
The Webcasting Medium: How the technology is advancing
In memory of Jack Newcomb, former Associate Director at pioneering video production facility at MIT
Technical Innovations at NAB: New Englanders star at the show.
QuickTime 3.0 and the Avid/Microsoft Advanced Authoring Format
QuickTime 3.0 Allows Adobe To Move Into Pro Video Editing with Premiere 5.0
Demo Reels
A Eulogy to CMX, by Bob Turner
Switcher NT: Ramblings from IBC
A Producers' Lament
Keeping the Bank Happy and Credit Flowing
An Historic Parable, A Lesson for April 1
Meeting Follow-Up: Film Preservation News
Technical Report: New Developments in Nonlinear Video, a three-part series. Part 1: Putting High-Performance Nonlinear Systems on Personal Computers.
Part 2: Networking and Video Servers.
Part 3: System Design Issues
Editing Video with Adobe Premiere
The Coming of Video and its Influence on Home Movies
From Vintage Film to Betacam: Saving the Past for the Future
A Personal View of Curt Rawley's (Avid President) Dismissal, by Bob Turner.
4:2:2 Profile in MPEG-2 Compression Heirarchy
Technician's Corner: Questions people have asked me lately
Film/Video Museums Around the World
Recent Progress in Computer Graphics
Wicked Funny April Fool Article
Virtual Reality Movies
Fall Survey Results

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At the Wednesday, October 25 meeting...
The Role of the Digital Imaging Technician
At Rule Associates

Over the past decade, the motion picture and television industry has seen a tremendous technological transformation. A majority of the movies produced in 2017 are captured digitally, which is the exact opposite to what was happening ten to fifteen years ago when most were being shot on film. These technological changes have been felt in every corner of the industry and perhaps no role on set has been more on the forefront of this transformation than that of the Digital Imaging Technician, DIT for short. In this presentation, Steve Sherrick will guide us from the launch of the RED ONE 4K camera in 2007 through the current production landscape to see how this once often misunderstood job title plays a critical role in assuring that the image captured on set is faithful to the vision of the cinematographer and director.

Please note following job posting from Emeric Feldmar at WGBH:
https://wgbh.secure.force.com/positiondetail?id=a0j2A000006z1UVQAY

Wednesday, October, 25, 2017
Refreshments at 6:30pm
Presentation at 7:00pm

Rule Boston Camera
395 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02135

www.rule.com

Directions:

Map: Google Maps Link.

For more information, please contact Marty Feldman at Integrated Solutions Group or mfeldman@isgboston.com.

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2017-2018 Season...
Section Calendar
Some dates are still tentative

SMPTE/New England meetings are usually held at 7:00pm (refreshments at 6:30) on the third Wednesday of every month from September through June. Locations vary to allow attendees to tour various sites of interest. You don't have to be a SMPTE member to attend and there is no admission charge. Students and the public are invited to attend. Join our e-mail meeting announcements list and we'll send you e-mail every month so you don't have to keep on checking the web site. You don't have to be a member to get these announcements.

Writeups of past seasons' meetings

Updated: 12 October 2017
Bob Lamm, SMPTE/New England Newsletter/Web Page Editor
blamm@broadcastpix.com