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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance

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Cinema Test Tools for the non-Technical Manager – Post Installation Quality Assurance Has Begun

Cinema Test Tools is a free resource for the cinema industry, tuned most particularly for the non-technical manager. The tools include several DCPs, all with interesting means of testing the sound and picture quality for the interested by lightly trained staff. The lessons on sound and light are written to provide a foundation to communicate with the technician who must respond quickly and well to the information that they discover.

The key is a free Managers Walk Through Checklist that correlates with the many DCPs. It helps bring an understanding of the many nuances of the auditorium's situation in a straightforward way. 

Docu Makers Face Hobby Charge/Taxes

Educate > Money => Hobby = No Tax Write Off

US Tax Court Judge Diane Kroupa has decided that a documentary film maker is participating in a hobby, not a money making enterprise that doesn't deserve tax write-offs for expenses. See: If You're a Documentary Filmmaker, You Could Owe the IRS a Whole Lot of Money - indieWIRE