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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance


Cinema Test Tools for the Non-Technical Manager 

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 Online Managers Online 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. 

Camera, but virtual. 

3-Strip Technicolor before Black Narcissus

Designing for 3-Strip Technicolor - July 7, 2009

Director of photography John Hora, ASC, will join visual-effects artist Harrison Ellenshaw and production designer Tom Walsh to discuss “Designing for 3-Strip Technicolor” prior to a screening of Black Narcissus (1947) at the Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, on July 26 at 5:30 p.m.

The program is a special presentation by the Art Directors Guild. Alfred Junge won an Academy Award for art direction for Black Narcissus, which was his final collaboration with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Jack Cardiff, BSC, also won an Academy Award for his work on the picture, which is considered a landmark in color cinematography.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 for senior citizens and students (with current school ID), and $7 for American Cinematheque members. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at the box office.

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To see the original news release, Clik Here: ASC: The American Society of Cinematographers