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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance

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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. 

"Native" 3D v 2D to 3D Conversions: Pros and Cons

The aim of this blog is to provide an overview and compare 2D to 3D conversions with shooting in stereo or “native” 3D.

[Originally posted at The 3D Company: "Native” 3D versus 2D to 3D conversion: Pros and Cons | THE 3D COMPANY]

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Must Read Hugo/Legato/Creative Cow

Hugo and The Joy of Filmmaking - Creative COW

"Hugo had perhaps a greater mission to fulfill than many VFX-themed movies because it was celebrating the life and work of the very first visual effects artist, Georges Méliès.

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Marvin Data System

MARVIN layoutA lot of nice touches from a film maker who has had find the solutions to his own problems. This system backs up data in the field, puts the data out to LTO and whatever other format, the cleverly interfaces with the post projects EDL/XML.

Version 2.0 gets introduced at NAB in the Cintel booth. We aren't told what the changes are from Version 1, but it all should be interesting. See: Meet MARVIN

Two Createasphere Conferences in Los Angeles

Digital Asset Management technology has to be the underlying hip technology of the universe right now. From oil and gas to our parents iPad, everyone has more data than we could have imagined only 5 years ago. Gone are the days when we had to program a calculator with 16k of memory. Now it needs a GUI that is 10 meg, and it will store and manipulate every possible permutation in case that answer might be associated with something the computer has to handle a month from now.

Createasphere has a conference for that on 22 and 23 February in Los Angeles, but it won't be about calculators. It will be buzzword compliant though. Check out the PR here, and if you go, please let me know how it was. I won't be in LA then.

Digital Asset Management Conferences

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