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. 

Teaching and Learning Color

If you need to teach color, a wicked cool tool has bubbled its way up through the interwebz. The company is named Wigglepixel, and the artist gives us this phenomenal set of tools that make different color models very real because of their hands on nature.

See: What Are Color Models?

If you are a student yourself, you might go through that essay paragraph by paragraph, and test yourself to see if you understand each part. When you look at the parts that are moveable, check on how the 'same' colors change when they get brighter or darker.

RGB Color Model Cube

If you are responsible for the pictures in your cinema, check the lesson at Cinema Test Tools – A Look At Light 

There is so much to know about the way that light turns into an image that we 'see'. Absolutely no one understands everything about it. New discoveries are made all the time. So, if you learn just a bit more, you are an expert compared to others. Good luck and enjoy the ride.