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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. 

Susie Beiersdorf and "that rarest of commodities"

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The Ken Mason Inter-Society Award recipient for 2019 will be awarded at CinemaCon to Susie Beiersdorf, by Paul Holliman, President of The Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation (and also Vice President, Sales & Non-Theatrical Distribution at Disney.)

"...outstanding long-term contributions leading to the overall improvement of the motion picture experience..." is the background phrase for this award, and there are plenty of people who will attest to the background work that Susie has contributed over many years.

But her big boss (Jack Kline, Chairman, President and CEO of Christie) proclaimed a nice summation: “In addition to her many professional accomplishments, Susie Beiersdorf has always devoted that rarest of commodities—her personal time—to advance technologies and drive initiatives to enhance the motion picture experience.” 

Update: Photo added 5April, following ceremony:

Susie Biersdorf accepts InterSociety Mason Award at CinemaCon 2019