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New Harkness Darkness Challenge

The technology that has replaced film projectors is quite elegantly stable once set up properly. Most modern digital projectors have a circuit that can nudge the amperage to the bulb as the bulb inevitably losses its dark sucking capabilities, attempting to keep the light level consistent. And since the human visual system is extremely adaptive and forgiving, but most responsive to light level, this gives a fighting chance to a somewhat dumb machine that otherwise does an amazing job.

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New Harkness Darkness Challenge

The technology that has replaced film projectors is quite elegantly stable once set up properly. Most modern digital projectors have a circuit that can nudge the amperage to the bulb as the bulb inevitably losses its dark sucking capabilities, attempting to keep the light level consistent. And since the human visual system is extremely adaptive and forgiving, but most responsive to light level, this gives a fighting chance to a somewhat dumb machine that otherwise does an amazing job.

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[Ongoing Update] IBC 2011 – EDCF LineUp Announced

IBC Logo 2011

The IBC Mobile App is finally available [the link], for Android and iOS (like, what is left?)

IBC Conferences start on 8 September, exhibitions on the 9th. The Digital Cinema-centric day is on the 12th, though there is one conference on the 11th. The EDCF day of conferences is on the 12th, which is also the last day – exhibitions close at 4PM.

IBC is offering a jillion euros if you can find the exhibition opening and closing times on their site before getting frustrated. All contestants should call the IBC’s Phil Guy. To enter you must offer him a beer by saying, “How about a beer?”

Holy Zeus, I found it: IBC2011 – IBC2011 Exhibition Dates…and times! Complete with scheduler!!! 

Fri 9 September 2011   10:30 – 18:00
Sat 10 September 2011   09:30 – 18:00
Sun 11 September 2011   09:30 – 18:00
Mon 12 September 2011   09:30 – 18:00
Tue 13 September 2011   09:30 – 16:00 

Conference Link

Registration Link N.B. – Free Registration ends on 17 August.

iPhone/Pad and Android Mobile App

PDF of Conference Program

 

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ASC Digital Assistant–The iPhone App

toland fov viewAn iteration of the American Cinematographer Manual has been introduced by the iPhone developers, Chemical Wedding. Bringing the venerated 70 year old set of tools into a modern structure, the American Society of Cinematographers partnered with Chemical Wedding to deliver the Toland ASC Digital Assistant for the iPhone or iPod Touch.
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