Questions and Answers About HDR in Cinema

Coming to a cinema near you…one day
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I was recently asked a few questions pertinent to the introduction of cinema HDR (High Dynamic Range). It reminded me that many cinema technologists walked in through the digital cinema door, with little history of how we got here. My lengthy response was a bit more than the editor was seeking, so I polished it up for posting here.  ... [continue reading]

ASC Releases Test Protocol to Guide Next Generation Cinema

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Next Generation Cinema Display (NGCD) subcommittee released its Cinema Display Evaluation Plan and Test Protocol, available at the ASC web site. As one of the co-chairs of the subcommittee that produced the report, and its editor, I’ll also point readers to an article co-authored with long-time friend and esteemed co-chair Eric Rodli in Digital Cinema Report, where we address many of the background issues that led to development of the Test Protocol.

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