Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance

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Cinema Test Tools for the non-Technical Manager – Post Installation Quality Assurance Has Begun

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 Managers 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. 

Where and what we are. (Everywhere...it's the internet right? Everything...we're a group effort.)

Boxing NAB

Eiji Yoshikawa is someone you have seen pacing the NAB halls for decades as publisher or editor of TV Technology and other magazines in Japan.

He is also a philanthropist in the best sense of the word – he has set up a system in the Philippines for training young adults in the science of boxing, and dragging them up the ladder from the poverty they were stuck in to educated and capable being.

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Season's Songs and Good Cause

Your editor sumbled upon a great site for recording artists, BandCamp.com, a nice space to promote their work and get a good return. Our polling (one artist) says he is pleased with the facilities offered. I bought this album for above retail: Years and Years (2011) | Milo Fairweather

But that is not why we write: For Folk's Sake It's Christmas 2011 | For Folk's Sake is a pithy collection of fun music, with profits going to the Integrated Cancer Centre

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DCS | Haitian Relief Fund

The Digital Cinema Society – 50% of Subscription fee to Haiti fund

If you were thinking of subscribing to the DCS, now is the time:

In light of the recent tragedy in Haiti, the Digital Cinema Society is pledging to donate 1/2 of each annual membership renewal that comes in between January 15, 2010 and January 31, 2010 ($15 of each $30 renewal) to the American Red Cross Haitian relief fund. Just renew your DCS membership, either via PayPal using the link below or by sending a check to the DCS offices, before the end of the month and we will make the donation in early February. Paypal Annual Renewal Link - $30US: click

Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief

Lineup of Superstar Musical Perfomances

Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, and Sting Will Appear in New York City;

Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift, and a Group Performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow in Los Angeles;

Coldplay, and a Group Performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna in London

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