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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance


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. 

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DVExpo - Pasadena Education Details

DVExpo 2009 logoEducational Conference Program for Digital Video Expo Released - Pasadena, CA Event, Sept. 22 - 24

Conference schedule details have been announced for the upcoming Digital Video Expo (, held at the Pasadena Convention Center from September 22-24, 2009. Featuring a multi-track educational program covering a broad range of topics, Digital Video Expo will gather thousands of professionals for three full days of intensive education, training, exhibitions, and networking events.

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The Digital Video Conference is produced by the editors of DV and Videography magazines and the Creative Planet Community sites. The conference offers tracks in postproduction, Web video, new HD cameras, content distribution, HD workflow, 3D production, using HD-capable DSLRs, editing, digital cinematography, lighting for HD, and career development.

Also offered will be RED Boot Camp session from the Los Angeles RED User Group, a digital camera “Super Session” profiling new units seen at NAB, and a series of lighting workshops.

Session topics include:

  • Postproduction Trends for 2009/2010
  • Building a Cost-Effective Editing Suite
  • Tapeless Media Post Workflows
  • Codecs, Encoding & Compression
  • HD DSLR Basics and Production
  • DVD Distribution
  • Introduction to Stereoscopic Production
  • New Camera Overview
  • Flavors of HD
  • Final Cut Pro Plug-Ins
  • iPhone Apps for Production
  • NLE Update
  • Growing Your Business
  • Top 10 Tips: Career Development

Additional conference and educational programs running alongside Digital Video Expo include Broadcast Symposium West and Apple Certified Training.

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