Highlighted Articles & Presentations
The Digital Rollout in 2013
2013-April: Presented at the SMPTE Technology Summit on Cinema at the NAB Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
A Review of Digital Cinema in 2012, presented at ABC Week in Brazil
2012-May: A review of digital cinema, covering the rollout around the world and the latest technologies, given at Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the ABC Association of Cinematographers of Brazil.
Digital Cinema Report
The Challenge of Immersive Sound
Immersive sound in the cinema is nascent and complex. Knee-jerk reactions by NATO and DCI will not produce the desired results.
15 December 2012
Cinema Without Walls
By the end of 2012, it's expected that at least 85,000, or 70 percent, of the world's cinema screens will be converted to digital projection. But for the art of cinema, this is only the beginning. The Hobbit gives a clue.
Read our other articles published in Digital Cinema Report
Update on Digital Cinema Support for Those with Disabilities
2013-April: An updated summary of the technology behind closed captions and accessibility audio in digital cinema.
X-Curve Is Not An EQ Curve
2013-March: A commonly misunderstood specification, X-Curve describes a measurement method for setting up cinema sound systems.
SMPTE Report: High Frame Rates Study Group
2012-September: Published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal 2012 Progress Report, September 2012.
Choice in 3-D Digital Cinema
2007-October: An overview of the three different add-on technologies for 3-D exhibition.
Anti-Piracy in Cinemas
2010-March: A review of anti-piracy efforts in the cinema given for the 2010 Business of Entertainment conference held at Woodbury University. This video recording is part of a series of online coursework available from BOE.
And here's the trailer for the course.
Interview: The 4K Diaries
2010-October: A video interview with Michael Karagosian by Peter Knight on the value of 2K and 4K in cinema.
Digital Cinema Perspectives. A highly informative collection of interviews with world experts in the creation and exhibition of digital content. Interviews conducted by Alléne Hébert.
Compiled and edited by the IP-Racine Consortium. Interviewees include Michael Karagosian.
Understanding Digital Cinema. Informative book on the technology of digital cinema. Edited by Charles Swartz, with a chapter authored by Michael Karagosian.
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