Next Generation Cinema: On the Way to HDR
2017-April: The introduction of HDR Cinema will have plenty of roadbumps along the way. This presentation goes into the challenge of wider color gamut, higher screen illumination, the determination of useful parameter limits, and the issues of rollout itself. Presented at the Beijing International Film Festival Technology Forum.
2017-April: A recap of the Virtual Print Fee (VPF) equipment subsidy that financed the transition to digital cinema. Originally given to an accountancy engaged in audits, this version of the presentation is designed to explain the VPF's role in the digital transition, and what comes next.
Considerations For In-Home Movie Rental
2016-June: Several proposals, Screening Room among them, have been floated for in-home rental of movies during the theatrical window. These slides describe how to evaluate and construct an in-home movie rental model. If seeking a recommendation, the author suggests the service should be priced as a premium experience so as to not commoditize the first release window. To maintain control of the model's additive potential, the service should be operated by the window's stakeholders.
What ASC’s Cinema Display Evaluation Means
2016-September in Digital Cinema Report: ASC Next Generation Cinema Display subcommittee co-chairs Michael Karagosian and Eric Rodli explain the background behind the release of the ASC's Cinema Display Evaluation Plan and Test Protocol, available at the ASC's website.
What's Wrong With the DCP?
2015-March in Digital Cinema Report: There are two kinds of DCPs in the world: Good DCP and Bad DCP. The name we give Good DCP is SMPTE DCP. The name we give Bad DCP is Interop DCP. It's time to give Bad DCP the respect it deserves, and formalize it.
Update on Digital Cinema Support for Those with Disabilities
2013-April: A summary of the technology behind closed captions and accessibility audio in digital cinema.
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.
Media Salles Cinema Update 2016
Michael Karagosian presents why technology equivalency will be the new norm for cinema and home, and why this may, or may not, be a big deal. Created for Media Salles DigiTraining Plus, in Taormina, Sicily, June 2016.
The Future of Cinema
Learn from the experts as they discuss the Future of Cinema at the SMPTE/NAB Technology Summit on Cinema, held in April 2014. Organized and moderated by Michael Karagosian.
Internet Theft of Hollywood Content
Richard Atkinson, Michael Karagosian, Patrick Gregston and Pamela Allison team up to discuss the negative economic impact of internet theft on Hollywood's business model. Held at the Entertainment Content Protection Summit, Woodbury University, in November 2010.
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