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The board of governors at the American Society Of Cinematographers (Asc) has appointed its new officers.
Current incumbent Crudo has been re-elected president and will embark on his fifth term. He also served from 2003-05.
The board members, elected in May by the Asc’s active membership, are: John Bailey, Bill Bennett, Curtis Clark, Dean Cundey, George Spiro Dibie, Richard Edlund, Michael Goi, Leonetti, Stephen Lighthill, Daryn Okada, Michael O’ Shea, Lowell Peterson, Rodney Taylor, van Oostrum, and Haskell Wexler.
“I’m profoundly humbled that my colleagues have once again chosen me to serve in this position,” said Crudo. “Right now, the organisation is stronger than ever and we look forward to continuing our mission of promoting the role »
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Dolby’s push for high dynamic range TV is getting a boost from an important player in post-production tech.
FilmLight will include the Dolby Vision Hdr format in its Baselight color grading systems. FilmLight will show the system in action at the Nab Show in Las Vegas next week.
Dolby Vision and other Hdr TV systems increase the brightness of the TV picture, upping the contrast and increasing the number of colors it can display. The result is a noticeably more vibrant and lifelike picture with a greater feeling of depth than TV graded for standard brightness.
“Our business is to really push the boat out in terms of image quality, in terms of making pictures look nice, in terms of doing what’s possible,” FilmLight co-founder Wolfgang Lempp told Variety. “I agreed with their outlook that this is where you have the most impact, by increasing brightness. … I just »
- David S. Cohen
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