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Bob Paulson, very distinguished engineer, passes
Phil Livingston, Technical Liason for Panasonic Broadcast and Television Systems, Passes
In Memory of Bob Turner, Influential Columnist and Consultant to the Post Production Industry
The (Painful) Way It Was: Editing Video the Old-Fashioned Way
A Behind-The-Scenes look at the Democratic National Convention
BF/VF Closes: Memories of Boston's Premiere Media Arts Center
SIGGRAPH/2003: Impressions of the Computer Graphics Extravaganza
A New Englander Abroad: The BBC Television Centre
Product Management: How to Build Consistently Successful Products
Product Management, Part II: Selling a Better Mousetrap
Digital Cinematography: HDTV is alive and well
Lighting for Inner Peace
The Webcasting Medium: How the technology is advancing
In memory of Jack Newcomb, former Associate Director at pioneering video production facility at MIT
Technical Innovations at NAB: New Englanders star at the show.
QuickTime 3.0 and the Avid/Microsoft Advanced Authoring Format
QuickTime 3.0 Allows Adobe To Move Into Pro Video Editing with Premiere 5.0
Demo Reels
A Eulogy to CMX, by Bob Turner
Switcher NT: Ramblings from IBC
A Producers' Lament
Keeping the Bank Happy and Credit Flowing
An Historic Parable, A Lesson for April 1
Meeting Follow-Up: Film Preservation News
Technical Report: New Developments in Nonlinear Video, a three-part series. Part 1: Putting High-Performance Nonlinear Systems on Personal Computers.
Part 2: Networking and Video Servers.
Part 3: System Design Issues
Editing Video with Adobe Premiere
The Coming of Video and its Influence on Home Movies
From Vintage Film to Betacam: Saving the Past for the Future
A Personal View of Curt Rawley's (Avid President) Dismissal, by Bob Turner.
4:2:2 Profile in MPEG-2 Compression Heirarchy
Technician's Corner: Questions people have asked me lately
Film/Video Museums Around the World
Recent Progress in Computer Graphics
Wicked Funny April Fool Article
Virtual Reality Movies
Fall Survey Results

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At the Saturday, October 11 meeting...
A TOUR OF NEW ENGLAND STUDIOS
Hospital Road, Devins, Massachusetts

  • 4) 18,000 SF NC25 Rated Sound Stages
  • 24-Hour Gated Security with Video Surveillance
  • 30,000 Square Foot Attached Office Building
  • Fully Integrated Fiber Optic Communications Across Entire Production Campus
  • Dedicated Dimmer Rooms

Features

  • (6) Six 1,200 Amps Power Services per Stage
  • Drive on Stages
  • (6) Six 20′ x 20′ Exterior Elephant Doors
  • (3) Three 42′ x 24′ Interior Elephant Doors
  • 120 Tons of Silent Heat and Cooling per Stage
  • 40,000 Square Feet of Onsite Grip & Electric Rentals and Mill Buildings

Please let us know you're coming!

Please email Marty Feldman at mfeldman@isgboston.com.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Doors open at 11:00am
Presentation at 11:00am

New England Studios
122 Hospital Road,
Devens, MA
978-615-5500
www.nestudios.com

Directions:

Directions to New England Studios: : Exit 37 off Route 2 (coming from East or West). Merge on to Jackson Rd. Turn left on to Givry Street. At fork, bear left to continue onto Hospital Rd. Studio Way will be on your immediate left.

If using GPS, use 122 Hospital Road, Devens, MA.

For more information, please contact Marty Feldman at ISG Boston or mfeldman@isgboston.com.

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2014-2015 Season...
Section Calendar
Some dates are still tentative

SMPTE/New England meetings are usually held at 7:00pm (refreshments at 6:30) on the third Wednesday of every month from September through June. Locations vary to allow attendees to tour various sites of interest. You don't have to be a SMPTE member to attend and there is no admission charge. Students and the public are invited to attend. Join our e-mail meeting announcements list and we'll send you e-mail every month so you don't have to keep on checking the web site. You don't have to be a member to get these announcements.

Writeups of past seasons' meetings

Updated: 26 September 2014
Bob Lamm, SMPTE/New England Newsletter/Web Page Editor
blamm@broadcastpix.com



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