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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 Wednesday, June 21 meeting...
The latest Sound Devices Mix-Pre 3 and Mix-Pre 6 Audio Recorders
Plus our Annual Barbecue at Talamas Boston in Newton

Meet Nick Mesenbourg! Nick will be discussing the latest Sound Devices Mix-Pre 3 and Mix-Pre 6 Audio Recorders. Bridging the gap between field recorder and USB interface, the latest Mix-Pre units from Sound Devices are sure to fit the needs of both professionals and novices in the industry of film, television, podcasts, music recording, and more. Nick will show you all the bells and whistles that come with the latest developments from Sound Devices, which come with the quality we have come to expect from their audio recorders/mixers.

About the Presenter

Nick Mesenbourg is currently the Audio Product Specialist for Talamas Sales and Rentals, working his way up from Intern, Audio Technician, and Senior Audio Technician. A recipient of both an Associate's Degree in Audio and Media Technology and Bachelor's Degree in Audio Production from the New England Institute of Art, he now specializes in wireless audio, making him an asset in any industry that requires coordination of radio frequencies. Working with all the top brands in the industry, his knowledge expands not only to wireless audio manufacturers, but also to mixers/recorders, microphones, communication systems, and more.

Please help us figure out how much food to buy...

If you're planning to attend, a quick RSVP to will help us judge the volume of hot foods to prepare.

Wednesday, June, 21, 2017
Refreshments at 5:00
Presentation at 7::00pm

145 California Street,
Newton, MA 02458
(617) 928-0788, (800) 941-2446


Talamas is in Newton near Watertown Square: Click here for Google Maps

For more information, please contact Marty Feldman at ISG Boston or

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2016-2017 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: 7 June 2017
Bob Lamm, SMPTE/New England Newsletter/Web Page Editor