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SMPTE 2018: Kalmus Medal-winner Rod Bogart

Rod Bogart, who has held positions at Pixar, ILM and, most recently, HBO, was at SMPTE this year to collect the Kalmus Medal. This award is given to those who try to maintain artistic intent all the way to the consumer. Bogart was one of the developers of OpenEXR, which has helped HDR workflows. Here he talks about the technology and how it developed.

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SMPTE 2018: Atto’s Carllene Mowry

Atto’s Carllene Mowry talks about the company’s high-performance, low-latency connectivity for a variety of network and storage protocols. The products include Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, with the ability to connect multiple devices with similar platforms. Their 12GB SAS product was also on display.

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SMPTE 2018: Efilm’s Joachim “JZ” Zell

Technical Director and VP, Imaging Science at Efilm, Joachim “JZ” Zell is a SMPTE Hollywood Section Manager. Their mission is to get members to monthly meetings to discuss technology and standards, but also to get younger people involved. They offer a students’ program and talk about gaming, 360 as well as filmmaking.

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