Taking place July 11-13 in Oxfordshire, the HPA Tech Retreat UK is a pivotal gathering for those engaged in the many disciplines supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content across the dynamic distribution environment.
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened its Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 12th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered standard-bearing honors for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, recognizing creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials.
The HPA Retreat took place in February in Palm Springs, CA. Part 1 of this two-part series can be found in the link at the end of this article.
Earlier this year I had the honor of taking office as the President of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a position I will hold until the end of 2018. It is a truly exciting role; SMPTE has worked tirelessly to address the industry’s growth and to provide standards – in concept and practice – to enhance the current and future work of engineers, creatives and professionals. Its work has been highly influential, with the embrace of software-defined networking and media processing, and the rise of a fully connected world illustrating the extraordinary advances we have enabled in the evolution of TV and media.
To strengthen the music and pro audio industries, NAMM and AES will integrate pro audio educational training activities related to live sound, performance audio recording technology and other topics at the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.