Events

“Academy Sci-Tech Council Supports the Industry” Roundtable at SMPTE 2020

By Steve Tobenkin | November 6, 2020 |
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Join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ team and learn about some of the important projects of the Science and Technology Council, including the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) and the Academy Spectral Similarity Index (SSI). This work is helping to support professionals in all areas of the…

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Sex Education Season 2 – A Deep Dive into the End-to-End ACES Workflow

By Steve Tobenkin | October 15, 2020 |
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This live webinar has finished…enjoy the video! Discussion thread here. Thursday October 22, 2020    11:30a PDT/19:30 BST Join us for a lively and candid conversation with the Season 2 production and postproduction team from Netflix’s hit series Sex Education. Topics explored will include how the decision to use ACES was made, how they prepped and…

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Webinar: ACES ‘101’: Standards-based Color Managed Workflows

By Steve Tobenkin | August 26, 2020 |
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You can view this webinar courtesy of SMPTE below Video Index00:00 SMPTE announcements and housekeeping05:30 ACES 101 Program Start06:50 What is Color Management?19:20 What is ACES?42:30 Current and Future of ACES52:40 Panel Discussion View presentation deck We also encourage you to discuss topics presented or ask questions here: The widespread use of HDR in production…

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Webinar: ACES Panel at the ASWF Open Source Days ’20 Virtual Event

By Steve Tobenkin | August 11, 2020 |
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Watch the webinar Video! Here is the presentation deck from the show: Join ACES community members including a working group chair, working group participant and ACES team members as they discuss their recent development and integration efforts. With a new development process influenced by the ASWF development model, the ACESNext efforts have included two ‘minor’…

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Virtual Roundtable: ACES for TV/Broadcast/OTT

By Steve Tobenkin | May 6, 2020 |
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Please join us for a Virtual Roundtable discussion on the topic of “ACES for TV/Broadcast/OTT”. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:00 am PDT (GoToMeeting instructions below) We’ve had a request to explore some possible use-cases and basic technical requirements for using ACES in live broadcasts, multi-cam shoots and other situations that were formerly described as “broadcast”…

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Live Webinar: Integrating and Working with ACES 1.2

By Steve Tobenkin | April 22, 2020 |
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The newly-released ACES 1.2 finalizes the specs on two major ACES components: the Common LUT Format (CLF) and the ACES Metadata File (AMF).  This is great news for both end-users and companies that build ACES into their products.  Join us for an overview of the vastly-improved CLF and AMF specs, as well as additional features…

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ACES at HPA 2020

By Steve Tobenkin | January 27, 2020 |
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Lots of ACES news and discussion planned for HPA this year.Rancho Mirage, CaliforniaFebruary 18th – 20th, 2020 Tuesday’s Super Session will feature an amazing workflow demo with multiple cameras, color correctors, daily systems, cloud workflows and all color managed by ACES!  Here’s the sizzle reel for the Super Session: https://vimeo.com/387515173 18 We’ll also have an ACES presentation…

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IMF User Group Workshop featuring ACES

By Florian Schleich | October 14, 2019 |
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The IMF User Group is organizing a workshop on preserving and re-purposing studio productions using IMF 9 on October 25 in Burbank, CA. @Annie will present on ACES and @Wolfgang_Ruppel will cover IMF Application #5 ACES at the event. There’s a few spots left, register today (for free) if you’re interested!

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ACES at IBC 2019 – Updated!

By Steve Tobenkin | August 25, 2019 |
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We’ve got an amazing ACES line up at IBC this year. We’ll touch on everything from on-set to archive. Join us or email me (info below) to set a private meeting with the ACES team. ——- Schedule ——- Friday 9/13 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm cestWorkshop on preserving movies with IMFThe IMF UG invites…

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ACES in Mongolia!

By Steve Tobenkin | June 23, 2019 |
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ACES really knows no borders! ACES Project Vice-chair Joachim Zell was recently in Mongolia for the “Hollywood in Mongolia” Film Festival. The festival is aimed at learning experience from world-class experts, initiating collaboration between Mongolian and Hollywood artists and organizing capacity building programs for national filmmakers. ACES concepts were shared and of course local customs…

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