ACES at IBC 2019 - Updated!

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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.

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Friday 9/13 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm cest
Workshop on preserving movies with IMF
The IMF UG invites you to join worldwide experts around program focused on the needs of public archives for the preservation of movies, and the applicability of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) in these applications. Includes presentation on ACES standards for IMF by Andy Maltz, Managing Director Science and Technology Council, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
https://www.imfug.com/events/2019-09-13-workshop-preserving-movies-with-imf/
Eye Film Museum, 1 IJpromenade, 1031 KT Amsterdam, Netherlands
Free to attend, registration required (https://imf-in-archives-ibc-2019.eventbrite.com/)

Saturday 9/14 – 7:30pm – 11:45pm
ACES is a sponsor of the Colorist Mixer
Come hang out and let’s talk color!
Registration required: https://coloristmixer.com/

Sunday 9/15 - 10:30am - 11:20am
An Inside Look into Mindhunter Season 2, presented by Dolby
Join Director of Photography Erik Messerschmidt and Colorist Eric Weidt as they discuss the pre-production, on-set and post workflows and processes that enabled the unique look and feel of this Netflix crime thriller. Presented in Dolby Vision. This will be the first public discussion of ACES use on this groundbreaking series.
Big Screen Theater
https://aces.mp/mindhunter2019
Free to attend if you have basic show pass

Sunday 9/15 - 2:15p - 3:15p
Creating the Unique Look for ’Mindhunter’ Season 2
Eric Weidt Colourist

Join this presentation at Colour On Stage, presented by FilmLight. Colourist Eric Weidt will talk about his collaboration with director David Fincher – from defining the workflow to creating the look and feel of ‘Mindhunter’. Eric will break down scenes and run through colour grading details of the masterful crime thriller. He’ll detail how they worked with ACES and answer questions too!
D201 (2nd floor of the Elicium Centre)
Free, but registration required: https://www.colouronstage.com/

Sunday 9/15 - 2:45p - 5:30p - ACES is one of the topics
EDCF Global Update including ACES
Emerald room
Yearly update on ACES and related topics
Presented by Andy Maltz
https://show.ibc.org/conference-programme-2019/edcf-session
Conference pass required

Monday 9/16 – 10:30am – 6:00pm
ACES User Group Day!


Room G104
Something new! Join the first ACES User Group Day
Presentations and discussions organized and lead by ACES users!

10:30am - 11:30am On-set – Organized by Pablo Garcia Soriano, Head of Colour, Mission
1pm – 2pm Colorists – Organized by Kevin Shaw, CSI colorist, instructor and consultant
3pm – 4pm VFX – Organized by Sean Cooper, Colour Scientist, Double Negative
4pm – 6pm Beer and conversation – open to everyone in the ACES community

All welcome, no registration required. Refreshments will be served!

Steve Tobenkin Adoption/Comms Lead, ACES steve(at)letoentertainment.com

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Will be there till Monday morning :slight_smile:

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From the Mindhunter panel today.

“We did 12-16 weeks of tests for the show and we found ACES worked really well for us using the RED camera and Baselight.” - - Erik Messerschmidt DP, Mindhunter Season 2

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Sweet! There is a great article about the photo work on the series on No Film School: https://nofilmschool.com/2017/10/mindhunter-dp-discusses-how-there-are-no-rules-lighting

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Thanks to everyone that showed up to our presentations and meetings at IBC!
It was great and please follow up with us to keep our conversations going!

Here’s a little taste of what took place:

Colorist Mixer

Andy Maltz presenting at the IMF User Group

Colorist Eric Weidt at Color on Stage talking about ACES on Mindhunter season 2

Pablo Soriano leading the ACES on-set user group

Kevin Shaw, CSI leading the ACES colorist user group

Sean Cooper leading the ACES vfx user group

ACES Product Partner AVID demonstrated their first implementation of ACES in Media Composer