Rapid innovations in technology have changed the way we tell and preserve stories. “The Future of Storytelling and How to Save It” will be the focus of the Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers’ 2016 symposium that kicks off Oct. 24 in Hollywood, Calif.
Andrea Kalas, president of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, is curating the daylong event, which will delve into how technologies and great talent are bringing a new level of creativity and creative approaches to preserving these stories. The symposium draws innovative technology leaders from around the world.
Chesapeake Systems’ Chief Revenue Office and Solutions Consultant, Nick Gold, will moderate the Oct. 24 panel discussion, “Wrapper’s Delight,” from 3 p.m to 3:45 p.m., which will cover various file wrapper formats and how they relate to the mission of media preservation and beyond. James Snyder, of the U.S. Library of Congress’ National Audio Visual Conservation Center, will serve as one of the panelists.
In addition to the pre-conference symposium, SMPTE2016 will include technical sessions, an exhibition hall, and special events that take place Oct. 25-27 as well as a gala to celebrate SMPTE’s centennial Oct. 28. Conference sessions will address topics such as ultra high definition TV, file workflows and formats, cloud media architectures, new cinema technologies and much more.
SMPTE is the world’s premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology.
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