Workshop on preserving and re-purposing studio productions using IMF (Los Angeles)

Making movies is costly and time-consuming. Preserving them is critical.

Fri, October 25, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM PDT
Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema, ITC Building – Digi 5 & 6, 2345 N Ontario Street, Burbank, California 91504, USA
Free to attend, registration required
The IMF UG invites you to join worldwide experts around a program focused on archives in post-houses and studios for the production and re-purposing of movies and episodic content, and the applicability of the Interoperable Master Format (IMF) to these applications.

IMF has established itself as a recognized and standardized intermediate format in this process. While IMF was originally conceived as a common source format for different distribution channels, it has emerged as a promising candidate for archiving and preservation of movies.

This workshop is one of a series of two. A sister event will take place earlier in Amsterdam.

Program chair
Florian Schleich, Netflix

Preliminary program

Welcome, scope and goals of the workshop Pierre Lemieux
Archival Workflow based on IMF and ACES Harvey Landy (NBCU)
Archiving UHD contents and necessity for high quality preservation NHK
Panel Discussion TBA
Recap from IMF UG Workshop Amsterdam Siegfried Foessel
ACES (Academy Color Encoding System) Annie Chang
Introductions to IMF App 4 & App 5 Hans-Nikolas Locher / Wolfgang Ruppel
Audiovisual Content Preservation: SMPTE RDD48 and IMF James Snyder (Library of Congress)
Using IMF with AXF David Deelo / Merrill Weiss
From media asset to media components management: get the best from your archive Dalet
Building Smart Archives with IMF Prime Focus
Summary & moderated discussion TBA