2014 Academy Award - Technical Achievement for creation of the ASC CDL - used in production of >90% of the world's feature motion pictures.

 

2012 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award for creation of the ASC CDL - used in production of >70% of scripted series TV.

 

2014 Hollywood Post Alliance Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production

 

 

Publications / Speaking / Teaching

2014 International Space Development Conference, speaker - "Enhanced Human Perception in Manned Space Exploration"

 

2014 Interviewed on Home Theater Geeks webcast. 1 hour, more than 28,000 viewers

 

2013 ASC Master Class, production and post color and workflow, lecturer. Part of team teaching a week-long cinematography intensive for cinematographers from around the world.

 

2006-2016 "American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Technology Committee Progress Report", SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, annual article, co-author and Editor. Author of most special reports/topics.

 

2006-2016 "American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Technology Committee Progress Report – Secretary's Comment", SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, article, section author.

 

2012 "Digital Cinematography", Visual Effects Society Handbook 2nd ed., chapter, primary author of major revision tracking the accelerated pace of change in production

 

2010 "ASC Color Decision List (ASC CDL)", American Cinematographer Manual, 10th edition, chapter, lead author

 

2010 "Digital Cinematography", Visual Effects Society Handbook 1st ed., chapter, co-author

 

2010 Interviewed on Home Theater Geeks webcast. 1 hour, more than 25,000 viewers

 

2008 "Digital Cinema", SMPTE Professional Development Academy, instructor, 1 ½ hour seminar via web. SMPTE created the definitions and standards for digital cinema. Selected by SMPTE to author and present their first class on digital cinema.

 

2008 "ISDCF Report", NAB Digital Cinema Summit, speaker. 1200 paid attendees

 

2006 "ASC and DCI – initiative for the digital future", IMAGO (European Federation of Cinematography Societies) Digital Cinema Conference, Oslo, Norway, invited keynote

 

2006 "Demo and Guided Tour of the ASC-DCI Standard Evaluation Material (StEM)", IMAGO Digital Cinema Conference, Oslo, Norway, invited keynote

 

2006 "Digital Cinema in the United States", IMAGO Digital Cinema Conference, Oslo, Norway, invited keynote

 

2006 "A Quick Overview of DI", Art Directors Guild Perspective on Technology, chapter, author

 

2006 "Digital Intermediate", Art Directors Guild Art Direction Wiki, web publication, author

 

2002 "American Society of Cinematographers Statement on Digital Cinema Standards", ITU-R TG6/9 (International Telecommunications Union – Radiocommunication Sector – Large Screen Digital Imagery), co-author of ASC position statement. Significant contribution to several other nation’s cinematography societies’ position statements.

 

Articles Quoting

“Scientific and Technical Academy Awards: Oscar Bids Bittersweet Farewell to Film”, David Cohen, Variety, 2/15/2014

 

"DCI announces digital, 3-D specs", David Cohen, Variety, 4/15/2007

 

"Tomorrow's Technology", Douglas Bankston, American Cinematographer, 12/2006

 

"ASC Tech Committee Report", Carolyn Giardina, Shoot, 10/20/2006

 

"Expectativas em torno da implantação do cinema digital", Carlos Ebert, curta o curta and associação brasileira de cinematografia, 9/7/2003

 

Articles About/Citing/Referencing

“Five SMPTE Members Receive Academy Awards for Scientific and Technical Achievement”, Frank Beacham, TVNewsCheck, 3/4/2014

 

"Post Focus: ASC CDL", Benjamin B, American Cinematographer, 10/2008

 

"Digital Cinema Summit Covers the Full Range", Mary Ann Melody, ProAudio Review, 2/26/2008

 

"Software color code has ASC in pink", Carolyn Giardina, Hollywood Reporter, 6/22/2007

 

"Post to SMPTE: Open Up the DCI Spec. Modern VideoFilm Exec Urges More Flexibility", Bryant Frazer, Film & Video, 4/15/2007

 

"Tomorrow's Technology", Douglas Bankston, American Cinematographer, 12/2006

 

"Oslo Digital Cinema Conference - Workshop", Jean-Jacques Bouhon, Lettre de l'AFC, 7 and 8/2006

 

"The Color-Space Conundrum, Part Two: Digital Workflow", Douglas Bankston, American Cinematographer, 5/2005

 

"ASC gets into digital", Dave McNary, Daily Variety, 5/27/2003

 

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