HPA Tech Retreat


intoPIX’s New JPEG XS Solutions for IP Video Production Workflow

by Artem Alekseenko

intoPIX showcases its solutions to simplify live production & post-production workflows ​​in the LAN, over the WAN & to the CLOUD ​at HPA Tech Retreat. intoPIX TicoXS FIP adds the Flawless Imaging Profile to the JPEG XS Codec to …

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HPA Shows Virtual Production is Real – Easy, Economic

by Andy Marken

We figured this year’s HPA (Hollywood Professional Association) Tech Retreat would be “a little” slow after two years of people going to the set, getting sent home, starting/stopping projects and work. Personally, our biggest …

Tags:3D Content Creation| GPUs| HPA Tech Retreat| LED| Virtual Sets

High-End KVM Systems for Broadcast and Cinema Professionals

by Artem Alekseenko

G&D North America Inc. (G&D) will be presenting the latest KVM technologies for broadcast and cinema professionals at this year’s HPA Tech Retreat from February 17 to 20, 2020 in Palm Springs, CA, and …

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High Frame Rate Mastering War Stories

by Chris Chinnock

DoP Bill Bennett and RealD Sr. Scientist Tony Davis gave a presentation to detail some of the experience the two have gained in capturing cinematic content at high frame rates and then using a …

Tags:HFR - High Frame Rate| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| RealD| Vol 25 - Issue 08

Thoughts on ACESnext

by Chris Chinnock

ACES (the Academy Color Encoding System) version 1.0 has been released for about two years now. It was developed as a way to more easily manage color consistency across multiple cameras and through the …

Tags:ACES| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 08

Black Level Visibility Study

by Chris Chinnock

Dolby Labs and contributors at EPFL reported at the HPA Retreat on a new study they recently undertook. The goal was to understand how the perception of black level was affected by the eye’s …

Tags:Contrast| Dolby| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 08

Advancing the Roll Out of LED Cinema Screens

by Chris Chinnock

Pete Lude from Mission Rock Digital gave a presentation on the state of LED cinema screens at the HPA Tech Retreat that was similar to one he gave at IFA last September, but with …

Tags:Active Shutter 3D| Cinema| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| LED| LED Cinema| MicroLED| Samsung| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 08

SMPTE Discusses Specifications vs. Standards

by Chris Chinnock

Bruce Devlin used his presentation at the HPA Tech Retreat to discuss a new initiative within SMPTE: Specifications. He noted that the organization typically focuses on the development of standards, but there is a …

Tags:HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| SMPTE| Standards| Vol 25 - Issue 08

HPA VR TR-x Preview Discusses VR Standards

by Matthew Brennesholtz

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA – formerly the Hollywood Post Alliance and now a part of SMPTE) has scheduled its second annual HPA Tech Retreat UK for 11 – 13 July 2017 at the …

Tags:HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| MPEG| Technicolor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 23

HPA Highlights Upcoming AR/VR Session

by Chris Chinnock

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), which is now part of SMPTE, plans to host its annual Tech Retreat event in Indian Wells, California in a couple of weeks. One of the topics will be …

Tags:360 Degree Cameras| HPA Tech Retreat| Mobile Display Monitor| Technicolor| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 05

Harrison Shatters Some CES Illusions

by Tom Allen

Mark Harrison is MD of Digital Production Partnerships. He has covered CES as a journalist for many years, and shared his observations about the trends that have come, gone and are rising at the …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| CES 2016| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28

VoD Rise Creates Need for IMF

by Tom Allen

Hans Hoffman of the European Broadcasters’ Union was speaking about the Interoperable Master Format, which had been touched upon by Netflix on the previous day (Netflix Deplores ‘Versionitis’). VoD services are rising quickly in …

Tags:Broadcast| EBU| Formats| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28