NAB 2016 the year of the drone. More drones buzzing around than a swamp full of mozzies.
SMPTE Oz have a big July coming up with 2 exciting Section Meetings scheduled.
Geoff Sparke and Jason Tuendemann join brain surgeon, Charlie Teo’s Million$Mission to raise funds for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation
The enthusiastic and friendly management and staff at Broadcast Australia welcomed SMPTE members and guests with open arms. After being treated to some very delicious antipasti and Middle Eastern dips washed down with a beverage of choice, the excited guests were inducted carefully and then split into smaller groups and escorted through the facility.
SMPTE is partnering with Broadcast Australia to give you an exclusive insight in to one of the most extensive wireless terrestrial transmission networks in the world.
The audience was in awe as Academy award winning Ben Osmo described the vast array of radio mics, transmitters and challenges associated with capturing sound and images for Mad Max: Fury road in the Namibian desert.
Mad Max Fury Road took over 15 years to progress from almost-ready to actual production. A crew of 1500 laboured in the Namibian desert for six months or more to help realise George Miller’s dream, and in the process solved one unsolvable problem after another. In a special SMPTE Section Meeting, we bring you the backstory from people who were part of that crew.
On the eve of the SMPTE Section Meeting created to discuss and showcase the work of the technical crew who created Mad Max: Fury Road, the film has become Australia’s most successful film ever at the Oscars – scooping six Academy Awards in the ten categories for which it was nominated.
So you’ve got used to HDTV and Rec. 709 colour, and you thought it was the bee’s knees, and so much better than standard def? And how much better was Digital Cinema and the P3 colour volume? Yep, heaps. But now: WHAMMO – Rec. 2020 has come along, and will completely blow you out of the water. You need to see it for your self. Really…