DCP 101: Explaining and Creating Digital Cinema Packages with Brian Quandt & Jeanette DePatie
December 6, 2016 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST
Brian Quandt, a leading industry expert in the area of compression, delivery formats, as well as contemporary cloud based post-productions workflows, in concert with Jeanette DePatie an accomplished speaker, Producers Guild National Board member, and professional tech-splainer join forces in order to help us all understand the highly successful film delivery format known as a Digital Cinema Package (DCP). The format of the discussion is light and entertaining but with a goal to provide enough technical background to allow you to continue your learning with a good level of confidence. A future discussion will focus on the how IMF’s (the new TV delivery format) shares much in common with DCP’s, which is no coincidence.
- About AutoDCP, a cloud software-as-a-service which creates DCPs.
- What a Digital Cinema Package is and how it works?
- What the Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI) is and why you should care.
- How to not screw up your DCP, including naming, sizing requirements, video formats, and SMPTE vs. Interop.
- What’s next and where to learn more.
Brian Quandt has served as a pioneer of visual and interactive technologies and businesses. He put his considerable entrepreneurial and engineering expertise to work developing new technologies and award- winning products that allow audio and video to be experienced in a wide variety of environments—from a movie set on- location in a remote village in Romania, to exhibits with Matthew Barney at the Guggenheim museum, to a Mars 3-D visualization center at the Jet Propulsion Laboratories to 360 dome presentations of custom artwork to websites and living rooms throughout the world. Currently, Quandt is in high demand for his deep understanding of cloud-based, stereoscopic, 360 and VR technologies and business models.
Over the past 20 years, Jeanette DePatie has served as a professional “techsplainer”–taking really complicated technologies and technological concepts and breaking them down into everyday language that everyone can understand. She has shared her wildly entertaining and educational views on technology trends with companies like, McDonalds, Reynolds, Meredith, Better Homes and Gardens, Facebook and 20th Century Fox.
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