Dave Cole will talk color grading, VP Greg Ciaccio will discuss color
management; Chief Systems Engineer Sieg Heep will participate in a panel
discussion on new delivery formats.
leading talents will share their views on emerging trends in post production at
the Hollywood Post Alliance’s renowned HPA Tech Retreat, February 9th
– 13th at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells. Now in its 21st
year, the Tech Retreat is a unique gathering of top creative, technical and
business leaders working together to find solutions to the most compelling and
complex issues facing the media and entertainment industry today.
DI Colorist Dave Cole will take part in a Super Session titled “Sensory
Simulation.” Cole is a two-time HPA Award-winning colorist for his work on Ang
Lee’s Life of Pi and the pilot for
the CW television series Reign. His
many other credits include the films TRON:
Legacy, Pride and Glory, Alvin and the Chipmunks 1-3, The Ides of March, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and The Book of Life. His work in television includes Sleepy Hollow, Scorpion and Jane the Virgin.
|Dave Cole, Greg Ciaccio, Sieg Heep|
Modern VideoFilm Vice President/Creative
Services and Managing Director/Location Services Greg Ciaccio will address a
breakfast roundtable on the subject “Protecting the Look from the Set Through
Delivery.” The event is scheduled for Thursday, February 12, from 7:30-8:30am.
At Modern, Ciaccio focuses on finding new
location-based technology and workflow solutions for the facility’s motion
picture and television clients. A 20-year veteran of the post production
industry, Ciaccio is a member of SMPTE, ASC Technology Committee, AMPAS
Sci-Tech Council, HPA, and DCS. Last year, he shared an HPA Judges Award for
Creativity and Innovation as part of the ASC Technology Committee’s DI
Subcommittee for the creation of the ASC CDL.
Systems Engineer Siegfried
“Sieg” Heep will participate in panel discussion on new DPP and IMF delivery
formants. Moderated by industry analyst Debra Kaufman, the DPP IMF Panel is
slated for Thursday,
February 12th at 2:45 p.m.
more than 30 years, Heep is one of the post production industry’s most talented
and dedicated engineers and has contributed to the development of many new
workflows and delivery formats. He is a longtime member of SMPTE and has served
as technical director of its annual Honors & Awards ceremony for several
years, along with participating in the SMPTE Technology Committees for D-Cinema
and IMF standards. He also serves on the Technology Committee of the American
Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and is a contributor to ACES (Academy Color
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