At its March virtual meeting, SMPTE Hollywood will introduce media technologies to TikTok, the short-form social video app where memes (and stars) are born. A panel of experts will explain how TikTok became a worldwide phenomenon with more than a billion active monthly users, and how the 15- to 60-second videos it hosts reach audiences far greater than any cable or streaming service with much less investment in infrastructure and execution.
At its February virtual meeting, SMPTE Hollywood will host a panel of broadcast experts for a discussion of the groundbreaking audio features of ATSC 3.0, the new digital television transmission standard also known as Next Gen TV.
On January 28th, SMPTE Hollywood will host senior technology executives from MovieLabs, Sony Pictures and Universal Pictures in a virtual panel discussion on their shared vision for the future of the film and television industry.
SMPTE Hollywood Section’s “Ask a Hollywood Expert” to Feature Award-Winning VFX Producer Brooke Noska
SMPTE Hollywood will feature Emmy-nominated VFX producer Brooke Noska in the next edition of its webinar series Career Advice: Ask a Hollywood Expert. Noska will reveal how she got her start, discuss her work on such shows as Ratched, American Horror Story and The Orville, and offer advice to aspiring industry professionals eager to follow in her footsteps.
Chicago-based Periscope Post & Audio launched its Hollywood facility last year, targeting Southern California’s boom in film and television production. The 22,000-square-foot facility offers complete sound and picture finishing resources tailored to meet today’s highest standards, especially among streaming services like Netflix and Amazon, which often require shows delivered in HDR with immersive Dolby Atmos soundtracks.
SMPTE Hollywood has launched a new webinar series aimed at young people interested in behind-the-scenes careers in the entertainment industry. Titled Ask a Hollywood Expert, the series features successful, young professionals, across a range of technical disciplines including post production, visual effects and editorial, talking about how they got their start and what they learned as they advanced in their careers.