The Submission Process

Formats can get tricky for a film festival Technical Director

Every two years, I get the chance to survey the world of high-definition formats from a very practical perspective. I’m the Technical Director of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, and our festival receives entries for awards from all over the world. Most of the judging is done using DVD submittals, so those are limited to NTSC and PAL DVD video... Read more

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

Should we keep our original signal intact or convert them, especially in regard to analog to digital

Myth: It’s always better to keep signals in the original format rather than convert them. In past columns, I’ve discussed image-format conversion, color-space conversion, video-compression conversion and analog-to-digital conversion. You might get the impression that I hate conversions and that all signals should be retained in the original... Read more
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