SMPTE Hollywood and the IMF User Group will co-host a virtual meeting on IMF and its impact on content owners, service providers and technology developers. The Interoperable Master Format is fast becoming the standard deliverable for studios and streamers. Free and open to all, the event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 30 at noon PDT on Zoom.
A panel of experts will review the format’s potential for standardizing digital content delivery and offer advice on best practices for implementing IMFs across a range of processes and applications.
Speakers will include Walt Disney Studios Senior Mastering Systems Engineer Mike Krause who will review the genesis and development of IMF. Blackmagic Design’s Shawn Carlson and Colorfront’s Bruno Munger will describe the implementation of IMF from the perspectives of vendors, while Sony Pictures’ Greg Geier and David Deelo will discuss IMF’s impact on workflows at studios and other end-users.
ColorTime’s Barry Goch will moderate.
The panel is produced by Barry Goch and Linda Rosner.
The Hollywood Section of SMPTE https://www.smpte.org/sections/hollywood.
The IMF UG is organized under the umbrella of the HPA.