SMPTE Hollywood Section Meeting
Laser Projection - Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers
Adoption of high dynamic range production and exhibition solutions such as large format HDR and IMAX displays demand new projection solutions for grading and screening.
Will laser projection by the answer?
What are the advantages?
What are the disadvantages?
Projector manufacturers have long sought to develop products that provide the best possible picture on a screen or surface. Lamps have drawbacks. Theoretically, lasers are superior illumination sources to lamps and bulbs, touting:
Lower power consumption
Longer life and less-frequent change
Fewer heavy metals
Expanded color gamut
More flexible systems
Join the SMPTE Hollywood Chapter on February 27th and learn from the industry experts everything you’ll need to know about laser projection and how to support the new display requirements.
Bill Beck "The Laser Guy" from Barco
Bill Beck is known widely as “The Laser Guy”, having begun proposing Laser Cinema in 2003; co-founded a Laser engine start-up and since 2014, been the laser ambassador for Barco. He now promotes the global transition from lamp-based to laser-illuminated cinema.
and Jean-Philippe Jacquemin
Jean-Philippe Jacquemin is Product Manager Digital Cinema at BARCO where he specialized in laser projection and HDR technology. Jean-Philippe is at the same time an independent documentary director. During the past 3 years he worked in China to develop laser projection in a fast growing environment where stereo 3D is a primordial part of the theatrical release.
February 27, 2017
The (newly renovated) Egyptian Theater
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Doors / Reception 6:30PM
Our meetings are free and guests are always welcome