Meeting Report - Sep 24, 2002

GENE AUTRY MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES, CA

THE 2002 ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES ENGINEERING AND INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAMMING AWARDS

SPEAKERS:
Cristy Trembly – Chair-Engineering Awards Committee-Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Brian Seth Hurst – Chair, Interactive Television Programming Awards Committee – ATVAS
and award recipients.

Although this meeting was not heavily attended, the program was well presented and those present were enthusiastic in their interest. The evening was opened by Richard May, Chair-SMPTE Hollywood Section, who introduced Cristy Trembly. Ms. Trembly described the Technical Emmy Awards, and introduced video presentations of each subject:

EMMY AWARDS---
TM SYSTEMS – Digital Solution to language translation, dubbing and subtitling.
APPLE COMPUTER – Final Cut Pro editing system.
2d3 LTD – Boujou Automated Camera Tracker
ARRI, INC. – Arriflex Cameras’ fifty years of techological contributions.

ENGINEERING PLAQUE---
BARBER TECHNOLOGIES – EZ Prompter
INTERACTIVE TELEVISION PROGRAMMING PLAQUE---
HBO INTERACTIVE VENTURES – "Band of Brothers" interactive television programming.

CHARLES F. JENKINS LIFETIME AWARD---
CHARLES CAPPELMAN – Executive VP, West Coast Operations and Engineering at CBS Television City

After the formal program, there was a question and answer session with the audience.

SUBMITTED BY:

Name:__Richard P. May Section Officer Title: Chair