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SMPTE will Honor James Cameron and Doug Trumbull at its Centennial Gala

The SMPTE Centennial Gala will be held on October 25-27, 2016 at the Hollywood and Highland Center (Hollywood, CA,USA). At the occasion, SMPTE will officially bestow Honorary Membership upon James Cameron in recognition of his work advancing visual effects, motion capture, and stereoscopic 3D photography, as well as his experimentation in higher frame rates (HFR).

SMPTE also will present Douglas Trumbull, who was VFX responsible in "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Blade Runner," with the Society's most prestigious award, the Progress Medal. The award recognizes Trumbull's contributions to VFX, stereoscopic 3D, and HFR cinema, including his current work to enable stereoscopic 3D with his 120-frames-per-second Magi system.

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How to Attend?

Tickets for the SMPTE Centennial Gala are available for purchase online at www.smptegala.org. Those registering for SMPTE 2016 may elect to purchase Centennial Gala tickets as an add-on to select conference packages. Further details about SMPTE 2016 are available at www.smpte2016.org.

Source: SMPTE press release.