SMPTE call for papers

International standards body SMPTE (The Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers) is making its annual ‘call for papers’ for its upcoming 2009 SMPTE Technical Conference & Expo.

SMPTE says proposed papers must be informational in nature and must address technical theory, application, or practice associated with technologies relevant to the Motion Imaging Industry.

Technical Topics include:
- Digital Intermediates: Process, advancements and case studies
- Stereoscopic 3D Imaging, processing, distribution and display
- Digital Cinema Exhibition: servers, content storage, networks and scheduling
- Digital Cinema Production and Post Production: processes and workflow
- Image Acquisition for filmmaking, broadcast news, studio production and sports
- Wide bandwidth infrastructure: 1080p50/60, 4K and beyond
- Animation: new techniques and process
- Advancements in film technologies: film stocks, restoration techniques
- Electronic Display technologies: Plasma, LCD, LCoS, OLED's, laser
- Color management, interchange, correction techniques
- Metadata and file management
- IP Content networks, transport, architectures, standards and applications
- Content security, rights management, watermarking
- Digital audio for cinema, broadcast and gaming
- Consumer technologies: HD deployment, transmission, home networking
- Historical topics on early filmmaking, animation and television technologies
- Content management, storage, archiving, and retrieval