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There may not be any more controversial topic in cinematography than high frame rates. Dave Stump, ASC, is a co-chair of the SMPTE Working Group on High Frame Rate Cinema, and hopes to help the industry make some sense of it. The upcoming releases of The Hobbit and Avatar 2 have highlighted a number of issues that the entire filmmaking community is going to have deal with, including exhibitors.

Dave wears a number of additional hats at other organizations. He is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA), the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Visual Effects Society (VES), the Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC), the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS). At the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), he co-chairs the subcommittee for Cameras, as well as the subcommittee for Metadata.

In other words, Dave is a man who knows something about standards -- and as he points out, "SMPTE standards and recommended practices don't extend to higher frame rates, so the HFR working group was a necessary step towards that."

A winner of an Academy Award for Technical Achievement as well as a cinematographer, VFX cinematographer, VFX supervisor and much more, Dave speaks from a variety of perspectives as he describes the early days of progress towards standards for High Frame Rate cinema.

Read the article online at http://magazine.creativecow.net/article/david-stump-asc-on-high-frame-rate-digital-cinema







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