Digital Motion Picture Metadata Symposium
The Digital Motion Picture Metadata Symposium, a component of the Digital Motion Picture Archive Framework Project, was a one-day event featuring guest lectures and case studies on the cataloging and classification of digital motion picture materials.
Topics Covered at the Symposium
- The Big Picture – long-term issues and challenges around digital assets for motion pictures, including archiving and retrieval, storage, standards, encoding and preservation.
- Metadata Basics – metadata lifecycles, taxonomy, controlled vocabularies and the role of standards
- Technical Issues – workflow, integration, interoperability, and standards creation and adoption
- Implementation and Operation – requirements for standards adoption and metadata capture implementation
- Digital Object Unique Identifiers
- Digital Motion Picture File Formats
- Larry Blake, Swelltone Labs
- Karen Broome, Manager, Technology Standards Sony Electronics
- Ryan Cox, Director of Product Management, Gracenote
- Seth Earley, President, Earley & Associates
- Ray Feeney, Co-chair, Science and Technology Council, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and President, RFX, Inc.
- Rebecca Guenther, Senior Networking and Standards Specialist, Library of Congress
- Jim Houston, Chair, Image Interchange Framework Subcommittee, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Vice President, Technology at Sony Pictures Entertainment
- Michael B. Johnson, PhD, MPG Lead, Pixar Animation Studios
- Larry Lannom, Director of Information Management Technology and Vice President, Corporation for National Research Initiatives® (CNRI)
- Andy Maltz, Director, Science and Technology Council, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- Peter Mavromates, Director of Post Production, Marvel Studios, and Post Production Supervisor for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Nancy Silver, Digital Archival Program Manager, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- Jeff Stevens, Vice President, Warner Bros. Digital Archives