DCS 2017 Cinema Lighting Expo

Welcome to our streaming coverage of the 2017 DCS Cinema Lighting Expo, which took place March 4th at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA. In addition to vendors presenting their latest technology, we bring you a presentation by David Stump, ASC on behalf of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on their new Spectral Similarity Index, (SSL), a comprehensive system for measuring the spectral characteristics of various motion picture lighting sources.

We also have coverage, (both traditional and 360º), of the presentation of our first DCS Service Award to George Spiro Dibie, ASC in recognition of his countless contributions to the Industry.
Presentations in alphabetical order:

Academy SSI • ARRI • BBS Lighting • Cineo Lighting • DADCO/FilmGear • Dedolight • Digital Sputnik • DeSisti • Fiilex • Kino Flo • Light & Motion • Litepanels • Luminys • MACCAM • Mole Richardson • Nila • Power Gems • Rosco Labs Lights • Rosco SoftDrop • The Rag Place • Zylight

We would like to acknowledge not only Panasonic, Fujinon, JL Fisher, Mole Richardson, DADCO, FilmGear, The Rag Place, and MBS who provided gear for the demo, but also our many volunteer DCS crew members including Event Producer David Mahlmann, Cinematographers Cameron Canon, Sean Murray, Cricket Peters, Dwight Lay, and Mitch Gulbin, as well as for audio recording and post production, the versatile Christopher Scott Knell.  Our on-camera talent was Erin Flemming. Thanks also to IA Local 80 for providing the venue for this event.

Academy Spectral Similarity Index (SSI)

David Stump, ASC presents the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' new Spectral Similarity Index, (SSL), a comprehensive system for measuring the spectral characteristics of various motion picture lighting sources.