Michael Grotticelli /
10.27.2011 12:08 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
63rd Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards recognizes Andy Setos with Lifetime Achievement Award

At its 2011 Annual Technical Conference & Exposition in Hollywood, the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) held a gala awards ceremony to honor one of its Fellows, Andy Setos. The former president of engineering for the Fox Group was given the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The awards ceremony, which took place in conjunction with the SMPTE conference at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel & Conference Center, focused on Setos' pioneering efforts and thought leadership in advancing broadcast and video delivery across many distribution channels.

The Charles F. Jenkins Award, named for SMPTE' founder, was presented to Setos at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, which were held on Oct. 26. The 63rd Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards are overseen by co-chairs Chris Cookson, president, Sony Pictures Technologies, and Geoff Katz, vice president and executive producer, Related Content Database, Inc.

"Andy Setos not only led some of the industry's important technical efforts but contributed significantly to standards that ensure equipment and infrastructural interoperability and go-forward integration paths for new devices and technologies," said SMPTE president Pete Lude.

The SMPTE Technical Conference & Exposition featured presentations from the world's leading motion-imaging scientists, engineers, academic and corporate researchers and business decision-makers. Chris Dodd, head of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and Scott Roos, a visual effects pioneer, also addressed conference attendees.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 11:07 AM
The Best Deconstruction of a 4K Shoot You'll Ever Read
With higher resolutions and larger HD screens, wide shots using very wide lenses can be a problem because they allow viewers to see that infinity doesn’t quite resolve into perfect sharpness.

David Goggin /   Wednesday 03:01 PM
Sommer Introduces New Hybrid Cable at InfoComm
Clyne Media, Inc /   Wednesday 10:41 AM
Guitar Center and DirecTV Present Muse Live from The Mayan

Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology