SMPTE announces new Fellows

November 11, 2005

At its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony last week, the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers honored 11 new Fellows.

The awards were given out during SMPTE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in New York. A Fellow of the Society is a person who has, by proficiency and contributions, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in the motion picture, television or related industries.

The list of new SMPTE Fellows includes:

  • Roger Bunch, director of engineering at Free TV Australia;
  • Kenneth Fuller, vice-president, technology for the Ascent Media Group;
  • Brad Gilmer, executive director of the Advanced Authoring Format Association;
  • Dany Harrison, general manager of production and resources for CBC/Radio-Canada in Ottawa;
  • Graham Jones, director of communications engineering at the National Association of Broadcasters;
  • Peter Ludé, senior-vice president of solutions engineering at Sony Electronics;
  • Kwok-Luen Lam, controller of broadcasting and engineering operations at Hong Kong Cable TV;
  • John Luff, senior vice-president of business development at AZCAR;
  • David Mazza, senior vice-president, engineering for NBC’s Olympics division;
  • Dave Schnuelle, director of image technology for Dolby Laboratories;
  • Peter Glen Smart, director of engineering at Foxtel Management in Sydney, Australia;

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