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;
For more information, visit www.smpte.org.