CineGrid@TIFF 2012

Collaborating with the 25th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), CineGrid@TIFF 2012 will be held on October 23, 2012, at Roppongi Academy Hills 49 Tower Hall. This year CineGrid@TIFF topics will include the use of real-time collaboration technology for improved content creation productivity, studies and challenges of network-based workflows for producing and delivering high quality media such as 4K/UHDTV and SuperHi-Vision (SHV), and understanding digital current alternatives for archiving digital media assets considering the emerging new storage technologies and cloud services. Please join us to learn about the state-of-the-art and join the CineGrid open discussion about future directions in digital content creation. Date: October 23 2012 10:00 - 18:40 Venue: Roppongi Academyhills 49 Tower Hall URL:

UCL (Universite catholique de Louvain) joins CineGrid

June 12, 2012, UCL (Universite catholique de Louvain) (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) joined CineGrid, the international non-profit organization in order to further joint activities using advanced motion picture formats (4K) and high speed networking with KMD, the Keio University Graduate School of Media Design (Hiyoshi, Japan), a founding member of CineGrid.


"I am happy to welcome UCL as the newest member of CineGrid," said Prof. Naohisa Ohta of KMD, a member of the board of directors of CineGrid. "The vision of UCL, under the leadership of Prof. Benoit Macq, which sees the "digital cinema theater as a cornerstone of the cultural landscape of the city", is consistent with the ongoing research and educational activities of the global CineGrid community and a very good match with KMD's ambitions."

"Joining CineGrid is an important step for UCL to engage in joint collaboration with KMD on next generation video formats (4K) running over high speed networks on a global scale", say Benoit Macq, Professor at UCL at the Telecommunication Laboratory and Vice-Rector of the University. "We recognize KMD's pioneering work in this field and look forward to enjoying a productive research partnership with them."

About CineGrid:

CineGrid, founded in 2005, is an international non-profit membersh ;organization with the mission of building an inter-disciplinary community that is focused on the research, development, and demonstration of networked collaborative tools to enable the production, use, preservation and exchange of very-high-quality digital media over photonic networks.

About KMD:

Keio University Graduate School of Media Design is committed to fostering "Media Innovators" and creative global leaders who understand the corecreative skills of design, technology, management, and policy in the field of media design. In collaboration with international partner institutions and research facilities, KMD education will take a practical, hands-on, and global approach through various projects.

About UCL Telecommunication Laboratory:

Photo Credit follows:

UCL/CineGrid signing ceremony at Hotel Okura, Tokyo, Japan

Prof. Benoit Macq, Vice President of UCL.
Prof. Bruno Delvaux, President of UCL
Prof. Naohisa Ohta, KMD, Keio
Prof. Kunitake Kaneko, DMC, Keio

SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Submission Deadlines

SIGGRAPH Asia 2012SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 is calling for submissions now. Grab the opportunity to present your best work at SIGGRAPH Asia in Singapore this November.

Program submissions are due on:

5 June 2012 Art Gallery

3 July 2012 Computer Animation Festival

7 June 2012 Courses

26 June 2012 Emerging Technologies

20 August 2012 Posters

7 June 2012 Symposium on Apps

20 August 2012 Technical Briefs

Review the guidelines for each program carefully and get ready to submit your work today. All deadlines are at 23:59 GMT/UTC.

CineGrid 2012 Workshop Registration Open

CineGrid International Workshop 2012 at Calit2/UCSD

Please mark your calendars.

MON 12/10/12 CineGrid International Workshop 2012
TUE 12/11/12 CineGrid International Workshop 2012
WED 12/12/12 CineGrid International Workshop 2012


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