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CINEGRID DAY (9/9/2011) & BEYOND    Frank Kresin / frank@waag.org / @kresin       Research Director Waag Society         5...
CINEGRID AMSTERDAM GOALS•   Assemble technology, science, artLab based in Amsterdam      Non profit independent Media and ...
CINEGRID AMSTERDAM GOALSAssemble technology, science, art and educationto create new concepts, pilots & business modelstha...
PARTNERSCONSORTIUM PARTNERSSURFnet, UvA, SARA, Dutch Film- and Television Academy,DELL, TNO, Holland Festival, Blender Ins...
SEEING IS BELIEVING
Experience the Future of 4K now!                                                                        CINEGRID   AMSTERD...
PROGRAMME•   Laurin Herr (CineGrid org)•   Tatsuya Fujii (NTT)•   Maciej Glowiak (PSNC)•   Dimitra Simeonidu (Essex Univer...
Cees de Laat (University of Amsterdam)
Laurin Herr (Pacific Interface / CineGrid.org)
Kunitake Kaneko (was: KEIO University)
Tatsuya Fujii (NTT)
Maciej Glowiak (PSNC)
Richard Weinberg (USC)
Technology thanks to NTT & PCS
Poster Presentations & Demo’s
SOME HIGHLIGHTS• We need both professional quality and entry-level  solutions• Forthcoming: UK Uncompressed 8K Olympic Gam...
WE SPEAK MANY LANGUAGES•   Lambda’s & Dark Fibers•   Bayer Filters, 1080p & 4K•   Color Spaces & Grain•   Parallax & Color...
WE SPEAK MANY LANGUAGES•   Lambda’s & Dark Fibers•   Bayer Filters, 1080p & 4K•   Color Spaces & Grain•   Parallax & Color...
Networ                                                                                 KEIO      RNP                      ...
Battle of Grunwald / PCS
Sintel (Blender Foundation)
Blimp Footage (Jeff Weekley)
Micro Organisms (Richard Weinberg)
Metro of Amsterdam trailer (Eén Camera)
Jean-Guihen Queyras (Holland Festival 2010)
CONCLUSIONS•   Great speakers, much new information•   Reached a good & partially new audience•   Impressive & diverse scr...
ACTIVITIES CINEGRID AMSTERDAMCenter of ExcellenceScientific ResearchContent productionEducation IntegrationBusiness Models...
CINEGRID STUDIO
AVAILABLE RESOURCES•   CineGrid Studio for 4K postproduction•   XX TB of Storage Space•   High Performance Render Cluster•...
CINEGRID STUDIO SUPPORTED BY:                                                       • documenting                         ...
PLANS FOR 2012•   New content, challenges, workshops & events•   Collaboratorium by SARA•   Deep Archiving White Paper•   ...
CINEGRID IS SUPPORTED BY•   City of Amsterdam, Pieken in de Delta•   EFRO / Kansen voor West, Province of Noord-Holland
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Presentation on the CineGrid Amsterdam Day, 9 september 2011, delivered to the annual CineGrid Workshop in San Diego. It deals with the aims, the program & the outcomes, as well as the future of the CineGrid Amsterdam Collaboration in 2012.

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  • We staan aan de vooravond van een transformatie die de mediasector fundamenteel gaat veranderen;\nFilmproducenten en televisiemakers werken steeds meer samen in (virtuele) teams; \nDoor CineGrid ontstaan de mogelijkheden voor nieuwe formats en producten en worden nieuwe businessmodellen mogelijk; \nCineGrid brengt wetenschappelijke, economische & creatieve ontwikkeling en gebruik samen;\nLanden en regio’s die erin slagen om deze innovaties sneller om te zetten in mainstream media zullen daar economische vruchten van plukken.\nDoor verbindingen met universiteiten, hogescholen en marktpartijen worden de mediaprofessionals opgeleid met technologie die elders pas over een aantal jaar beschikbaar is. \n\nFrancic or Copola 1981 - looking at Elecronic Cinema\n
  • We staan aan de vooravond van een transformatie die de mediasector fundamenteel gaat veranderen;\nFilmproducenten en televisiemakers werken steeds meer samen in (virtuele) teams; \nDoor CineGrid ontstaan de mogelijkheden voor nieuwe formats en producten en worden nieuwe businessmodellen mogelijk; \nCineGrid brengt wetenschappelijke, economische & creatieve ontwikkeling en gebruik samen;\nLanden en regio’s die erin slagen om deze innovaties sneller om te zetten in mainstream media zullen daar economische vruchten van plukken.\nDoor verbindingen met universiteiten, hogescholen en marktpartijen worden de mediaprofessionals opgeleid met technologie die elders pas over een aantal jaar beschikbaar is. \n\nFrancic or Copola 1981 - looking at Elecronic Cinema\n
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  • 15 speakers, 12 demonstrations and over 100 visitors - a complete programme for a diverse audience composed of scientists, technicians, film & television makers & students. \n
  • Cutting Edge \nCases\nFuture\n
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  • So we need a new language to describe what we do.\n
  • We need to be aware of this.\n
  • Network\n
  • Battle of Grunwald\n
  • Sintel, Blender\n
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  • The familiar work of Richard Weinberg\n
  • A new documentary on the new Metro Line\n
  • 2D & 3D Holland Festival Material\n
  • WIthout Poznan & NTT it would not have worked.\n
  • Render Cluster (16 nodes)\nStorage\nMultiple screens & one camera\nMetadata Schema's & portal\nContent, Visualisations & Films\nBusiness Cases \nContests\nDemonstrations & workshops\n
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  • Transcript of "CineGrid Day Amsterdam 2011"

    1. 1. CINEGRID DAY (9/9/2011) & BEYOND Frank Kresin / frank@waag.org / @kresin Research Director Waag Society 5th December 2011, La Jolla
    2. 2. CINEGRID AMSTERDAM GOALS• Assemble technology, science, artLab based in Amsterdam Non profit independent Media and education• to create new concepts, pilots & business(The Digital City) Started in 1994 with De Digitale Stad models• that resultdiverse makers, thinkers & tinkerers 60 very in:• Democratization of Technology & Innovation• • Enabling people to make use of the information society & New forms of storytelling •tools domains for scientific exploration New• • Collaborations: designers, scientists, artists,production Transformation of workflows in creative media programmers• • Users at the center Better education• • Working with & for (non-) profit organisations & governments Enhanced economic growth• Partner in national & international research programmes• Delivering pilots & prototypes, events, papers & publications• Spin-offs & incubator facilities• Founding Partner of Creative Commons, PICNIC, IIP CREATE• Board Member of FabLabNL, GATE Consortium, CineGrid NL
    3. 3. CINEGRID AMSTERDAM GOALSAssemble technology, science, art and educationto create new concepts, pilots & business modelsthat result in:• New forms of storytelling• New domains for scientific exploration• Transformation of workflows in creative media production• Better education• Enhanced economic growth
    4. 4. PARTNERSCONSORTIUM PARTNERSSURFnet, UvA, SARA, Dutch Film- and Television Academy,DELL, TNO, Holland Festival, Blender Institute, Sandberg Institute,MediaGuild, Waag SocietyCOLLABORATORSPoznan Supercomputing Center, Amsterdam Innovatie Motor,UCSD, University of Illinois, NHK, KTH, KEIO University,Pathé Benelux, Filmmuseum, Salto, Nationale ComputerFaciliteiten, IDFA, BeamSystems, ISOC, IDFA, DutchView,PICNIC, GridForum and many more
    5. 5. SEEING IS BELIEVING
    6. 6. Experience the Future of 4K now! CINEGRID AMSTERDAMCineGrid Day 2011 at Pakhuis de ZwijgerRed-end and the Seemingly Symbiotic Society, a 4K stopmotion film By Robin Noorda & Bethany de Forest
    7. 7. PROGRAMME• Laurin Herr (CineGrid org)• Tatsuya Fujii (NTT)• Maciej Glowiak (PSNC)• Dimitra Simeonidu (Essex University)• Kunitake Kaneko (was: KEIO University)• Jasper Klaus (Eén camera)• Richard Weinberg (USC)• Ton Roosendaal (Blender)• Michal Krsek (CESNET, CZ)• Lieven Bertels (Holland Festival)• Harry Schreurs (NFTA)• Philippe Vié (Camalot)• Peter Wilson (European Digital Cinema Forum)
    8. 8. Cees de Laat (University of Amsterdam)
    9. 9. Laurin Herr (Pacific Interface / CineGrid.org)
    10. 10. Kunitake Kaneko (was: KEIO University)
    11. 11. Tatsuya Fujii (NTT)
    12. 12. Maciej Glowiak (PSNC)
    13. 13. Richard Weinberg (USC)
    14. 14. Technology thanks to NTT & PCS
    15. 15. Poster Presentations & Demo’s
    16. 16. SOME HIGHLIGHTS• We need both professional quality and entry-level solutions• Forthcoming: UK Uncompressed 8K Olympic Games Testbed• Forthcoming: a wholly new streaming approach (KK)• Filmmakers want 4K: downscaling tot 720p from 4K gives a remarkable quality boost• There is great potential of 4K in eHealth – much more than just scary pictures• Convincing artists requires convincing content• Future filmmakers are educated in the digital domain now• K is a passe metric - it means everything & nothing
    17. 17. WE SPEAK MANY LANGUAGES• Lambda’s & Dark Fibers• Bayer Filters, 1080p & 4K• Color Spaces & Grain• Parallax & Color Separation• Close-ups & Long Shots• Crabs & Pans• Copyrights & Licenses• Workshops & Sponsor events
    18. 18. WE SPEAK MANY LANGUAGES• Lambda’s & Dark Fibers• Bayer Filters, 1080p & 4K• Color Spaces & Grain• Parallax & Color Separation• Close-ups & Long Shots• Crabs & Pans• Copyrights & Licenses• Workshops & Sponsor eventsAND WE NEED THEM ALL
    19. 19. Networ KEIO RNP Japan NTT Brazil NTT • UCSD San Diego NTT NPS Japan Monterey StarLight NTT ChicagoNTT NTT NetherLight Amsterdam PSNC Poland CESNET UvA Czech Amsterdam De Zwijger Amsterdam NTT IntoPIX IntoPIX NTT NTT
    20. 20. Battle of Grunwald / PCS
    21. 21. Sintel (Blender Foundation)
    22. 22. Blimp Footage (Jeff Weekley)
    23. 23. Micro Organisms (Richard Weinberg)
    24. 24. Metro of Amsterdam trailer (Eén Camera)
    25. 25. Jean-Guihen Queyras (Holland Festival 2010)
    26. 26. CONCLUSIONS• Great speakers, much new information• Reached a good & partially new audience• Impressive & diverse screening program• Had the first 3D 4K screening in the NL’s• Meetup of all the CG Amsterdam partners & affiliates• And enjoyed the company of many old & new friends• HUGE THANKS TO ALL SPEAKERS, NTT LABS AND THE POZNAN SUPERCOMPUTING & NETWORKING CENTER (!!)
    27. 27. ACTIVITIES CINEGRID AMSTERDAMCenter of ExcellenceScientific ResearchContent productionEducation IntegrationBusiness ModelsOutreach
    28. 28. CINEGRID STUDIO
    29. 29. AVAILABLE RESOURCES• CineGrid Studio for 4K postproduction• XX TB of Storage Space• High Performance Render Cluster• 3 4K Screens and 1 Camera• 1 - 10 Gb/s light path connections• Expertise in - production - encoding - transmission - screening
    30. 30. CINEGRID STUDIO SUPPORTED BY: • documenting best practices Cookbook 4K Video SURFnet Hoog Catharijne, Radboudburcht Radboudkwartier 273 3511 CK Utrecht Postadres: Postbus 19035 3501 DA Utrecht T +31 (0)30 230 53 05 F +31 (0)30 2 305 329 Admin@SURFnet.nl www.surfnet.nl• Bandwith = Oxygen
    31. 31. PLANS FOR 2012• New content, challenges, workshops & events• Collaboratorium by SARA• Deep Archiving White Paper• Finalizing & populating the portal and workflow tool• Research into workflow, integration, service compositions, transformations, clouds & scalable infrastructure• Develop a WIKI for best practices• Reach out to health care domain• Streaming & Live 4K• Artist in Residence• CineGrid Incubator
    32. 32. CINEGRID IS SUPPORTED BY• City of Amsterdam, Pieken in de Delta• EFRO / Kansen voor West, Province of Noord-Holland
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