Fiaf Digital Projection Guide
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About the Author
Torkell Sætervadet is a cinema design and technology expert based in Norway. He authored the comprehensive guide on film and digital projection, The Advanced Projection Manual, published jointly by FIAF and the Norwegian Film Institute (NFI) in 2006.
Until 2010, the author held the post as director of technology at Unique Cinema Systems (UCS), the company responsible for the roll-out of D-cinema in Norway--the first country in the world to transfer its entire cinema exhibition industry to digital. Prior to his engagement with UCS, he co-founded Norsk kinokonsult, a company specialising in cinema design. Other past positions include technical manager at the Norwegian Film Institute in Oslo and principal cinema engineer for the digital sound format SDDS in Europe.
He is a member of the SMPTE and supported the archival frame rate efforts of the SMPTE DC.21 committee. He is currently also an associate member of the FIAF Technical Commission.
"As well as being an excellent reference source, in which much technical material about digital cinema has been gathered together in one place... this book is well-written and 'a good read'."--Jim Slater "Cinema Technology Magazine "