3dfx Interactive Company headquartered in San Jose, California, founded in 1994, that specialized in the manufacturing of 3D graphics processing units, and later, graphics cards.
Abbas Kiarostami Iranian film director, screenwriter, poet, photographer, and film producer.
Abby Singer American production manager and assistant director between the 1950s and the 1980s; famous for the shot named after him.
Abel Ferrara American filmmaker, known for the provocative and often controversial content in his movies, his use of neo-noir imagery and gritty urban settings.
Academy Film Archive Organization established in 1944 with the purpose of organizing and overseeing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ educational and cultural activities, including the preservation of motion picture history.
Adobe Connect A suite of software for remote training, web conferencing, presentation, and desktop sharing.
Advanced Micro Devices American multinational semiconductor company based in Santa Clara County, California that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.
Beko A Turkish domestic appliance and consumer electronics brand of Arçelik A.Ş. controlled by Koç Holding.
Bell & Howell U.S.-based services organization and a former manufacturer of cameras, lenses, and motion picture machinery.
Bell Media Canadian media conglomerate that is the mass media subsidiary of BCE Inc.
Benoît Delhomme French film cinematographer who has also worked in American and British films.
BenQ Taiwanese multinational company that sells and markets technology products, consumer electronics, computing and communications devices under the "BenQ" brand name, which stands for the company slogan Bringing Enjoyment N Quality to life.
Bill Plympton American animator, graphic designer, cartoonist, and filmmaker.
Bill Pope American cinematographer and filmmaker; known for his collaborations with directors Sam Raimi, The Wachowskis, and Edgar Wright.
Billy Bitzer merican cinematographer, notable for his close association and pioneering work with D. W. Griffith.
Blackmagic Design An Australian digital cinema company and manufacturer based in Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Blackmagic Fusion A post-production image compositing developed by Blackmagic Design and originally authored by eyeon Software.
Blender Free and open-source 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, and computer games.
Bobby Roth Television and film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Bob Clampett American animator, producer, director, and puppeteer; best known for his work on the Looney Tunes animated series.
CableLabs A not-for-profit innovation and research and development lab founded in 1988 by American cable operators. System operators from around the world are eligible to be members.
Cactus Cactus is a brand owned by Harvest One Limited, a Hong Kong company specialized in the design and engineering of photographic wireless lighting equipment including wireless flash triggers, wireless flashes, portable softboxes and studio umbrellas.
Cambo Camera A manufacturer of high quality, mainly large format cameras based in Kampen, the Netherlands, and has the distinction of being the first studio camera manufacturer to produce an all-metal large format camera.
Caméra D'Or Award of the Cannes Film Festival for the best first feature film and awarded by an independent jury.
Canal+ French premium television channel launched in 1984.
Canon EF-M Lens Mount A derivative of the Canon EF lens mount designed for use with the Canon EOS M mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera. The EF-M lens mount is one of Canon's two new systems for mirrorless cameras, the other being the RF mount.
Canon EF-S Lens Mount A derivative of the EF lens mount created for a subset of Canon digital single-lens reflex cameras with APS-C sized image sensors.
Canon EF Lens Mount The standard lens mount on the Canon EOS family of SLR film and digital cameras.
Canon EOS R 30.3 megapixel full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera
Canon Inc. Japanese multinational corporation specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, professional displays, TV broadcasting and film equipment, projectors, etc.
Chantal Akerman Belgian film director, screenwriter, artist, and film professor at the City College of New York.
Charles Beseler Company Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania industrial company addressing four primary markets: public and corporate steel shelving and furniture, iron shelving and storage, shrink wrap packaging and silver halide photography (film photography).
Charles Urban Anglo-American film producer and distributor; one of the most significant figures in British cinema before the First World War.
Chen Kaige Chinese film director and a leading figure of the fifth generation of Chinese cinema.
Christie A company that manufactures DLP projectors and various digital cinema devices, and offers a selection of LCD projectors, line array audio solutions, and collaboration and presentation solutions which are used in various settings.
Claude Zidi French film director and screenwriter who is noted for his mainstream burlesque comedies.
Claudio Miranda Chilean cinematographer; best known as the Academy Award-winning director of photography on Ang Lee's film Life of Pi.
CNN International International television channel that is operated by CNN. CNN International carries news-related programming worldwide; it cooperates with parent network CNN's national and international news bureaus.
Cognex Corporation American manufacturer of machine vision systems, software and sensors used in automated manufacturing to inspect and identify parts, detect defects, verify product assembly, and guide assembly robots.
Conrad Hall French Polynesian-born American cinematographer.
David Doubilet American photographer; known primarily for his work published in National Geographic Magazine where he is a contributing photographer and has been an author for 70 feature articles since 1971.
David Lynch American filmmaker, painter, musician, and actor.
David Zaslav President and chief executive officer of Discovery Inc. since January 2007.
Da Vinci Systems An American digital cinema company founded in 1984, based in Coral Springs, Florida, and wholly-owned by JDSU.
Fraunhofer Society German research organization with 72 institutes spread throughout Germany, each focusing on different fields of applied science (as opposed to the Max Planck Society, which works primarily on basic science).
Fujifilm Japanese multinational photography, imaging, printing, and biotechnology company headquartered in Tokyo.
Fujinon A brand of optical lenses made by Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd, now known as Fujifilm
Fujitsu apanese multinational information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Funai Japanese consumer electronics company headquartered in Daitō, Osaka, Japan.
FX American pay television channel owned by the Walt Disney Television unit of The Walt Disney Company through FX Networks, LLC.
Gary Sullivan American electrical engineer who led the development of the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC video coding standards and created the DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) API/DDI video decoding feature of the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Google USA-based multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
GoPro An American technology company founded in 2002 by Nick Woodman.
Gordon Willis American cinematographer and film director, best known for his photographic work on seven Woody Allen films
Gore Verbinski American film director, screenwriter, producer, and musician.
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV An industry standard (ETSI TS 102 796) and promotional initiative for hybrid digital TV to harmonize the broadcast, IPTV, and broadband delivery of entertainment to the end consumer through connected TVs (smart TVs) and set-top boxes.
IGB Electronics Brazilian consumer electronics company based in Manaus, and with offices in São Paulo.
Ikegami Tsushinki A Japanese manufacturer of professional and broadcast television equipment.
Imai Foundation An institution dedicated to the preservation, research and distribution of video art and media art and associated activities.
IMAX A proprietary system of high-resolution cameras, film formats, film projectors, and theaters known for having very large screens with a tall aspect ratio (approximately 1.43:1 & 1.90:1) and steep stadium seating.
IMAX Corporation American-Canadian theatre company which designs and manufactures IMAX cameras and projection systems.
Impakt Festival A yearly manifestation on media art, founded in 1988 in the city of Utrecht, Netherlands
Jeff Cronenweth American cinematographer based in Los Angeles, California who is known for his role as the director of photography on the David Fincher films Fight Club, The Social Network, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
Jem Cohen Afghanistan-born American filmmaker based in New York City.
John Huston American film director, screenwriter, actor, and visual artist.
John Logie Baird Scottish engineer, innovator, one of the inventors of the mechanical television, demonstrating the first working television system on 26 January 1926, and inventor of both the first publicly demonstrated colour television system, and the first purely electronic colour television picture tube.
John Sayles American independent film director, screenwriter, editor, actor, and novelist.
O. Winston Link American photographer, best known for his black-and-white photography and sound recordings of the last days of steam locomotive railroading on the Norfolk & Western in the United States in the late 1950s.
Open IPTV Forum A non-profit consortium and standards organization focused on defining and publishing open for end-to-end Internet Protocol television (IPTV) standards.
Optoma Corporation A multi-national audio and visual solutions provider specializing in the design and manufacturer of projectors, professional audiovisual solutions, digital cinema, laser projectors, LED projectors, DLP projectors, interactive projectors, image processing equipment and software, projection mapping, digital signage and retail solutions, and professional audio products
Oskar Fischinger German-American abstract animator, filmmaker, and painter, notable for creating abstract musical animation many decades before the appearance of computer graphics and music videos.
Pentax A brand name used primarily by Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company Ricoh for 35mm cameras, sport optics (including binoculars and rifle scopes), and CCTV optics.
Pentax K-mount A bayonet lens mount standard for mounting interchangeable photographic lenses to 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras.
Perpetual Art Machine Founded in New York City in January 2006 by artists Chris Borkowski, Aaron M. Miller, Raphaele Shirley, and Lee Wells in collaboration with Alexis Hubshman, president of the Scope art fair.
Peter Carl Goldmark An Hungarian-American engineer who, during his time with Columbia Records, was instrumental in developing the long-playing microgroove 331⁄3 rpm phonograph disc, the standard for incorporating multiple or lengthy recorded works on a single disc for two generations.
Philippe Rousselot French cinematographer and film director best known for his wide range of work in both European and mainstream American cinema.
Philips Dutch multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Amsterdam, formerly one of the largest electronics companies in the world, currently focused in the area of health technology, with other divisions being successfully divested.
PowerVR Division of Imagination Technologies (formerly VideoLogic) that develops hardware and software for 2D and 3D rendering, and for video encoding, decoding, associated image processing and DirectX, OpenGL ES, OpenVG, and OpenCL acceleration.
Praktica Brand of camera manufactured by Pentacon in Dresden in eastern Germany, formerly within the GDR prior to German reunification in 1990.
Prix Jean Vigo An award in the Cinema of France given annually since 1951 to a French film director in homage to Jean Vigo.
Profoto Swedish company that develops photographic flashes and other light shaping tools for professional photographers.
Raindance Foundation Founded in October 1969 by Frank Gillette, Paul Ryan, Michael Shamberg, Louis Jaffe, and Marco Vassi. Raindance was a self-described "alternate culture think-tank" that embraced video as an alternative form of cultural communication.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder West German filmmaker, actor, playwright, theatre director, composer, cinematographer, editor, and essayist.
Ray Dolby American engineer and inventor of the noise reduction system known as Dolby NR.
Raúl Ruiz Chilean filmmaker, writer and teacher whose work is best known in France.
RCA Photophone The trade name given to one of four major competing technologies that emerged in the American film industry in the late 1920s for synchronizing electrically recorded audio to a motion picture image.
RealD 3D A digital stereoscopic projection technology made and sold by RealD.
Red Digital Cinema An American company that manufactures professional digital cinematography cameras and accessories.
Rudolph Maté Polish-Hungarian-American cinematographer, film director and film producer who worked as cameraman and cinematographer in Hungary, Austria, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom, before moving to Hollywood in the mid-1930s.
Russell Metty American cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color, for the 1960 film Spartacus.
S3 ViRGE S3 Virtual Reality Graphics Engine (ViRGE): one of the first 2D/3D accelerators designed for the mass market.
Sigma Corporation Japanese company, manufacturing cameras, lenses, flashes and other photographic accessories.
Silicon Graphics American high-performance computing manufacturer, producing computer hardware and software.
Silicon Imaging A 2K digital video camera built on a single 16 mm sized CMOS sensor manufactured by Altasens.
Silvestri Camera Italian manufacturer of professional photographic cameras and large format cameras.
Sinar Photography AG Swiss company based in Zurich manufacturing specialized high-resolution view cameras for studio, reproduction, landscape and architecture photography.
Singh-Ray American maker of photographic filters based in Arcadia, Florida, and established in 1962.
Sky Group British media and telecommunications conglomerate owned by Comcast and headquartered in London.
Slik Corporation Manufacturer and brand of camera tripods with headquarters located in Hidaka City, Japan.
Sohrab Shahid-Saless Iranian film director and screenwriter; one of the most celebrated figures in Iranian cinema in the 20th century.
Soligor Trade mark for the American Allied Impex Corporation, used from 1956 for lenses and later cameras imported from Japan.
Sony Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
Sony E-mount A lens mount designed by Sony for their NEX ("New E-mount eXperience") and ILCE series of camcorders and mirrorless cameras.
Sony Pictures An American entertainment company that produces, acquires and distributes filmed entertainment (theatrical motion pictures, television programs, and recorded videos) through multiple platforms.
Sundance Institute Non-profit organization founded by Robert Redford committed to the growth of independent artists.
Sun Microsystems American company that sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services and created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS), and SPARC.
Sunpak Sunpak is a Japanese manufacturer of photographic equipment.
Tunebite A proprietary media converter sold by Audials which is specifically designed to legally by-pass DRM protection from songs, audiobooks, videos, and movies.
United States Patent And Trademark Office Agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.
Universal Pictures American film studio owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal Film and Entertainment division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.