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Digital Cinema Society (DCS) March seminars to spotlight Silicon Imaging s SI-2K and a new line-up from Panasonic

Up-close look at the camera used on major portions of Slumdog Millionaire scheduled for Sat. March 21st at BandPro (March 13, 2009)
DMN Newswire--2009-3-13--The Digital Cinema Society (DCS), a nonprofit educational cooperative with an international membership nearing 4,000 will present two key seminars in March.  The Saturday, March 21st event hosted by Band Pro takes an up-close look at the SI-2K digital cinema camera; "Panasonic Night" at TV Pro Gear will showcase a myriad of new Panasonic gear Thursday night, March 26th. 

SI-2K at Band Pro on Saturday March 21st provides an opportunity to catch up with the camera that is receiving so much buzz after being used to capture major portions of Slumdog Millionaire, which won its DP Anthony Dodd Mantle, ASC, BCS both an Academy and ASC Award for Cinematography.  Another Cinematographer, DCS member Ulf Soderqvist, who is an early adopter of this technology and highly experienced with the SI-2K will be on hand to share his knowledge; assisted by Randy Wedick of Band Pro, as well as Sinclair Fleming and Martin Blochberger from Silicon Imaging.  The seminar runs from 10:00 AM until noon at Band Pro, Burbank.  Those interested in attending the Saturday seminar should RSVP via email with SI-2K in the subject line to:

Panasonic Night at TV Pro Gear Thursday evening March 26th will focus on a new lineup from Panasonic including the AG-HPX300 camcorder, BT-LH2550 LCD Monitor, and new P2 tools such as the AG-HPG20 Recorder.  The AG-HPX300 300 delivers full 10bit 4:2:2 quality using AVC-Intra codec on P2, in a camcorder that has a full size shoulder mounted EFP feel at a price of less than $10K including the interchangeable Fuji lens.  The seminar will also cover P2 workflow options with Apples Final Cut Pro and runs from 6:30-9:30 PM at TV Pro Gear, Glendale.  To register for this event, RSVP via email with Panasonic in the subject line to

For more information about these and future DCS educational events please see the DCS website at 

About the Digital Cinema Society

The DCS is a format agnostic educational cooperative dedicated to informing the entertainment industry about the integration of digital technology.  It further supports the learning process with complimentary memberships offered to students and educators.  Member benefits include access to seminars and networking events, DCS on-line with "knowledge-on-demand" streaming educational content, member forums, and a monthly eNewsletter featuring unbiased analysis of the latest developments in Digital Cinema.  We invite you to join us now for a free trial membership:

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