[Tig] re: tig exam

Michael Smollin msmollin
Fri Mar 25 14:31:01 GMT 2005

1. (P)icture (L)ine-(U)p (G)enerating (E)quipment
2. John Logie Baird
3. 6 vectors (R,G,B,C,M,Y)
4. long pitch-- 0.0187" short-- 0.1866" --to prevent slippage between the
OCN and the raw print stock when sandwiched together for contact printing.
difference is .03%
5. film is 1000:1 video 40:1 (broadcast standards--> 30:1)
6. Bob Festa
7. The Wiz
8. Africa
9. Rob Lingelbach
10. (B)ubble (R)ise (R)ate (E)xperiment

on 3/25/05 7:10 AM, Rob Lingelbach at robling at ucla.edu wrote:

> Thanks to Pete Challinger of Edifis for supporting the TIG.
> --
> the unofficial exam for becoming a full-fledged telecine colorist:
> 1) what does the acronym PLUGE stand for?
> 2) who is considered the inventor of the telecine?
> 3) how many degrees separate the "purely considered" vectors on a
> vectorscope?
> 4) what is the difference between the perforation pitch of print film
> and negative film, and why is there a difference?
> 5) what is the typical contrast ratio of standard definition video,
> versus that of 35mm film negative?
> 6) for the decade of the 1990's, what LA colorist was considered the
> highest-paid?  (admittedly apocyphal)
> 7) what was the very first name of the first incarnation of the
> daVinci color-grading system?
> 8) in what continent were discovered dozens of Rank Cintel MkIIIs in
> the late 1980s by Steve Roach, gathering dust in a warehouse unused?
> 9) what current US-based TK engineer has the dream of retiring to
> Santa Fe New Mexico to operate a taco stand?
> 10) what does BRRE stand for?
> answers in a follow-up posting.  The first 2 entries with all answers
> correct will get two raffle tickets for the iPods to be given away at
> the telecine NAB BASH.
> Rob
> TIG admin

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