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Academy Color Encoding System

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Description

Academy Color Encoding System

Source type: 
Research Outputs
Commercial type: 
Non-Commercial
Function: 
Preservation platforms/systems
Audiovisual lifecycle: 
Access, Archival Storage, Ingest, Preservation Planning
Version: 
ACES v0.7.1
Version date: 
February 26, 2014
Description: 

In 2004 more than 50 of the motion picture industry's leading technologists and practitioners came together under the auspices of the Science and Technology Council to begin work on an architecture and supporting tools for digital motion picture production, mastering and archiving. The result, the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) is currently undergoing industry-wide production trials by the major Hollywood studios, widespread adoption by equipment manufacturers and post-production/VFX facilities, and standardization by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. ACES Provides benefits for a wide range of industry professionals including: cinematographers, post production and visual effects facilities as well as content owners.

Reference: 
Tags: 
Technology, Encoding, File formats, Digital media

Sustainability Factors

Development

Author: 
AMPAS
TRL level: 
N/A
Platform: 
Windows
Platform specifics: 
Software dependencies: 
Developing community: 
Private Institution
Futher developments expected: 
Yes
Further development description: 

License and Adoption

License model: 
Licence fee: 
No
Licence citation: 
Community adoption: 
Film Collections and Filmmakers
10

Documentation

Available: 
Yes
Documentation text: 
To download the source code for ACES please visit: ampas.github.com ACES architecture: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/iwd09buudm3lfod/R3ctCaCjmM
Fee: 
No
Resources: 
ACES Primer: http://www.oscars.org/science-technology/council/projects/pdf/ACESOverview.pdf ACES Developer resources: http://ampas.github.io/
This record was last updated: 
September 10, 2018