Job Summary: The Academy Science and Technology Council is developing architecture and supporting tools for digital motion picture mastering applications, exploring the effects of new motion picture lighting technologies, and the impact of new technologies on the future of the cinematic experience.
The Imaging Science Intern will support various Academy Projects, and in doing so, will: •Gain experience with innovative image-processing technologies. •Learn about current trends in motion picture production and post-production, and the associated technologies. •Learn about the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES). •Participate in software and hardware prototyping and development.
Duties and Responsibilities: •Assist in the maintenance of robust software development and distribution architecture. •Assist in the creation of image-processing algorithms and software tools. •Assist in prototyping hardware and software solutions to explore the physical and psychophysical effects of new motion picture capture, post-production, and display technologies as they relate to enhancing cinematic experience. •Perform other related duties as assigned.
•Enrolled in an accredited bachelor’s or master’s university degree program in engineering, computer science, imaging science, or a film-related major with an interest in working in the entertainment industry. No graduating candidates will be accepted. •A keen interest in motion picture technology and motion picture production workflows. Interest in imaging system pipeline design, image processing, color science, vision science, and metrology. •Knowledge of programming methodologies and algorithm development. •Experience applying the principles of linear and nonlinear systems, inferential statistics, regression analysis, and matrix algebra. •Proficiency in writing platform independent software using the C++, C, or Java programming languages. •Proficiency with Linux and Mac OS X terminal environments, Unix shells (bash, zsh, csh, etc), shell scripting, and scripting languages such as AWK, SED, Perl, and Python. •Experience with Mathworks Matlab, and GPU programming using Cuda or OpenCL helpful. •Experience using Git version control.
About Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.