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ICA / PVA Video System Calibration Certification course

05/02/2019

5 February, 2019 - 08:01

Sphere Custom brings the ICA / PVA Video System Calibration Certification course to South Africa. Greg Loewen, founding member of the PVA, who has been a respected authority in the video industry relating to standards, calibration, and setup for almost two decades will be teaching the course.

He created the THX Video Training Program, and has provided instruction and certification through this program since its inception in 2007. Two years ago, Loewen began a partnership with the International Colorist Academy (ICA) to offer video training within the post production community. The ICA is known worldwide for its excellence in quality standards within the post production community and is in the forefront of the industry relating to future technologies and standards.

Sphere Custom is a founding member of CEDIA in South Africa and designs, installs and calibrates state of the art media room and home cinema experiences. Working with a range of custom products through their distributions channel - Trinnov, Wisdom Audio, Artcoustic and Barco amongst others, the business focuses on creating visceral, immersive and technically accurate video and audio experiences for end users watching content. Their stunning showroom with two Atmos/Auro3D Cinema rooms will host the training event.

Who this class is for:

Colorists and Editors

Digital Imaging Specialists & Supervisors (DITs)

Production / Post Production personnel including Broadcast engineers

Manufacturers and manufacturer representatives

Independent Calibrators and enthusiasts

AV Installers and Integrators (Residential - Commercial - House of Worship)

Contractors and Technology Consultants

Buyers for installation and integration companies

From ICA, the brand your customers recognize and respect, comes a new professional-level certification workshop.

Join ICA for a three-day Professional Video Systems Calibration workshop and gain the hands-on experience and skills you need to properly calibrate modern high definition video systems - practical knowledge that can start generating revenue for your business immediately.

Benefits of becoming a ICA Certified Professional Video Systems Calibrator:

* Obtain the Video Calibration Certification

* Three instruction days, including two days of coached hands-on calibrating exercises

* Exposure and practice using a variety of the worlds best display devices and measurement equipment

* Access to the exclusive ICA Video Calibrators forum, that provides service menu data and calibration advice directly from ICA Video Professionals

* Have access to use the coveted ICA Certified Professional Video Calibration logo

* Offer your clients Professional ICA Certified Video Calibration services

* CEDIA CEU Credit - 6.00 units for Level 1 (CEUP502) and 8.00 units for Level 2 (CEUP347)

Professional Certification Requirements:

* Attend the entire Video Calibration workshop

* Complete and pass Video Calibration online exam within 3 weeks of your course date

* Submit ten sample video calibrations for approval via the Web within 6 months. 4-6 calibrations are typically performed during the training

General Course Information

ICA Video Calibration Workshops include lunch on each day of the training. Attendees must cover their travel costs including airfare, hotels, parking and transportation, as well as breakfast and dinner. ICA Video Calibration Training will provide all necessary classroom and workshop material, and a certificate of completion.

Hours of each day: 9 am to 6 pm for workshop activities, including structured lab work. Plan travel generously to allow for possible traffic or other delays. At some venues, additional non structured practice hours may be available. Please contact instructor for details.

About the Course:

The ICA Certified Professional Video Calibration Workshop is a professional program designed to take those working with video to the next level. Comprised of workbook focused exercises on the first day, followed by two full days of supervised, hands-on practice, this ICA workshop provides you with the necessary tools to start offering calibration services immediately.

During the interactive session you will be working with professional calibration equipment from manufacturers such as Minolta, Photo Research, Lumagen, X-Rite, Quantum Data, JETI, Accupel, and Murideo. In addition, you will receive hands-on training on many display technologies including: LCD, LED, and OLED panels, DLP, LCOS and LCD projectors (with and without an anamorphic lens), various high end video processors, and multiple high end Blu-Ray and UHD players - all loaded with the latest HD and SD test discs. The ICA emphasizes color management systems and how to best adjust them to achieve true reference colors including the use of 3D LUTs (look up tables).

As soon as you complete this course you will be registered to access the ICA Video Calibrators forum. This unique community gives you key industry information, such as the service level calibration codes needed for top quality calibration, as well as a direct Q&A forum to support you when working in the field.

In addition to being able to offer a premium calibration service, you will be able to offer Professional Video Alliance Calibration plaques including a PVA Calibrated certificate, and a thank you letter from the PVA. This marketing tool can be used to generate additional sales, helping to offset the cost of the workshop itself.

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You are welcome to bring your own calibration tools to class. However, if you are interested in purchasing equipment, this class will help you identify the right tools to fit your needs.

For a limited time only, the course rate of $2,498, (normally $2,700), includes:

* All instruction

* Practical interactive exercises using sta
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