SmallHDannounced that its monitor platform has won the 2023 Engineering Science and Technology Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). The award recognizes SmallHD’s significant contributions to the advancement of the television industry through engineering, scientific achievements and technological breakthroughs.
The SmallHD team’s Emmy Award winners are Jeffrey Gray, Russell Hocken, Barrett Phillips, and Greg Smockler. Additionally, Norbert Ingram, Mike Klaas, Blake Johnson and the entire SmallHD R&D team made important contributions.
Greg Smockler, VP and GM of Cine at Creative Solutions, commented:
“SmallHD’s philosophy is to design a powerful, long-lasting monitor platform that is future-proofed through continuous improvement and expansion.
Our team puts a lot of love and care into designing the best monitors possible. It is truly a great honor to have that effort recognized by the Academy with this award.”
SmallHD’s monitors have become ubiquitous on the production floor, empowering crews with their superior image quality, brightness, rugged durability and universal connectivity with intuitive PageOS software. SmallHD also maintains a design philosophy that focuses on a fully custom integrated electronics and software architecture and a deep working relationship with on-set professionals.
SmallHD’s robust, daylight-view production monitors have become staples on all production sets, from scripted dramas to live broadcasts. SmallHD’s hardware platform employs a completely custom electronics architecture that enables continuous enhancements and connectivity, as well as the unique PageOS 5 monitoring software system. From compact on-camera Smart 5-series and Smart 7-series to 4K production monitors, SmallHD enables accurate and consistent viewing and color reproduction across different cameras and applications for a consistent creative vision from set to final output. We have created a unified and cohesive monitor series that guarantees.
SmallHD would like to thank the following camera folks for their constant testing and constructive feedback over the years:
Focus pullers: Dan Minh, Bob Smathers, Simon England
DIT: Rohan Chitrakar, Steve Harnell, Ronnie Danler, Christian Saule, Ryan Nguyen, Raul Riveros, Chris Bolton, Richard Muller, Calvin Liveman, Jason Johnson Mr.
DP: Ed Lachman ASC, Claudio Miranda ASC, Armando Salas ASC