Discover the Interoperable Master Format (IMF), what it’s for, how it works, how it’s used and how it improves content interchange! Learn how to build a delivery specification based on an existing IMF Application specification. Explore the many layers of IMF so that you get the best from your IMF applications and workflow.
Developed and facilitated by Bruce Devlin, SMPTE Standards Vice President, and Pierre-Anthony Lemieux, chair of the SMPTE technology committee for media packaging and interchange (TC 35PM) and lead editor of the standard, the course will examine the purpose of the IMF standard, how it works, how it is used, and how it improves content interchange.
Devlin and Lemieux will guide participants through the details of the IMF family of standards, moving from the high-level requirements to the low-level details in a structured, easy-to-understand way. As they progress through course modules, participants will learn how to build a delivery specification based on an existing IMF application specification and how the many layers of IMF contribute to optimized IMF applications and workflow.
Who should attend this course
This course will take you from the high-level requirements to the low-level details in an easy to understand structured way -- whether you need to understand the wrapping of essence as Track Files or whether you need to understand what metadata you must generate to make IMF perform well.
The instructors guide you through the details of IMF (SMPTE ST 2067-2), the professional file-based format for managing the content version explosion caused by the proliferation of video, audio and timed text versions needed to service distribution channels worldwide.