Nasir J. Zaidi accepting
Technical Academy Award for the design and development of the Spectra
Cinespot one-degree spotmeter.
THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS & SCIENCES
PRESENTED "THE TECHNICAL ACADEMY AWARD" TO NASIR ZAIDI, JIM BRANCH, WILLIAM
BLOWERS AND SPECTRA CINE, INC. FOR THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE
SPECTRA CINESPOT ONE DEGREE SPOTMETER FOR MEASURING THE BRIGHTNESS OF MOTION
The Cinespot is a compact, hand-held
meter for making accurate reflected luminance measurements. A one-degree
area of a rectangular field, measured over twenty-one diagonal degrees, can
be seen in a magnified view through the lens with a simultaneous read-out
from .5 to 30 or 5 to 300 footlamberts. Brightness readings can also be used
for exact lighting levels in production photography.
The Technical Award was presented at the 61st Annual Scientific and
Technical Academy Award ceremony hosted by Actress Angie Dickinson held at
the Beverly hills hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
Spectra meters are the industry standard and the choice of professionals for
the past 50 years. Spectra products have received 5 Technical Academy Awards
from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Development and
manufacture of technically superior products important to the Motion Picture
For more information, Please contact: Nasir Zaidi @ SpectraCine Inc. Burbank
Ca.91505 USA. Tel: (818) 954-9222
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