InterSociety Digital Cinema Forum

Next Meeting: Wednesday April 8, 2020 10:30 am – CALL IN ONLY!

EDCF/ISDCF Working Session – Thursday March 26 5:00pm at Deluxe CANCELLED

InterSociety Session Wednesday April 1 7:30am CinemaCon Location TBD CANCELLED

Social Pub at CinemaCon – EDCF/ISDCF
Wednesday April 1 at 4pm location TBD CANCELLED

Future meetings:
ISDCF April 8, 2020 – Call In using Zoom
ISDCF June 10 Wednesday
ISDCF July 22 (?) Wednesday

ISDCF – Intersociety Digital Cinema Forum meets about once a month to discuss technical and deployment issues for Theatrical Digital Cinema deployment. We discuss DCP (Digital Cinema Package), KDM (Key Distribution Message), FLM (Facility List Management), TDL (Trusted Device List), Formatting of distribution hard disc drives, FIPS-140, DCI (Digital Cinema Initiatives), Upgrade scheduling, 3D luminance, subtitles, captions, closed captions, SMPTE specifications for digital cinema / audio and a large number of other TLA and FLA’s (three letter acronyms and four letter acronyms). About 40 people participate monthly, either in person or via conference call. Any questions please email Jerry Pierce, Chairman at To obtain password to private sections of this website please email (an auto responder will provide the password).

We encourage you to join Inter-Society to help support ISDCF.  It is $500/year for a company and $100/year for an individual. Inter-Society provides lunches for the ISDCF meetings and helps support the management of ISDCF. It’s the right thing to do! Join ISDCF HERE.