InterSociety Digital Cinema Forum (ISDCF)

Next Meeting: Tuesday August 10, 2022 10:00 am Pacific Timezone

Future meetings:

July 12 Tuesday – FIELD TRIP!!  LED screen tours LA – Light steering – So if you would be interested in attending, please fill in this google form: 



We are collecting some content we all know and love (StEM, StEM2, DCPL and some audio content), so suggestions are welcome as well (BUT we will have limited time at each site). 

ISDCF Wednesday August 10

ISDCF Tuesday October 4? Possible In Person/Hybrid?


ISDCF – Intersociety Digital Cinema Forum meets about once a month to discuss technical and deployment issues for Theatrical Digital Cinema deployment. Digital Cinema Technology is our wheelhouse. 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 helps support the management of ISDCF. It’s the right thing to do! Join ISDCF HERE.