Meetings are held about every 6 weeks. They are scheduled at the beginning of each meeting. Each Zoom meeting is a unique meeting ID/Password.

Current schedule:

November 4, 2020

Zoom Meeting ID: 981 2256 2072
Passcode: 433388

One tap mobile
+16699009128,,98122562072# US (San Jose)

January 13, 2021 – Maybe Zoom + In-person at ICTA

Immersive Audio Plugfest – Nothing on the schedule

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Meetings run:  Main ISDCF 10:00am -1:30-ish PM

Pacific Time Zone

DRAFT Main Meeting Agenda

November 4, 2020

ISDCF meeting Schedule:

Main meetings

November 4, 2020 10am Wednesday

November 17 EDCF Social Hour?? 8am??

January 13? (ICTA might be in-person – partial in-person meeting?)

Immersive plugfest – January or beyond… 

DRAFT Main Meeting Agenda – November 4, 2020

Part 1: Reporting

* Housekeeping: Sign-In

Thank you Universal for support of Chairman

Thank you for NATO for Zoom and admin support

Legal reminder / press reminder / social media is a no-no

Chatham House Rule:

When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

* Meeting notes (approval)

Organizational issues

Making Zoom work! (mute/raise hand/front light)

InterSociety request to be a member! See front page of ISDCF website. Please Join Inter-Society! $500 per company per year / $100 individual membership.

Select Dates for next meetings

* ISDCF/EDCF social hour –

Part 2: Real Work

Website and IT updates


Subscribe to calendars

Industry events





ISDCF Immersive Audio 

Create a test package to test IAB system – has it been updated?

SMPTE-RDD starting for Profile 1 – sponsored by ISDCF and EDCF – paperwork submitted to SMPTE

Has anyone implemented new features in IAB devices that others have implemented that need to be part of an IAB profile 2?

OMB testing for new protocols. 430-17 / 430-14  When is the right time? 

Maybe a plugfest for subtitling (micro positioning) 428-7 standard plugfest. Asian… 


Dummy sub Files

Currently this is needed for SMPTE DCP (like in IMF) and there is no documented practice –  currently we are doing a single “offscreen” sub. Items for discussion:

Format will need to be decided

Testing will need to be done (Plugfest)

ISDCF Doc will need to be written

Push written ISDCF Doc to 21DC

Incorporate into 429-2 or RDD52 revision or separate doc?



Move B2.1 as a reference document in ISDCF?

Clairmeta DCP Quality Assurance Report


The restart? 

Content Test material: ISDCF test content (encrypted)


Terminology Document?

One of the topics that would be interesting to consider in the ISDCF document list is “Terminology”. It should include primarily all new terms and descriptions related to the latest evolution of the industry in which ISDCF is involved.


LMT Discussion (Language Metadata Table)



EDCF Update 



DCI update 



Digital Cinema Picture Level



SMPTE update



Equipment vendor updates



Action Items from September 23, 2020

Please Join Inter-Society! $500 per company per year, $100 individual membership.

Provide a proposal for a new ISDCF open forum (James/Sperling)

IAB SMPTE RDD needs a nudge (Jerry)

Modify language on ISDCF website for RDD-52 to show that ISDCF will sync all changes to this spec between the SMPTE version and the ISDCF feeder versions. (Steve/Jerry)

Understand if ISDCF can post the contents of RDD-52 on ISDCF website both from copyright issues as well as agreement by proponents (Steve/Pierre)

Begin creating an ISDCF Terminology Document. (Angelo)

Subgroup to review DCNC Language code database and presentation (Jerry, Steve, Pierre, Brian, Wade)

Add links to EDCF (and other forums) on the ISDCF website.



Add Territory Codes as the next JSON database – next up

Get the Forum back up and running (Sperling/Gardiner) – In process

Create and post repository for tech documents for both ISDCF and SMPTE documents. (LLamb) – In process

Craft a messaging / education for exhibitors on IAB Profile 1 / Atmos. To avoid confusion in the marketplace (probably after movies start to flow again).