Richard J. Goldberg
The 2004 Technicolor-Herbert T. Kalmus Award is presented to Dr. Richard Goldberg
for a lifetime of contributions to the Motion Picture Industry, which has included design and engineering of Film Systems, Processes and Film Making technologies. Richard J. Goldberg is president and CEO of Richard J. Goldberg & Co., Inc, where he has designed numerous film systems, including film processing and filmmaking technology.He worked at Technicolor from 1953 to 1965 and, during this time, directed all research and development of Technicolor laboratories in Hollywood, London, and Rome.Goldberg initiated and directed research and introduced various elements of the Technicolor Dye Transfer Process into production.He returned to Technicolor in 1992, and spent ten years as the Special Assistant to the President, and Special Assistant to the Chairman.
Many of his
innovations were seen in the revival of the improved 3-strip Technicolor Dye Transfer printing used by some of the most significant Directors of Photography in the world.He
holds five patents and he
has published numerous articles in scientific journals.Dr. Goldberg is a Life Fellow of SMPTE, and was the Vice President for Motion Picture Affairs from 1966-1970.