Short for Digital Cinema Initiatives, a consortium whose purpose was to create open architecture specifications for Digital Cinema components -- the Digital Cinema System Specification. This encompasses workflow from the feature post production to the screen. Terms used within the specification: Digital Source Master or DSM, Digital Cinema Distribution Master or DCDM (ver. 1.0), Digital Cinema Package or DCP, DCDM which is visually indistinguishable from DCDM version 1.0.
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