This February, the film universe lost a genius by the name of Douglas Trumbull. At award ceremonies, technological achievements are sidetracked in the filmic afterlife too even though film is a distinctly technological art, which, without engineers and their innovations, would lose a key lever of arousing fascination with moving pictures. Through 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), that brought Trumbull to film and, thanks also to his exceptional contribution, defined film as an art form for all future generations, we will embark on the life odyssey of a film technologist who became a preacher of genuine cinematic experience made possible by the best technological framework.

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