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Tiffen



Tiffen Manufacturing Corporation is a company in Hauppauge, New York, U.S.A. which manufactures filters for photography, and other professional film and photography-related products. Founded in the 1930s, the company has won several Academy Awards for technical achievements in filtration.[1] [2] [3]

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The company's main competitors are Harrison & Harrison Optical Engineers, Inc. Schneider, Formatt, and Lee. Tiffen also owns the Steadicam company.

Nat Tiffen of Tiffen Manufacturing Corporation received an Academy Award for technical achievements in filtration. The commendation reads:

"For the production of high-quality, durable, laminated color filters for motion picture photography. Materials of uniform color characteristics are implanted between layers of optical glass and bonded together under extremes of heat and pressure. The outer surfaces are ground and polished to specified close tolerances, free of distortion and resistant to changes in temperature or humidity, then bound with a protective metal ring."[4] [5] The 1999 award was presented on March 4, 2000.

References

  1. ^ 1984 (57th Academy Awards)
  2. ^ 1992 (65th Academy Awards)
  3. ^ Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - 1999 Scientific & Technical Awards Winners
  4. ^ Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - 1999 Scientific & Technical Awards Winners
  5. ^ 12 Win Academy Awards® in Sci-Tech competition

External links

  • company site
 
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