ACES Metadata File Implementation Virtual Working Group

(ARCHIVED - This group has concluded and is no longer active. This page remains here for reference only.) 

Document Workspace

Dan Tatut - Working Group Chairman - email
Alex Forsythe - ACES Technical Lead - email
Steve Tobenkin - ACES Adoption/Comms Lead - email
AMF VWG Home: ACESCentral ACESclip VWG

ACES Metadata Implementation VWG Goals

This group is intended to:
  • Create tools and best practices that assist in the consistent and quality implementation of the ACES Metadata File (AMF). 

ACES Metadata File Proponents

Below are the list of proponents for this work listed on the original proposal form:
  • Netflix
  • Universal Pictures
  • The Walt Disney Studios
  • Marvel Studios

Group Norms

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  • Please do not delete any entries, documents or lists on this site.   This site is read only by default.  Email the working group chair or staff technical lead if you need access to modify this page.
How the ACES VWG Process Works
If you’re new to our Virtual Working Group structure, please note the following:
Working Group Meetings are held on GoToMeeting 
Discussions are hosted on in the named VWG Discussions category 
Schedules, documents, to-dos, etc. are hosted on the named VWG workspace (i.e. you’re on the Workspace for this group: ACESclip Requirements Review and Revision)
A list of all the active and past VWGs can be found on the Workspace Home:


New Specification DRAFT

Group Proposal Form

VWG Deliverables

  • Interoperability testing based on a set of canonical test vectorsfor the primary use-cases.
  • Pseudo-code/algorithmsto help adopters to implement AMF in their products
  • Propose support/interaction for AMF into/with various media transport formats, in particular file formats used in production, post production, mastering and archiving(e.g. ST2067-50 IMF Application #5)


We use GoToMeeting for our conference calls and we record and then post each meeting so the community can review.  Instructions for GoToMeeting are here:

Meeting Records