General Secretary, EDCF
John Graham started his career in film with the BBC's Film Unit in Ealing Studios London. Retiring after almost 30 years with the BBC, he became Director of the BKSTS (British Kinomatographic Sound and Television Society) in 1999 Together with a small group of colleagues from government and industry in the UK, France and Sweden he was instrumental in creating the European Digital Cinema Forum - EDCF in 2001. In the subsequent fifteen years EDCF has become established as the foremost representative body for technical issues in European Digital Cinema. EDCF has also provided an important bridge with other technical organisations and the Studios in the USA. The EDCF was legally formalised in 2003 and at this time John was appointed to the post of EDCF General Secretary a position which he still holds. Additionally, he has been producing d-cinema sessions for IBC in each of the last 17 years.