The television and cinema technology, short FCT is an association magazine of television and cinema Technology Society ( FKTG ) is the official organ of the Organization. It reports on current developments and innovations in the field of broadcast technology with an emphasis on electronic media.
Rezipiert is the magazine of the members of the FKTG, but also of interested readers who want to learn about technologies and applications in the broadcast field and on the activities of the society. Published by the FCT, the Berlin publishing house Schiele & Schon.
The FCT was created in 1947 and has since accompanied the TV and Cinema Technology Society (FKTG) as an official, but financially independent body. Both institutions look back on an even longer history, but during the FKTG officially in the postwar period the succession took their own society, founded in 1919, the formerly associated magazine was discontinued. Without regard to its predecessor magazine cover, a new journal with the same name was lifted from the baptism: the cinema technology. Only in 1953 was renamed the FCT, which at that time stood still as a shorthand for movie-theater technology.
For many years, the FCT is the only commercially available in the free magazine, which is thematically with the art of film and television worked. This only changed with the introduction of private television in the FRG in the 80s.
Now with the increasing number of magazines with similar content, it was necessary to establish a special focus of the FCT differed from the other publications. The choice fell on a scientifically dominated coverage that went to the detriment of ease of readability and clarity, but a high level of professionalism guaranteed.
2002, which until then by the Institute of Radio Technology magazine published by RTM – Broadcasting Technical Notes included in the FCT. Before the journal was not available in free trade.
After 57 years, the FCT was released by the publisher John Wiley Heidelberger, this task was taken over in 2004, the Berlin publishing house Schiele & Schon.
In 2006, the magazine finally celebrated its 60th anniversary. For this reason a multi-part series entitled “60 years of development of film and television from the perspective of journal articles in the FCT” was started, which is a review of the themes and topics of the past 60 years. That is each triennial looked in the past. With the last article in issue 12/2007, Norbert Bolewski adopted after 29 years as editor in chief.
While the content of the FCT in the early years of technical knowledge due to their focus even in the realm of the film technology laid, the picture has changed in the course of time: Today, the topics range from the television and video technology on the film and audio technology to to the new electronic media.
Particularly appreciated by the readers here is the high level of expertise of the authors is explained by the fact that the FKTG a scientific advisory board is to assist the editors in their work.
The focus of reporting often includes topics such as digital TV , broadband data transmission over the network, high-definition television and cinema screens and cameras, cable and satellite broadcasting and content management systems . In addition to current technical reports on technical developments and news from the industry informed about the FCT for members of the FKTG relevant activities and events.
The FCT will spread over the year in eight editions, which are supplemented by two double issues. The magazine usually has a circumference of about 50 pages. The members of the FKTG automatically receive the journal, it will be invoiced by the membership fee.
The print run is 3288 copies of the FCT, which are distributed mainly by subscription, partly on free trade.