Julien Le Tanou
Principal Video Compression Engineer, Mediakind
The Journal Award shall be presented to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper originally published in the Journal of the Society during the preceding calendar year.
The 2020 Journal Award is presented to Julien Le Tanou and Médéric Blestel, for their paper, Analysis of Emerging Video Codecs: Coding Tools, Compression Efficiency, and Complexity, published in the November/December 2019 Issue of the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal
Julien Le Tanou is a Principal Engineer at MediaKind, formerly Ericsson Media Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for leading research and software development into video processing, compression and associated technologies. Since 2012, he has been with Envivio France in charge of research and algorithms design for Envivio's SW video encoding solutions. Prior to Envivio, he has been with Orange Labs in France and Dolby Laboratories in USA, where he conducted research and development for next generation of video coding standards. He received the MS degree in Signal and Image Processing from Telecom ParisTech, France in 2010, and the MSc degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Institut Superieure d’Electronique de Paris, France in 2008.