Strong/MDI Screen Systems in partnership with Ecco Cine Supply and Service, announced today that Strong/MDI’s new HGA ReAct screen will be showcased at the 2023 Munich Film Week to be held January 24-27. The two companies will team up to bring the new HGA ReAct screen to the Kinopolis Mathäser Big Theatre.
The film By Water, directed by Iyabo Kwayana, is an official selection of the Animation Short Film Program at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival. By Water, will also be the first animated experimental film to appear on America ReFramed. The short film follows an unlikely hero's journey into his own memories and becomes a vehicle for reconciliation and healing for himself and his sibling.
On January 28, NASA, the Houston Cinema Arts Society, and Space Center Houston will host a screening of films by finalists and winners of the 2022 CineSpace international short film competition.
For the fifth year in a row, more Sundance Film Festival filmmakers selected Adobe video editing and collaboration tools than any other. This year’s annual Sundance Institute survey found that more than two-thirds (67 percent) of Sundance films used Adobe Premiere Pro or Frame.io to bring their stories to life: Premiere Pro is the festival’s most popular video editing software, used by more than half of Sundance films, including Plan C, Going Varsity in Mariachi, Sometimes I This about Dying, Fremont and many others.
The U.S. Representative for Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity National CineMedia have announced the launch of the 2023 Young Lions Competition. The 2023 Young Lions competition opens the door to up-and-coming creative professionals, with an intense focus on smart, strategic, original ideas across disciplines, and an increased emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is the most prestigious creative competition for today’s rising stars in the creative, media, public relations, and digital industries.
The shared experience of the cinema is unmatched. But has contemporary scrolling on individual screens hurt audiences’ ability to participate in a collective screening? What happens when a director gets to direct his audience? During an exclusive screening of Triangle of Sadness at the Göteborg Film Festival, director Ruben Östlund will break the fourth wall and step into the movie theater; not only having directed the film showing on the screen, but also directing the audience in the cinema.
Ruben Östlund has been appointed as the new Honorary President of the Göteborg Film Festival. Östlund will be an advisor for the festival and leave his artistic imprint on the festival program, starting with the upcoming Göteborg Film Festival 2023.
The defiantly independent film festival and Los Angeles favorite, Dances with Films, is celebrating 26 years by expanding to New York City. The festival champions innovation, talent, and creativity by spotlighting important, diverse, quality films and developing lasting relationships with filmmakers.
Nice Shoes helped directors Dawn Mikkelson and Keri Pickett tell the story of the incredible women who are changing the rhythm of the male-dominated art of Taiko in the new independent documentary Finding Her Beat. The facility provided post-production services for the film—screening at this month’s Doc NYC festival—with senior colorist Oscar Oboza working directly with the two filmmakers in applying the final grade.
Barco will be showcasing its high dynamic range Lightsteering projection technology at this year’s Asian World Film Festival being held November 9-18 in the Marina Del Rey section of Los Angeles.