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Christie Extends Partnership with the Cannes Film Festival

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 13:11 -- Nick Dager

Christie has signed a new agreement to be technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival for a further three years. This means that for the ninth year running, the famous showcase, held May 13-24, will use Christie's solutions for all its movie screenings. The enduring relationship offers a fascinating insight behind the iconic red-carpet event and – beyond – to how the industry of cinema is evolving.

Rooftop Films Announces Opening Weekend, Features for 19th Annual Summer Series

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:19 -- Nick Dager

Rooftop Films has announced its opening weekend, features and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series. This year’s series will feature over 40 outdoor screenings in 19 spectacular venues, with huge crowds, live music, special enhancements and the best in new, independent films from around the world. This year’s edition kicks off on Friday, May 29th, at their principal venue, Industry City, in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, with some of the greatest new short films from around the world.

QuVIS Announces 4K Stand Alone DCP Player

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 19:35 -- Nick Dager

QuVIS has announced the availability of the Ovation II DCP player, a player capable of supporting 4K playback in a small form factor and at an affordable price. The company believes Ovation II can ease the challenges faced by independent film festival organizers for playback and screening and provide a platform for independent film producers to efficiently and effectively test out their digital cinema packages before showing them on the big screen.

Technicolor PostWorks Supports SXSW Films

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:01 -- Nick Dager

Technicolor PostWorks provided post-production services for six films screening at this month’s South By Southwest Film Festival. They include headliners Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, in its world premiere, and Manglehorn, in its U.S. premiere. Also screening are Adult Beginners (Festival Favorites/U.S. Premiere), The Final Girls (Narrative Spotlight/World Premiere), The Grief of Others (Narrative Competition/World Premiere) and Mania Days(Narrative Spotlight/World Premiere).

FotoKem Restores The Sound of Music

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:48 -- Nick Dager

FotoKem’s restoration of Twentieth Century Fox’s The Sound of Music will kick off the sixth annual TCM Classic Film Festival on March 26 in Hollywood. Originally released in 1965, the re-mastered version of this cinematic treasure will grace the screen of the TCL Chinese Theater IMAX as the fest’s Opening Night Film, as previously announced by TCM.


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