This year the buzz at CineEurope seemed to be all about alternative content, or event cinema as it’s being increasingly referred to. As chair of the ECA it’s difficult to gain real perspective from the eye of the storm but having seen the business grow from an occasional add-on for exhibitors to a serious revenue stream in more recent years, the sense in Barcelona last month was that in event cinema, the possibilities are endless and the sense of real excitement was tangible. Everyone from major studios to major cinema chains to independents to technical partners seemed keen to know more, hear more, do more to exploit this established and still growing revenue stream.
Speaking proposals are now being accepted for the 2014 NAB Show, to be held April 5-10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada
Starting in 2014, the Göteborg International Film Festival will be presenting a new award in memory of the cinematographer Sven Nykvist who worked with Ingmar Bergman and Roman Polanski among others.
Doremi was once again technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival, marking its eleventh successive year of involvement for the world-famous event. The company supplied digital cinema servers throughout the Festival.