The not-for-profit independent trade organization Cinema Technology Community has released a new white paper providing insights into the economic and sustainability benefits of cinema screens.
As part of its conference sponsorship, GDC Technology Limited provided the ultra-high frame rate media server for the 2023 Supersession presented at last month’s Hollywood Professional Association Tech Retreat. The Supersession presented an original, immersive look at the remarkable creative and technical accomplishments of Avatar: The Way of Water using GDC’s SR-5400C Standalone Integrated Media Block with flexible architecture stable technology high frame rate capability to show the movie in 4K 3D at 48 frames per second per eye.
The National Association of Theatre Owners has appointed Michael P. O’Leary to be its president and CEO beginning May 1. He will succeed John Fithian, who is retiring.
The UK Cinema Association's 2023 conference Greening the Big Screen Experience to be held at Picturehouse Central, London, March 21-22 will bring together more than 300 colleagues from across the UK and beyond to consider why environmental issues matter and to explore what actions might now be needed in response to the challenges they present.
Daniel Bishop, SOC, has received the Society of Camera Operators Camera Operator of the Year in film for his work on All Quiet on the Western Front. Dave Chameides, SOC, and B camera operator Cristian Trova won the Camera Operator of the Year award in television for Ozark, season 4, episode 14, A Hard Way to Go.
Iain Neil, chief optics advisor of Cooke Optics, has received the Gordon E. Sawyer Award for his "substantial, extensive and innovative lens designs which have had lasting impact in motion picture cinematography.”
The Motion Picture Sound Editors associated presented the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards in a live ceremony held yesterday evening at the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing, MPSE Golden Reel Awards were presented in 20 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, and student work.
The International Union of Cinemas, representing European cinema trade associations and operators, has today released preliminary estimates for 2022 box office and admissions across the territories it covers. UNIC’s overview represents the first wide-ranging assessment of European cinema’s performance last year. Detailed final data for each UNIC territory will be released in Spring 2023.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced that the Gordon Parks Foundation will be honored and recognized during its annual lifetime achievements award ceremonies at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 25. The Gordon Parks Foundation is celebrated for its work in supporting and producing artistic and educational initiatives that advance the legacy and vision of Gordon Parks for social justice.
SMPTE Hollywood will explore the evolution of high dynamic range cinema at its February meeting. The free event, hosted by Amazon Studios, will take place February 11 at The Culver Theatre in Culver City, the only theatre in the western United States equipped with Digital Cinema Initiative compliant, HDR direct view screening systems