SMPTE Hollywood will delve into the challenges of remastering classic films for modern theatres equipped with immersive sound systems at its meeting on May 25 at 6:00 pm at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.
The Post New York Alliance will explore how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing post-production in the next edition of Post Break, its free webinar series. The Role of AI in Filmmaking is scheduled for Thursday, May 18th at 4:00 pm ET.
The National Association of Theatre Owners has announced that Amanda Martin will join the association as chief of staff. Martin, who will report directly to president and CEO Michael O’Leary, will work across all NATO organizations, including the Cinema Foundation and CinemaCon, to drive and support overall efficiency and coordination.
The trade group Post New York Alliance has extended its enthusiastic support to a new agreement between New York Governor Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers to dramatically expand the state’s Film Tax Program. Overall funding for the program will rise from $420 million a year to $700 million.
On May 10, the International Cinema Technology Association will present its Presentation Excellence Award to Klaus Ungerer, operator of the Cinema film theatre in Munich. The presentation will take place during Germany’s cinema exhibitor convention Kino 2023 in Baden-Baden.
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.