The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has opened registration for the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition scheduled for October 25-27 in Hollywood, California. The event begins with the daylong SMPTE 2016 Symposium on October 24. Early bird rates are available now through August 20. SMPTE 2016 will also celebrate the Society's 100th anniversary.
SIGGRAPH 2016 will be presenting Making Of Production Sessions for a number of high-profile hit motion pictures, video games, VR films, and theme park attractions during this year's conference. With the tagline Render the Possibilities, the conference will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County, California, July 24-28.
The HPA Tech Retreat makes its UK debut in Oxfordshire July 13-14. The Tech Retreat UK has announced an expanded agenda for the two-day event, which features two solid days of the sessions on today's timeliest and relevant topics and projects. HPA and SMPTE formalized a partnership last year, and the event is presented by HPA in collaboration with SMPTE. HPA Tech Retreat UK takes place at the Heythrop Park Resort, a manor house that serves as both a four-star hotel and a top-flight conference center.
Phil Clapp, president of the International Union of Cinemas used his keynote address at CineEurope 2016 to highlight the strong relationship between cinema operators and their partners in film distribution, seeing it as key both to the success enjoyed by the European industry in 2015, and in years to come.
GDC Technology Limited introduced its award-winning integrated media block and new 16-channel cinema sound processor to European cinema owners this week at CineEurope 2016.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has lined up a series of Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age conference sessions focusing on the technologies and tactics that will make the connected world a reality.
At this year’s CineEurope in Barcelona, June 20-23, Barco will showcase how its cinema solutions offer moviegoers a unique cinema experience and provide exhibitors with a strong return on investment.
The Christie exhibit at CineEurope 2016, Barcelona, June 20-23, will emulate a small cinema theatre where attendees can see and hear demos of the new Christie CP2208-LP laser phosphor cinema projector and speakers from its Christie Vive Audio LS Series respectively, as well LCD panels and Christie MicroTiles for digital signage in cinema lobbies.
During this year’s Cine Gear Expo on Friday evening June 3, Sony will present an exclusive special screening of Woody Allen’s soon-to-be-released Café Society, in the Paramount Theatre. The bittersweet romance set in the 1930’s follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman to Hollywood where he falls in love, and back to New York where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. After the screening there’s an exclusive Q & A discussion featuring three-time Academy Award winner Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC.
The International Cinema Technology Association will host its technical expert seminar June 19 prior to CineEurope at Cinesa Diagonal Mar close to the CCIB Convention Centre.