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.
The Digital Asset Symposium presented by the Association of Moving Image Archivists has crafted a comprehensive program that addresses the challenges of digital asset management in today’s constantly changing landscape. The event takes place May 4 at the Victor Borge Theater in New York. Six case study presentations from experts in the field will explore the many facets of the life cycle of content – from collection and maintenance strategies to delivery with the purpose of reaching new, bigger audiences.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of CineEurope, the most important convention and trade show dedicated to cinema operators in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. More than 3,500 attendees from distribution, exhibition, equipment and concessions will descend upon the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain from June 20-23 to help celebrate the silver anniversary.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers revealed further details today about the Entertainment Technology in the Connected Age conference keynote addresses by Roy Taylor, corporate vice president of Advanced Micro Devices and Ron Sanders, president of Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment Distribution. Scheduled for June 27-28 at the Heritage Theatre in Campbell, California, and subtitled The Race Is On, ETCA 2016 will explore the impact of emerging technologies on the delivery of a compelling connected entertainment experience.
After 37 years in Manhattan, IFP’s signature event, IFP Film Week is moving across the river to Brooklyn. The event will set up shop in DUMBO anchored around its headquarters, the Made in NY Media Center By IFP. Since its downtown beginnings as the Independent Feature Film Market in 1979, IFP Week has evolved into a must-attend gathering for the global storytelling community. It remains the only international co-production market for film – and now television, web-based, and VR projects – in the United States, with over 150 projects from over 22 countries curated and presented as scripts and works-in-progress each year.
The cinema lobby experience will be among Barco’s highlights during the Digital Signage Expo, which is being held March 16-17 in Las Vegas. Barco’s interactive digital signage technology for movie theaters, turns lobbies into revenue-generating entertainment centers. The centerpiece of the effort is the Barco Lobby Experience, which enlivens the lobby with animated box office and concession boards, interactive movie posters, and dynamic trailer presentations that drive engagement from the moment customers enter the theater.