The Event Cinema Association this year will host two events at CineEurope June 22-25 in Barcelona. The CineEurope Focus Sessions – a panel discussion on the trade show floor on Tuesday June 23 at 4:00 pm – will feature some high profile, first time speakers: Emma Keith of NT Live, John Bullen of Sony Europe, Duncan Connal of Vue Cinemas, John Lewis of Broadway Cinema Letchworth, and Grant Calton of Fathom Events. This will be followed the next day by a poolside reception.
Band Pro will present a free 70mm screening of Baraka on June 5th at 1:00 p.m. in the Sherry Lansing Theater at Cine Gear LA 2015. A Q&A with producer Mark Magidson, moderated by cinematographer Jon Fauer, will immediately follow the film.
EditFest London has unveiled its daylong lineup of editors, who will take the stage at the British Film Institute's Southbank location on June 20th. EditFest, produced by American Cinema Editors, brings top-level film and television editors together to share insights and experiences in the art of editing. EditFest returns to London for the third year, providing a European audience the rare opportunity to hear, meet, and engage in conversation with some of the finest editors in the world.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has announced that Dr. Neil Hunt, chief product officer at Netflix, will present the keynote address at the Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age conference June 16-17 at Stanford University near Palo Alto, California. Titled The Race Is On!, the conference will explore past, current, and future technology requirements for delivering a compelling entertainment experience on the Internet.
JVC Professional will showcase its new 4K camera product line next week for the first time at 2015 Cine Gear Expo Los Angeles June 5-6. Led by the flagship GY-LS300 Super 35mm camera, which accepts a variety of interchangeable lenses, the new cameras support a variety of workflows with 4K imaging, efficient encoding, and dual SDHC/SDXC card slots.
The European Audiovisual Observatory and Montenegro’s Agency for Electronic Media have announced that they will organize a joint conference – Film Funding Schemes – A European Overview – on Thursday June 11 in Podgorica. The conference will take place from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Hotel Podgorica, Ul. Svetlane Kane Radević 1, Podgorica. Montenegro holds the 2015 Presidency of the Observatory, which is part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
Cine Gear Expo returns to the Paramount Studios on June 4-7, 2015. For 20 years, the Cine Gear Exhibition and Seminar Series has brought together artists and technicians alike to share the latest in arts and crafts of the Hollywood industry.
The 2015 Creative Storage Conference will host a session with featured independent filmmakers. The Ninth Annual Creative Storage Conference will be held Tuesday June 30 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, California.
The SMPTE Australia Section has extended the call-for-proposals deadline for the biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE15), Persistence of Vision — Defining the Future. The new deadline for proposal submissions is midnight March 1 via https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=18525.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, which will convene October 26-29 in Hollywood, California.