Cinema India Expo Convenes in June

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Thu, 01/13/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Cinema India Expo 2011 will take place at the Renaissance Convention Centre Powai Mumbai on June 24 and 25. Over the course of the two days attendees will be able to explore the latest technologies and will also have access to an expanded slate of offerings including seminars educational tracks for cinematographers and directors and red-carpet premiers of international movies. With a global focus Cinema India is the only industry event to spotlight the growing ties between Bollywood and Hollywood and continues to deepen its footprint to match the rapid implementation of digital technologies amid the global creative environment. Launched in 2000 Cinema India Expo is increasingly seen as an international venue where cinematographers directors visual effects artists and producers gather to learn about the trends and tools impacting their careers. The conference and education program to be announced early in 2011 will include Keynotes from Bollywood stars world-class directors of photography visual effects artists and filmmakers. Scrabble Entertainment India’s first 2K DCI-compliant exhibitor is the presenting sponsor of Cinema India Expo. After their successful deployment in India they recently announced their expansion to the Middle East region on the basis of their contracts with the Major Hollywood Studios. Ranjit Thakur CEO of Scrabble says ” We are extremely proud to be closely associated with the Cinema India Expo. The whole idea is to spread complete knowledge of all segments of digital cinema right from capture to playback ” Anil Chopra managing director of diversified communications India Pvt. Ltd. says “Cinema India Expo unfolds against of the backdrop of an industry in transition to digital in a highly competitive environment. In order to succeed in this dynamic time multiplex companies and their leaders must have the latest industry trends and experience personally the future at Cinema India 2011. India is engaged in a massive digital transition from acquisition through distribution. As the leading trade show and conference addressing these topics in the region Cinema India Expo is in a unique position to put the latest and best information and products in front of key players in the digital cinema industry.” Createasphere manages international sales for Cinema India Expo and contributes to the programming. Createasphere president Kristin Petrovich Kennedy says “The eyes of the world are on India at this moment. Bollywood’s influence is growing and the digital transformation is in progress. There is unprecedented opportunity to put the most engaging speakers and information in front of an audience hungry for cutting edge knowledge. Today India is the most exciting marketplace for digital cinema in the world and Cinema India is growing to meet the industry’s needs.” Two days of conference sessions a full tradeshow floor and a number of evening events and galas are in process. Createasphere Diversified Communications