The not-for-profit independent trade organization Cinema Technology Community recently announced the recipients of its awards at its annual awards ceremony in London.
Hosted by film-critic, author and broadcaster Mark Kermode, CTC’s own last projectionist standing Dave Norris, actor Jason Isaacs and moderated by Patrick von Sychowski of Celluloid Junkie and CTC, the awards night recognized individuals and organizations that continue to drive excellence in movie-going through the use of technology and outstanding service to the industry.
This year’s winners are:
Technology of the Year – Barco/Cinionic Light Steering Projection
Cinema of the Year – Nordisk Colosseum Oslo
Team of the Year – Watershed Bristol
Outstanding Achievement – David Williams of WTW Cinemas
Lifetime Achievement – David Hodgkinson of Universal Pictures International
“Despite expectations and the perceived threat of video on demand, 2018 looks set to be an astonishing year for cinema in terms of box office admissions and revenue and despite industry-wide consolidation the movie industry continues to innovate and drive a more immersive movie-going experience with technology at its heart,” said CTC president Richard Mitchell. “This years awards truly recognize those organizations and individuals that are helping to create truly outstanding cinema experiences both today as well as in the future and those which put the movie-goers at the forefront of their minds when innovating. On behalf of the board of directors, governors, advisory council and our members, we congratulate our award recipients.”
Cinema Technology Community www.cinema-technology.com