The trade group Cinema Technology Community announced the recipients of its 2020 awards at its special online event, One Community Day. More than 400 industry professionals registered for the five-hour charity focused event, which was held November 26 and hosted by film critic, author and broadcaster Mark Kermode and CTC’s Dave Norris.
The awards recognized individuals and organizations that continue to drive excellence in movie going with technology and outstanding service to the industry. The 2020 Award winners are:
COVID-19 Innovation Award – Vista Entertainment Solutions
Cinema of the Year – Nightflix Cinemas
Rising Star – Alice Tentori
Technology Pioneer – Dolby Laboratories
Outstanding Achievement – CJ Cinema Summit
Lifetime Achievement – Mike Cummings
Lifetime Achievement - Peter Hall
“Our 2020 recipients blend those that have over many decades helped shape the movie going experience we see today with those who are shaping the movie-going experience of tomorrow,” said CTC president Richard Mitchell. “In this most difficult of years, it is more important than ever that we acknowledge the very best of our industry. The relentless drive, enthusiasm and passion to support and improve the movie-going experience deserves the highest accolades and on behalf of the board of directors, governors, advisory council and our members, we congratulate our award recipients.”
The awards ceremony can be seen on the CTC website at http://www.cinema-technology.com.