The Event Cinema Association’s tenth annual conference will take place November 28 at Cineworld at The O2 in London. The theme of this year’s conference is Event Cinema: A Focus on the Future. The association today released its scheduled program for the day.
09.30 Registration and Refreshments sponsored by Imax
10.00 Welcome Address
Grainne Clarke, Event Cinema Association
Karen Stacey, Digital Cinema Media
10.30 Event cinema box office update and insights, Luke Williams, Comscore
10.45 How can event cinema help fill the gaps in the slate over the next 12-18 months?
Moderator: Michelle Stevens, Powster
Claire Beswick, The Living Room Cinema
Steven Clerima, Kinepolis
Serena Gill, Everyman Cinemas
Beth Pridham, National Amusements
11.15 What the tech?
In conversation with Cathy Huis in ‘t veld-Esser, EDCF/Gofilex + guests on the new Live Delivery White Paper produced by EDCF/ITCA.
12.00 Networking Lunch sponsored by Comscore
13.30 Anime Masterclass
13.50 TV and sports broadcasting in cinemas.
The legal overview and discussion on potential commercial models for stakeholders. In conversations with CMS LLP and Phil Clapp, UK Cinema Association + guests
14.30 Modern dance and ballet, Mandy Kean, Mustard Studio
14.45 Networking break, sponsored by Powster
15.15 New distribution models for event cinema, the opportunities and challenges for content owners and exhibitors
Moderator: Tanya Easterman, Daiku
Marc Allenby, Trafalgar Releasing
Johnny Carr, Vue International
Kevin Markwick, The Picture House, Uckfield and The Electric, Brimingham
16.00 Event cinema slate presentations
Exclusive announcements of some of the new titles for 2024 from CinemaLive, Last Man Music, Anime Ltd and others TBA.
16.50 Closing Remarks, Grainne Clarke, Event Cinema Association
17.00 Networking Drinks sponsored by MPS/OMNEX
19.00 Event Ends