Christie cinema RGB laser projectors will be used for the first time at the Malaga Film Festival, one of Spain’s biggest film events, to be held from March 18-22. marking its silver anniversary. The Christie partner Sercine, an official festival collaborator, is looking after the integration and support for the event’s projection.
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Martin Moszkowicz, producer, and chairman of Constantin Film will receive this year’s Career Achievement in Film Award at CinemaCon 2022, the official convention of NATO, which will be held April 25-28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Mitch Neuhauser, managing director of CinemaCon made the announcement CinemaCon, Moszkowicz will be presented with this honor at the International Day Luncheon taking place on Monday, April 25.
Greig Fraser, ASC, ACS won the feature film award for Dune: Part One at the 36th American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards. The event also celebrated Pat Scola for Pig in the Spotlight Award category, and Jessica Beshir for the documentary Faya Dayi.
The median average budget of a European theatrical fiction film released in 2019 was €2.07, according to a new report that tracked the actual budget analysis of 651 European live-action fiction films released in 2019. The largest financing source was clearly direct public funding which contributed 28 percent of the total financing volume, followed by producer investments and broadcaster investments, both of which accounted for 18 percent of total financing. The percentage share of direct public funding in film financing decreases with increasing market size and budget volume.
Technicolor has announced its commitment to the Science Based Targets Initiative’s Net-Zero Standard and the Business Ambition for 1.5°, to reduce business emissions. The Science Based Targets initiative is a global body enabling businesses to set ambitious emissions reductions targets in line with the latest climate science. The goal is for companies across the world to halve near-term emissions before 2030 and to achieve net-zero emissions before 2050.
For the small budget adventure-thriller Nine Bullets, cinematographer Byron Werner wanted to be true to the intimate nature of the film, while elevating the look to that of a bigger budget project. Dealing with COVID restrictions added to the challenge.
Bringing a harrowing real-life story to the screen demands the lightest possible touch of Hollywood’s usual hyperreality. Hulu's Dopesick, based on Beth Macy’s book, tackles the background to America’s opioid addiction crisis, and must walk that fine line between informing and entertaining its audience. Cinematographer Checco Varese, ASC, used Zeiss Supreme Prime, Cinema Zoom and Supreme Prime Radiance lenses with the large-format Sony Venice in its 6K large format mode to bring a careful balance of style and substance to all eight episodes.
The National Film Authority of Ghana and the GM Group, organizers of the META Cinema Forum, today announced the launch of Africa’s first ever cinema industry event dedicated to the development of cinema infrastructure in Africa. The META Africa Cinema Forum is scheduled to take place November 21-22 in Accra, Ghana.
The members of the SMPTE Board of Governors have issued a resolution condemning the unprovoked invasion by Russia of the sovereign country of Ukraine, the slaughter of innocent Ukrainian citizens, the destruction of Ukrainian infrastructure, and the suppression of individual rights of Russian citizens to speak and associate freely.
The trade group New York Women in Film and Television is hosting its inaugural NYWIFT Tech Talks in partnership with Company 3 and Entertainment Partners.