Javier Sotomayor, managing director of Asia and Middle East at Cinépolis Corporativo, will receive the Exhibitor of the Year award at the CineAsia awards ceremony on December 7 at the Millennium Hilton in Bangkok, Thailand.
FilmLight has revealed the nominees for the 2023 FilmLight Color Awards. In their third year, the awards attracted more than 400 entries from 45 countries across the globe and the independent jury of cinematographers, colorists and creatives – lead this year by Lawrence Sher, ASC – has announced a list of 22 nominees across five categories.
SMPTE, the society for motion picture producers, technology, and engineers, has announced the recipients for this year's Progress Medal. This year, John Christopher Gaeta and Kim Libreri will be recognized for their vast contributions to emerging technologies in cinema and beyond, including virtual cinema, volumetric capture, and most notably, Bullet Time, which was pioneered on the original Matrix film trilogy.
Rebecca Stein, the vice president of marketing & partnerships at National Amusements, will receive the ShowEast Coca-Cola Empowerment Award presented by The Coca-Cola Company. Stein will be presented with award on October 25th as part of the ShowEast breakfast program at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.
The UK cinema advertising company Pearl & Dean announced today that it is strengthening the Irish arm of the business with the appointment of Damon Westbury as chief commercial officer. Pearl & Dean Ireland, which rebranded from Wide Eye Media in 2022, says it is the market leader for cinema advertising in Ireland and has a 100 percent share of the cinema advertising market.
The National Association of Theatre Owners executive board of directors has elected B&B Theatres president & CEO Bob Bagby as the new NATO chair and Harkins Theatres president & CEO Mike Bowers as the new NATO vice-chair at NATO’s 2023 general membership and board meetings at the Beverly Hilton.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced the recipients of its upcoming Lifetime Achievement Awards. Recipients will be presented and honored during the annual SOC Lifetime Achievement Awards on Saturday, February 24.
The Hollywood Professional Association Awards Committee has announced the nominees for the 2023 HPA Awards creative categories. The HPA Awards celebrate the outstanding achievement and artistic excellence by both individuals and teams, underscoring the pivotal role that their talent and skill play in storytelling.
Arcturus has appointed industry veteran and innovator Steve Sullivan to the role of chief product officer. Sullivan will assume comprehensive oversight over all Arcturus offerings, including a complete capture-to-distribution solution for the creation of volumetric video, featuring the award-winning HoloSuite tools and the new mixed reality capture system originally developed by Microsoft.
CinemaNext has appointed Pascal Mogavero as its new executive vice president of operations, effective immediately. This strategic addition signals a pivotal phase in the company's evolution towards continued growth and excellence in the cinema industry.