Film Festivals

Christie Supports Shanghai International Film Festival for Seventh Year

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:06 -- Nick Dager

Christie is serving as the exclusive digital projection partner for the Shanghai International Film Festival for the seventh consecutive year. The 18th annual Shanghai International Film Festival will take place from June 13-21. Known as China’s only non-specialized competitive international film festival accredited by the Paris-based Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films, the festival kicked off in style with the screening of veteran Hong Kong director Derek Yee’s new film, I Am Somebody, while China-Russian co-production Ballet in the Flames of War will close the event.

Majority of Films at Cannes Film Festival Shot with Arri Gear

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 13:27 -- Nick Dager

Nearly 60 percent of the feature films from all selections at the recently wrapped Cannes film festival were shot with Arri equipment and more than 40 percent were captured with the Arri Alexa and Arri cine lenses. Overall, more than half of the festival’s films that were shot digitally used Alexa as their main camera, Arri announced today.

Christie Extends Partnership with the Cannes Film Festival

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 13:11 -- Nick Dager

Christie has signed a new agreement to be technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival for a further three years. This means that for the ninth year running, the famous showcase, held May 13-24, will use Christie's solutions for all its movie screenings. The enduring relationship offers a fascinating insight behind the iconic red-carpet event and – beyond – to how the industry of cinema is evolving.

Rooftop Films Announces Opening Weekend, Features for 19th Annual Summer Series

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 11:19 -- Nick Dager

Rooftop Films has announced its opening weekend, features and select highlights of the 19th annual Rooftop Films Summer Series. This year’s series will feature over 40 outdoor screenings in 19 spectacular venues, with huge crowds, live music, special enhancements and the best in new, independent films from around the world. This year’s edition kicks off on Friday, May 29th, at their principal venue, Industry City, in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, with some of the greatest new short films from around the world.


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