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The Series came to life in Cannes 2007 was followed by events and panels every year since, in Cannes then Locarno.
What Is the Future of Cinema? Few know, some Share: we dare do both!

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Future of Cinema Salon Series in Cannes the full program

                       FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON Series: FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2008Future of cinema, few know, few share, we dare do both! Let us embark for a trip a few decades ahead of us.Our first stop is Cannes, with possible next stops on the festival circuit in Paris, Rome, Stockholm and moreFest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year promises to be a stell...

Latest Survey on VOD in Europe

The European Audiovisual Observatory and the French Government's Media Development Department (DDM) have published the results of a new survey of VoD services in Europe, carried out by NPA Conseil. Upsurge in number of services At the end of 2007, the survey found 258 VoD services in operation in the 24 European countries covered, compared with 142 services at the end of December 2006. This upsurge in the number of services is largely explained by the fact that television channels generall...

Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes program : register online

OUR VISION Future of cinema, few know, few share, we do both! We are taking this think tank on the road throughout the global festival circuit. Let us embark for a trip a few decades ahead of us. Our first stop is Cannes, with possible next stops on the festival circuit in Paris, Rome, Ischia, Stockholm and more.        FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON Series FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2008 CONTEXT Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to ...

Future Defining Presentations for HD EXPO

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On March 6th, 2008 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, HD EXPO presents a number of educational opportunities for attendees to help define the future. Intel's Françoise Bourdonnec joins Variety's David Cohen in a thought provoking one-on-one conversation entitled "Does Technology Define the Audience, or Does The Audience Define the Technology," which focuses on her research group's groundbreaking global studies that are illuminating how and what the audience is watchin...

Making of Late Fragment -- an Interactive Film

                    For the past ten years, Canadian Film Centre Media Lab has been in the forefront of the thrust towardinteractive media, having developed original content for a variety of platforms, including cellphones, digitalcinema broadband and gaming consoles. It was time to take it to the people.But how do you make an innovative interactive feature film with two producers, three writer-direct...

INNOVATION IN CINEMA TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT TIFF, WITH WORLD PREMIERE OF LATE FRAGMENT, NORTH AMERICA’S FIRST INTERACTIVE DRAMA

                    Toronto (August 15, 2007) - The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)are delighted to announce the world premiere of Late Fragment, North America’s first interactive dramaticfeature film, at the 32nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as part of the Future Projections program.Late Fragment, an interactive film by Daryl Cloran, Anita ...

VoD vs. CINEMA? Panel in Cannes May 19: the "minutes"

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VoD vs. Cinema?European Audiovisual Observatory Afternoon Workshop in Cannes breaks all recordsLinks to the presentations of the conference:Cinema admissions in EuropeVideo on demand in EuropeLes enjeux de la vidéo à la demande et de la vidéo en ligne Digital rights management systems (DRMs) Audiovisual Archives and the Inability to Clear Rights in Orphan Works Making Possible the Access to Our Film Heritage on VoD Over 350 film professionals crowded into the Palais des Festivals in Cannes to...

The Future FILM SUMMIT From Screen

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Yes Cannes, the "granddaddy of all film festivals" is over. The buzz is slowly beginning to die down as the glitzy sheen of the last week falls away. The Future Film Summit, 11th-12th July 2007 at the Mayfair Theatre and Private Screening House, London. Where leading speakers will focus on answering just where cinema is going, how to survive in the digital age, how to capture changing audiences and ensure the very success of your film and businesses future.The day will be an important ...

Disney's Meet the Robinsons achieved one third of Box Office through 3D on 11% of screens only

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The 3-D digital cinema engagements of the Walt Disney Co.'s "Meet the Robinsons" have delivered about 31% of the film's total gross, said Chuck Viane, president of Disney's Buena Vista Pictures Domestic Distribution. The film's cume as of Monday was an estimated $88.4 million. The 3-D screens represented 14% of the total screens from the film's March 30 opening. Still, Viane said they now are delivering more than three times the per-theater average of the 2-D versio...

Surge of 3-D films set for U.S. Theaters in near future 2009

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According to Reuters A 3-D technology developed to help NASA astronauts practice making repairs in space is set to revolutionize the way people watch movies by 2009, when a wave of live-action 3-D movies hit theaters.Just 18 months ago, "Chicken Little," the first modern 3D movie, touched off a sensation among studio executives and theater chain owners who say the crisp, digital images of the new 3-D will drive profits in the next decade.The slate of 3-D films set for 2009 is led by &...

Film and Television Distribution & The Internet Book launched in Cannes

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Download Devastation?Cannes Film Festival Launch of New Book provides the answers to online film distribution. The Internet and mobile platforms are not a threat to the film industry but represent a huge opportunity to reach new markets and audiences - provided film companies understand how to set up digital deals. The claim has been made by a lawyer who is launching a new book at the 60th Cannes Film Festival which explains the plethora of legal issues relating to Internet and mobile film dis...

Future of Marketing for Cinema Conference a Success

The third and final conference on the future of cinema was held this morning at Baron Beach across from the Carlton Hotel, and it proved to be another success for FilmFestivals.com and CFC Media Lab, the companies that together put on the three panels.This panel on the future of online marketing for films was especially interesting, since we are currently at a time when online marketing is exploding and no one really knows how to handle it. The panelists included: Malo Girod de L'Ain, found...

The Future of Cinema is Here. Or is it?

Professionals from all over the world got together this morning in the shade under a tent on Baron Beach to discuss the future of cinema, from creation to distribution, involving 3D cinema. Held by Filmfestivals.com in corporation with CFC Media Labs, panelists included: Bruno Chatelin, former Managing Director of UGC Fox and Columbia Tristar and COO of Filmfestivals.com; Ana Serrano, Director of CFC Media Lab, a think-tank environment for emerging new media artists, content developers and pract...

Future of Cinema May 23 Panel: panelists Bios

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Panelist Bios:Ana SerranoAna Serrano is the Director of CFC Media Lab, a world-renowned new media research, training and production facility created in 1997 at Norman Jewison’s CFC (Canadian Film Centre). As director of CFC Media Lab, she provides strategic leadership, fiscal development, program design and creative direction for all of the Centre’s new media initiatives, including the development and production of a diverse range of critically acclaimed interactive narrative prototypes.In 2...

"Cinema: Towards the Audiences of Tomorrow" Toutes les Videos

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Herewith the links to opening forum from the Cannes Festival/ Cinema towards the audience of tomorrow.Ci-dessous, les liens vers les vidéos de la conférence sur l'avenir du cinéma du 16 mai au Palais des Festivals à Cannes..As a prelude to its sixtieth anniversary, on May 16th the Festival de Cannes organized a moment of reflexion on the changing profile of the audiences of tomorrow. Confronted with multiple digital offerings (Vod, community networks, blogs, vlogs), today’s audience is...

Cannes opens with a forum on the future of cinema

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As a prelude to its sixtieth anniversary, on May 16th the Festival de Cannes organized a moment of reflexion on the changing profile of the audiences of tomorrow. Confronted with multiple digital offerings (Vod, community networks, blogs, vlogs), today’s audience is engaging in new ways with film, bringing significant transformations to the international film market.Over 300 festival participants from around the world attended this event which featured speakers who are exploring and developing...

Panel in Cannes May 21: "Interactive Cinema Workshop"

The panel will take place:  May 21: 3pm  to 4pm Short Film Corner: Screening RoomInvitation event RSVP press@filmfestivals.com From Janet Murray's Holodeck to Lev Manovich's Database Cinema, the interactive narrative represents the "holy grail" of the interactive medium. For some, the pleasure derived from interactive stories is found in the theorizing of them. For others such pleasure has yet to be found in mainstream practice. Indeed, today, most traditional entertainm...

Panel in Cannes May 23: "The future of cinema: is it interactive, 3D, digital"

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Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes This panel in Cannes will examine a few trends that the film industry can expect to go through in the coming decades.The D Cinema is now a marching revolution, 3D stereo has become a major part in blockbuster launch strategy, the digital revolution offers a different access from the public to special events, home entertainment is now competition but probably also a future partner in public entertainment.Gaming and cinema convergence will create new productions sy...

Panel in Cannes May 25: "Buzz Bonanza through the Video sharing platforms"

  This panel in Cannes will examine how film festivals around the world and entertainment brands, films, music can make the best of video sharing platforms to better market their events, have them stand out from their competition. Some of the most cutting edge marketers from the film, music industry will share their experiences and give examples of marketing best practices for every budget. The internet is no longer just about having a website: community interaction, marketing buzz, v...

An Example of An Interactive Film: MEANWHILE

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Godard once said that a film must have a beginning, middle and an end but not necessarily in that order. MEANWHILE, developed at the CFC Media Lab, explores new ways to detour from the well-trodden path of narrative by giving the viewer a choice at the end of each scene as to which direction in time they want to move in the story. The nine scenes in this screwball comedy can be seen in any order; each path revealing the intricate interconnectivity of the characters' follies, obsessions, and ...

Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes: Interactive Cinema Workshop

Future of Film Salon @ Cannes Interactive Cinema WorkshopShort Film Corner Date & Time: TBD 1 hour From Janet Murray's Holodeck to Lev Manovich's Database Cinema, the interactive narrative represents the "holy grail" of the interactive medium. For some, the pleasure derived from interactive stories is found in the theorizing of them. For others such pleasure has yet to be found in mainstream practice. ...

Future of Cinema Salon at Cannes

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FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON @ CANNES -- Following last year presentation in Cannes of the panel on the future of cinema (see below)  CFC Canadian Film Center and Filmfestivals.com have joined again to bring to Cannes a space for dialogue for film professionals.This venture is part of an annual series of panels, demos and knowledge sharing that look into how the world of cinema is changing with the advent of interactive technologiesFuture of Cinema Salon 2007 will include:1.     Interactive Cine...

Ana Serrano, Director of CFC Media Lab

Ana Serrano is the Director of CFC Media Lab, a world-renowned new media research, training and production facility created in 1997 at Norman Jewison’s CFC (Canadian Film Centre). As director of CFC Media Lab, she provides strategic leadership, fiscal development, program design and creative direction for all of the Centre’s new media initiatives, including the development and production of a diverse range of critically acclaimed interactive narrative prototypes.In 2003, Ana was recognized f...

About the Canadian Film Centre co producer of the Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes

       The CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is Canada's leading institution for advanced training in film, television and new media. A pioneer in the rapidly changing entertainment landscape, the CFC promises residents an innovative education, creative industry partnerships and cutting edge production experience. Beyond development, the CFC is committed to promoting and investing in Canada's diverse talent; providing exhibition, financial, and distribution op...

Audience as Medium

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It's interesting that Cannes has decided to interrogate the relationship between authors and audiences in their 60th year. Part of this interest lies in the much-talked of user-generated content UGC sites like Youtube and Myspace and the valuation of these sites in the marketplace. Certainly, in the entertainment industry we need to start asking ourselves how such UGC is positioned alongside more expensive and expansive forms such as traditional cinema. At CFC Media Lab, where I have been Di...

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This blog explores the future of Cinema, from production to Distribution.

Future of Cinema Salon returns to Cannes 2011 after its successful 2007 introduction and following installments in Cannes and Locarno.
 

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