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How to double revenues…by understanding audiences. Seminar at Göteborg

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In the beginning of February 2013 the long-awaited report on the creative sector in Sweden will be published. One of the case studies, written by Bengt Toll, looks at the prerequisites for a real growth on all levels within the Swedish Film Industry. That is the backdrop to this seminar in which Bengt Toll discuss his findings with experts Mike Gubbins and Peter Buckinghamwho will take the issues further. The seminar aims to cut to the real issue for producer...

Industry elites discuss ‘Cinema of the Future’ at CFG-Barco’s digital film summit

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Beijing, China, 13 June 2012 – CFG-Barco (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd. (CFG-Barco), a joint venture founded by Barco and China Film Group, today held its ‘Cinema of the Future – 2012 CFG-Barco Digital Film Summit’ in Suzhou. The summit showcased the ‘Cinema of the Future’, presenting Barco’s leading technologies and total solution for the digital cinema industry.   Over 130 experts in China’s film industry participated in the summit, discussing the concept of the ‘cinema ...

DIGITAL CINEMA @ Berlinale 2012 on 50 screens in the City

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The number of films screened in DCP (Digital Cinema Package) formats has risen significantly since last year’s Festival - especially at the European Film Market. The Berlinale 2012 presented a total of 659 screenings in DCP formats, as well as 627 in 35mm film and some 1,100 in diverse video formats.    For festivals worldwide – and the Berlinale in particular with its enormous programme - this development poses substantial technical, logistical and financial challenges. ...

Admissions in Europe prove to be slightly down after two record years

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AFTER TWO RECORD YEARS, A SLIGHT DIP IN AUDIENCES IN EUROPE’S CINEMAS SLOWDOWN OR STOP IN THE GROWTH OF AVERAGE TICKET PRICES OVER 50% OF EUROPEAN SCREENS NOW DIGITAL   In the 31 countries where initial – not yet final - figures are available on cinema-going in 2011, from Russia to Portugal and from Ireland to Turkey, admissions prove to be slightly down after two record years: audiences stand at 1,188.6 million, compared to 1,195.9 million in 2010, with a 0.6% dip. The 1...

Film, a Bygone Era.

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The first thing that always comes to mind these days when talking about the craft of making movies, for all movie-goers is 3-D and its continued assault on our senses, when it’s not done right. Yet 3-D hasn’t been the biggest sea change in recent memory, no, the biggest change in the industry has been a long time coming and became very obvious recently, Digital. Movies shot digitally and a good majority of theaters switching over to Digital projectors, we are seeing the onset of the truest...

New Appointments at media Salles

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Following its meeting on Saturday 10th December, the Executive Committee has appointed Luigi Grispello President of MEDIA Salles, the Finnish member Tero Koistinen as Vice President and the English member Mike Vickers as Treasurer. A new member, Ron Sterk, Director of NVB (Nederlandse Vereniging Van Bioscoopexploitanten), the Dutch Exhibitors' Association, was also welcomed. The meeting was held in Amsterdam, the city which will be hosting the course "DigiTraining Plus: European Ci...

New apointments at media Salles

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Following its meeting on Saturday 10th December, the Executive Committee has appointed Luigi Grispello President of MEDIA Salles, the Finnish member Tero Koistinen as Vice President and the English member Mike Vickers as Treasurer.A new member, Ron Sterk, Director of NVB (Nederlandse Vereniging Van Bioscoopexploitanten), the Dutch Exhibitors’ Association, was also welcomed.The meeting was held in Amsterdam, the city which will be hosting the course “DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experi...

4 of Dreyer's greatest works are currently being prepared for DCI-compliant digital cinema screenings by Europe's Finest

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Digitisation brings diversity to the movies - Dreyer's classics now at Europe's Finest   Carl Theodor Dreyer is besides Fritz Lang and Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau considered to be one of the masters and visionaries of the silent film era. In collaboration with the Danish Film Institute four of Dreyer's greatest works are currently being prepared for DCI-compliant digital cinema screenings by Europe's Finest and will shortly be ready to be booked.   The films O...

Berlinale 2011 partnered exclusively with Barco for digital screenings

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Barco, a global leader in digital cinema projection technology, was an official partner of the 61st Berlin International Film Festival, one of the world's leading film festivals, taking place from 10 - 20 February. This year's edition featured more than 80 digital screenings, a record number in the history of the Berlinale. ...

Nouveaux Cinémas International Digital Film Festival Paris

 

Since 2004, the Festival des Nouveaux Cinémas has made people discover the quality of digital creation and promote a demanding and innovating conception of this cinema opened to all.

All these new ways of capturing the world resulte in new types of movies so different from one another and yet united in this digital cinema revolution.

We bring you the diversity, the blooming and the energy of all the new cinemas.

Solaris Kino becomes the first fully digital multiplex in Central and Eastern Europe

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By next week, Tallinn's Solaris Kino becomes the first fully digital 3D multiplex in Central and Eastern Europe, after recent investments of over $1,000,000.“Solaris Kino has so far been the most modern multiplex in the Baltic States, but from next week it will clearly become the highest-quality cinema complex in the whole region,” said Priit Rebane of BDG, head of the current development project at Solaris Kino. “Our aim is to be the regional pioneers of the best cinema entertainment toda...

Sony To Showcase Its Latest Digital Projection System at the 5th Annual Estes Park Film Festival

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The Estes Park Film Festival recently announced that Sony will showcase its latest Digital Projection technology at the festival. All of this year's films will be projected digitally in high definition on the Sony VPL-FH300L digital projector. "With the help of Sony and Nick Molle Productions this year we will be able to deliver the ultimate digital cinema experience to our audience! It's the perfect blend of old and new to have cutting edge digital technology in such a beautiful hist...

Digital Audiovisual Forum in San Sebastian

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San Sebastian Festival, with the collaboration of Media Antena Euskal Herria, takes pleasure in inviting you to participate in the Second Edition of the Digital Audiovisual Forum on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 September 2010 at the Kursaal Centre.This time round, the Digital Forum will look at a global subject affecting artistic production and direction, new film/TV developments and consumer trends, and the transformation processes occurring throughout the value chain as a result of digital techno...

Telluride Film Festival opens today, program just revealed

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Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, is proud to announce its 2010 Festival program. Twenty-four new feature films presented by their creators in the Festival’s main program; six programs curated by 2010 Festival Guest Director Michael Ondaatje; twenty-five new short films; plus thirteen documentaries screening in the Backlot program. Celebrating works from over twenty countries, Telluride Film Festival opens today, Friday, September 3 and runs through Monday, Sep...

2 3D movies at San Sebastian at the Velodrome

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For the second year running, the Velodrome will become an enormous 3D cinema offering two sessions during the coming San Sebastian Festival. Almost 3,000 viewers at each screening will be able to enjoy the experience of watching films in three dimensions as part of an enormous audience and before a giant screen measuring 400 m2.The Velodrome will host the world release of the first Spanish digital 3D animated film, Holy Night!, in the shape of the directorial debut by Juan Galiñanes.Viewers wi...

Digital Cinema Tango!

Digital Cinema Tango! Shall we dance with l' Observatoire de l'Audiovisuel Panel in Cannes 2010

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Digital Cinema Tango! Getting the right rhythm for the digitisation of European cinemas European Audiovisual Observatory’s Afternoon in Cannes Sunday 16 May 2010, 3 pm – 4.30 pm Salle Buñuel (5th floor - Palais des Festivals) Watch the full length video in HD! Brougt to you by filmfestivals.com and L'Observatoire de l'Audiovisuel Digital Cinema Tango! The Observatory Panel in Cannes part 1envoyé par filmfestivals-com. - Court métrage, documentaire e...

The European Audiovisual Observatory hosts Digital Cinema Tango conference Sunday afternoon

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The European Audiovisual Observatory hosted a workshop Sunday afternoon, focusing on the theme of financing the digitization of cinema in Europe. The workshop took place form 3p.m. to 4:30p.m. in Salle Bunuel in the Palais des Festivals. The Observatory's director, Wolfgang Closs, elaborated on the reason behind the workshop's theme, titled "Digital Cinema Tango! Getting the right rhythm for the digitization of European cinemas." Closs explained: "There is a clear problem of synch...

DigiTraining Plus 2010: Online: Presentations and Talks given during the Course

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Now available on the MEDIA Salles website are the texts of the talks and presentations given during "DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies", hosted by Helsinki for its seventh edition and recently concluded. In view of the importance of the lectures held over the five days of the course and the interest they aroused in the over sixty professional players from as many as 13 countries, all the material made available by the speakers has been published o...

DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies: Helsinki, 17 - 21 February 2010

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DigiTraining Plus will take place in Helsinki, 17 - 21 February 2010   thanks to the success obtained in previous years, in 2010 the training course DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies" enters its seventh year: from 17 to 21 February 2010 we shall be in Helsinki, with an even richer and more stimulating programme of lectures and workshops. This initiative, the only one within the MEDIA Programme to concentrate on the new technologies from the...

Barco and Kerasotes partner on new luxury multiplexes

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Barco, a global leader in digital cinema technology, proudly announces that Kerasotes ShowPlace Theatres LLC has purchased 48 digital cinema projectors to be distributed throughout multiple markets. Locations include three new multiplexes in Secaucus NJ, Minneapolis MN and Chicago IL, plus standalone 3D installations in Denver CO and Illinois. Kerasotes, once a large player only in the Midwest, is now truly a coast-to-coast exhibitor with a national footprint. With the opening of the...

Barco and Kerasotes partner on new luxury multiplexes

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Barco, has announced that Kerasotes ShowPlace Theatres LLC has purchased 48 digital cinema projectors to be distributed throughout multiple markets. Locations include three new multiplexes in Secaucus NJ, Minneapolis MN and Chicago IL, plus standalone 3D installations in Denver CO and Illinois. Kerasotes, once a large player only in the Midwest, is now truly a coast-to-coast exhibitor with a national footprint. With the opening of the new 16-screen multiplex in Chicago's "Roosevelt Collection" ...

Top 10 Cool Things That Must Be Seen at HD EXPO

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With November’s 4-5 HD EXPO – Createasphere right around the corner, experts from the popular industry event have identified ten products and events that are “too cool to miss,” for attendees seeking mission-critical information. The Top Ten list represents innovative and breakout technology not often available for demonstration, a MeetUp and unique educational sessions.• PANASONIC FULL HD 3D HOME THEATER TRUCK TOUR Multi-Vehicle, Nationwide Tour Gives Public a First Look at 3D for Ho...

Europe's Finest - the first Digital Cinema Distribution Platform

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Europe's Finest takes over film package from Celluloid Dreams for digital distribution As of now the Cologne digital cinema distribution platform Europe's Finest is offering nine festival successes from the current slate of Celluloid Dreams in DCI-conform standard for direct booking for European digital cinemas. Among them are films such as BETTER THINGS, DEAD IN 3 DAYS, KILL DADDY GOODNIGHT, LET'S MAKE MONEY, WEDDING DIRECTOR, WHEN A MAN COMES HOME, and WHITE NIGHT WEDDING. All films wer...

International Digital Cinema Festival and Expo in Macau

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On December 3-5, 2009 in China’s glamorous Macao, filmmakers, broadcasters, experts and technology companies will gather for the country’s first ever content creator-entertainment technology centered event. China has recently begun to broadcast in high definition and as Chinese broadcasters and content creators acclimate to the change, there is great interest and opportunity in entertainment technology and its effect on every stage of the process, from creative through final delivery. The ...
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