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Successful first edition of Gotham in Progress at the 2. American Film Festival in Wrocław

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The first edition of Gotham in Progress (GiP) took place on the 17-19 Nov during the second edition of the American Film Festival in Wrocław, Poland.   GiP was the first European industry meeting focused entirely on independent American films. GiP was an initiative of the New York and Paris-based Black Rabbit Films and the New Horizons Association, the organizer of the American Film Festival. The event was supported by the City of Wrocław and the Polish Film Institute. Durin...

“DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies” in Helsinki and Tallinn

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From the eighth edition of the course “DigiTraining Plus: European Cinemas Experiencing New Technologies” Helsinki and Tallinn, 29 June – 3 July 2011   Facts and figures: this is the menu on the morning of 30 June for the participants at DigiTraining Plus, now in progress in Helsinki.  “In 2004, when MEDIA Salles began offering these training courses, there were 30 digital screens in the whole of Europe. At the beginning of 2011 they had increased to 10,346. The new projec...

DC Glossary

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We bring you this DC Glossary for those who are not quite sure of what these words stand for: Automation Cue, CPL , CineDisk, DCP , Dual link, eSATA, Forensic Marking, Ingest, KDM, LE, PKL, SoloSMS, SMS ,TMS… Learn from XCDC who compiled this for you. Our A to Z DC Glossary begins with some classic: and...ACTION Action An Action is a physical signal that is sent by the Digital Cinema server to the external devices to do a specific action such as shutting down the lights, op...

Digital screenings from Europe's Finest at Ghent

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XDC, Europe's Finest and Hoverlord have joined efforts to prepare five European classic films to be screened in digital format at the Ghent International Film Festival.The Digital Content Lab of XDC in cooperation with Hoverlord and Europe's Finest - the 'Cinema-on-Demand' service for digital cinemas - has been selected for preparing the digital copies to be screened at the Ghent International Film Festival. With the support of MEDIA, Europe's Finest will present its program in Ghent. The presen...

Video coverage from the Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno

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Future 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 this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. The next stops on the festival circuit was Locarno with a panel held in partnership with the Festival, next stops will be Rome, Stockholm and many more. Video from the Locarno panel: Locarno conference future of cinema envoyé par filmfestivals-com ...

NEWSLETTER N° 370: jUNE 25, 2008

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Filmfestivals.com and Film Festival Locarno in partnership with CFC Media Lab, Telefilm Canada are proud to present Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Film Festival Locarno (August 7, 8 & 9) The Salon will include - The Premiere Panel on digital distribution in association with XDC - MingleTalk Future of distribution ...

Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno

Future 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 this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. Locarno conference future of cinemaenvoyé par filmfestivals-com The next stops on the festival circuit are Locarno, Rome, Stockholm and moreCheck out the video of our panels and events in Cannes.Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada and Locarno Film Festival a...

Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno Panel "Digital Distribution"

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The Locarno Film Festival and filmfestivals.com, the organizers of the first panel in Locarno from Future of Cinema Salon were very proud of the quality of the exchange triggered by the panel. Herewith a summary of the themes brought by the panelists: a full length video will be featured here shortly. Panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE   Bruno chatelin Intr...

Pictures from the panel at Locarno "Digital Distribution"

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    Jean Labadie, Le Pacte Founder, at the panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE Jean Labadie, Le Pacte Founder, at the panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE Brian Jones, Pathé Svizzera, at the panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE Fabrice Testa, XDC International, panel "Future of cinema distribution" at the Forum ...

Pictures from the panel at Locarno "Digital Distribution"

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    Jean Labadie, Le Pacte Founder, at the panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE Jean Labadie, Le Pacte Founder, at the panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE Brian Jones, Pathé Svizzera, at the panel "Future of cinema distribution", Forum © FOTOFESTIVAL / DAULTE Fabrice Testa, XDC International, panel "Future of cinema distribution" at the Forum ...

Key Speakers from Future of Cinema Salon Series in Locarno

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Locarno Film Festival, Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to premiere our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Locarno Film Festival. We will be hosting the Future of Cinema Panel on Digital Distribution that brings together international voices around the table, plus a special hands-on demo of some of the most innovative works coming out of Canada and Switzerland, including Late Fragment a critically-acclaimed dramatic interactive feature film which premiered last year at ...

Gitai and other industry specialists debate in Locano on D Cinema

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Locarno Film Festival, Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to premiere the Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Locarno Film Festival. The Panel on Digital Distribution will bring together international voices around the table including: Elisabetta Brunella (Mediasalles Secretary General), Amos Gitai (director, Locarno Lepoard of Honour 2008), Brian Jones (Managing Director Pathé Switzerland), Bruno Chatelin (filmfestivals.com & fest21.com co-founder; former distributor UGC-...

Speakers at the Locarno Future of Cinema Salon

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Future 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 this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. The next stops on the festival circuit is Locarno with a panel held in partnership with the Festival, next stops will be Rome, Stockholm and many moreCheck out the video of Cannes events Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada and Locarno Film Festival are proud to premiere our Future of Cinema Sa...

Piazza Grande seats 8000

An enormous Renaissance square that can accommodate over 8,000 viewers every night, the Piazza is both the Festival’s heart and its showcase. With its giant screen, one of the biggest in the world, endowed with truly exceptional projection quality, the Piazza is one of the finest cinemas in Europe, and open-air to boot. Seating Capacity : 8,000 Classic Cinema (16 & ...

Industry Events at Locarno

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Open Doors Factory Besides taking care of the film industry professionals attending the Festival, the Industry Office has for a number of years organized various events in partnership with the Open Doors program, such as Open Doors Factory. This co-production workshop will also invite a special guest: the Cinéfondation from Cannes. Through the presence of the top European producers, the ...

Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno

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FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON SERIES IN LOCARNO FESTIVAL DE LOCARNO 2008 Future 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 this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. The next stops on the festival circuit are Locarno, Rome, Stockholm and more Check out the video of Cannes events   Locarno Film Festival, Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada, XDC Cinema are pr...

Digitalization - challenge and threat

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When the fifth edition of MEDIA Salles’ Course ”DigiTraining Plus 2008” in London wrapped up its five-day-long event, attended by 45 participants from 14 different countries, one item was very clear: the business plan for (especially) small and medium-sized cinemas in Europe (and probably also elsewhere) was still far off in a hazy horizon.Parallel to the expected roll-out in the US this year and 2009 basically nothing or very little happens in Europe apart from in the UK where public mone...

XDC, official partner of Cannes

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As the Official Partner of the Cannes Film Festival, XDC is providing all of the necessary equipment and expertise to support over 100 digital screenings including the parallel sections during the May competition, to more than 18 Cannes theatre rooms - including the famous Louis Lumière auditorium.A focus on XDC during the 61st Cannes Film Festival. XDC Booth #206 is installed in the “Village International Pantiero” along the Cannes harbour. We are sharing the booth with Wallimage, the Wall...

XDC has signed with four major distributors to deploy 8,000 DC installations across Europe.

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Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (“Warners”), Paramount Pictures Corporation (“Paramount”), Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (“Fox”) and The Walt Disney Studios (“Disney”) will support XDC, acting as a Deploying Entity, in order to roll out and fund digital systems for theatrical presentations in several countries in Europe. Under the terms of the agreements, Warners, Paramount, Fox and Disney have independently agreed to supply European exhibitors with their feature films i...

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...

The opening 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...

IDIFF dedicated to digital cinema

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IDIFF 2005: February 2 to 4Palais des FestivalsFor its third edition, IDIFF (International Digital Film Forum) continues its development and invests once again the Palais des festivals of Cannes, emblematic city for the cinema.Unique event in Europe, IDIFF is entirely dedicated to digital cinema under all its aspects. The 2005 edition, which will be held from 2 to 4 February, will be marked by the strong presence of major European an International actors, working in the field of technologies lin...
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