CineEurope: Interview With UNIC/UKCA’s Phil Clapp

In the run-up to CineEurope 2015 CJ is interviewing and profiling several leading companies, trade bodies and people to capture the mood of the cinema industry in Europe. Phil Clapp is both the head of the UK Cinema Association (UKCA)…

European Cinema Figures and More by UNIC

Definitive cinema attendance figures for Europe in 2014 have been published by cinema trade body UNIC, as part of its 2014-2015 General Report. Preliminary figures were released by UNIC back in February and are largely the same, so the report…

NATO Nabs Mitch Neuhauser For Trade Show

Ever since March of 2008 when the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) announced that they would be holding their own trade show in 2011 just before NAB the question has been, who will the organization get to put the…

Some Bright Ideas At ISDCF’s 3D Luminance Level Demo

[/caption] On Tuesday at the AMC Burbank 16 in Burbank, CA, the Inter-Society Digital Cinema Forum (ISDCF) held a luminance level demonstration of digital 3D content which had been mastered for different light levels.  The ISDCF is not a standards…

UK’s Cinema Exhib. Ass’n Gets Clapp

The trade body of the United Kingdom’s cinema industry has appointed former government film deputy secretary Phil Clapp as its new chief executive. Clapp thus replaces John Wilkinson, who stood down earlier this year (or was stood down?) , as…