ECA Handbook: Live Delivery Via Satellite (Part III)

Earlier this year The Event Cinema Association (ECA) published its “Technical Delivery Handbook”, a step-by-step guide to live delivery of event cinema, written by ECA members for the benefit of the industry. With satellite delivery the preferred mode of delivering live opera,…

ECA Handbook: Live Delivery Via Satellite (Part II)

Earlier this year The Event Cinema Association (ECA) published its “Technical Delivery Handbook”, a step-by-step guide to live delivery of event cinema, written by ECA members for the benefit of the industry. With satellite delivery the preferred mode of delivering live opera,…

China Cinema Digest – Thursday 12 February 2015

China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television’s (SAPPRFT) Digital Program Management Centre has inaugurated a test NOC for the satellite distribution of DCP copies of films. It is not clear which cinema are participating in this, but…

CJ@ECA Conference: Practicalities of Live Cinema Delivery

The afternoon break out session No. 1 looked at technical issues, such as delivery of live events to cinemas. Fabrice Testa of DSat gave a presentatio earlier over lunch (which they sponsored) of the company and its network 1,300 cinemas,…

Unique’s MovieTransit Scores Major Deals in Denmark and UK

While satellite delivery was the talk of CinemaCon 2014, Unique Digital notched up two significant victories in Europe that point to fibre delivery playing a greater role for digital cinema in Europe. The deals with UK’s BT and The Danish Distributors…

Beaming directors to a cinema near you

Last week the London’s BFI Southbank (nee, NFT – the National Film Theatre) transmitted a live interview with director Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty via satellite to nine cinemas across the UK, following a special screening of the pair’s…

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