Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 28 August 2015

UK – Odeon & UCI group has released its first half-year result. It looks like rather than just cruising on the blockbuster wave of the first six months there are signs of a genuine turnaround – just as the group…

CJ@SMPTE Conference – What We Want To Do With More

In an effort to provide updates on the proceedings of the 2014 SMPTE Technical Conference and Exhibition presently taking place in Los Angeles, CA, this post was written live, and in the present tense, during one of the event’s panel…

CJ@IBC EDCF Global Update

EDCF provides an annual overview of the latest developments in digital cinema as part of the IBC Big Screen. CJ was there to take note….

Daily Cinema Roundup-Monday 18 May

–Sony and Regal released a press release this morning, officially announcing that Regal will install the Sony 4K digital projections systems across its entire circuit. (See Celluloid Junkie’s Friday post below on this news). According to the release, the installation…

Digital Faces Critical (Archiving) Dilemma

“The Digital Dilemma”—a 2007 report from AMPAS’ SciTech Council that examines the challenges of archiving and accessing digital motion picture materials—was the subject of the SMPTE’s Hollywood Section May meeting, held at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theatre in Hollywood. The…

Warner Bros. Promotes Aylsworth

Crediting their “aggressive commitment to explore and implement the latest technological advances in production and industry standards” Warner Bros. promoted Wendy Aylsworth to Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Technical Operations. Aylsworth, who has been with the studio since 1994, previously…

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