London (November 12, 2019) – Cinema Technology Community (CTC), the not-for-profit independent trade organisation has announced the recipients of its prestigious 2019 awards at its annual awards ceremony in London.
With over 150 industry professionals and hosted by film-critic, author and broadcaster Mark Kermode, CTC’s own ‘Last Projectionist Standing’ Dave Norris, veteran broadcaster Simon Mayo, British film composer David Arnold and compered by Patrick von Sychowski and Helen Budge, the awards night recognised individuals and organisations that continue to drive excellence in movie-going through the use of technology and outstanding service to the industry.
The 2019 Award Recipients
Technology of the Year – CJ CGV Screen X
Cinema of the Year – Odeon Cinemas Luxe Leicester Square
Team of the Year – BBFC
Rising Star – Grainne Peat, Event Cinema Association
Technology Pioneer – Harkness Screens
Outstanding Achievement – Michael Swinson, Ellis Williams Architects
Lifetime Achievement – Rolv Gjestland, Film & Kino
Presidents Award – Denis Kelly
“Our 2019 recipients blend those that have over many decades helped shape the movie-going experience we see today with those who are shaping the movie-going experience of tomorrow. Their relentless drive, enthusiasm and passion to push boundaries in design, technology and accessibility deserves the highest accolades and on behalf of the Board of Directors, Governors, Advisory Council and our members, we congratulate our award recipients,” says Richard Mitchell, President of CTC.
For further information on CTC including membership opportunities, visit www.cinema-technology.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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CTC, the global cinema network, is an independent, not-for-profit membership organisation that aims to assist the cinema industry in recognizing the importance that cinema technology and indeed the way in which it’s utilized can have a profoundly positive effect on the movie-going experience.
As well as providing guidance and support, CTC engages in a number of activities aimed at educating and improving the cinema experience. These include training courses, lectures, technical handbooks, educational visits, seminars, web seminars, networking events, projectionist certification (in conjunction with the UKCA) and one of the industry’s leading technical journals, Cinema Technology Magazine.
For more information, visit the CTC web page at www.cinema-technology.com