ECA to Host Slate Day December 6

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Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:33 -- Nick Dager

The Event Cinema Association has confirmed the line up for its first-ever industry Slate Day, including many of the leading names in event cinema distribution. The purpose of the event, which will hosted at the Vue West End in London December 6, is to showcase the next 6-12 months of programs on the event cinema calendar.

ECA managing director Melissa Cogavin said, “This is the first time the event cinema industry has held an event of its own to showcase upcoming releases and we are thrilled with the enthusiasm shown by both participants and delegates. Our members’ dynamism and passion for their content illustrates just how vital an event such as this is to help market their products properly. The level of engagement we have seen confirms the significance of event cinema in the exhibition landscape.”

The day will include presentations, business insights and show reels from the following distributors:

Altitude Films

CinemaLive

Eagle Rock

Exhibition on Screen

Fathom Events

More2Screen

Nexo Digital

Pathé Live

Piece of Magic Entertainment

Rising Alternative

Royal Opera House

Trafalgar Releasing

During the day, each distributor will be showcasing upcoming highlights of their forthcoming content, their release strategies, and box office forecasts.

Following the presentations there will be a lunchtime networking session with food and drinks supplied by Molson Coors and Rollover. The event is sponsored by Vue, Cinema Next, Éclair, Motion Picture Solutions & LANsat, Qubewire, Managed Networks and Jack Roe. Other food and drink has been kindly supplied by Coca Cola, Rollover and Joe & Seph’s Gourmet Popcorn.

Tickets are GBP £25 for members, GBP £45 for non-members and are limited, but can be purchased here: http://www.eventcinemaassociation.org/eca-slate-day-2017.html

For information on how to participate email info@eventcinemaassociation.org.