Christie returns as the Official Digital Projection Partner of the Toronto International Film Festival running now through September 18. The festival celebrates the best of Canadian and international cinema in person with screenings, special events and industry conference sessions.
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Sony Electronics has released the Venice Extension System 2 for expanded flexibility and version 2.00 firmware update.
Canon U.S.A. has introduced two new cinema products designed to upgrade and enhance the work of filmmakers. One is a new 8K lens; the other is a 27-inch 4K reference monitor.
The streaming platform CineSend has selected Nagra’s NexGuard forensic watermarking and detecrtion services to safeguard its content. CineSend is widely used by the media and entertainment professionals to host online screening events, virtual festivals, and premium direct-to-consumer offerings. The customer-branded streaming platform is trusted by hundreds of customers across the globe, including Lionsgate, A24, Cineplex, Tribeca and HBO, to keep their high-value content secure.
Digital Film Technology has introduced the Polar HQ film scanner, which the company says uses a new DFT Polar platform technology, that “represents a next generation film scanner specifically designed to address the unique needs of film archives.”
The AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center have announced the full slate of films for the 2022 AFI Latin American Film Festival, which will take place September 22 through October 12 at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Antonio Lukich, one of the four Ukrainian directors visiting Göteborg Film Festival on a residency stay for three months will be showing the world premiere of his second feature film, the black comedy Luxembourg, Luxembourg at the Venice International Film Festival and at the Toronto International Film Festival. At the same time, the Göteborg Film Fund has opened submissions for development grants for filmmakers working within Ukraine.
The Fuse Group, parent organization of Rising Sun Pictures, among other companies, has announced the appointment of long-term executive member Jennie Zeiher to the role of president of Rising Sun Pictures.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors association is now accepting submissions for the 70th Annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The Golden Reel Awards honor outstanding achievement in sound editing in categories spanning feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries, games, and student work.
Nagra has announced that United Cloud, part of United Group, a leading media provider in Southeast Europe, has selected Nagra’s NexGuard Watermarking to expand its security solution, ensuring over-the-top content protection for all United Group’s assets.