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Christie Projectors Supporting Cannes Film Festival for 18th Time

Thu, 05/16/2024 - 11:30 -- Nick Dager

Christie projectors are powering the screenings at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which is running now through 25. This marks the 18th year that Christie has partnered with Cannes, and its projectors, both RGB pure laser illumination and its new series 4 Xenon-based systems, will be used in 24 spaces throughout the festival, including at the flagship Grand Théâtre Lumière room.

Sony Completes Sound Facilities Upgrade

Wed, 05/15/2024 - 13:01 -- Nick Dager

Sony Pictures Post Production Services is celebrating the completion of the final phase of a multi-year effort to expand and modernize its motion picture and television sound facilities. Aiming to establish an inviting, state-of-the-art space for filmmakers and creative sound artists, the studio has integrated the latest immersive sound technology across 14 mix stages on its lot in Culver City. It has also made extensive aesthetic improvements. Its historic Cary Grant, William Holden, Kim Novak, Burt Lancaster, and Anthony Quinn mix stages have been restored to sparkling condition, with new acoustics, cinema screens, creature comforts and creative support.

Select Films at Cannes Screening in HDR by Barco Format

Tue, 05/14/2024 - 15:19 -- Nick Dager

Barco today announced a special Cannes screening program showcasing critically acclaimed titles, prepared for and screened in the groundbreaking HDR by Barco format. The carefully curated slate highlights festival winners from Belgium, Italy, Germany, and the United States, making their global debut in breathtaking Barco HDR Lightsteering. Barco’s HDR film series will be held May 16-22 in Theatre 8 at the Cinéum Cannes Theatre.

Nicolas Seydoux Named 2024 CineEurope Icon Award Winner

Mon, 05/13/2024 - 12:42 -- Nick Dager

Nicolas Seydoux, chairman of the French anti-piracy audiovisual association (ALPA) and chairman of the Supervisory Board of Gaumont, France, has been named as the 2024 recipient of the CineEurope Icon Award, given in recognition of his career and accomplishments. The Award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Opening Ceremony on June 17 at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.


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