Digital Cinema

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Big Screen examines potential of direct view cinema screens, assistive devices


How is the audience experience evolving? The IBC Big Screen programme asked this question on Monday, focused on the potential of direct view screens.

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Pixar remastering 16 titles for Disney + and UHD


IBC2019: Pixar Animation Studio has outlined how it has revisited and remastered 16 of its titles using new technologies such as UHD and Dolby Atmos.


Pioneers and performance recognised at IBC2019 Awards

2019-09-15T16:22:00+01:00By ,

IBC2019: Actor/director Andy Serkis was among those recognised at the 2019 IBC Awards, which also saw new awards launched honouring Young Pioneers and Social Impact

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Innovations like Filmmaker Mode vital to deliver benefits of 4K and beyond

2019-09-15T15:08:00+01:00By David Wood

IBC2019: Mike Zink says innovations such as the UHD Alliance’s latest Filmmaker Mode are vital to delivering the benefits of UHD, 4K and other higher resolution formats to consumers.

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“Urgent need” for digital cinema standards


IBC2019: There’s an “urgent need for standards in a number of areas” of digital cinema, the IBC2019 audience heard during a Big Screen panel.

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No assured hit: 20 years of digital cinema

2019-09-10T08:31:00+01:00By Patrick Von Sychowski

20 years after the big screen shifted to digital, IBC365 looks at how this momentous transition came about.

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Hollywood studios launch “Filmmaker Mode” for consumer TVs


Christopher Nolan and Martin Scorsese are among directors that have collaborated with the UHD Alliance to introduce a new UHD TV setting to extend the cinematic experience.

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Insight: Your guide to IBC2019


IBC preview magazine Insight contains interviews with keynote speakers, an overview of some of the technology trends that will dominate IBC2019 as well as guides to the show’s exciting and innovative features, from the Future Zone to the Esports Showcase.

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NBCU's new SVOD service “very different” to Netflix


NBCUniversal will launch its upcoming streaming service next April with mostly live and off licensed content, offering a “very different” service from Netflix.

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Interview: Stephen McNutt, DoP


From old school to new technology, DoP Stephen McNutt tells Alana Foster that the core skills in cinematography remain the same.

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Amazon Prime Video pivots into VR streaming


Amazon Prime Video is now available to watch on the Oculus and Samsung virtual reality (VR) headsets with voice search supported.