in a news nutshell zurück zum Inhalt This is Film! Film Heritage in Practice at Eye Amsterdam Wednesdays, from March 6 to May 8 at 15:30 For the fifth year, Eye and the University of Amsterdam present a series of six public lectures devoted to remarkable projects in the fields of film restoration and film heritage. Each session covers a different topic varying from silent cinema compilation programmes to the restoration and presentation of 70 mm Hollywood classics. The sessions feature an introductory lecture by Giovanna Fossati (Chief Curator at Eye and Professor of Film Heritage at the UvA), followed by an extended Q&A with an invited (inter)national expert on the theme and a film screening. This is Film! offers insight into what happens behind the scenes in film archives, museums and cinemas, and is aimed at everyone who loves film. The lectures are in English and can be attended as a series or on a one-off basis. In celebration of the 100th anniversary since women gained the right to vote in the Netherlands (1919) this year’s This is Film! invites an all-female cast of notable figures from the film industry who each talk about their fields of expertise, from Large Film Formats to Silent Cinema, to Digital Film Restoration. The session on March 20 will tackle the topic Film Heritage Distribution with invited guest Amy Heller (Milestone Films). Heller, along with her husband Dennis Doros, built Milestone Films, a distribution company which focuses on the distribution of film heritage. This session will be paired with a screening of Portrait of Jason (1967), an experimental documentary by Shirley Clarke, which was recently restored as part of their Project Shirley. On April 3 Curator of Film Collections at Cinématèque française, Céline Ruivo will present a vintage Technicolor print of the Hollywood classic Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) and discuss the topic of Color in Film. Haghefilm Digitaal and Eye’s first restoration trainee Tulta Behm is invited to talk about her experience working in Film Restoration Laboratories on April 10, alongside the screening of Het zakmes (1992), a classic Dutch children’s film she worked on during her traineeship. In the fifth session on April 24, Eye’s curator of Silent Cinema, Elif Rongen Kaynakçi, will present (for the first time at Eye) the Views of the Ottoman Empire project. A transnational project, in which film heritage from the Ottoman Empire is highlighted. She will weave together several films from 1902-1926 accompanied with live music. Finally the programme will close on May 8 with an invited representative of Wim Wenders Foundation, who will discuss the topic Digital Film Restoration, focusing on the recent restoration of “Der Himmel über Berlin” in 4K. This new restoration was released in 4K by the Wim Wenders Foundation for the 30th anniversary of the film in 2018. www.eyefilm.nl/thisisfilm IBC 2019 Having consulted with the industry IBC has decided to align the dates of the exhibition and conference so that they will now both take place from Friday 13 September – Tuesday, 17 September 2019. The IBC2019 Awards are now open for entries, including two new categories. The Young Pioneer Award celebrates the newest, brightest talent in the industry. The Social Impact Award will recognise a company initiative or campaign that is making a positive impact in the wider world, tackling an issue that is important within the context of the industry such as sustainability, diversity or health. Both of these new award categories are free to enter. The three Innovation Award categories are Content Creation, Content Distribution and Content Everywhere. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday 23 April 2019. The awards ceremony will take place during IBC on September 15 in the RAI Auditorium. show.ibc.org/awards • www.ibcshow.org © EYA Streaming Summit @ NAB Show April 8 - 9, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall NAB Show, in association with Streaming Summit Conference Chairman Dan Rayburn, will again produce the two-day event with a focus on the OTT video industry. A new dedicated website has been launched at nabstreamingsummit.com and includes details on the call for speakers submission process. Speaking proposals are now being accepted. The event will feature nearly 100 speakers across two tracks. Technical topics to be addressed include the transcoding, packaging, monetization and playback of live and on-demand video, including how to deliver the best viewing experience. Attendees will also learn how to capitalize on direct-to-consumer offerings and how some of the largest companies in the world are monetizing their video libraries via advertising, subscription and other monetization strategies. The Streaming Summit will also feature nearly a dozen fireside chats with key executives in the online video market, including Amazon, Google, Facebook, Comcast, Hulu and many other leading OTT platforms. nabstreamingsummit.com Curated exhibit floor tours Individuals and groups can now schedule planned and custom VIP tours Monday, April 8 through Wednesday, April 10 during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. “The NAB Show exhibit floor spans more than one million net square feet and hosts over 1,700 of the world’s most innovative companies,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown. “The new tour program is designed to help attendees navigate the show while highlighting a diverse array of breakthrough products and solutions.” Specially curated tours were designed based on input from attendees and focus on the following areas: Future Technology and Innovative New Products, Film and Episodic TV Production Workflow, Live Production and News Production Workflow. Attendees also have the option of working with a NAB Show representative to develop a custom tour led by a personal guide. Tours are developed in partnership with CIM Tours, which produces event curation opportunities for a variety of companies and professional events around the world. Additionally, attendees can schedule tours of the M.E.T. 360 Studio, from which the convention’s official live stream broadcast “NAB Show LIVE” is produced. Tours include access to the studio’s master control room and views of the program’s production and workflow. www.nabshow.com/show-floor/show-floorhighlights/tours MEDIA BIZ
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