Today’s cinema creatives face an ever-changing environment of enhanced formats, evolving platforms, and brave new experiential technologies.
Join SMPTE, plus numerous industry experts and creatives, as we consider the next 100 years of motion pictures and how content makers work with technology to thrive today—and well into the next century. Featuring explorations and panels on future challenges and methods for making content for theatrical and beyond, The Future of Cinema Conference will gather the brightest industry minds to discuss how to ensure our work is preserved in its highest form for generations to come.
Saturday, April 16 | 2:45 - 3:15 p.m. | S222
In 2016, director Ang Lee will release "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk", the first major motion picture release to have been captured in 120 frames-per-second 3D at 4K resolution and in High Dynamic Range. Ang Lee will discuss his vision for cinema and the creative opportunities for the future of filmmaking. Along with editor Tim Squyres and production systems supervisor Ben Gervais, Mr. Lee will discuss creating this ground breaking movie in a format that surpasses anything yet seen in cinema. In a world exclusive, the audience will enjoy the first ever public screening of footage from the upcoming movie in its native 4K, 3D, 120 frames-per-second format using a cutting edge dual laser projection system. MORE
Christie is proud to be supporting the special screening of Ang Lee’s ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ with two Christie® Mirage 4KLH projector heads, each utilizing 4 laser modules. This system allows for a 4K-120 per-eye demonstration and delivers the highest brightness, highest quality 3D images available for the most demanding and discerning applications.
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Ang Lee to Unveil 'Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk' Footage in 3D, 4K and at 120 Frames Per Second
by Carolyn Giardina | March 7, 2016
Ang Lee to Unveil ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ in 120 Frames-Per-Second 4K 3D
by Adam Chitwood | March 7, 2016
Ang Lee to screen Billy Lynn at 120 frames per second
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