Future of Cinema Conference

Now, Next, and Beyond the Yellow Brick Road.

The Future of Cinema Conference (FoCC) maps the path forward towards the technology horizon. The 2019 FoCC program includes the technical depth you expect and a broad, global perspective of diverse planes of thought. Join us for an exciting, thought provoking day and a half with the experts who are changing the very foundation of the Media and Entertainment industry.

Don't miss this year's keynote: The Making of "Apollo 11" by Todd Douglas Miller

Produced in partnership with:
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers

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April 6 - 7, 2019

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Open to Conference Flex and Conference Flex Session 3-Pack holders.

Conference Flex Pass

Session Highlights

Welcome and Introductions

Saturday, April 6 | 9:00 am - 9:10 am | S222/S223

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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Sat 6

DCI Perspective on Technology Evolutions in Digital Cinema

Saturday, April 6 | 11:45 am - 12:00 pm | S222/S223

After a multi-year process evaluating emerging technologies in Digital Cinema, DCI released two draft documents at the end of 2018 outlining requirements for High Dynamic Range D-Cinema Masters and Direct View Displays. This presentation will deliver a perspective on the specification development...

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Sat 6

HDR Rollout and Impact

Saturday, April 6 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm | S222/S223

Still early in development, High Dynamic Range can mean a lot of things to different groups.  As the availability of higher and higher dynamic range screens becomes available to motion picture audiences the industry will need standards and visit the idea of an uber master, creatives will explore...

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Sat 6

Cinematography at scale: The Impact of Massive Multi-Player Games on Cinema and Entertainment

Saturday, April 6 | 2:15 pm - 3:05 pm | S222/S223

Gaming and eSports are starting to overtake traditional sports in viewership and revenue. Massive stadiums and millions of people viewing tournaments online and it's growing year after year.  How is gaming impacting entertainment and what lies ahead for this rapidly growing medium? What advances...

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Sat 6

VFX in the Cloud: 5G

Saturday, April 6 | 3:25 pm - 4:10 pm | S222/S223

The advent of 5G promises massive increases in connection speeds as well has improvements in latency. This opens the door to cloud processing for VFX live in realtime and as well as improvements for post production speeds in general. But do these improvements come at the cost of security?

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Sat 6

Audio Systems of the Future

Saturday, April 6 | 4:10 pm - 4:55 pm | S222/S223

The rise of XR in all it's modern forms demands new approaches to audio production and playback. More immersive and interactive experiences engage people in ways that passive non-interactive experiences cannot, giving rise to new generations of consumers who are "interactive first". Audio is on the...

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Sat 6

Future of Cinema Day 1 Wrap-up

Saturday, April 6 | 4:55 pm - 5:00 pm | S222/S223

Highlights of the day and Sunday announcements

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Sat 6

Welcome and Introductions

Sunday, April 7 | 9:00 am - 9:10 am | S222/S223

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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Sun 7

Our Digital Selves in a Post-Reality Era

Sunday, April 7 | 9:55 am - 10:30 am | S222/S223

In 2016, a dead man acted in a Star Wars film. Peter Cushing, passed away in 1994 but a CG likeness of him was painstakingly recreated from individual frames to perform his scenes in Rogue One. Today, it is common place to scan important actors at various stages of the filmmaking process, this is...

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Sun 7

Future of Cinema Day 2 Closing

Sunday, April 7 | 11:55 am - 12:00 pm | S222/S223

Highlights of the day and SMPTE announcements

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Sun 7

Explore the global innovation destination that powers what the industry creates and how the world consumes.

April 18 - 22, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada

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And don't miss...

AWS Hands-On Workshops for Media Experts

April 9 - 10, 2019 | Ballroom D, Westgate

AWS is hosting two days of hands-on labs and workshops during the 2019 NAB Show. Registered NAB Show attendees will learn how to build media workflows in the cloud from AWS experts.

Open to all registered attendees. Code required for registration.
All-Badge Access

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Esports Experience

Play, learn and get in to the game.

Open to all registered attendees.
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AI+Cloud Campus

Advancements in AI and cloud technologies continue to shape content and media in new and exciting ways from production workflows to improved delivery methods.

Open to all registered attendees.
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