We've curated key sessions, show floor activities and networking events for professionals interested in Film. Start planning an experience tailored to address your unique set of questions and challenges today!
Directors • Producers • Cinematographers • Designers • Technicians • Editors • YOU
Film on the Show Floor
Film in the Education Program
Getting Ready for Next Generation Cinema
Saturday, April 7 - 9:15 am - 10:20 am
After many decades of cinema projectors evolving, we now find ourselves a point of potential disruption. Projectors have evolved from carbon-arc illumination through nitrate film, to xenon arc lamps through acetate to digital projectors with laser illumination. But the next generation of movie theaters may include direct-view displays or even holographic-like imaging from light-field displays.
Post|Production World Keynote: Production & Post, Resolved!
Sunday, April 8 - 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Resolve has grown mightily over the past few years and is the foundation of Digitalfilm Tree's post finishing efforts. In this session, Ramy Katrib will discuss how Resolve is becoming the essential post production tool, and with version 14, folks who are coloring, editing, conforming, doing VFX and audio work, are now collaborating on the same timeline and that is huge development for TV, film and every media industry creative and technician the world over. Ramy will provide an overview on how Resolve is now part of our color, VFX, editorial, conform and deliverables effort, while having artists provide micro demos on stage.
"Black Panther": Telling a Superhero Story Like No Other
Monday, April 9 - 10:30 am - 11:20 am
Increasingly, in today's big films, the editing room works as a central point for all parts of the post production process. Take a deep dive into how the picture editorial, sound and the visual effects departments worked together, with director Ryan Coogler and Marvel, to tell an unprecedented superhero narrative that bridges culture, geography and time.
Produced in partnership with American Cinema Editors (ACE)
Cinematic Virtual Reality: It's Not the "What" of Storytelling that Changes; It's the "How"
Monday, April 9 - 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm
Join renown cinematic VR producer, Brian Seth Hurst, Founder and Chief Storyteller at StoryTech Immersive, and walk through a case study in cinematic VR production. Some of the questions that will be answered...What techniques, if any from the 100-year history of film can translate into immersive storytelling? What new best practices are emerging? How do you ride the wave of changing camera technology and postproduction workflows? How much do you have to hack the tech do get what you want? How do you truly make sure that the technology is serving the story rather than distracting the audience? This session is for traditional filmmakers and producers to those already experienced the tale-telling potential of immersive content.
Optimizing Creative impact without Increasing Production Costs
Tuesday, April 10 - 1:50 pm - 2:10 pm
Content producers continue to face relentless pressure to differentiate their content. Emerging technologies such as mixed reality and immersive audio promise to deliver a more compelling viewer experience. But adding new distribution formats to the already expansive list of post-production deliverables can increase complexity and cost. This paper will present best practices for native immersive audio production, from sound design to mixing to distribution. It will explain how content creators can use the latest audio production tools and techniques to capitalize on the creative power of immersive audio, while streamlining the parallel authoring of traditional audio formats.
Featured Events and Highlights
New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards Gala
The Awards Gala will feature award-winning guest presenters from around the globe including prominent media executives, broadcast journalists, talk show hosts, and content creators all representing the multi-faceted media industry.
The goal of #GALSNGEAR, launched by Women in Film & Video (Washington, D.C. chapter) is to ensure women in the technical fields of media production get high level networking, access to gear and the latest industry technology, and visibility at major industry events.