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Future of Cinema

The Series came to life in Cannes 2007 was followed by events and panels every year since, in Cannes then Locarno.
What Is the Future of Cinema? Few know, some Share: we dare do both!

Check the video transcript of the panels in Cannes and Locarno

The Locarno Festival dailies
More on Cannes Festival at: Cannes in English, Cannes image gallery, Cannes in French


Future of Cinema Salon at Cannes

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The panel will take place May 23 from 10 to 12 amThis panel in Cannes will examine a few trends that the film industry can expect to go through in the coming decades
The D Cinema is now a marching revolution, 3D stereo has become a major part in blockbuster launch strategy, The 3-D digital cinema engagements of the Walt Disney Co.'s "Meet the Robinsons" have delivered about 31% of the film's total gross, (against 14 of theaters) said Chuck Viane, president of Disney's Buena Vista Pictures Domestic Distribution.
The digital revolution offers a different access from the public to special events, home entertainment is now competition but probably also a future partner in public entertainment.
Gaming and cinema convergence will create new productions synergies.
Interactive scenario demands new writing skills but is the industry ready for the new grammar.
The collective experience of cinema will follow some of the trends which the home entertainment has known, but to what extent.
New physical emotions linked to entertainment brought the likes of “Wiimotes” will bear echo in the collective.
How about Vjay monitoring.
Some industrial are working on interactive technologies allowing spectators to contribute, massively or individually, taking control of some elements in the story: is this the end of the final cut? The panelists will share their vision, experience and hopes.
The open discussion will cover a variety of aspects from creation to distribution
 The panel will take place May 23 from 10 to 12 am on the VIP Beach Hotel 3.14 - Baron Beach on the croisette (58 la croisette)Invitation event and   

Panelists:- Bruno Chatelin former managing director UGC FOX, Columbia TriStar, - Malo Girod de l’Ain co founder and Ana Serano Director CFC Media Lab- Mat Dentler Director SXSW South By South West Festival- Walter Salles Director producer (Motorcycles Diaries…)- Bertrand Decoux Kodak VP Development and Strategy- Stephan Faudeux founder Dimension 3 (3D Festival Market)
- Dirt Ardis Founder digital right marketplace
- Alki David – Chairman & CEO of 111 Pictures and - Steve Schklair – Producer Director U2 3D Co founder of Cobalt Entertainment
* tbc

The panel is presented by CFC Media Lab and (an official partner of Cannes Market) and will be broadcast on fest21, and

About The CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is Canada's leading institution for advanced training in film, television and new media. A pioneer in the rapidly changing entertainment landscape, the CFC promises residents an innovative education, creative industry partnerships and cutting edge production experience. Beyond development, the CFC is committed to promoting and investing in Canada's diverse talent; providing exhibition, financial, and distribution opportunities for top creative content leaders from coast to coast. Practicing operational excellence since 1988, the CFC has made a significant contribution to both the country's culture and economy by launching more than 900 of Canada's most creative ideas and voices in film, television and new media to the world. The CFC Media Lab is managed by Ana Serrano

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About Future of Cinema

Chatelin Bruno


This blog explores the future of Cinema, from production to Distribution.

Future of Cinema Salon returns to Cannes 2011 after its successful 2007 introduction and following installments in Cannes and Locarno.

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