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Adrian Pennington

  • Fox backs laser projection to lift 3D box office

    16-Sep-2014

    The era of laser illuminated projection came a little closer over the weekend following screenings of Life of Pi and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes using new Christie Digital technology which promise to lift levels of 3D movies to a par with that enjoyed in 2D.
  • Trumbull: Super HFR could revitalise cinema

    15-Sep-2014

    IBC: VFX veteran Douglas Trumbull claims the groundbreaking technology could revitalise the theatrical experience.
  • Double Negative exec talks post-merger expansion

    26-Jun-2014

    Prime Focus World makes “significant valuation” for the UK VFX house.
  • ScreenTech: Sound investments

    19-Jun-2014

    With the dust barely settled on digital switchover, exhibitors have begun investing in new audio technology to further differentiate their offer from home cinema. Adrian Pennington reports
  • CineEurope: Exhibitors can join forces to boost event cinema

    26-Jun-2013

    Quality of content, targeted marketing and the wider backing of exhibitors are keys to building alternative content into a $1 billion market, according to leading content owners, distributors and exhibitors attending CineEurope.
  • Godzilla slated for Dolby Atmos

    19-Apr-2013

    EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros. Godzilla and Disney’s Need for Speed are the latest titles to be slated for mixing in Dolby’s immersive audio format Atmos, ScreenDaily has learned.
  • Company3 ties with iDailies to secure 35mm processing in UK

    16-Apr-2013

    The mid-term future of 35mm and 16mm film processing in the UK looks to have been secured in an eleventh hour deal struck between Deluxe-owned Company3 and London film lab iDailies.
  • D-Cinema advances push exhibitors to invest

    28-Jun-2012

    With digital transition of the world’s 130,000 cinema screens expected to be complete in the major territories by 2015, technology suppliers are lining up the next big technical advance with which to entice further investment from exhibitors.
  • Life in the fast frame

    9-Dec-2011

    Peter Jackson is shooting The Hobbit at 48fps, and James Cameron is set to follow suit with Avatar 2. But what is the point if films cannot yet be projected at such a high spec? Adrian Pennington reports
  • Pace adds three Quantel Sids

    18-Feb-2011

    3D rig specialist Pace has purchased three Quantel Sid Stereo3D workstations for on-set post production.
  • The Bakery debuts 3D lighting tool

    18-Feb-2011

    French visual effects developer The Bakery is introducing Bakery Relight,a relighting and rendering suite for the production of stereo 3D animated features.
  • The Senate opens Soho office

    18-Feb-2011

    London, Twickenham-based VFX boutique The Senate Visual Effects has opened a second studio in Soho.  Located in the same building as audio house De Lane Lea, the facility will offer shot reviews, screenings and other VFX processes.
  • Double Negative’s Oscar VFX contenders

    18-Feb-2011

    Three films featuring work from Double Negative have been nominated for a 2011 Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. Inception, Iron Man 2 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1.
  • UK conference Beyond HD to address future of digital formats

    18-Feb-2011

    Beyond HD, a two-day film and TV conference on Feb 26 and 27, will host seminars, panels and workshops about how filmmakers can best use digital formats, including 3D.
  • Panavision supports 3D features including new Harold & Kumar

    18-Jan-2011

    Rental firm Panavision has supplied three recently completed 3D films with cameras, lenses and rigs.
  • The Hobbit, Spider-Man use Red's Epic cameras

    18-Jan-2011

    Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, which starts shooting in February in New Zealand, will use 30 Epic cameras from Red Digital Cinema.
  • XDC using SmartJog for 100 European cinemas

    18-Jan-2011

    Digital cinema service XDC is deploying SmartJog’s digital delivery network to 100 cinemas in Portugal, Belgium and Austria.
  • Paul WS Anderson: 'I'm a 3D convert'

    18-Jan-2011

    Having completed back to back stereo 3D shoots for Resident Evil: Afterlife and The Three Musketeers, director Paul WS Anderson now wants to make all his productions in the format.
  • Technicolor launching unit for 2D to 3D conversion

    13-Jan-2011

    Technicolor is to launch a high-end post production 2D to 3D conversion unit for feature film and television productions sited in London, LA and India.
  • UK trade minister calls for private investment in film

    12-Sep-2007

    UK Trade Minister, Lord Jones of Birmingham is calling on private investors to take a longer term view of film production.Speaking to ScreenDaily.com at the IBC convention in Amsterdam, the minister said: 'I would love to see private investment in film production applied with a longer term perspective. 'In Germany and other EU countries private funders view three years as short term. In the UK that is considered long term'The former leader of UK ...

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