The theme for the one-day conference, hosted by Digital Cinema Solutions, will be digital innovation and alternative content.

Digital Cinema Solutions has unveiled the line-up to its inaugural UK Digital Cinema Conference, taking place at the Vue Westfield, London on Feb 7.

Leading industry companies and organisations including Sony Digital Cinema 4K (who is also the headline sponsor), Technicolor, Arqiva, Arts Alliance Media, dCinex, More2Screen, MyMovies, Rentrak, Sound Associates and Vista will be partaking in the one-day conference focussed on digital innovation and alternative content.

Derek Cownty [pictured], Digital Cinema Solutions director, commented: “We have had an outstanding response from sponsors and speakers signing up to this conference, underlining both the relevance and potential of digital to both the cinema business and to audiences as consumers. The discussion sessions within the conference will be looking in some detail at business facts and figures as well as programming case studies that exemplify shifts in consumer take-up.”

Speakers on the day include George Eyles, head of worldwide business development & strategic planning for digital cinema at Technicolor, who will be chairing a discussion on cost efficiencies of digital technology for distributors and exhibitors, Till Cussman from dCinex who will be talking about the challenges and opportunities for commercial independent exhibitors and Pete Buckingham from SampoMedia, who will be looking at the audience response to the sound and screen technology advances.

The conference is supported by the Cinema Exhibitors’ Association, the Film Distributors’ Association and the Digital Funding Partnership.

For more information and the full list of speakers, visit Digital Cinema Solutions’ website.