mediaxchange cineworld reald and bfi london film festival announce new forum on 3d

– . – MediaXchange, Cineworld, RealD and BFI London Film Festival announce new forum on 3D


MediaXchange, Cineworld, RealD and BFI London Film Festival announce new forum on 3D

MediaXchange today announced 3D-360, a day long forum on 3D as part of the 54th BFI London Film Festival industry events 2010.

This London event is the first in a year-long tour of forums set around international film festivals and TV markets with the aim being to bring together filmmakers from across all areas of the industry with an interest in 3D production, post production, distribution and exhibition.

The inaugural event will be held on Thursday 28th October at the Cineworld, Haymarket and is sponsored by 3D heavyweights RealD.

The event is intended to build receptiveness for the medium, promote 3D to a media-savvy audience, and accelerate the interest in 3D overall.

Speakers include:

Marc Samuelson, Director, CinemaNX Ltd and producer of TT3D: Come to the Edge;
Sam Taylor, Co-founder/ Owner Film and Music Entertainment (The Mortician; TURTLE: The Incredible Journey);
Tim Keene, Executive Producer, Commercials, Framestore (Avatar VFX);
Chris Parkes, Co-founder and Senior Stereographer, Vision3;
Matthew Bristowe, Senior Producer, View-D at Prime Focus;
Alex Stolz, Senior Executive Distribution and Exhibition, UK Film Council;
Adam May, Senior Producer, Vision3;
Jordan Crute, Technical Director, Short and Sweet 3D Film Festival, (specialist in 3D rigs for independent filmmakers)
Darren Woolfson, Group Director of Technology at Pinewood Shepperton plc

Katrina Wood, CEO MediaXchange says: “3D is here, it‟s now and it‟s racing ahead. The world of stereoscopic 3D presents unique creative and business challenges, and even more new opportunities for content creators. 3D-360 will give those who are interested in exploring this innovative area of filmmaking insights into what is possible. We are delighted to have such an array of expert speakers confirmed and clips from their newest films available to see. The day will aim to examine the myths and analyse the controversies in a fun and inspiring way.”

Nigel Cross, Industry Development Manager, 54th BFI London Film Festival added: “3D digital technology and multi-platform releases are transforming the industry, instigating new programming strategies and new business models, at the same time independent production companies are showing that they can produce competitive 3D films without big studio-style finances. The BFI London Film Festival is delighted to be supporting MediaXchange’s timely one-day forum exploring the practical and business opportunities that the new 3D technologies will provide, and what this means for filmmakers”. The forum is to be held at Cineworld, Haymarket. Katrina Wood continues, “Advancements in 3D technology, theatrical exhibition, 3D technology investment, combined with the audience appetite for 3D, will drive more content across all platforms.”

Tickets are £10 in advance and £15 on the day. To reserve your place, visit




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