Festivals on the Big Screen: A Global Opportunity?
Wednesday, March 16
12:45PM - 1:45PM
Austin Convention Center
531 E 4th St
Live and repeat screenings of theatre, opera and classical music accounts for $29 million (18.7%) of all UK cinema box office (BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014). 'Popular music' concerts, however, only account for 0.5%.
Our panel explore the potential for popular music to hit the big screen internationally, replicating the festival experience in cinemas and pop up screens around the world. With music festival tourism on the rise, we talk through a hypothetical live stream event, including tech planning, licensing and international PR opportunities, questioning whether festival festival growth abroad can start with a big screen audience at home.
Direct Cinema North America
The three companies I founded over the past decades all realized one common goal - they changed the way television & film was produced, distributed, and exhibited as well as revisited the underlyin...Show the rest
The three companies I founded over the past decades all realized one common goal - they changed the way television & film was produced, distributed, and exhibited as well as revisited the underlying business models of these activities.
1975 - Rebo Associates embraced portal video systems to challenge 16mm film for television news and documentary film production.
1986 - REBO Studio introduced high definition television production to the United States and the international filmmaking community.
2000 - Emerging Cinemas & Emerging Pictures created a digital cinema network for Specialty Film and Event Cinema.
2015 began with my new role as Managing Director, Direct Cinema North America (DCNA) the recently launched New York office of Ymagis, Europe's leading digital cinema services organization. See www.Ymagis.com. Learn more about CineConductor here -
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Live Cinema UK
Lisa is the director of Live Cinema UK: the country's only organization focused on bringing artists, exhibitors, distributors and producers closer together to create amazing experiential cinema exp...Show the rest
Lisa is the director of Live Cinema UK: the country's only organization focused on bringing artists, exhibitors, distributors and producers closer together to create amazing experiential cinema experiences. Live Cinema UK is now actively seeking international partners and artists to develop new live cinema events for film and music festivals, and for international music festivals interested in streaming their festival to big screens.
Lisa recently acquired funding from Arts Council England to conduct the world's first industry research into live cinema, culminating in the world's first Live Cinema Conference in London this May 27th. Lisa works with a who's who of clients and partners across the UK including the BFI, Sneaky Experience, Leeds International Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Bradford City of Film and the National Media Museum, with collaborating live soundtrack artists including DJ Yoda, British Sea Power, Public Service Broadcasting and Asian Dub Foundation. Prior to establishing Live Cinema UK, Lisa held senior positions Leeds International Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest where she worked on the world premiere live events of From the Sea to the Land Beyond with British Sea Power, and The Big Melt with Pulp's Jarvis Cocker.Hide the rest
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