EDCF: Cinema looks forward to a changing future


EDCF: Cinema looks forward to a changing future

17 Sep 2023
Partner Sessions
Free to Attend
Partner Sessions
The European Digital Cinema Forum (EDCF) is once again hosting its long standing and much anticipated EDCF Global Cinema Seminar at IBC. As cinema is on its way to fully recover from the pandemic closures, change has been forced upon an industry that was embracing investment and premium technologies. The Seminar will address the key issues facing the industry in 2023 and beyond, such as creative Solutions to supply chain issues, the challenge of sustainability in the film and cinema sectors, HDR in cinema, broadening out and delivery of content supply and issues around cybersecurity and content as well as newest Audio developments. If you want to tap into the industry's latest thoughts, please join us in Amsterdam.


Hosted by the EDCF and including a wide range of high-level Speaker the Session will be chaired by Julian Pinn – Vice President EDCF board.

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required by email to admin@edcf.net .



  •     Welcome - Julian Pinn, Vice President, EDCF
  •     Update on Cinema business development in Europe -  David Hancock, Chief Analyst, OMDIA
  •     Report on problem resolution workshop at Cine Europe 2023 and follow up - Cathy Huis in 't veld-Esser, CTO, Gofilex
  •     An industry converting to laser, postproduction cannot stay behind - Tom Bert, VP Product - Cinema, Barco
  •     DCI has now standardized HDR for cinema, what does it mean for content creators and postproduction? Jean-Philippe Jacquemin, Cinema Product Manager, Barco
  •     AI-based subtitle generation and translation in cloud-based workflows - Philipp Eibl, Manager, Fraunhofer IIS
  •     The future of the cinema theatres: to become part of a video streaming platform - Oleg Berezin, Owner, Nevafilm
  •     What can cinema learn in this new post-pandemic reality? - Jessica Carlin, Pickaxe Foundry
  •     Sustainability in film and cinema - David Hancock, Chief Analyst, OMDIA
  •     Why do we need data for a successful sustainability strategy? Cedric Lejeune, Holli
  •     Green deal and right to repair affect both parts of the industry - Radoslav Markov, Researcher, Bulgarian Academy of Science
Julian Pinn, Vice President - EDCF
Cedric Lejeune - Holli
David Hancock, Chief Analyst - Omdia
Tom Bert, VP Product - Cinema - Barco
RADOSLAV MARKOV, Researcher - Bulgarian Academy of Science
Cathy Huis in 't veld‑Esser, CTO - Gofilex
Jean-Philippe Jacquemin - Barco
Oleg Berezin - Nevafilm
Philipp Eibl, Manager - Moving Picture Technologies department's Media Production Software group - Fraunhofer IIS
Jessica Carlin - Pickaxe Foundry
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