EDCF Global Update Summary

15 Sep 2019
Owners & Associations


An annual fixture at IBC, The European Digital Cinema Forum Global Update session brings you up to speed with the latest business and technology developments in cinema around the world from manufacture through mastering, distribution and exhibition, focusing largely on the impact of digital cinema on the workflow and structures of the market.

Starting with a review of the state of the world-wide industry, leading practitioners from Europe and the USA share their experiences looking at a range of topical issues.

Among the many areas of discussion and explanation will be:               

  • Global state of digital technology in cinema
  • The EDCF/UNIC Best Practice Guides
  • ACES and digital archiving
  • SMPTE-DCP progress
  • Driving forces behind the migration to Laser projection
  • Open source and digital cinema
  • Audio in cinema
  • Accessibility solutions in cinema

And moreā€¦.

A networking drinks reception will follow at the end of the session.


David Hancock, Director, Head of Film and Cinema - IHS Technology
Dipl. Eng. Radoslav Markov, CTO - Bastun media Ltd
Julian Pinn, CEO - Julian Pinn Ltd
Tom Bert, Senior Product Manager - Barco
Andy Maltz, Managing Director, Science and Technology Council - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Eveline Ferwerda, CEO / Founder - Accenss
Mats Erixson, Media Systems Specialist - NCDP/ Stiftelsen Folkets Hubb
Jack Watts, Media Technology Solutions Consultant - Trench Digital Ltd.
Helen Budge, Senior Writer - Celluloid Junkie
Cathy Huis in 't veld-Esser, CTO - Gofilex