Big Screen Programme

For IBC2018 the programme focused on how innovation in tech is allowing us to bring stories to life like never before. A world-class forum where creativity meets tech, the Big Screen programme allowed us to hear from the talent behind the camera on everything from big event programming to boxset dramas and a deep dive into the tech bringing this content to our screens. 

10:30 - 11:05
10:30 - 11:05
Big Screen
Auditorium

The first of two sessions on HDR, we take a look at two world-beating productions and find out how they have used the new technology with sensational results. See for yourself how the BBC’s Blue Planet II  and The Grand Tour have used HDR to build scale and bring the screen to life. 

Read More...
Presented by SMPTE, with cooperation from HPA
Speakers
Post Production Supervisor
Chump Productions Ltd
Technology Manager
BBC Worldwide
Chairs
Editor-in-Chief
postPerspective
11:10 - 11:50
11:10 - 11:50
Big Screen
Auditorium

Speakers at the cutting edge of HDR post production, VFX, grading and delivery will share their insights and discuss the change of gear needed to get the workflow right, exploit the potential of High Dynamic Range and achieve the holy grail of lifelike images. The panelists have worked on productions from box-set TV and major movies to celebrated documentary.

Read More...
Presented by SMPTE, with cooperation from HPA
Speakers
Managing Director
Warner Bros De Lane Lea
Head of Scripted Pipeline
The Farm Group
Compositing TD
Jellyfish Pictures
Chair
Editor-in-Chief
postPerspective
12:00 - 12:10

The features supported by the SMPTE Digital Cinema Package (DCP) ensure interoperable implementation of critical new content formats like Immersive Audio, High Dynamic Range, Multi-Screen Presentations, High Frame Rates and more. Speakers will share essential information and usage concepts to aid the distributor and exhibitor, guaranteeing a true cinematic experience.

Read More...
Presented by SMPTE, with cooperation from HPA
Speakers
Senior Workflow Engineer
Sundog Media Toolkit
Head of Technology and Development
Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema
12:20 - 13:10

One reason people go to the cinema is to lose themselves in the story and characters; to forget about the real world. New and emerging technology promises cinema displays producing holographic images, Virtual Reality, immersive sound and location-based experience. This session explores how it’s possible to create an experience which puts the audience inside the story.

Read More...
Presented by SMPTE, with cooperation from HPA
Speakers
CEO & Founder
Light Field Labs
Analyst & Advisor - Technology, Media & Telecoms
Founder, CEO
30 Ninjas
Chair
Product Marketing
Imagine Communications
14:00 - 14:30
14:00 - 14:30
Big Screen
Auditorium

Experts claim that GenZ doesn’t want to go to a theatre and the future is the small screen. During this unique session, you will hear how GenZ really does consume media. Listen to the results of formal industry research and hear what an 18-year old has to say about the results of her own peer group survey. The results may surprise you! 

Read More...
Presented by SMPTE, with cooperation from HPA
Speakers
Student
Research Director
AMphere Analysis
14:45 - 15:45
14:45 - 15:45
Big Screen
Auditorium

Two of the world’s top cinematographers will share their latest 4K and HDR project workflows. Geoff Boyle, BSC will reveal results from his recent, highly anticipated camera tests and showcase recent projects. Bill will bring his work using RealD True Motion on short film Flamenco and footage shot for Motocross using  the Arri Alexa LF.

Read More...
Presented by SMPTE, with cooperation from HPA
Speakers
Cinematographer
Cinematographer
Chairs
Product Marketing
Imagine Communications
Director Of Business Development
Mobile TV Group
16:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:00