The next edition of the renowned Seminar Series by the International Cinema Technology Association
(ICTA) will be hosted on European grounds on the 20th and 21st of June, the weekend just before
After a successful European kick-off in Munich in January, this time experts of all
branches of the cinema industry will come together in Barcelona, to discuss and debate crucial
topics concerning the cinema industry. The events’ focus will be on topics such as “Immersive Audio
& Motion”, “IT-Infrastructures” and safety questions, “Live & Pre-recorded Entertainment” as a new
source of revenue, as well as challenges of “Content Distribution” considering satellite-dependent
and future solutions.
Again, manufacturer presentations will alternate with technical lectures and
panel discussions. This year’s program is strongly tailored towards the pressing needs of European
cinema owners. The evening reception holds a highlight, since for the first time two new awards will
be given to celebrate outstanding European cinema screens. The Turkish CINEMApink’s Akmerkez site in Istanbul will be awarded for its stylish and up-to-date cinemas as new build screen of the
Nordisk Film Biografer will receive an award for the legendary Imperial in
Copenhagen/Denmark as classic screen of the year. Furthermore an introduction of the newly
appointed European Advisory Committee around International Vice President Thomas Rüttgers
(ECCO) will be given. Oliver Pasch (Sony) and Bernard Collard (XPAND) will continue the success
story and assure to live up to the growing popularity of ICTA in Europe.
- Location: Cinesa Diagonal Mar, Barcelona, Spain
- Date: Saturday 20th of June, Begin 3pm, End Sunday 21st of June 2015, 3.30pm
Evening Cocktail Reception in the restaurant Mirabé over the rooftops of the city
- Registration Fee: ICTA-Member Euro 275,--/ Non-Member Euro 325,--
Registration at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The ICTA is an international network of professionals from all technology-related areas of the cinema industry. Among the members of the
association are leading international manufacturers, distributors and service companies of emerging cinema technologies. During various
seminars which are regularly hosted around the globe the ICTA presents news and information of the technology industry.
About Thomas Rüttgers and European Cinema Consulting:
For over 25 years Thomas Rüttgers has been working in the German cinema industry. As International Vice President of the ICTA he is the
association's point of contact in Europe and in charge of hosting the seminars in this territory.