One of the major trends in filmmaking today is the move towards story world building: Creating an entire world space from which narratives can emerge on several platforms and abandoning the linear work process of the past (starting with the script, then the filming, then the post-production). The world building approach is more collaborative, more spherical, more interactive. But how is it done? Why? And where to start? Learn from case studies and experts with more than 25 years of experience.Read More
PICTURE THIS_18 reveals full programme and BAFTA-winner and Academy Award-nominee, Habib Zargarpour, as keynote speaker. Zargarpour has created the real-time film-making tools and systems used in 'Blade Runner 2049', 'The Jungle Book' and the upcoming film 'Ready Player One', directed by Steven Spielberg. At PICTURE THIS_18, he will share his insights on the current paradigm shift of virtual film production and “why it’s bigger than you think”.Read More
Writer and director Christine T. Berg and lead producer Drew Diamond from Entertainment Technology Center in Los Angeles join us at PICTURE THIS_ to talk about the creative and technical aspects of producing a live action short film in tandem with a highly technical, interactive virtual reality experience.Read More
What Is The Future of Cinematic Storytelling?
Ted Schilowitz, Futurist at Paramount Pictures, knows and we are thrilled to announce him as keynote speaker at PICTURE THIS_18.
SAVE THE DATE: The conference PICTURE THIS_ is back with its second edition, Thursday April 5, 2018.Read More
How can integrating new technology in feature film production help increase creativity, enhance the film narrative and streamline film production?
At the conference PICTURE THIS_17, innovative filmmakers, technology and industry experts from around the world will share their experiences with pushing the limits of film technology, showcasing works-in-progress, case studies and technological tools and discussing creative collaborations and workflows.Read More
Do audiences need technical spectacles and events to be attracted to the cinema? While the cinema industry continues to invest in new technologies offering audiences experiences out of the ordinary, still less people are watching art house and indie films in cinemas.Read More
How do you create a sensory experience of being blind?
How can early creative collaborations contribute to technical, economic and creative advantages?
Picture This_17 welcomes speakers Jan Frölich and Rolf Coulanges in two sessions dealing with the quality of images in new technologies.
Veselin Efremov and Silvia Rasheva from Unity Technologies join the lineup of speakers at Picture This_17 to share their experience in using the Unity game engine in the production of their short demo films.
We are pleased to announce that Sophie Bech, Head of Experiences of the Danish hardware startup Rokoko, will present the company's invention of the motion caption suit Smartsuit Pro and the creators' vision about democratizing motion capture at Picture This_17.Read More
PICTURE THIS_17 is proud to announce that UK based journalist, media commentator and presenter Kate Bulkley will serve as moderator for the event.
The film industry does not remain unaffected. New technologies open for new production methods and new ways to experience cinema. So how can integrating new technology help increase creativity and streamline film production? That is the starting point for the conference PICTURE THIS_17, which explores the intersection of storytelling, new technology and visions for the future of filmmaking.