12 New Films and 10 Films in Production at City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, to Coincide with Host’s 20th Anniversary
Euromax, the European Association for giant screen, specialty and institutional documentary films, has announced its 2018 annual meeting film slate and program. The annual event will take place from June 10-12th at la Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (the City of Arts and Sciences), Valencia, Spain, in the year that marks the host venue’s 20th anniversary.
The Hemisfèric dome theatre – also Spain’s largest cinema the only dome theatre in Spain – will become home to the three-day Euromax film event.
An exciting film program includes twelve new feature films and ten new films in production – all available from leading distribution companies, with some premiering for the very first time in Europe. These include:
- America’s Musical Journey (MacGillivray Freeman Films)
- Australia’s Great Wild North (K2 Communications / Wild Pacific Media)
- Backyard Wilderness (SK Films)
- Conquest of the Skies (Serengeti Entertainment / Colossus Productions)
- Dans les yeux de Thomas Pesquet (La Vingt-Cinquième Heure)
- Great Barrier Reef (MacGillivray Freeman Films / December Media)
- Mountain Quest (K2 Communications / Stranger Than Fiction Films)
- Oceans: Our Blue Planet (BBC Earth, Giant Screen Films)
- Pandas (IMAX Corporation)
- Planet Power (nWave Pictures Distribution / N3D Land Films)
- The Story of Earth (December Media Distribution / December Media)
- Volcanoes (SK Films / Digital Crossing Films)
With an existing IMAX® 15-perf/70-mm projection system, the Hemisferic giant screen dome theatre is also being furnished with a state-of-the-art laser 4K digital insert projection system for the event to allow screenings in a wide range of formats. The projection will be provided by event-sponsor Barco (www.barco.com) and integrated by European digital cinema specialist CinemaNext (www.cinemanext.com).
Speaking about the conference, Laurent Dondey, Euromax president said, “We are hugely excited about this year’s event. Euromax is a wonderfully unique and vital resource for the documentary film and cinema industry and we look forward to welcoming attendees from across Europe, the Middle East, North America and Asia with new films, the latest technologies, and extensive networking and professional development opportunities.”
The event is expected to attract over one hundred delegates from institutional theatres, museums, film production companies and distributors across the globe as well as giant screen specialists, planetariums and visitor attractions, architects of giant digital projection systems, and 3D VR experts.
Barco, MacGillivray Freeman Films, IMAX and December Media are already confirmed as sponsors of the 2018 event.
For the latest event details and registration information, please visit www.euromax.org.