LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, NOVEMBER 26TH 2018 — Cinema Technology Community (CTC), the not-for-profit independent trade organisation has announced the recipients of its prestigious awards at its annual awards ceremony in London.
Hosted by film-critic, author and broadcaster Mark Kermode, CTC’s own Last Projectionist Standing Dave Norris, actor Jason Isaacs and compered by Patrick von Sychowski (Celluloid Junkie and CTC), the awards night recognised individuals and organisations that continue to drive excellence in movie-going through the use of technology and outstanding service to the industry.
The 2018 Award Recipients
Technology of the Year – Barco/Cinionic Light Steering Projection
Cinema of the Year – Nordisk Colosseum Oslo
Team of the Year – Watershed Bristol
Outstanding Achievement – David Williams (WTW Cinemas)
Lifetime Achievement – David Hodgkinson (Universal Pictures International)
“Despite expectations and the perceived threat of VOD, 2018 looks set to be an astonishing year for cinema in terms of box office admissions and revenue and despite industry-wide consolidation the movie industry continues to innovate and drive a more immersive movie-going experience with technology at its heart,” explains Richard Mitchell, President of CTC. “This years awards truly recognise those organisations and individuals that are helping to create truly outstanding cinema experiences both today as well as in the future and those which put the movie-goers at the forefront of their minds when innovating. On behalf of the Board of Directors, Governors, Advisory Council and our members, we congratulate our award recipients.”