The companies that provide the latest technology and equipment to broadcast and film professionals recently ventured to Las Vegas, Nev. for the 2012 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show — and this year’s event gave attendees plenty to marvel over. The show floors were packed, the sessions informative and educational, and the hottest topic throughout the weeklong event was the industry movement to a 4K workflow.
In the snowy, picturesque city of Park City, Utah, filmmakers and others interested in supporting the storytelling process gathered to listen, learn and participate in seminars, sessions and other industry events offered at Sundance 2012. Here’s a recap of the event’s sessions and support services.
What started as a small gathering of filmmakers upset that their work was rejected by Sundance some 18 years ago, the fledging sister event known as the Slamdance Film Festival has since come into its own. Pioneer Peter Baxter, one of the yearly Festival’s four founding fathers, says that Slamdance was made successful by the inspiring filmmakers that keep coming back year after year. “Without these filmmakers coming back each year to help program the festival, there wouldn’t be Slamdance,” says Baxter.Read more...