Kuurne, Belgium—Feb 10, 2009
Barco Supports Young Filmmakers at Berlinale Talent Campus
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema projection technology, is pleased to announce that its 2K projection technology was chosen supports the Campus Studio 2009. This is a part of the Berlinale Talent Campus, which takes place during the Berlin International Film Festival.
The Berlinale Talent Campus gathers the world’s the most talented up-and-coming filmmakers. It offers students and film professionals a six-day program with expert lectures, seminars and workshops, and gives them the opportunity to build international networks early in their careers. It is the place where practical and technical knowledge can be shared and new horizons can be discovered. The Campus Studio part of this program focuses on improving films in the last stages of production. For these workshops, Barco provides its newest digital cinema projector from its unique DP-series: the DP-1200.
Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick comments, “We are pleased to have a Barco DP-1200 at our disposal for the Campus Studio 2009. Their digital cinema projectors ensure a high display resolution and contrast ratio and an exceptional color reliability and consistency, all factors that are extremely important in a post production environment.”
“We are proud to support young filmmakers and students in their quest for superior image quality,” says Wim Buyens, VP Barco Digital Cinema. “As a leading supplier of digital cinema projection technology, we embrace this opportunity to showcase our DP-1200, the latest addition to our unique family of digital cinema projectors.”
All of Barco’s 2K digital cinema projectors use three-chip DLP Cinema® technology. This guarantees consistent digital re-production of film, to ensure moviegoers can enjoy the highest quality film experience in terms of picture brightness, contrast and color quality. Thanks to their revolutionary modular design, Barco’s digital cinema projectors offer maximal ease of use at the lowest total cost of ownership.