Charlotte Film Festival highlights actual 35mm film
In spite of all the buzz about digital projection, with many predicting the imminent demise of traditional film projection, this year’s Charlotte Film Festival will be deliberately emphasizing 35mm film to provide attendees with what this article in the Charlotte Observer calls “a different viewing experience:”
Let’s say that with emphasis: It’s showing films. Not digital entries that can be tossed up onto any screen, but 35mm pictures that have to be projected in traditional movie theaters.
Partnerships were the key to this quantum leap forward.
The film festival convinced EpiCentre Theaters and Regal’s Park Terrace Cinemas to provide a different viewing experience. The festival strengthened its bond with Queens University of Charlotte, which hosts eight workshops
Read more in the Charlotte Observer.