25 Apr Spielberg, Nolan Among Directors Who Have Serious Concerns About LED Screens in Movie Theaters [THR]
April 24, 2018 | There’s a radical idea being proposed about the future of cinema that’s being debated this week in Las Vegas: putting LED screens in theaters (effectively large video walls) as a replacement for projection, which is how movies have been shown since the birth of the art form.
National Association of Theatre Owners head John Fithian said Tuesday during a press conference at CinemaCon that some seasoned filmmakers, including Steven Spielberg, Christopher Nolan and Michael Apted, “just went after us. ‘You have to have projection. … Don’t just go the way of just being television.’ Voices are coming at us from all sides.”
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