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ICTA Annual Convention 2024

July 21 - 24 2024
All Day
Newport Beach

Please see the following form linked below to register for the ICTA Annual Convention in Newport Beach at the Marriott Bayview

Registration rates are as follows:

Members                               $825

Spouses                                 $400

Children                                $250

There will be no refunds after June 20.

Room rate is $219. To make your reservation, use the link below or call (800) 228-9290 and mention our group “ICTA”. The cut-off for the hotel room block is June 20, 2024.

When booking your hotel we would appreciate if you would use a credit card rather than Marriott Points to reserve your room. By doing so the ICTA will be able to count your reservation toward reaching our guarantee of the number of rooms in our block. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL STILL RECEIVE MARRIOTT POINTS FOR YOUR STAY.

Book your group rate for International Cinema Tech. Association Meeting July 2024 here.

We are very excited about having a great and productive convention in a wonderful and vibrant city. This is one you won’t want to miss!

Sincerely,

Joe DeMeo, Beth Figge, Susie Beiersdorf

Co-Chairs

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND LOCATIONS TBD

 

Sunday, July 21 

 7:30 AM     Golf Outing
Mesa Verde Country Club in Costa Mesa, CA
(Members leave at 6:15 AM and return to hotel by 1:00 PM)

9:00 AM     Convention Registration

3:00 PM     Board of Director’s Meeting (Catalina Room)

7:00 PM     Welcome Reception at Hotel (Bayview Lawn)

8:00 PM     Opening Night Dinner (Bayview Lawn)

9:30 PM     Hospitality Suite (Bayview Lawn)


Monday, July 22        

8:00 AM      Group Breakfast (Bayview Lawn)

9:00 AM.     Business Session:  Audio – “Aspects of Tuning”
Presented by Danny Pickett, Bay Area Cinema Products
(Newport Ballroom)

9:45 AM      Business Session:  “Cinema: the Evolution to Reduce Ecological Impact”
Presented by Theresa English, Principal, TK Architects International

10:00 AM   Spouses Trip –Shopping in Laguna Beach followed by lunch at at the Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens. ICTA guests will be welcomed to the 4,000 square-foot al fresco dining room to enjoy a seasonal lunch with ingredients sustainably sourced from local family farmers and purveyors. Spouses return by 3:00 PM

10:30 AM      Members’ Coffee Break

11:00 AM      Business Session:  Audio – “A History of THX”
Presenter: Tom Holman

12:00 PM     Members’ Lunch at Hotel (Bayview Lawn)

2:00 PM     Business Session: “Unlocking Ultimate Clarity: Mastering Projection Port Windows for an Optimal Cinema Experience”
Presented by Yacov Jacobson, VP, American Computer Optics, Inc.
In this presentation, we will delve into the essential elements that contribute to creating the perfect projection port windows for cinemas. We will cover Optical and Acoustic Properties, Design and Production Factors, Framing solutions, & Best Cleaning Practices. Join us to unlock the secrets behind ultimate clarity and master the art of creating optimal projection port windows for an unparalleled cinema experience.

2:45 PM     Business Session:  “Film Preservation and Restoration” The How-to’s and Why’s will be discussed

Moderated by: TBA
Panelists to date:
Jackson Cooper, Executive Director of AGFA, American Genre Film Archive
Jess Daily, Film Projectionist, UCLA (Retired)

4:00 PM       Member Presentations

6:00 PM       Members Have Open Time for Dinner
A list of suggestions will be made available.


Tuesday, July 23

8:00 AM.     Group Breakfast (Bayview Lawn)

9:00 AM.     Outing to Big Newport Regal Theatre
Hosted by Matt Basford, VP Technical Services, Regal Cinemas
“The Importance of Documentaries in Today’s Marketplace” and Screening of  SuperHuman Body
Presenter: Shaun MacGillivray, President, Director and Producer, MacGillivray Freeman

12:00 PM.     Spouses Trip to San Juan Capistrano Mission 
Mission San Juan Capistrano, historic landmark and museum, is the Birthplace of Orange County, was founded more than two hundred years ago as the 7th of 21 missions statewide and features a chapel still standing where Saint Serra once celebrated Mass. Famous for the Annual Return of the Swallows, Mission San Juan Capistrano is the “Jewel of the California Missions”

12:30 PM      Members’ Lunch at Hotel (Bayview Lawn)

1:30 PM      Spouses’ Lunch at Tavern at the Mission
All return to hotel by 3:00 PM.

7:00 PM       Group Dinner at Terra

8:30 PM       Pageant of the Masters
The 2024 Pageant of the Masters production of À La Mode: The Art of Fashion will revisit some of history’s grandest spectacles and fashion trends through the magic of living pictures, unforgettable live music, and engaging storytelling and features works for sale by Orange County artists.

THIS WILL BE WONDERFUL EVENING ENJOYING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUMMER NIGHT.  PLEASE NOTE TICKETS ARE RESUSABLE ALL SUMMER.  IF YOU ARE COMING FROM OUT OF TOWN AND PLAN TO EXTEND YOUR STAY, CONSIDER SO ON THE BACK END OF THE TRIP AND RE-USE YOUR TICKETS TO ENJOY THE LIVE MUSIC AND ARTISTS DISPLAYING THEIR WORKS.


Wednesday, July 24

8:30 AM.      Group Breakfast (Bayview Lawn)

9:00 AM       Business Session: Bridging The Gap – From Film Student To Cinema Playback

Exploring exhibition in film school curriculum; Are film students prepared for cinema playback of their films? Why does it matter?

Moderated by Danny Pickett
Panelists to date:
Kyle Sands – Graduate, SDSU School of Theatre, Television and Film
Brendan Julian – Professor SDSU School of Theatre, Television and Film
Alexis Golin – Graduate, Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
Sam Boyar – Graduate, LMU, Los Angeles School of Film and Television
Scott Barden – Regional Director of Digital Operations, Malco Theatres
Tomlinson Holman – Creator, THX, past professor USC School of Cinematic Arts – pending confirmation
John Vogl – Owner Apex Post, Film Production Liaison, Loyola University, New Orleans-pending confirmation

10:30 AM.      Annual Membership Meeting (Catalina Room)

11:30 AM.      Continuation of Board Meeting (Lunch Served)

7:00 PM       President’s Reception (Bayview Lawn)

8:00 PM       President’s Dinner Banquet & Award Ceremony (Bayview Lawn)

  • Outgoing Board of Directors
  • Teddy and Rodney Awards
  • Allen Award

Entertainment by the “The Traveling Cinema Thugs – TBD

10:00 PM.      Hospitality Suite (Bayview Lawn)

Thursday, July 25

Trip to Catalina Island (ON YOUR OWN)

Please join others for a trip to Catalina Island for the day. This trip is to be BOOKED ON YOUR OWN AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION.  Create your own group or enjoy on your own!

Ferry times: OUTBOUND: 7:30 AM or 12:30 PM and RETURNS: 4:30 PM or 8:30 PM

Please use the link below to book your reservation with our discount code of 1010 for a 10% off tickets.

Catalina Flyer reservations


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  • Room rate is $219. To make your reservation, use the link above or call (800) 228-929 and mention our group “ICTA”. The cut-off for the hotel room block is June 20, 2024
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    Send to Hotel directly: Newport Beach Attn: R. Sunshine/Hold for ICTA Event 500 Bayview Cir, Newport Beach, CA 92660
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  • Member Presentations

    All ICTA Members are eligible to petition the Member Presentation Committee to participate in this segment of the program. If you have a new product, service or new technology that you would like to present to the membership, kindly complete the form below. You will be notified by the ICTA office if your request has been approved.
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    Golf Outing TBA, Sunday, July 20th. If you are interested in playing golf please indicate above - a time location and cost will be sent at a later date.
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