NANTES, FRANCE--Screen Research has been selected as the official screen partner for the 2008 Marché du Film. For the third consecutive year, in support of the Cannes Film festival, Screen Research will provide eight acoustically transparent projection screens for the Marché du Film and the Short Film Corner screening rooms.
The Marché du Film is the largest international film market and the driving force behind the prestigious Cannes Film festival. The Marché's digital cinema and video screening rooms will feature five Screen Research ClearPix2 projection screens, for a true cinematic experience. The Marché du Film will present 4,000 films on top of the 64 films in competition for the Cannes Film Festival.
In addition, all three of the Short Film Corner screening rooms will be equipped with Clear Pix2 projection screens in the Palais des Festival. Now in its fifth year, the Short Film Corner lures a myriad of directors, producers, buyers and festival programmers in search of rare projects as the event is designed for, and committed to, assisting fledgling filmmakers develop these films.
"Screen Research's projection screens are designed to deliver the highest level of cinema quality and to exceed audio and video broadcast standards, as demanded by the most discriminating of audiences, the film industry itself," expressed Yves Trélohan, founder and CEO of Screen Research.
"The Festival de Cannes is a great opportunity for us to celebrate the longevity of the cinematic art, and to expand our network within the film industry. Screen Research is proud to be selected as the screen provider for the Marché Du film."