THE ART AND SCIENCE OF CINEMA IS CHANGING – QUENTIN STATES-POLET

Describing cinema as the art of presenting motion pictures, Quentin states Polet of IBM Singapore said that a revolution is indeed taking place in the art and science of image making for visual entertainment. He was addressing the students of Asian Academy of Film & TV. The current environment of technical evolution is leading to an increase in the demand of visual production and to making available new tools to the filmmakers to realize their dreams, he added. Welcoming the visiting expert Prof. Sandeep Marwah stated that making digital cinema products is much cheaper and video based digital cinema systems have radically changed the way movies are made, distributed and enjoyed. Answering a question Quentin States-Polet said that digital cinema is not limited to digitally produced motion pictures using computers alone. He was in India on the invitation of University of media Arts.