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The 7th IMAGO/FNF Oslo Digital Cinema Conference 2019

18th to 20th October 2019


IMAGO and FNF, the Norwegian Society of Cinematographers, will in cooperation with the

Norwegian Film Institute and Nordisk film & tv Fond, arrange the 2019 Oslo Digital Cinema Conference.

Target group: Cinematographers (Also: Production designers, directors, producers and post-production)

Location :The Norwegian Film Institute, Dronningens gate 16, 0152 Oslo



(Preliminary program –minor changes and additions will come)


Friday 18th October

11.30   Arrival and registration, Coffee.

12.30   Conference opening

12.40   Texture challenges in digital images. Rolf Coulanges BVK/IMAGO

13.15   Who is an audiovisual author? International challenges for cinematographers 

            Bjørn Brem, Lawyer, Norwegian Film Union

13.45   New Organic-Photoconductive-Film Image sensor technology  Luc Bara, Panasonic

14.20   Advantages with large format primes  Thorsten Meywald ARRI

15.00   Coffee break

16.00   Setting 14 World records at 50 000 ft. Jannicke Mikkelsen FNF

16.40   Teaching cinematography: news from the Danish film school. Kim Høgh

17.00   Master Class Jakob Ihre FSF Emmy Award winner for “Chernobyl”, Amanda Award winner for “Thelma”, “Louder than Bombs”

            and “Oslo 31 august”. Moderated by Rolv Haan FNF  .

19.00   Social gathering and drinks. Film institute café. Sponsored by IMAGO


Saturday 19th October

09.30   Coffee    

10.00   Netflix session:  Challenges today and plans for the future Leo de Wolf and Phil Oatley, Netflix

            Moderated by Dave Stump ASC on Skype from LA.

11.15   Working with large format Premista zoom lenses. Hideyuki Kasai, Product specialist,

            and Ersan Köylüoglu, Fujinon  

11.50   Lunch 

13.00   Master Class Fabian Wagner ASC BSC – ASC Award winner and IMAGO Award winner for “Game of Thrones”,

            other awards for amongst others “Overlord” and “Sherlock”. Moderated by Nigel Walters BSC

15.00   Coffee break

15.45   Reflected parallel beam lighting techniques. Ian Murray, Dedolight

16.25   Extended data lenses - opening up new dimensions. Sundeep Reddy, Zeiss

17.00   3D film screening: “Above us all” Dir. Eugenie Jansen (1 hr 36 min)

19.30   Bus departure for ODCC conference party - Storyline studio.


Sunday 20th October

09.30   Coffee

10.00   New possibilities with software controlled led lighting.  Florian Bloch, Arri

10.30   Creative use of new cinema filter systems. Barry Grubb, Rosco

11.00   Master Class Philip Øgaard FNF. Challenges with HBO series “Beforeigners”. Moderated bt Trond Tønder FNF

12.30   Lunch

13.15   Frame rates, movement and image sharpness. Kommer Kleijn SBC

13.50   Full frame, 6K – Advantages with the new Canon C500 MK II. Kalle Mörck, Canon

14.30   IMAGO requests to manufacturers: a necessary step forward 

15.00   Conference end


And more: There will be social gatherings, updates on IMAGO´s World-wide work, information on new developments to ease the

work of Cinematographers and film workers, and new equipment and lenses will be presented for hands on.

Participation fee:


The participation fee: NOK 1.450.-  (EUR 150.-) for companies and non-IMAGO members.

NOK 900.-  (Eur 95.-) for members of Imago Societies, the Norwegian Society of Cinematographers FNF and Norsk filmforbund NFF (The Norwegian Union of Film workers).

The participation fee includes coffee all days, lunch Saturday and Sunday, and dinner

Saturday evening.


Coming from abroad? Apply for grant:

IMAGO has a number of grants to cover the participation fee for Imago Society members who are travelling from abroad with extensive travel expenses. Before registering, please apply for this grant. Contact info below.




The Norwegian Film Institute

 Dronningensgate 16, 0152 Oslo, Norway 

Map here:,10.7457545,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x5e027aeb57dd29dc!8m2!3d59.9096143!4d10.7457545

Conference Hotel:


The Conference hotel is Thon Hotel Panorama. 

Address: Rådhusgaten 7b, 0151 Oslo. Telephone: 2331 0800.


The conference hotel might be filled up quickly, but there are also other convenient and reasonably priced hotels in the nearby vicinity.

Try, or contact us for information or help if needed.





Registration deadline:  October 15th 2019


For Norwegian cinematographers and film colleagues, register here:


For foreign registration, appl for grant or further information, contact Paul René Roestad on


Telephone +47 9209 1400


More information here:    








Telephone +47 9209 1400

Location: Dronningensgate 20

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