Oslo Digital Cinema Conference 

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The 8th IMAGO/FNF Oslo Digital Cinema Conference 2023

16th to 18th June 2023


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

Norwegian Film Institute, Nordisk Film & Tv Fond, plus FSF and DFF, the Swedish and Danish Societies of Cinematographers,

arrange the 2023 Oslo Digital Cinema Conference ODCC.

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

Location:The Norwegian Film Institute (Filmens Hus), Dronningens gate 16, 0152 Oslo



NB: Changes/additions in the program will occur.

          Friday 16th June


           12.00     Arrival, registration.

           13.00     Conference opening

           13.10     Working conditions for cinematographers: National and international challenges..

                                                       August Falch, Lawyer, Norwegian Filmworkers Union NFF.

              13.40     Green filmmaking/reflected light.  Alex Berkovic, Dedolight and IMAGO Tech Comm.       

            14.15     Virtual Production In Camera VFX (ICVFX) and Sustainability. Daniel Listh, Sony

            15.00     Break

            15.45     The digital Chromogen. Daniele Siragusano, FilmLight
                          The Film look is all present in modern motion pictures. But why do we like the film look, and who can we evolve

                               from this visual plateau? Daniele Siragusano explains the reasoning and motivation behind FilmLight's novel look

                               development framework, and shows how to use Chromogen to create novel looks.

            17.00     Photon Path. How a digital image is processed. Philippe Ros AFC, Dave Stump ASC, Alex Berkovic Imago Tech Comm    

            17.40     Social gathering and drinks. Film institute café.   Sponsored by The Norwegian Society of Cinematographers

            18.15     Screening: "Star Wars: Rogue One". Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC ACS presented by Hege Jaer. 

                                            (Film Institute Cinemateque arrangement, but the Cinemateque has generously reserved 80 free tickets for ODCC participants.      

                                             Those wishing to attend the screening can obtain a free ticket in the Cinemateque reception. First come first served.)


           Saturday 17th June

            09.30    “A Rare Grand Alignment” Case study Virtual production. The creative process between cinematographer and VR team

                              while shooting a majority of the film with Virtual reality/Volume LED. Vision, Previz, Breakdown, VFX, Texture, Size and

                              more. John Chr Rosenlund FNF, Dave Stump ASC, Rob Peyton, ARRI Virtual Solutions, Markus Helminen VFX Supervisor.

             11.00    Led : All you want to know – Philippe Ros AFC IMAGO TC   

             11.45    Lunch

             12.30    6 Color Light Engine RGBACL and latest trends in LED lighting. What´s next in LED lighting?

                                                                       Morten Hjerde, Gründer/entrepreneur and CTO Rift Labs.   

             12.50    Cinematography Master Class; Greig Fraser ASC ACS.

                                               Greig Fraser is coming to tell us about his awarded work on films like "Dune", "The Mandalorian", "Star Wars: Rougue One", 

                                                "The Batman" and "Zero Dark Thirty".  Moderated by Dave Stump ASC

             15.00    Coffee break

             15.45    The importance of full service film labs in a digital World. Christian Martinsen & Adrian Bull 

                                                Cinelab Film & Digital, London

              16.10    Extended reality in Real Time. Dave Stump ASC

             17.30    Diversity  and inclusion – where are we today? Elen Lotman ESC and Bojana Andric SAS 

             18.00    What is cooking at ARRI? Rob Payton ARRI Solutions

             18.30    End of Saturday´s program

             19.00    Bus departure for ODCC conference party - Storyline studio.


           Sunday 18th June

             09.30    Coffee

             10.00    The Nordic Light. Sven Nykvist 100 years. Lars Pettersson FSF 

             10.30    Master Class: Eben Bolter BSC. The production of “The last of us” for HBO.

                                    The story of adapting a video game to acclaimed tv series. Moderated by Trond Tønder FNF

             12.15    Coffee break  

             13.00    The importance of preservation of our Digital film-cultural heritage, and next stage of ACES II.

                                                 Steve Tobenkin AMPAS

             13.30    Near Real-Time (NRT) Visual effects / Live action workflow in the film "Comandante".

                                                 The ‘Comandante’ team employed Cooke Optics /i Technology factory lens mapping system to automate the process.

                                                  Dave Stump ASC.

             14.15    FNF ARRI Alexa 35 test project presentation. Ole Andreas Grøntvedt FNF

             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 our colleagues, updates on cinematographers

working conditions. New equipment, tools, new lights and lenses will be presented for hands on.

Participation fee:

NOK 700.-  (Eur 60.-) for members of Imago Societies, the Norwegian Society of Cinematographers FNF and

Norsk filmforbund NFF (The Norwegian Union of Film workers).

The participation fee for companies, non-IMAGO members and non members of the Societites/Unions above: NOK 1.450.- (EUR 125.-) 

The participation fee includes coffee all days, light lunch Saturday and Sunday, welcoming reception Friday evening and and

dinner party and drinks Saturday evening.


Coming from abroad? Apply for grant:

FNF and 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.



Filmens hus / The Norwegian Film Institute

 Dronningensgate 16, 0152 Oslo, Norway 

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Conference Hotel:

The Conference hotel is Comfort Børsparken Hotel and Comfort Hotel Karl Johan

Address Comfort Børsparken: Tollbu gate 4, 0152 Oslo. Telephone: 2247 1718.

Map here

Address Comfort hotel Karl Johan: Karl Johans gate 12, 0152 OSLO


Both hotesl are centrally located, three/four minute walk from the ODCC location (The Norwegian Film Insitute), and three minutes from the harbour, the Opera and the Central Station. The conference hotels 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:  June 15th 2023

For Norwegian participants, please use this link to register



International participants,  for registration, application for grants or further information, contact Paul René Roestad on email or phone:

Telephone +47 9209 1400