It’s that time of the year again, where professionals from every part of the global digital ecosystem come together for a week of research, networking, and to hear from thought leaders about the challenges the industry faces in today’s climate.


Panavision and Light Iron will be part of this excitement, with several speaking engagements throughout the conference, and the Millennium DXL located in three different booths on the Central Hall show floor.




On the Verge: How Innovation Changes the Future of Broadcast

Presenter: Michael Cioni, SVP of Innovation, Panavision & Light Iron
Saturday, 4/22, 3:20-3:55pm

Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N262-N264

OTT distributors Netflix and Amazon are implementing technological innovations that are being chosen by a new generation of content creators.  How will that impact traditional broadcast and cable companies?.


Is Cinephilia Dead or Is It Just Expanding? – Panel

Panelist: Michael Cioni, SVP of Innovation, Panavision & Light Iron
Sunday, 4/23, 9:15-10:15am
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S222-S223

A unique gathering of panelists discuss the infinite palette of technological possibilities and its role in the art of cinema and movie distribution.


DXL on Tap – Reduser Meetup

Sunday, 4/23, 5:00-7:00pm
MGM Grand – Lobby Bar

Join Michael Cioni and other DXL experts for a casual chat about 8K, VV, and Light Iron Color


Where Is the Content “Puck” Going to Be?

Presenter: Michael Cioni, SVP of Innovation, Panavision & Light Iron
Monday, 4/24, 12:45-1:15pm

The Studio @ B&H  – Booth C10415

Silicon Valley’s influence over the marketplace is changing not only how content is delivered, but the type of content produced.


Understanding Optics for 8K – Panel

Panelist: Al Collins, Optical Technician, Panavision
Tuesday, 4/25, 9:30-10:45am
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room S2227

Al Collins, from Panavision, and Matt Duclos, from Duclos Lenses, offer thoughtful guidance on large-format optics, anamorphic vs. spherical glass, and what this all means for the average filmmaker.


ASC Lens Committee Updates & Trends in Optics

Presenter: Dan Sasaki, VP of Optical Engineering, Panavision
Tuesday, 4/25, 9:30-10:15am
Tiffen Booth – C6019

After an update on the ASC Lens Committee, American Cinematographer contributor Jay Holben will have a conversation with Dan Sasaki about large-format and other hot topics.


Do We Have Stockholm Syndrome with Apple?

Presenter: Michael Cioni, SVP of Innovation, Panavision & Light Iron
Wednesday, 4/26, 10:00-10:20am
LumaForge Suite @ Courtyard Marriott (3275 Paradise Road)

Apple fans rejoiced after a recent announcement about the potential future of MacPros. Now is the time to continue to press Apple for the functionality needed to push the boundaries of creativity.


Varicam Accessories – Making a Great Camera Even Better – Panel

Panelist: Dominick Aiello, Technical Marketing Director, Panavision
Wednesday, 4/26, 1:30-2:00pm
Panasonic Booth – C3607

Learn about the varied options for accessories to customize Varicam for each production’s needs.


Digital Cinema Trends, 4K, 8K, HDR, VR at NAB 2017 – Panel

Panelist: Josh Haynie, VP US Operations, Light Iron
Wednesday, 4/26, 3:15-4:00pm
The Studio @ B&H Booth – C10415

As another NAB comes to a close, a lively panel of experts will discuss how this year’s exhibits align with the professional world of content creation.


Get hands-on demos with the Millennium DXL throughout the week in the following locations: