AIMC Program

Full program detailing all convention activities, meals, receptions, films, seminars and the trade show

Program

The 2014 Program has not been finalised however will include activities similar to 2013 including:

  • product presentations and movie previews from major and independent film distributors
  • speakers and panels covering topical industry issues
  • expanded trade show featuring our regular exhibitors as well as many new exhibitors
  • industry achievement award presentations
  • gala dinners and functions to provide the opportunity for delegates to network with colleagues and peers

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  • Sunday 13 October 2013 - Premiere Film Event
    • 10.30am
      Bus departs Jupiters Hotel for Palm Meadows Golf Course
      Jupiters Hotel Foyer
    • 11.00am
      Vista 2013 Charity Golf Challenge - Registration
      Palm Meadows Golf Course
    • 11:30am
      VISTA 2013 CHARITY GOLF CHALLENGE - Shotgun Tee Off

      Enjoy a fun Ambrose game of golf before a hectic convention week!

      The team at Vista Entertainment Solutions is looking forward to hosting the 2013 Charity Golf Challenge for the eighth consecutive year as a fundraising event for various charities.

      Palm Meadows Golf Course
    • 3:00pm - 7:00pm
      AIMC Registration Office open
      Pavilion Gallery
    • 3:00pm - 7:00pm
      Trade Show set up
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 5:15pm
      Bus departs Palm Meadows Golf Course for Jupiters Hotel & Casino
      Palm Meadows Golf Course
    • 6:00pm
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 6:30pm - 9:10pm
      AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE FILM EVENT - 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS'

      The AIMC joins with Sony Pictures Releasing to host the Australian Premiere of CAPTAIN PHILLIPS starring two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

      Read more...

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00pm - 11:00pm
      AIMC WELCOME & 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS' AFTER PARTY

      A chance to catch up with old friends and celebrate the Australian Premiere of 'CAPTAIN PHILLIPS' in the relaxed resort setting beside the Jupiters pool.

      Poolside
  • Monday 14 October 2013
    • 7:00am - 12:00pm
      Trade Show set up
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 6:30am - 9:00am
      Breakfast
      Food Fantasy Restaurant
    • 8:00am - 7:00pm
      Registration Office open
      Broadbeach Room
    • 9:30am
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 10:00am - 11:00am
      Welcome & Opening Address
      • Steve Ashmore - Vice-President Latin America and Asia Pacific, Rentrak - introduces the $10 million Movie Awards for 2012/2013
      • Michael Hawkins - Executive Director, National Association of Cinema Operators-Australasia
      • Peter Beattie AC - Chairman, National Association of Cinema Operators-Australasia
      • Marc Wooldridge - Chairman, Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia

       

      • Keynote Address -  Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, Attorney-General, Minister for the Arts, Vice-President of the Executive Council, and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 

       

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 11:30am - 12:30pm
      Sony Pictures Releasing

      STOP PRESS!

      Please note there will be a 30 min break between the Welcome Address and the start of the Sony Pictures Releasing presentation. The new start time is 11:30am

      Presentation of upcoming product

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 12:00pm - 5:00pm
      Trade Show Open for inspection
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 12:30pm - 2:30pm
      Light Lunch served within the Trade Show
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 1:30pm
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
      New media opportunities for the movie industry in a changing world

      News Corp Australia's Group Director of Digital Product and Development, Alisa Bowen, will talk about ongoing rapid changes in consumer behaviour as the world increasingly turns digital and social, what might be coming next, and the opportunities for the movie industry.

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 2:40pm - 5:40pm
      Universal Pictures

      Presentation of upcoming product and screening of LAST VEGAS

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 6:30pm - 9:00pm
      AIDA Dinner: including AIDA Trailer Presentation and Award Ceremony

      AIDA: Quality. Independent. Entertainment.
      Join AIDA (Australian Independent Distributors Association) for a seated dinner; distributors’ trailer presentations during the dinner function; and an Awards presentation.

      Your hosts, AIDA members: Becker Film Group, Curious Film, Hopscotch Entertainment One, Icon Film Distributors, Madman Entertainment, Palace Films, Pinnacle Films, Potential Films, Rialto Distribution, Sharmill Films, StudioCanal and Umbrella Entertainment.

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 8:45pm
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00pm - 11:00pm
      Hopscotch Entertainment One presents PHILOMENA

      Directed by Stephen Frears and starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 10.00pm - late
      The DELUXE Network Bar
      Join your colleagues for a relaxing drink at the AIMC Network Bar
      Atrium Bar
  • Tuesday 15 October 2013
    • 6:30am - 9.00am
      Breakfast
      Food Fantasy Restaurant
    • 8:00am - 7:00pm
      Registration Office open
      Broadbeach Room
    • 8:30am
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00am - 12:00pm
      Warner Bros. / Roadshow

      Presentation of upcoming product & movie screening of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00am - 5.00pm
      Trade Show open for inspection
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
      Light lunch served in the trade show
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 2:30pm
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
      Industry Panel Discussion

      "Understanding the current issues of digital delivery at a cinema site level"

      This is an invaluable opportunity to understand the operational challenges faced by distributors and cinema operators in the age of digital cinema. Panellists include international and Australian experts in distribution, exhibition and digital technology.

      Geoff Chard - Senior Film Programmer, Village Cinemas Australia
      Kieren Dell - Chief Executive Officer, Majestic Cinemas
      Greg Denning - National Sales & Acquisitions Manager, StudioCanal Pty Ltd
      Joe Hart - Senior Vice President Global Operations, Deluxe Digital Cinema
      Brad McGill - Technical Services Manager, Hoyts Cinema Technology Group
      George Scheckel - Director, Business Development Entertainment Solutions, Christie Digital Systems
      Daniel Titmus - Sales Director, Paramount Pictures Australia

      Moderator: Lori Flekser - General Manager, Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 3:00pm - 6:00pm
      Twentieth Century Fox Films

      Presentation of upcoming product & movie screening of ENOUGH SAID

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 6:30pm - 9:00pm
      Dinner & AIMC Trivia Challenge

      Join us for a fun evening of trivia to test delegates' knowledge of movies, actors and actresses, and moviemakers. Get your team of movie buffs together to participate in the fun over dinner.

      Quiz Master, Des Partridge (former Journalist, Film Writer & Reviewer at "The Courier Mail") and Todd Widdicombe (self-confessed movie buff) will test your knowledge in this fast-paced Trivia Challenge.

      Great prizes to be won!!

      Register your team now...

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 8.45pm
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00pm - 11:00pm
      PINNACLE FILMS presents DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

      An imperfect man fights for survival during an uncertain time in America. Inspired by true events, Ron Woodroof's story of strength is told in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB. Matthew McConaughey portrays the real-life character, whose self-interest is galvanised into something much more.   Read more...

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 10:00pm - late
      The DELUXE Network Bar

      Join your colleagues for a relaxing drink at the AIMC Network Bar

      Atrium Bar
  • Wednesday 16 October 2013
    • 6:30am - 9:00am
      Breakfast
      Food Fantasy Restaurant
    • 8:00am - 6:00pm
      Registration office open
      Broadbeach Room
    • 8:30am - 12.00pm
      Christie Vive Audio Introductory Sessions
      Pre-registration required at the Christie Booth 27/34
      Coolangatta Room 1
    • 8:30am
      Theatre doors open

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00am - 10:00am
      Hopscotch Entertainment One

      Presentation of upcoming product.

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 10:00am - 12:30pm
      Icon Film Distribution

      Presentation of upcoming product and movie screening of FILTH

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00am - 5:00pm
      Trade Show open for inspection
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
      News Corp Australia Box Office Achievement Awards luncheon

      Join us for an elegant luncheon to celebrate the presentation of the key Highest Grossing Box Office Awards for 2012 / 2013 

      Awards:

      • Award for Highest Grossing Foreign Language Film
      • RENTRAK Award for Highest Grossing Australian Film
      • Award for Highest Grossing New Zealand Film
      • REALD Award for Highest Grossing 3D Film in Australia
      • REALD Award for Highest Grossing Film in New Zealand
      • COCA-COLA Gold Award for Highest Grossing Film in Australia

      Australian Film Institute (AFI) / Australian Academy Cinema Television Arts (AACTA) presentation by Alan Finney - AFI Chair

      Vista Entertainment Solutions presentation of proceeds of the Charity Golf Challenge

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
      TRACKS presentation

      Robyn Davidson, Rick Smolon and Emile Sherman talk to Don Groves - Senior Journalist, IF Magazine, about the story - TRACKS

      Receiving critical acclaim at the Venice International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival - hear Robyn Davidson's story, the basis for the book and movie of the same name.  Read more...

       

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
      Keynote Speaker Presentation: Bernard Salt

      Managing and Engaging Generation Y: How demographic shifts are changing the mass market in Australia

      Keynote Speaker: Bernard Salt, Partner, KPMG; best-selling author and twice-weekly columnist with The Australian.

      In this keynote presentation, Bernard Salt will provide his powerful demographic take on how the Australian consumer market is changing. Read more...

       

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 3:00pm
      Theatre doors open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 3:30pm - 6:30pm
      Paramount Pictures

      Presentation of upcoming product & movie screening of JACKASS PRESENTS BAD GRANDPARead more...

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • Evening free
      A chance to try out one of the many restaurants in Jupiters Hotel & Casino or catch the monorail and venture out to Broadbeach with colleagues. 
    • 9:30pm - late
      The DELUXE Network Bar

      Join your colleagues for a relaxing drink at the AIMC Network Bar

      Atrium Bar
  • Thursday 17 October 2013
    • 6:30am - 9.00am
      Breakfast
      Food Fantasy Restaurant
    • 8:00am - 7:00pm
      Registration Office open
      Broadbeach Room
    • 9:00am - 2:00pm
      Trade Show open

      Last chance for delegates to visit the AIMC Trade Show for 2013

      Light lunch will be served in the trade show area

      Pavilion Marquee
    • 8:30am
      Theatre doors open
      All mobile devices will be cloaked for the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures session, so to save congestion please arrive early, or alternatively leave your phone/device in your room.
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 9:00am - 12:00pm
      Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

      Presentation of upcoming product & movie screening of DELIVERY MAN

      Affable underachiever David Wozniak finds out that he has fathered 533 children from donations he made to a fertility clinic 20 years earlier. Read more...

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
      Light Lunch to be served in Trade Show
      Pavilion Marquee
    • 2:00pm
      Theatre Doors Open
      Jupiters Theatre
    • 2:30pm - 5:00pm
      StudioCanal

      Presentation of upcoming product and movie screening of CUBAN FURY

      A comedy starring Nick Frost (World’s End, Paul, Hot Fuzz) Chris O’Dowd (Sapphires, Bridesmaids) and Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation , The Muppets, The Office). Read more...

      (no recording equipment of any kind will be allowed into the cinema)

      Jupiters Theatre
    • 7:00pm - 7:30pm
      2013 Convention Wrap: Pre-dinner drinks

       

       

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 7:30pm - 11:30pm
      2013 Convention Wrap Party: NOIR

      Themed Noir, the AIMC Convention Wrap party will revive elegance and glamour with sumptuous surroundings, dinner, industry achievement awards, entertainment and fun.

      Dress: Cocktail/After 5; Lounge Suit (tie optional)

      Pavilion Ballroom
    • 11:30pm - late
      The DELUXE Network Bar

      Finish off a big week at the 2013 AIMC, share a drink with colleagues and friends, and display your great karaoke and dancing skills at the DELUXE Network Bar.

      Pavilion Gallery
  • General Information
    • 9am - 10am
      Helpful information

      Dress:  DAYTIME / EVENING - smart casual; 2013 CONVENTION FINAL NIGHT - dress Cocktail/After 5: Lounge Suit (tie optional) 
      On Arrival:  Please ensure you register at the Convention Office in the Broadbeach Room, The Pavilion Convention Centre, Jupiters Hotel & Casino Gold Coast where you will be issued with the final agenda, name badge and breakfast vouchers.
      Registration name badges: MUST be worn and visible at all times.  YOU WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE VARIOUS FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES WITHOUT YOUR NAME BADGE.  You will be asked to present your name badge to AIMC personnel to scan and check validity for various functions.
      Convention activities: All convention activities will run at the published times so please arrive early.
      Breakfast vouchers: Please ensure you have received breakfast vouchers for all the days you are registered for the convention.  These are only valid for redemption at  Jupiters Hotel & Casino's Food Fantasy restaurant and cannot be exchanged for in-room dining or cash.
      Beverages: Standard beverages (excluding Spirits) will be provided during all convention meal times. Spirits may be purchased by delegates during these events. A cash bar will operate at all other times.
      Mobile phones & recording equipment:  No recording equipment will be allowed into the cinema for any screenings. AXIS security will provide low light surveillance of the cinema to immediately identify any breaches of use of recording equipment.
      RENTRAK $10million plus - AIMC Box Office Achievement Awards:   The AIMC Box Office Awards luncheon will present the Highest Grossing Awards for 2012 / 2013.
      DELUXE Network Bar - AIMC offers an exclusive late night bar for delegates to meet and mingle and enjoy a drink in this relaxed atmosphere.

      The AIMC proudly supports Variety-The Children's Charity and the Motion Picture Industry Benevolent Association Queensland

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