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Beaming David Bowie (Paperback): Marc John

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Marc John

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A rising hotshot in the cinema business loses and then rediscovers his spirituality along the way to making history with David Bowie. In the autumn of 2003 author Marc John organised a live satellite broadcast of a specially produced David Bowie concert which was shown exclusively in cinemas around the world. This marked the first time ever that a live event had been beamed to cinemas world-wide, and reflects the coming of 'digital cinema', which is seeing the cinema industry steadily adopt satellite dishes, hard drives and digital projectors to diversify cinema programming to include live music, sport, interactivity and video games, for the first time in cinemas 100 year old history. This book goes revealingly behind the scenes as this major, digital transition takes place, culminating with the fast paced, high flying experience of beaming David Bowie to tens of thousand of fans across four continents in sold out, rocking cinemas. But at what price to the authors spiritual direction did this historic landmark and career height cost? As an aspiring actor/playwright in New York in his teenage years, a former political candidate back home in England in his 20s and a guerrilla moviemaker whose low budget digital video experiments brought him into the executive ranks of Odeon, the UKs biggest cinema chain, the author discovered, through many improbable adventures leading up to the Bowie gig, the journey in life that we are all on. And this book is as much about the change within as it is about the change around us as the digital age gathers pace in transforming every area of our work and lives.

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Imprint: Marc John
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: August 2005
Authors: Marc John
Dimensions: 140 x 205 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 249
ISBN-13: 978-0-9549040-0-5
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs
Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music
Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Special kinds of photography
Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts > Films, cinema
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Contemporary popular music
Books > Arts & Architecture > Photography & photographs > Special kinds of photography > Cinematography, television camerawork
Books > Arts & Architecture > Performing arts > Films, cinema > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Contemporary popular music > Rock & pop
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Contemporary popular music > Rock & pop > General
Books > Music > Contemporary popular music > Rock & pop
Books > Music > Contemporary popular music > Rock & pop > General
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LSN: 0-9549040-0-1
Barcode: 9780954904005

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