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Ang Lee lined up for IBC

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee will give the keynote address at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam later this year.

ang leeThe movie screenwriter, producer and director will give his IBC address on the Monday of the event (September 12) as part of its Big Screen Experience strand.

Lee is credited with pushing the boundaries of filmmaking, and filmmaking techniques, in his work and will talk about tech-related challenges and opportunities in his IBC address.

Specifically, the Taiwanese director will talk about the new cinematography techniques used in his new Sony Pictures Entertainment movie Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, which utilises a filmmaking method that has been dubbed cinematic reality.

Julian Pinn, executive producer, IBC Big Screen Experience, said: “For over two decades, Ang Lee has shown true mastery in utilising cutting-edge science and cinematographic techniques towards his creation of some of the very finest works of cinematic story-telling art.”