Sony and National Theatre Live Presents the World’s first 4K cinema broadcast of War Horse

Thursday 27th February 2014, I was lucky enough to be in the audience for an evening which saw the world’s first 4K presentation of an Event image001Cinema showing transmitted live into a cinema. The collaboration between the National Theatre Live and Sony Cinema saw the ever popular play “War Horse” captured on Sony F55 cameras at the New London Theatre and broadcast directly to the Curzon Cinema in Chelsea, to an audience which was a mixture of invited industry members and the general public, in 4K. National Theatre Live is of course an initiative by the National Theatre to broadcast live performances onto cinema screens around the world, and is one of the most popular Event Cinema shows. Since its first season, which began in June 2009, over 2 million people have now experienced the work of National Theatre Live in cinemas worldwide.