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Actor-singer Tyrese Gibson speaks at a news conference to promote the Sprite Films competition among eight college filmmakers from across the United States, during CinemaCon 2012, the official convention of the National Association of Theater Owners, Thursday, April 26, 2012, in Las Vegas. The eight finalists' scripts will be produced into individual short films that will compete against one another in a contest determined by a combination of popular vote and a green ribbon panel. Looking on in the photo is finalist Qayoe Jones, a writer/producer from the Savannah College of Art and Design. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

2012 CinemaCon

April 28, 2012

This week, Sin City looked a bit more like Tinseltown, as some 5000 folks from virtually all walks of the film universe gathered for the theater operators' convention known as CinemaCon.