Kodak Reaffirms Its Commitment To Film

Kodak restated an unwavering commitment to film this morning, with an announcement that it has added two new films to its Vision3 family. The stock additions include a medium-speed, tungsten-balanced color negative camera film, and a color intermediate designed for…

3D is a Wonderland For “Alice” and Exhibitors

It’s fitting that on the eve of theatrical exhibition trade show Showest—and as DCIP claimed its long-awaited funding—Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland” topped the weekend box office during its second week in release and demonstrated the continued strength of 3D. Alice…

Diversified Acquires Cinema India Expo

Another change is coming in the trade show arena for theatrical exhibition. Diversified Business Communications—a Portland, Maine-headquartered events, publications and eMedia business—acquired India-based Cinema India Expo, along with PALM Expo, Musician Expo, and the recently launched Info Communica Expo from…

“New Moon” Shines With $140.7 Million Weekend

We all knew Summit’s “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” would have a huge opening. The question was just how huge. Box Office Mojo answered this question with Sunday estimates that suggest a North American gross of $140.7 million, which would…

Katzenberg Keynotes 3D Entertainment Summit

Jeffery Katzenberg suggested that if exhibition doesn’t grab the 3D opportunity, “it will go down as one of the real great misses of our time.” He shared his thoughts about 3D, both for the theater and the home, Thursday at…

Box Office Review-Sunday 16 August “District 9 Is No. 1”

The Peter Jackson-produced scifi release “District 9” from TriStar debuted in the North American box office’s top spot this weekend, with an estimated $37 million. In its second week, Paramount’s “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra” was behind it with…

London Eye Sees 4D Cinema

Merlin Entertainment’s London Eye is adding 4D cinema, with a new screening venue and debut short movie. Designed to excite London Eye-riders, a short movie was written and directed by Julian Napier and stereo 3D produced by Phil Streather, CEO…

Prime Focus Restructures Management; Adds Rob Hummel

Industry vet Rob Hummel—who most recently served as president of digital cinema at Dalsa—has been named CEO of Hollywood-based postproduction house Post Logic Studios, a division of India’s Prime Focus. Post Logic’s Larry Birstock is vacating this position to move…

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