Ang Lee Just Invented a New Form of Cinema

NAB2016 saw a demo “Billy Flynn’s Long Halftime Walk” in 120fps 3D 4K. It was like nothing witnessed before. Afterwards the film’s director Ang Lee spoke about pushing the limits of cinema….

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 9 October 2015

USA – With the stocks of the three largest exhibitors off their one-year high by between a fifth and a third, Seeking Alpha contributor Johannes Salim looks at whether there is a buying opportunity. He starts off with Wanda-controlled AMC….

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 25 February 2015

Cinemas in North America are on track for a record year, with share prices of the major exhibitors already reflecting this box office optimism. Analysts expect that box-office revenue this year in the United States and Canada will soar past…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 12 November 2014

RealD has won an important patent recognition in Europe for its “light doubler” technology. Global visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announced today the issuance to it by the European Patent Office of a patent that covers the fundamental…

CJ@SMPTE Conference – What We Want To Do With More

In an effort to provide updates on the proceedings of the 2014 SMPTE Technical Conference and Exhibition presently taking place in Los Angeles, CA, this post was written live, and in the present tense, during one of the event’s panel…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 12 September 2014

As you may have noticed Patrick von Sychowski is in Amsterdam attending IBC which means you must suffer my attempt at putting together a Daily Cinema Digest.  Be sure to check out all of Patrick’s coverage of IBC after catching…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 27 August 2014

The Netherlands – 4K will be a major topic at the upcoming IBC (show – not ice bucket challenge), with awards just announced for the 4K transmissions by the Vienna State Opera and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Be sure not…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 15 August 2014

China’s Entgroup Consulting has released an investment report on the Chinese exhibition business. While current growth is strong (14.5 screens per day), the report predicts that “the future number of Chinese cinema will be flat to down” and that there will…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 1 July 2014

In what should be a non-story (or at least a Finally) we are forced to lead with the ‘news’ that UK cinemas have followed the lead of Alamo Drafthouse and requested its patrons not to wear Google Glass to film…

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