Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 11 March 2015

An interesting partnership between Christie and D3D Cinema to cater to the somewhat forgotten dome cinema market. The architectural requirements means that this won’t be a major league Imax/PLF format rival, but could fill an untapped niche. Christie and D3D…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 7 January 2015

The two last episodes of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” plus a new trailer for the upcoming season will screen in Imax. The show previously screened pre-release episodes theatrically, but that was ‘only’ George R.R. Martin’s own Cocteau Cinema in Arizona….

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 18 December 2014

“The Interview” may have been pulled from cinemas, but that won’t stop this freedom-loving Texan cinema chain from showing a Hollywood film making fun of North Korea’s leaders. The Alamo Drafthouse in Texas was one independent cinema willing to brave…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 20 January 2014

UK: It might not have the most obvious climate, but a pop-up drive-in cinema concept is taking hold in Scotland. “Film goers will be able to drive into the scenery under innovative plans for drive-in screenings at some of Scotland’s…

Hoyts Expands With Acquisition Of AMC

Last week Hoyts Cinemas announced that it had reached an agreement for an undisclosed sum to purchase privately owned Australian Multiplex Cinemas (AMC). Based in Sydney, Hoyts presently operates 50 cinemas with 406 screens throughout Australia and New Zealand. After…

“Avatar” Pirate Given A Pass Down Under

Here’s a new twist on the old story of camcorder piracy and movie theft. A recent news blip published in Australia’s Herald reported an incident in which movie theatre personnel at a cinema in Glendale spotted a man video taping…

Tutus and Popcorn Served Up In Australia

Last Friday evening the Australian Film Commission, through their regional digital screen network (RDSN), beamed a performance of ‘The Nutcracker’ live via satellite from Sydney Opera House towns across the country including Port Augusta, South Australia; Yarram, Victoria; Devonport, Tasmania;…

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