CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 28 February 2017

IMAX reups with Disney through 2019, Bona Film Group will install 30 IMAX screens in China, Reading Cinemas orders a drink, RealD buys MasterImage, Volfoni expands in Egypt, CJ 4DPlex expands in Austria, MediaMation grows in China, “Newsies” is a hit…

Austrian Exhibitor Cineplexx Launched VoD Service

The boundaries between cinema and video-on-demand (VoD) in Europe are blurring further, with the parent company of Austria’s Cineplexx exhibitor announcing its Cineplexx2Go VoD service. While VoD services are already offered by exhibitors such as UK’s Curzon Cinemas (Curzon on…

Pavarotti lives on – on the cinema screen

The big man of opera is getting a fitting tribute at a small cinema in the Austrian capital. Between October 4th and 28th you can catch a big screen tribute to the recently deceased Italian tenor in what is described…

Nobody wants to buy Vienna’s IMAX

While IMAX theatres are growing faster than bamboo in China, it appears that nobody is interested in acquiring the old IMAX cinema in the centre of Austrian capital Vienna. The large format (LF) cinema shut its doors two years ago…

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