Cinema News Digest – Monday 20 November 2017

Paramount VR ‘cinema’; Bloomberg’s Q3 summary; CGR buys Cap’Cinema; Cinefamily to close after scandals; first cinema to boycott ‘Star Wars VIII‘; PVR expands VKAAO; re-birth of community cinemas in UK; single screens cling on in UAE; Bernadette McCabe joins MoviePass;…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 17 October 2017

Dear Junkies, VR is a poor fit for cinema. So why is everyone from AMC and IMAX to Paris art-house exhibitor MK2 leaping into the virtual reality business? Hype and fear of being seen to be overtaken by new technology/content…

CGR Expands ICE LightVibes and Announces Hollywood Slate

CGR is set to expand its ICE premium large format (PLF) and has announced three Hollywood titles. At the just-concluded FNCF French cinema convention in Deauville CGR demonstrated its ICE premium cinema concept featuring Philips’ LightVibes in a small booth….

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 4 April 2017

Sony & Samsung direct view at CinemaCon, AMC-NCG deal approved; FBR bullish, Russian cinema ownership changes, Belgian cinema statistics, 50-plus cinema-goers are 1/3 of US audience, luxury seating growth, city centres attract cinemas, Clapp defends cinema, 21% VAT for Spanish…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 2 September 2015

¬†USA (CA) – Is AMC too over-leveraged (i.e. in debt) to execute its ambitious plans for re-seating and expanding premium F&B to stay ahead of the competition? That’s the upshot of this persuasive piece of analysis from Seeking Alpha. Pay…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 25 March 2015

France – It is ‘Cinema Spring’ in France for the 16th year when tickets are sold for just 3.50 euro for every show for three days (Sunday-Tuesday) this past week. France is one of the few European markets where cinema…

Daily Cinema Roundup – Tue 21 April

– Despite a proliferation of new multiplexes in the major cities, China still faces a massive cinema shortage reports Xinhuanet. ““Many cities in the western regions still don’t have modern cinemas with multiple screening rooms,” Mao Yu, vice president of…

French Servers For French D-Cinema

Much to no-one’s surprise, French cinema chain CGR will use Doremi servers for their digital cinema deployment with Arts Alliance Media (AAM). This has less to do with both companies being French (though it doesn’t exactly hurt) than with AAM’s…

Send this to a friend