A Few Good Ideas – CinemaCon 2019

CinemaCon as a tech show is amazing for new good ideas. 4K RGB for the price of 2K laser phosphor… good idea. 10 years of support included in the price of the projector… good idea. Not blaming Netflix for cinema’s…

Artistically Combining Products Corporately, or, PLFs at CinemaCon

CinemaCon 2019 was bracketed by two PLF-style announcements, with a third announced the week prior. All three involve high profile manufacturers and industry specialists. Each announcement has enough nuanced information to make the future for all of them …interesting. On…

Cinema News Digest – Monday 26 January 2018

Miles & Co. exit Regal; “Black Panther” augers well for 2018; 10 Saudi cinemas to open in March; Samsung Cinema LED screen coming to LA; Russian cinema fined for “Death of Stalin”; Aussies protest tax money for cinema; more films…

Tech Potential and Promise of CinemaCon 2017 – Part 1.5

CinemaCon is a NATO construct built on the pillars of The Exhibitor’s movie palaces, The Studio’s mix of movies, and The Techniques and Technology that brings them to life. The pillars sit on a wild and nuanced history which reflects…

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…

Tech Potential and Promise of CinemaCon 2017

HDR (high dynamic range) seemed very vivid and a lot more certain when it was theoretical. What the term HDR implied for cinemas – Higher and lower luminance, giving both more light and more dark slices of the CIE horseshoe…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 22 March 2017

Nordisk takes battle to Sweden, Ymagis launches premium Sphera, Sony goes RGB laser, Hong Kong mandates cinemas, Alibaba buys Damai, release windows (redux) and Reed v League smackdown, “Beast” release in Malaysia, Springtime up 10%, putting VR into PVR, SRS…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 17 March 2017

Vista conference, OurScreen+Odeon, Credit Suisse ‘Underperforms’ AMC, record Mexican BO, Indian $3 ticket cap, Korea voucher expiry worry, Carmike turns to AMC, Ian Shepherd to leave Odeon, Movio Sarah promoted, André Rieu takes event cinema in-house, EclairColor CinemaCon demo, first 4DX…

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