Cinema Surround Screens Battle For Film Content

The battle between three rival cinema surround-screen operators is heating up, with different films used to promote the various immersive premium large format (PLF) propositions. CJ 4DPlex has secured two major Hollywood titles for ScreenX, while Barco’s Escape will next focus…

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…

CGV Plants Flag in United States with Buena Park Opening

On Friday, January 27th CJ CGV, the South Korean based cinema operator, jump started its expansion into the United States market when it opened a brand new theatre complex in Buena Park, California. The venue, which will act as their…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Monday 12 December 2016

Alibaba invests in Showtime, GIC pumps $260m into Cinema XXI, Atom Tickets profiled Redux, cinema stocks fall, Odeon-AMC Manchester conflict, Showtime Taipei is Christie Vive’s 400th, Korean cinemas’ variable pricing, Canada cinema hack, Indian cinema national anthem arrests, Inox plans, MK2 VR venue plans, Dutch supply Chinese VR, Malick’s UltraWidescreen, DepthQ US patent, PVR to install 10x4DX, Sawhney is Carnival COO, DCM signs Everyman, NCM signs Bow Tie, MK2’s Music Cinema Club, ECA Russian chapter, Sherlock IV in cinemas, raunchy mom in cinema pilloried. …

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 6 November 2015

France – Gaumont-Pathé is today opening a new cinema in Paris that is exclusively programming old and restored films. The former Gaumont Gobelins is now a beautifully refurbished five-screen cinema located opposite the Fondation Jérôme Seydoux-Pathé – Monsieur Seydoux was himself the driving…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Monday 26 October 2015

UK – The two leading IP protection bodies in the UK are increasing the bounty for cinema staff who catch camcorders in the act. The Film Distributors’ Association (FDA) and the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) will now pay cinema staff…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 24 April 2014

In something other than sad news from South Korea, enhanced experience cinema seat maker CJ 4DPlex has revealed its global ambitions and roadmap. To many movie fans, “300” is a Hollywood blockbuster about an epic battle between the Spartans and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 14 April 2014

The Wrap takes a look at the growth of ‘4D’ offered by the likes of D-Box, CJ 4DPlex and MediaMation and whether there is a business case for it. Not if it shakes the popcorn out of the tub, it seems….

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