Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 27 May 2014

USA – The idea of the same audience watching two different movies isn’t new (Finch won a Gold Lion for their Pedigree advert that used that technology), but the problem is that the audience will always hear the same soundtrack,…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 23 April 2014

Is China undergoing a 3D backlash?┬áSpeakers at the recent Beijing International Film Festival seemed to go to great lengths to condemn poor 3D. Prominent members of industry like Yang Buting, chairman of China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association and China…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 8 April 2014

Imax is to sell 20% of its China business to two Chinese-based entities in return for USD $80 million and a firmer foot hold in the world’s soon-to-be largest cinema market. IMAX Chief Executive Richard Gelfond said in an interview…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 18 March 2014

SampoMedia asks if art-house films are the new event cinema. Given the recent complaint of the New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis that too many independent films get released, the question of how to stand out in a crowded…

How Kickstarter Helped Save Independent Cinemas from Digital Oblivion

Kickstarter has played a significant role in enabling small independently owned cinemas across the United States to make the transition to digital, a detailed analysis by CelluloidJunkie.com has uncovered. Reviewing 70 campaigns to raise funds to assist with upgrades to…

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