Can Filmmakers Really Help Kodak Craft A New Image?

The long standing uncertainty over the future of 35mm motion picture film was finally laid to rest this past week by the Eastman Kodak Co. causing the industry to heave a huge sigh of relief. That’s one way to look…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 16 April 2014

London’s Evening standard does an in-depth piece on British art-house major Curzon Cinema and its visionary CEO Phil Knatchbull. The Curzon Victoria is part of a £6 million London expansion by the company behind the boutique Curzon cinema chain as…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 15 April 2014

The Wall Street Journal examines the plight of small-town single-screen cinemas that are unable to make the costly transition to digital in the article ‘Is Film the End of the Road for Small Cinemas?‘. It highlights one particular cinema near…

Unique’s MovieTransit Scores Major Deals in Denmark and UK

While satellite delivery was the talk of CinemaCon 2014, Unique Digital notched up two significant victories in Europe that point to fibre delivery playing a greater role for digital cinema in Europe. The deals with UK’s BT and The Danish Distributors…

Deluxe To Close Hollywood Film Lab

Well, we all knew it was coming. With the motion picture industry’s transition away from 35mm film to digital production and distribution it was only a matter of time before the need for film laboratories would disappear entirely. The industry…

Panavision Heads Into Theatres With Hybrid 3D System

When one thinks of Panavision, what immediately comes to mind is all of the motion picture camera systems they have manufactured since the mid-1950s, ubiquitous on the sets of countless hit movies and television shows. The thought of 3D, be…

Deluxe and Sony Digital Cinema Appointments

Deluxe and Sony have both announced senior management appointments in their digital cinema divisions. Deluxe has appointed former Loews Cineplex VP John Wolski to look after the exhibitor side of their digital cinema operation. From the press release: Deluxe Digital…

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