Universal’s Pragmatic “Fast & Furious 7” E-Cinema Release

Universal this weekend become the first Hollywood studio to release a major blockbuster in cinemas on digital equipment that falls short of the specifications set out by DCI. Rather than abandoning the hard-fought DCI guidelines, this arguably demonstrates Universal’s pragmatism…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 4 November 2014

RealD has rebuffed the takeover offer from hedge fund Starboard Value, having posted better-than-expected quarterly financial figures. The company says that its board has “unanimously determined not to pursue” a $600 million unsolicited offer from Jeffrey Smith’s activist hedge fund…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 29 July 2014

The cancellation of the opening week of Secret Cinema’s ambitious Back to the Future event has spilled over from the trades into mainstream press. Though not the first cancellation (both Brazil and its Australian opening were delayed) this is bigger…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 13 March 2014

India is an amazing country, not only does it produce more films than Hollywood but it has the world’s most thriving cinema culture. A staggering 75 per cent of Indian films’ lifetime earnings come from domestic cinema distribution. The equivalent…

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