Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 2 June 2014

“Farewell My Concubine” had its global premiere yesterday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; the first ever Chinese 3D opera in Atmos to be shown in cinemas. Yesterday, appears on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles of…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 16 May 2014

USA (NY) – National CineMedia has announced the details of its partnership with Shazam, to create audio-embedded links in its adverts for enhanced content. There are further partnerships with Disney’s Maker Studios and Idea United. National CineMedia revealed intriguing partnerships with…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 3 March 2014

The UK’s first and oldest multiplex is set to be demolished, some 30 years after it first opened. The Point, which resembles a giant red pyramid, was built in 1985 but the site is now set for retail development. Campaigners…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 20 February 2014

Econsultancy has done a good job of comparing and reviewing the ticket booking customer interfaces of UK’s three leading cinema chains: Cineworld, Odeon and Vue. This review has relevance for ticket booking experience over the web for every country, even…

Cinemeccanica Brings Laser Projection to Europe

Italian projector manufacturer Cinemeccanica has announced a test bed installation of its Cinecloud™ Lux laser driven projector in Venezia Mestre, Italy. Calling it “Immersive Cinema” the manufacturer does not go easy on the hyperbole for the installation with IMG Cinema Multiplex: The…

China claims cinema-laser first, but details sketchy

Paul Simon sang about ‘the are the days of lasers in the jungle’, but these days it is cinemas in China where lasers are putting an appearance. Or so an article in THR.com would have us believe:  “Beijing Phoebus Vision…

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