The Met Learns About Theatrical Windows

There has been a lot of hoopla in the media of late about the success various opera companies have had beaming high definition simulcasts of their performances into cinemas. New York’s Metropolitan Opera can be credited with starting this trend…

Financials of Met Simulcasts Revealed

It’s no secret that with the success of the Metropolitan Opera’s high definition simulcasts into movie theatres, first rate opera companies around the world have jumped on the alternative content bandwagon and struck deals to have their performances beamed to…

DDCinema Beams Opera To European Cinemas

On Sunday January 27th, Distribution Digital Cinema (DDCinema), the joint venture between XDC, Qubo and Dynamic, jump started their operations by broadcasting a live performance of composer Arrigo Boito’s opera “Mefistofele” from the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Italy to 19…

Tutus and Popcorn Served Up In Australia

Last Friday evening the Australian Film Commission, through their regional digital screen network (RDSN), beamed a performance of ‘The Nutcracker’ live via satellite from Sydney Opera House towns across the country including Port Augusta, South Australia; Yarram, Victoria; Devonport, Tasmania;…

Ballet beamed by satellite in Oz

Cinema goers in remote part of Australia will soon be able to watch live ballet from the Sydney Opera house at their local multiplex. It is the latest in the snowballing alternative content market for cinemas that truly began with…

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