CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 17 February 2017

CGV’s bed cinema banned, Malaysian state allows cinemas, CGV & Lotte escape fines, Fithian says cinema is not dead, EclairColor cinema reviewed, AMC goes alcoholic for “Fifty Shades”, Secret Cinema “Moulin Rouge”, pop-up Tarantino cinema & bar, Glastonbury luxury drive-in…

Weekly Cinema Digest – Friday 16 October 2015

USA (FL) – Lots of news – well, mostly press releases, out of ShowEast this week. This selection is by no means complete, but gives you a flavour of some of the things being announced at the show, which tends…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 10 June 2015

India – PVR has acquired DT Cinemas in a deal valued at INR 5 billion (USD $78.33 million), adding a total of 39 screens (29 existing and 10 planned). DT Cinemas is focused on the National Capital Region (NCR) and Chandigarh…

Kodak Finalizes Deal With Studios To Save Film

In news that is sure to make the likes of Christopher Nolan and Quentin Tarantino rather happy, Kodak announced earlier today that they have finalized a deal to continue supplying film stock to all six major Hollywood studios; 20th Century…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 12 September 2014

As you may have noticed Patrick von Sychowski is in Amsterdam attending IBC which means you must suffer my attempt at putting together a Daily Cinema Digest.  Be sure to check out all of Patrick’s coverage of IBC after catching…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 4 September

IBC is less than a week away and the IBC Big Screen Experience (free for all attendees!) will hear an urgent appeal for digital cinema manufacturers, exhibitors and others to resolve the vexing issue of software upgrades. John Hurst, co-founder…

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 – Tuesday 10 June 2014

MasterImage3D – The licence-free 3D company will be showcasing its new MI-HORIZON3D cinema system, which promises a 33% light efficiency and 0.8 throw ratio, at CineEurope 2014. Show your 3D movies in the best possible light. Our new MI-HORIZON3D cinema system takes…

The Cannes Film Festival Overcomes Its Digital Dilemma

As the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close last week, artistic director Thierry Fremaux scheduled a last minute press conference so that journalists from around the world could speak with filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. The director was visiting…

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