No More Silver Screens In France

By 8:00 am Friday morning I had three voicemails and five emails all either trying to pass along or confirm the same implausible news. Rumor was spreading fast that France’s Le Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, otherwise…

RealD Gets Bigger With XLW and Regal

RealD is showing signs that they have no intention of slowing the pace of their growth in the cinema marketplace. Already the leading worldwide provider of 3D technology for motion picture exhibitors, the company made two big announcements over the…

Designer Brands Give 3D Glasses A Makeover

[/caption] Sometime last month I tagged a couple of blog posts about designer 3D glasses intending to write about them in the near future. After a Los Angeles Times story covered the subject yesterday, I figured it was about time…

Cinemark Announces NextGen Cinema Concept

What is the next hot trend for theatre owners and moviegoers? Cinemark, North America’s third largest theatre chain, thinks they may have the answer and they have begun publicizing a new cinema concept. Last Friday the Plano based circuit announced…

Cinema Expo Thoughts: C.J. Flynn of DCinemaTools.com

We continue our series of posts featuring the comments of leading industry members about last month’s Cinema Expo with a robust entry from C.J. Flynn of DCinemaTools.com. Theatre owners thinking about converting to digital cinema (or even those who already…

It’s Official: TI Targets 4K; Cinemark Makes Deal

It’s official: On the heels of our previous Celluloid Junkie post on this subject, TI announced that it plans to develop 4K as an extension of its next-gen DLP Cinema projection technology. The new platform—which TI said would comply with…

Real D Raises $20 Million In Funding

Fresh off the hype surrounding the release of “U2 3D” it appears Real D, the leading provider of digital 3D exhibition technology, has raised an additional $20 million in their fourth round of venture capital financing. PEHub.com is reporting that…

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