Tech Potential and Promise of CinemaCon 2017 – Part 1.5

CinemaCon is a NATO construct built on the pillars of The Exhibitor’s movie palaces, The Studio’s mix of movies, and The Techniques and Technology that brings them to life. The pillars sit on a wild and nuanced history which reflects…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 4 April 2017

Sony & Samsung direct view at CinemaCon, AMC-NCG deal approved; FBR bullish, Russian cinema ownership changes, Belgian cinema statistics, 50-plus cinema-goers are 1/3 of US audience, luxury seating growth, city centres attract cinemas, Clapp defends cinema, 21% VAT for Spanish…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Tuesday 22 March 2017

Nordisk takes battle to Sweden, Ymagis launches premium Sphera, Sony goes RGB laser, Hong Kong mandates cinemas, Alibaba buys Damai, release windows (redux) and Reed v League smackdown, “Beast” release in Malaysia, Springtime up 10%, putting VR into PVR, SRS…

CJ Cinema News Digest – Friday 27 January 2017

Japan 2016 BO up 8%, record Kiwi BO year, Major Cineplex to add 80 screens, Atom Tickets partners Bow Tie Cinemas, Mars renews Sony 4K wows, Bollywood back in Pakistani cinemas, PVR wants to buy 100 screens, Christie RGB laser with Major Cineplex and Taiwan Showtime Cinemas, Severtsons SAT-4K screen, VIP Cinema Seating can make 2,000 luxury seats day, George Scheckel joins Power Technology, RIP Michael Stirling, power outage at Glasgow Cineworld and ScarJo Yummy Pop popcorn – we want it in cinemas!…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 18 December 2014

“The Interview” may have been pulled from cinemas, but that won’t stop this freedom-loving Texan cinema chain from showing a Hollywood film making fun of North Korea’s leaders. The Alamo Drafthouse in Texas was one independent cinema willing to brave…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 2 September 2014

Is Vue ditching RealD? The exhibitor is switching almost 400 of its screens across the UK, Ireland, Germany and Denmark to Sony Digital Cinema 3D projectors. While the press release doesn’t say it, this is a significant departure for Vue,…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wed/Thur 18-19 June 2014

With Patrick von Sychowski still in Barcelona attending CineEurope, I have been tasked with curating the daily digest posts in his absence. Celluloid Junkie readers (i.e. you) have been telling us lately how much you like the daily digest and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 12 June 2014

We’ve featured MasterImage, DepthQ and Volfoni, but the 3D presentations at this year’s CineEurope will be courtesy of RealD. Exhibiting from the grand CCIB Auditorium, RealD will be at the very heart of the proceedings using our innovative 2D and…

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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