Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 1 April 2015

Celluloid Junkie can exclusively reveal that in an effort to spur uptake of immersive audio for cinema Dolby and Barco have concluded a groundbreaking agreement to merge their Atmos and Auro systems. While a formal announcement is not expected before…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 4 December 2014

With Hoyt having called off an IPO of its exhibition business earlier this year, there is now speculation that it could be sold to a private equity investor instead. Sydney-based Pacific Equity Partners is negotiating to sell the Hoyts chain…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 1 December 2014

France – The merger of Ymagis and dcinex is going well, with streamlining already well underway. It seems like with the colocations and regroupings it will fairly rapidly be able to offer an integrated operation. In Germany, where both YMAGIS…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 28 May 2014

UK – An alleged case of E-Coli in a restaurant owned by a Belfast-based cinema. The list of charges is pretty disturbing and disgusting. Read it for yourself. As more and more cinemas focus on premium F&B options, food safety and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 2 May 2014 (Bumper Issue!)

It is not often that we start with a ‘Digital Death Watch’-type of story, but the Graham is not just an amazingly resilient single-screen cinema in North Carolina. This is also example of terrific college journalism that incorporates video (below),…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 12 March 2014

Audio: Immersive audio is set to be a big topic at the upcoming CinemaCon, with Dolby and Barco both pushing their Atmos and Auro solutions. But meanwhile there is on going discussion and work towards open standards. A very comprehensive…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 26 February 2014

Our ‘Finally’ item from yesterday is today’s front page article; the opening of the first major multiplex in Jerusalem. Its opening is a big deal to the city. Many of Jerusalem’s movie theaters closed over the last two decades, leaving…

Christie’s New Projector Is Portent of Battle Ahead

What do you do once the majority of multiplex screens around the world are converted to digital? You mop up the remaining screens and look for new markets. That’s what we can read between the lines from the launch of…

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