Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 12 June 2015

 CineEurope – The Coca Cola stand, always the biggest at CineEurope, will be brought to life in partnership with YCD Multimedia. Working again with partner Littlebit Technology, as well as NEC Displays Solutions and Intel, YCD’s C-nario Digital Signage Suite…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 11 April 2014

A row has broken out in Australia about the high price of cinema tickets (which we have written about before) and its relation to, or supposed-justification for, film piracy. Quoted in the Brisbane Times, The chief executive of Palace Cinemas,…

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…

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…

Cinema News Roundup – 29-30 May

-Thinking of searching your cinema patrons bags for camcorders? You could end up like a somewhat indiscreet Canadian cinema owner who was ordered to pay C$10,000 in damages to a woman and her daughter for violating their privacy. From CTV.ca,…

Daily Cinema Roundup-Monday April 27

–News on the Croisette: Xpand announced today that it was officially chosen as the 3D digital system provider at this year’s Festival De Cannes. The 62nd Festival de Cannes will begin its opening ceremony on May 13 with Pixar Animation…

Battle Brews Over 3D Glasses In Europe

[/caption] Late last week I picked up on a rumor that was circulating about European exhibitors.  Apparently, they are rejecting digital 3D versions of DreamWorks Animation’s “Monsters vs. Aliens” in lieu of 2D digital and 35mm prints as a response…

Active 3D Glasses Are Still Going Strong In Europe

One of the messages emerging from the recently concluded iDIFF conference in Paris – other than the fact that French penchant for strikes remains undiminished in the current economic downturn – is that active 3D glasses are still going strong…

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