News & Features - Technology

CE Week
Home advantage: CE Week unveils the latest and greatest in consumer electronics

“Sentiment toward tech spending is benefiting from an improving consumer outlook. Also, the growing anticipation for new product launches could be increasing appetite for tech..." More »

Schilowitz
The Gospel according to Ted: CinemaBarco embarks on mission of enhancing the experience

“CinemaBarco is a living, breathing entity, very much,” says Ted Schilowitz, who in March became the official “CinemaVangelist” for Barco. More »

Sony laser
Looking forward to laser: Is the new technology ready for primetime?

Laser projection promises exciting benefits for cinema operators. But with some big practical and commercial questions unanswered, is this nascent technology ready for primetime just yet? More »

Deluxe
Global partnership: Deluxe Digital Cinema increases end-to-end capacity to deliver more content to more theatres

As deadlines get shorter and movies get larger and more complex, Deluxe Digital Cinema has expanded its European capacity and fine-tuned workflows to meet increasing demand and take its movie business forward in a rapidly changing marketplace. More »

Sony-McIntosh
A fresh vision: New Sony Digital Cinema VP has eye on the future

Three months into his expanded role as Vice President of Sony Digital Cinema 4K Solutions for Europe and the Americas, David McIntosh takes an open look at Sony’s ambitious plans for its newly structured cinema business. More »

PayPal Feature
Conquering the black hole in mobile ticket sales

We are delighted to be a sponsor of this year’s CineEurope. While we have been working with cinemas around the world for some time, this is a perfect opportunity to learn more about the industry and to see how we can work with cinema companies to help maximize their revenues. More »

Hancock 06-14
Moving beyond digital: Technology drives customer experience in cinemas

The transformation of cinema over the last decade is almost complete, with the global digitization of screens reaching the final ten percent. However, the changes are not just happening in the projection booth, but across the whole cinema value chain, from production right through to the screen. More »

Ticketing Survey 2014
Ticketing trends: AMC and Cineplex offer more convenient options for moviegoers

To accompany our update of the latest technologies for movie ticketing, Film Journal International invited two leading theatre circuits, AMC and Cineplex, to discuss their latest ticketing options and how their customers are responding.





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CinemaCon tech recap
CinemaCon tech in review: Immersive experiences, laser projection, audio enhancements and rockin’ seats among the trends at NATO show

“Immersion” was arguably the number-one technology buzzword at March’s CinemaCon gathering in Las Vegas, and we’re not just talking about the new immersive audio systems from Dolby and Barco that are competing for the business of motion picture exhibitors. More »

Jack Kline Profile
Saluting Jack Kline: Christie exec named a champion of enhanced cinematic presentation

“When Tom Christie hired me almost three-and-a-half decades ago, he had a very simple vision and philosophy about the company. He said: I want to build quality products, I want to provide good service to our customers, and I want to use integrity in our business dealings.” More »

Immersive Sound Forum
Open discussion: Immersive audio and the need for standards

On Thursday morning, March 27, at CinemaCon, the International Cinema Technology Association will present the seminar “The Road to Open Standards for Immersive Audio,” which will seek to shed some light on the new competing 3D sound formats and the goal of establishing open standards. More »

DCDC
Special delivery: DCDC network promises to revolutionize cinema content distribution

The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (“DCDC”) was founded by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Regal Entertainment Group, Cinemark and AMC Theatres to benefit the entire entertainment industry by enabling the digital delivery of movies and other forms of entertainment product to North American theatres in a highly efficient, cost-effective manner. More »

What Customers Want
More boom for the buck: Premium cinema technologies offer a competitive edge

The cinema business is booming and will continue to boom louder. Not only because of more subwoofers, but because audiences around the world are responding to a much more enjoyable experience. More »

Media Summit 2014
Still in the picture? Exhibition is a wallflower at wide-ranging Media Summit

No one has ever likened motion picture exhibition to a party wallflower, but that is what feature films and their theatres seemed like at this year’s Digital Hollywood Media Summit, whose 11th annual session in New York again took place early March at Midtown’s McGraw-Hill building. More »

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REVIEWS

Sex Tape review
Film Review: Sex Tape

Couple's homemade porn circulates on the web in an R-rated comedy that wastes the talents of its stars. More »

The Purge: Anarchy
Film Review: The Purge: Anarchy

A modest but noticeable improvement on its predecessor, The Purge: Anarchy offers a more effective—if still far from ideal—realization of the series' killer premise. More »

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