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Cinema sound is back in the spotlight, and exhibitors around the world are being asked to evaluate new soundtrack formats being offered by Dolby Laboratories, Barco, and possibly others that may come in the future. More »
The Asia-Pacific region was one of the first territories to embrace the digital rollout, and a major force in that transformation is GDC Technology, headquartered in Hong Kong, whose d-cinema servers are a dominant presence in East Asia (and moving up fast in the Americas). More »
The Asian market, when viewed from a global perspective, continues to shine brightly with digital installations continuing at a rapid pace, while the more mature markets of North America and Europe are nearing completion. More »
Movers and shakers: Moving iMage Technologies’ Phil Rafnson and Glenn Sherman are committed to customers
“From the beginning, we have always stated that our mission for Moving iMage Technologies is to have the most talented, passionate people in cinema working together to provide the best presentation tools for the theatrical exhibition industry.” After ten years, chief executive officer Glenn Sherman assures, “And it still works!” More »
“I firmly believe that if you don’t love this silly little business of ours, you are at a disadvantage,” Joe Delgado first told this author two years ago. More »
“We all pitch in,” enthuses Tom Lipiec, VP of sales and customer service at Moving Image Technologies. More »
“We keep our ear to the ground, so to speak,” says David Richards, VP of engineering at Moving Image Technologies More »
“My number-one goal for MiT is to ensure that we can provide cutting-edge technology for our customers for years to come and to ensure that our customers can make the most of their technology investment.” More »
“What is my favorite movie theatre memory? Probably not appropriate for this article.”
In the industry since 1985, Bevan Wright spent ten years as cinema systems product and engineering manager at Christie More »
“MiT is the industry’s top choice for a provider that offers all the necessary services it needs to build and operate a successful venue.” More »
A few weekends ago, I was driving my son and a few of his friends to the movies. I asked them what they were going to see, and they all had a different movie on their mind. I asked about 3D, and one of my son’s friends told me he hated 3D. He said the glasses were heavy and annoying. More »
Patrick Artiaga, director, business development, Entertainment Solutions, at leading technology company Christie, talks with FJI about the continued rollout of the company’s new Vive® Audio cinema solution for immersive sound. More »
Cast your minds back to the not-too-distant past (or present day, depending on where you are in the world) when the switch from 35mm to digital projection was in overdrive. More »
By September 2013, Latin America had almost 7,000 digital screens, accounting for 55% of the total screens in the region. More »
Film was once called “the language of sight and sound.” And that’s all that was needed creatively for “the seventh art,” as the French like to think of cinema. As of late, however, audiences are engaging all five senses at the movies and exhibitors have had to use their sixth sense to figure out what’s next. More »
Portrait of a struggling, stubborn folksinger in 1961 New York is a Coen Brothers triumph, and one of the year’s best films. More »
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