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Right now, intense discussion in the exhibitor community is focused on a brand-new generation of projectors illuminated by a laser light source. More »
The Chinese film industry is growing by a remarkable 15 cinema screens per day, and two-thirds of those screens are being made by Anhui Star Screen Co. LLC. More »
This article looks at the replacement cycle of digital-cinema equipment. More »
“The industry has gone through a huge transformation in the projection booth over the past ten years More »
LOOK…who’s lighting up the night. Not only has architect Tony Pleskow provided the perfect rendering to illustrate this year’s design theme, but he also sets the tone for our endeavor. More »
FJI looks at the latest innovations for the modern cinema lobby, as described by major manufacturers and leading architects. More »
In our September edition last year, Film Journal International presented the first industry-wide survey of 4D systems that offer seat motion and other tactile enhancements to the film experience. More »
The recent introduction at CinemaCon 2014 of the first commercially available laser-illuminated projectors puts the cinema industry in the forefront of what can be considered its fourth generation in illumination technology. More »
Imagine stepping from life and being totally immersed in the story during your next cinema experience. More »
“Audiences will soon interact with the big screen, engaging in a dialogue with both content and each other through group motion and sound!” That’s the idea behind iD– Interactive Dimension, which Barco and Audience Entertainment jointly announced in March. More »
The Hollywood career of Dr. Barry Sandrew, who founded 3D-conversion and visual-effects giant Legend3D, moves from black-and-white to color and now to state-of-the-art 3D, as if mimicking the evolution of the movie industry itself. More »
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We are often asked to visit a cinema complex to figure out the cause and best solution to an acoustical problem. More »
This year has seen GDC spread its wings into growing markets including Latin America and Southeast Asia with the establishment of four new offices in Brazil, Peru, Indonesia and Malaysia and increase its worldwide installations with the addition of prominent new customers. More »
“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 »
Over-scaled, too dark and only intermittently charming Sondheim musical adaptation does a disservice to a great cast and is often so noisy you can't even appreciate the music. More »
After rewriting the rules for modern fantasy cinema, for the better and worse, Peter Jackson’s six-film Tolkien saga slams, bangs and shudders to a long-overdue conclusion. More »
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