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CineAsia 2018 showcases new products and technologies

The annual CineAsia tradeshow runs Dec. 11-13 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. FJI presents a selection of CineAsia vendors and their latest products....

Fathom Events to screen Peter Jackson's World War I documentary

Fathom Events has partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures to bring Academy Award winner Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary They Shall Not Grow Old to movie theatres across the U.S. on Monday, December 17, with an encore presentation on Thursday, December 27. The film will be presented in 2D and...

Tess Manchester named president of Vista USA

Leading cinema-management software firm Vista Entertainment Solutions Ltd., founding company of Vista Group International, appointed Tess Manchester president of their Los Angeles-based subsidiary, Vista USA....

Mark Borde to depart Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios announced that Mark Borde, the president of its theatrical motion picture distribution unit, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, will be leaving the company. Borde held the post for three years....

Megan Colligan appointed president of IMAX Entertainment

IMAX Corp. appointed Megan Colligan president of IMAX Entertainment and executive VP, IMAX Corporation. Reporting to Rich Gelfond, CEO of IMAX Corp., Colligan’s appointment will be effective Feb. 19, 2019, immediately following a consulting period....

American Film Market announces expanded programming for 39th edition

The American Film Market (AFM) announced the expansive programming lineup for its conferences, roundtables, workshops and Spotlight events, which will feature international industry experts, decision-makers and academics and run alongside the AFM’s industry screenings and marketplace. This year’s...

Christie repeats as the official projection partner of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

Christie is proud to announce that it is the official digital projection partner, for the 18th consecutive year, of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival, the world’s largest public film festival.

GDC selected by one of India’s leading multiplexes to supply Ushio lamps for three years

GDC Technology Limited announced it has signed a three-year agreement with INOX Leisure Ltd (INOX Cinemas), one of India’s leading multiplex chains, to supply Ushio lamps.

GDC Technology introduces GoGoCinema at CinemaCon 2018

GDC Technology Limited announced at CinemaCon 2018 the formation of GoGoCinemaTM, the company’s first-ever venture into the consumer marketplace.

CineAsia 2018 showcases new products and technologies

The annual CineAsia tradeshow runs Dec. 11-13 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. FJI presents a selection of CineAsia vendors and their latest products....

Tess Manchester named president of Vista USA

Leading cinema-management software firm Vista Entertainment Solutions Ltd., founding company of Vista Group International, appointed Tess Manchester president of their Los Angeles-based subsidiary, Vista USA....

Cinepolis and Cielo partner to centralize management of theatre operations

Cinépolis, the fourth-largest movie theatre circuit in the world, and number one in Mexico and Latin America, selected Cielo as its provider of choice for digital management, monitoring and support of the entire circuit across the world. Cielo is joining forces with CES+, who has a longstanding...

Fathom Events to screen Peter Jackson's World War I documentary

Fathom Events has partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures to bring Academy Award winner Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary They Shall Not Grow Old to movie theatres across the U.S. on Monday, December 17, with an encore presentation on Thursday, December 27. The film will be presented in 2D and...

'Black Panther' comes to art houses with live Q&A

Black Panther will return to the big screen with free screenings at nonprofit art-house theatres nationwide on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 4 pm PT / 7 pm ET. Presented by Film Comment, a publication of The Film Society of Lincoln Center, and supported by the Art House Convergence, the event will feature...

Vista Cinema signs long-term agreement with Marcus Theatres

Vista Group International Ltd. welcomed Marcus Theatres as a customer of Vista Group company Vista Entertainment Solutions with the signing of a new long-term agreement....

Features

Angel of Vengeance: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron unite to bring 'Alita' manga to the big screen

Strong female protagonists have always been featured in the movies of James Cameron, and not surprisingly, the Canadian filmmaker planned to adapt the cyberpunk manga series Battle Angel: Alita, published by Yukito Kishiro in 1990 about a discarded cyborg suffering from amnesia in a post...

Star-Crossed: Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War' is a turbulent, decade-spanning love story

The Oscar-winning Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski delivers one of the most romantic films of the decade with 'Cold War' (from Amazon Studios).

Taiwan's Cinema Ambassador: Joe Chang guides circuit's growth from one to 108 screens

Few people in the world have had as much influence in fundamentally transforming the cinematic exhibition landscape of their respective home country as Joe Chang, the current chairman and president of Taiwan’s second-largest circuit, Ambassador Theatres.

Angel of Vengeance: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron unite to bring 'Alita' manga to the big screen

Strong female protagonists have always been featured in the movies of James Cameron, and not surprisingly, the Canadian filmmaker planned to adapt the cyberpunk manga series Battle Angel: Alita, published by Yukito Kishiro in 1990 about a discarded cyborg suffering from amnesia in a post...

Star-Crossed: Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War' is a turbulent, decade-spanning love story

The Oscar-winning Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski delivers one of the most romantic films of the decade with 'Cold War' (from Amazon Studios).

A More Diverse Spider-Verse: Sony's animated adventure features multiple superheroes

This is not your father's Spider-Man. Literally: Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse stars not the familiar Peter Parker but rather Miles Morales, a black and Latino high-schooler introduced in one of Marvel Comics' alternate-universe imprints. Peter Parker does co-star in this new 3D...

Taiwan's Cinema Ambassador: Joe Chang guides circuit's growth from one to 108 screens

Few people in the world have had as much influence in fundamentally transforming the cinematic exhibition landscape of their respective home country as Joe Chang, the current chairman and president of Taiwan’s second-largest circuit, Ambassador Theatres.

Hong Kong Icon: Bill Kong finds success as a producer, distributor and exhibitor

Every once in a while, a cinematic gem emerges out of Asia.

Man of Many Facets: China's Fu Ruoqing earns 'Distributor of the Year' honor

Fu Ruoqing, currently serving as the chairman of Huaxia Film Distribution Co., Ltd., deputy director of the China Film Producers’ Association and deputy director of the Beijing Film Academy, is being honored as “Distributor of the Year” at CineAsia 2018 in Hong Kong.

A New Shade of Green: Cinemas make eco-friendliness a priority

In our recent series of articles on the future and trends of the cinema market, the common denominator was the growing maturity around going digital. While exhibitors started adopting digital-projection technology 15 years ago, true fully digital workflows have been generally lagging. As a...

Emerging Technologies: Innovation in the cinemas is far from over

Over a century on from the Lumière brothers inventing the cinematic experience, the world of film continues to innovate. ...

Making Moviegoing Memorable: Display solutions elevate the theatre experience

To meet the expectations of today’s moviegoers, exhibitors are adopting a wide range of digital display solutions to create unforgettable experiences for their customers.

Filmmakers

Angel of Vengeance: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron unite to bring 'Alita' manga to the big screen

Angel of Vengeance: Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron unite to bring 'Alita' manga to the big screen

Strong female protagonists have always been featured in the movies of James Cameron, and not surprisingly, the Canadian filmmaker planned to adapt the cyberpunk manga series Battle Angel: Alita,...
Star-Crossed: Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War' is a turbulent, decade-spanning love story

Star-Crossed: Pawel Pawlikowski’s ‘Cold War' is a turbulent, decade-spanning love story

The Oscar-winning Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski delivers one of the most romantic films of the decade with 'Cold War' (from Amazon Studios).

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