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QSC announces TMS support for USL CMS-2200

QSC has announced TMS (theatre management system) support for the USL CMS-2200 media server. This follows comScore’s Hollywood Software release of a software patch for its Theatre Command Center (TCC3) TMS, which includes full integration with the USL CMS-2200 Media Server. ...

Madrid's Odeon Sambil multiplex sets benchmark for Europe with Christie RGB EWD lasers plus all-Christie audio and projection

The recently opened Odeon Sambil Dolby® Atmos™ multiplex in Madrid can boast of a remarkable number of “technological firsts” at its 12 theatres.

Screenvision closes stellar year with 24 percent revenue-per-patron increase

Screenvision Media, a national leader in cinema advertising, announced the closing of an industry-leading year that included a 24 percent revenue-per-patron increase. Screenvision Media capitalized on a robust advertising marketplace, new exhibitor signings and significant interest in the company...

Fandango to launch FanShop for curated movie merchandise

Leading movie website Fandango announced the debut of Fandango FanShop (FandangoFanShop.com), its first-ever online merchandise store, offering a curated collection of unique and exclusive wearables, collectibles, experiences and events tied to theatrical releases and beloved movie franchises....

'Beauty and the Beast' breaks records on Fandango

Disney’s new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast is breaking records on Fandango, with more than 90% of this weekend’s ticket sales on the movie website. Directed by Bill Condon, Beauty is the fastest-selling family film in Fandango history, with more than 1,000 sold-out Fandango...

"Beauty and the Beast' is a hot ticket on Fandango

Fandango is reporting strong advance ticket sales for Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, opening on March 17....

QSC announces TMS support for USL CMS-2200

QSC has announced TMS (theatre management system) support for the USL CMS-2200 media server. This follows comScore’s Hollywood Software release of a software patch for its Theatre Command Center (TCC3) TMS, which includes full integration with the USL CMS-2200 Media Server. ...

Madrid's Odeon Sambil multiplex sets benchmark for Europe with Christie RGB EWD lasers plus all-Christie audio and projection

The recently opened Odeon Sambil Dolby® Atmos™ multiplex in Madrid can boast of a remarkable number of “technological firsts” at its 12 theatres.

GDC celebrates 50,000 cinema media servers shipped

GDC Technology Ltd., a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced that more than 50,000 cinema media severs have been shipped to customers worldwide. More than a third of the world's cinema screens, from renowned art houses to ultra-modern multiplexes, count on GDC Technology...

Christie provides sneak preview of direct-coupled RGB laser projector at CinemaCon

In its latest display of technological leadership in the cinema market, Christie® will preview at CinemaCon (Milano room) the CP4325-RGB – an ‘all in one’ RGB laser projector in the Christie Freedom Series – boasting an innovative design that delivers significantly higher efficiency than lasers...

Severtson announces Giant QuickFold Cinema projection screens at CinemaCon

Severtson Screens, a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the cinema, commercial, pro-AV, and home-theater markets, has announced the launch of its Giant QuickFold screen line at CinemaCon 2017, underway in Las Vegas until March 30.

Fandango unveils new global brand strategy for Latin America

Fandango, a leading digital network for moviegoers, is significantly expanding its focus in Latin America, one of the world’s fastest-growing theatrical film markets, the company announced at CinemaCon, the annual convention for theater owners.

Screenvision closes stellar year with 24 percent revenue-per-patron increase

Screenvision Media, a national leader in cinema advertising, announced the closing of an industry-leading year that included a 24 percent revenue-per-patron increase. Screenvision Media capitalized on a robust advertising marketplace, new exhibitor signings and significant interest in the company...

Reel Cinemas to deploy multiple Dolby Cinema locations to its circuit in the Middle East

Dolby Laboratories, Inc,. and Reel Cinemas, the dynamic cinema brand under Emaar Entertainment, has announced plans to open multiple Dolby Cinema locations across the Reel Cinemas portfolio in the Middle East.

Crunchyroll announces inaugural Anime Movie Night for theatres

Crunchyroll, a top destination for anime and manga, announced that tickets are now available for the first-ever “Anime Movie Night,” taking place on April 26 in more than 200 theatres nationwide. Tickets for the inaugural event are available for purchase at animemovienight.com....

Features

Summer Sizzle: 'FJI' previews the hot-weather season’s coming attractions

The temperature will be hot and the movies hotter, as highly anticipated films like Wonder Woman,Dunkirk and The Dark Tower finally make their way to the big screen. Which films will scorch and which will sizzle? Check back in with us in a few months....

The Corruption of Others: Cristian Mungiu's Cannes-lauded 'Graduation' explores a father's moral dilemma

“When people complain about the society they live in, they never seem to understand that part of the responsibility for how things are belongs to them. When people speak about corruption, they always refer to the others.”

Summer Sizzle: 'FJI' previews the hot-weather season’s coming attractions

The temperature will be hot and the movies hotter, as highly anticipated films like Wonder Woman,Dunkirk and The Dark Tower finally make their way to the big screen. Which films will scorch and which will sizzle? Check back in with us in a few months....

The Corruption of Others: Cristian Mungiu's Cannes-lauded 'Graduation' explores a father's moral dilemma

“When people complain about the society they live in, they never seem to understand that part of the responsibility for how things are belongs to them. When people speak about corruption, they always refer to the others.”

Shell Dame: Rupert Sanders and Scarlett Johansson re-imagine a manga icon in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Back in 2008, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks acquired the live-action movie rights to the original Ghost in the Shell manga created by Masamune Shirow. The futuristic tale revolves around a cyborg pursuing cyber-criminals and hackers on behalf of a government-sanctioned...

Multifaceted Movie Center: CJ CGV introduces Cultureplex concept to United States

"Cultureplex." I first heard the word and became fascinated with the concept at a CinemaCon 2016 presentation offered by Yongseok Jang, executive VP and head of strategy planning at Korean media giant CJ Corp., whose theatre division CJ CGV operates 2,877 screens in seven countries. The general...

Speaking Out for Independents: NATO honors Foothills Entertainment’s Byron Berkley

The community of independent theatre owners is getting its due at CinemaCon 2017 with the selection of Byron Berkley, president and CEO of Foothills Entertainment, as the National Association of Theatre Owners’ “NATO Marquee Award” winner.

On the Cutting Edge: Dolby’s Curt Behlmer earns Inter-Society honor

Curt Behlmer, senior VP, content solutions and industry relations, at Dolby Laboratories, will be honored with the Inter-Society’s Ken Mason Award on March 28 at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

Changes & Challenges: Cinemas embrace innovation, but some dangers lurk

Technical innovation in cinemas is not a new phenomenon, but in the same way that digital has sped up the pace of technological change in the wider world, so it is in the film and cinema sectors.

Upping Their Gain: Screen technology continues to evolve

There have been many physical changes in theatres since silent movies were first projected in the late 19th century.

Filmmakers

The Corruption of Others: Cristian Mungiu's Cannes-lauded 'Graduation' explores a father's moral dilemma

The Corruption of Others: Cristian Mungiu's Cannes-lauded 'Graduation' explores a father's moral dilemma

“When people complain about the society they live in, they never seem to understand that part of the responsibility for how things are belongs to them. When people speak about corruption, they always refer to the others.”
Shell Dame: Rupert Sanders and Scarlett Johansson re-imagine a manga icon in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Shell Dame: Rupert Sanders and Scarlett Johansson re-imagine a manga icon in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Back in 2008, legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks acquired the live-action movie rights to the original Ghost in the Shell manga created by Masamune Shirow. The futuristic tale...

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