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RealD named exclusive 3D provider at CineEurope 2017

Global 3D and visual technology company RealD has been chosen as the exclusive 3D provider for all major motion picture studio feature film and product presentations at Europe’s leading cinemaindustry event, CineEurope 2017, which takes place June 19-22 at the Centre Convencions Internacional...

CineLab KDM management platform integrates with MACCS

Vista Group company MACCS International, leading software provider for theatrical distribution, announced the integration of CineLab software with MACCS’ online platform DCinemaHub....

Cinema Advertising Council names Spotlight Cinema Networks' Michael Sakin as president

The Cinema Advertising Council (CAC), a national non-profit trade association serving cinema advertising sellers, the theatrical exhibition community and the advertising industry, announced today that Michael Sakin has been elected president.

MovieTickets.com partners with Sony Pictures on co-promotion deal

In the most wide-ranging, longest deal in its history, MovieTickets.com, a leading global provider of remote movie ticketing, has teamed up with Sony Pictures to promote four upcoming 2017 films from Sony Pictures Entertainment. Jeremy Devine, VP of exhibitor and studio relations for MovieTickets...

LAIKA hires Striker Entertainment for worldwide licensing program

Award-winning animation studio LAIKA has tapped Striker Entertainment LLC to serve as its worldwide licensing agent.Founded in Portland, Oregon, in 2005, LAIKA has produced four Oscar-nominated features: Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), The Boxtrolls (2014), ParaNorman (2012) and Coraline (2009)....

‘The Recall’ set to premiere on June 2nd in Barco Escape theaters across North America

Announced today by star Wesley Snipes at CinemaCon in Las Vegas, Minds Eye Entertainment’s sci-fi thriller The Recall will premiere June 2nd, 2017 in Barco Escape’s panoramic, multi-screen theaters across North America. The Recall is breaking new ground for immersive cinema experiences as the...

CinemaNext signs agreement with French circuit Megarama

CinemaNext, Ymagis Group’s leading exhibitor services provider in Europe, and French cinema exhibitor Megarama have announced an agreement for the installation of EclairColor HDR technology on 15 screens. The announcement was made March 27 at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas....

Dolby strikes product deals with Dadi, Wanda

Dolby Laboratories announced that it will expand its deployment of cinema products across China, unveiling deals with exhibitors Dadi Cinema Group and Wanda Cinema Line Corporation to install Dolby products in new and existing cinemas throughout 2017.

Harkness launches new website

Harkness Screens, a in on-screen brightness technology, has launched of its new website promising quick and easy access to essential information and features, as well as a more comprehensive understanding of the company's innovative products and services.

CineLab KDM management platform integrates with MACCS

Vista Group company MACCS International, leading software provider for theatrical distribution, announced the integration of CineLab software with MACCS’ online platform DCinemaHub....

Gold Medal debuts new frozen slush machine

Just in time for summer, Gold Medal is introducing a new frozen slush machine. The Two Bowl Frozen Drink/Slush Machine (Item #1111) has a sleek design...

Cinema Audio Society announces board of directors

President Mark Ulano recently announced the results of the 2017 board of directors elections for the Cinema Audio Society. The board represents a cross-section of experienced production and postproduction sound professionals....

RealD named exclusive 3D provider at CineEurope 2017

Global 3D and visual technology company RealD has been chosen as the exclusive 3D provider for all major motion picture studio feature film and product presentations at Europe’s leading cinemaindustry event, CineEurope 2017, which takes place June 19-22 at the Centre Convencions Internacional...

Cinema Advertising Council names Spotlight Cinema Networks' Michael Sakin as president

The Cinema Advertising Council (CAC), a national non-profit trade association serving cinema advertising sellers, the theatrical exhibition community and the advertising industry, announced today that Michael Sakin has been elected president.

NAC Expo scholarships are now available

There are now two great scholarships available for qualifying first-year attendees of The Concession and Hospitality Expo: NAC’s President’s Expo Scholarship and the Joe Chabot Memorial Expo Scholarship....

Features

A Cinematic Centennial: Celebrating 100 years of advocacy with Mid-Atlantic NATO’s Cinema Show & Tell

“Open the discussion in Vegas and close the deal in Springfield!” As put succinctly by executive director Doug Murdoch, that’s one mighty convincing reason to attend this year’s Cinema Show & Tell trade show, held by Mid-Atlantic NATO on Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10, in Springfield, Virginia.

Downtown Diversity: Tribeca Film Festival continues to explore new platforms

With the Rocky Trump Horror Show getting a little more horrifying and, let’s face it, less entertaining, how timely that lower Manhattan’s 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), running through April 30, again arrives to entertain and, important these days especially, to educate, explore and...

Southern Hospitality: Seventh-largest theatre circuit welcomes a new leader

“This is an exciting opportunity to lead an organization that is driving innovation in the industry.” At his appointment back in February, John P. Caparella set the tone for his tenure as chief executive officer of Southern Theatres.

Downtown Diversity: Tribeca Film Festival continues to explore new platforms

With the Rocky Trump Horror Show getting a little more horrifying and, let’s face it, less entertaining, how timely that lower Manhattan’s 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), running through April 30, again arrives to entertain and, important these days especially, to educate, explore and...

Towering Cuisine: Anthony Bourdain salutes a culinary icon and ponders food waste with two new docs

As a chef, best-selling author, and through television appearances, Anthony Bourdain has built a reputation as one of the most trustworthy voices in American cuisine.

Street Fighter: 'Citizen Jane: Battle for the City' chronicles the life of urban activist Jane Jacobs

What makes cities thrive? For author and activist Jane Jacobs, the answer could be found in crowded neighborhoods filled with shops and pedestrians. In the Sundance Selects documentary 'Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,' opening in theatres on April 21, director Matt Tyrnauer sets out to show how Jacobs' theories helped shape urban planning in the latter half of the 20th century.

A Cinematic Centennial: Celebrating 100 years of advocacy with Mid-Atlantic NATO’s Cinema Show & Tell

“Open the discussion in Vegas and close the deal in Springfield!” As put succinctly by executive director Doug Murdoch, that’s one mighty convincing reason to attend this year’s Cinema Show & Tell trade show, held by Mid-Atlantic NATO on Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10, in Springfield, Virginia.

Southern Hospitality: Seventh-largest theatre circuit welcomes a new leader

“This is an exciting opportunity to lead an organization that is driving innovation in the industry.” At his appointment back in February, John P. Caparella set the tone for his tenure as chief executive officer of Southern Theatres.

Attractive Alternatives: Exhibitors share their experiences with event cinema programming

Film Journal International asked leading exhibitors to comment on their successes and surprises with event cinema programming. We thank all the participants for sharing their experiences and expertise....

Technology in Motion: CinemaCon 2017 unveils exciting new innovations

Innovation in the motion picture theatre space has been coming fast and furious (to coin a phrase) in the past decade, with the arrival of immersive audio, laser-illuminated projectors, high dynamic range, high frame rates and, perhaps most beloved by cinema-goers, those plush new power recliners...

Rocking the eSports World: MediaMation will shake up gaming at famed TCL Chinese Theatre

The legendary, 90-year-old TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA, famous for its red carpet movie premieres and movie-star handprints and footprints, is now preparing to enter the world of sports, courtesy of innovative 4D motion-seating company MediaMation....

Today’s Ticketing: 'FJI' surveys new developments at leading movie ticketing companies

Film Journal International offers our annual update on the latest initiatives from companies that specialize in ticketing for movie theatres....

Filmmakers

Towering Cuisine: Anthony Bourdain salutes a culinary icon and ponders food waste with two new docs

Towering Cuisine: Anthony Bourdain salutes a culinary icon and ponders food waste with two new docs

As a chef, best-selling author, and through television appearances, Anthony Bourdain has built a reputation as one of the most trustworthy voices in American cuisine.
Street Fighter: 'Citizen Jane: Battle for the City' chronicles the life of urban activist Jane Jacobs

Street Fighter: 'Citizen Jane: Battle for the City' chronicles the life of urban activist Jane Jacobs

What makes cities thrive? For author and activist Jane Jacobs, the answer could be found in crowded neighborhoods filled with shops and pedestrians. In the Sundance Selects documentary 'Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,' opening in theatres on April 21, director Matt Tyrnauer sets out to show how Jacobs' theories helped shape urban planning in the latter half of the 20th century.

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