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Gregory Marcus honored as Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year

Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation , was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 award winner in the Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their...

AMC Theatres unveils $20-per-month subscription plan

AMC Theatres announced that beginning Tuesday, June 26, the circuit is adding a new tier to its AMC Stubs rewards program: AMC Stubs A-List, which rewards guests with up to three movies per week, along with all the benefits of AMC Stubs Premiere, all for $19.95 (plus tax) per month. The move is...

Gold Medal launches new website with e-commerce capabilities

Concession industry leader Gold Medal Products Co. launched its new website, gmpopcorn.com. The goal of the site is to connect customers with both the information and products they need to run a successful concession business....

Departing Lionsgate exec Patrick Wachsberger plans new production company

Patrick Wachsberger, who is ending a six-year stint as co-chairman of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, told Film Journal International he plans to launch a new, unnamed production, distribution and sales company this fall....

One Drop Foundation and Prizeo offer chance to meet Michael Douglas

International foundation One Drop has teamed up with Michael Douglas to provide a rare opportunity to meet the famed actor in Los Angeles at the premiere of Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp on June 25, 2018....

Marvel Studios commits more than $1 million to help children with serious illnesses

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Marvel Studios, Marvel Studios: Hero Acts is donating $1.25 million to strengthen the lives of children impacted by serious illness. The grant will provide $800,000 to Make-A-Wish® to grant life-changing wishes for critically ill children around the world...

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.

GDC Technology installs the first fully automated cinema in China

GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today China Film Cinema Da Guang Road in Nanjing, has become the first cinema in China to operate the projection booth with no human intervention by using its Cinema Automation 2.0 (CA2.0), which is designed...

Christie marks ten years as projection partner of Shanghai International Film Festival

Christie is marking a decade of collaboration with the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) as the event’s exclusive cinema projection partner....

Gold Medal launches new website with e-commerce capabilities

Concession industry leader Gold Medal Products Co. launched its new website, gmpopcorn.com. The goal of the site is to connect customers with both the information and products they need to run a successful concession business....

Kinepolis chooses Cinionic and Barco laser technology to renew 300 screens

Cinionic, the Barco cinema joint venture, will be the exclusive laser projection partner for Kinepolis, launching the replacement wave by outfitting hundreds of existing and new screens with Barco laser over the next three years across Western Europe and Canada. ...

Gregory Marcus honored as Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year

Gregory S. Marcus, president and chief executive officer of The Marcus Corporation , was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 award winner in the Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who excel in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their...

AMC Theatres unveils $20-per-month subscription plan

AMC Theatres announced that beginning Tuesday, June 26, the circuit is adding a new tier to its AMC Stubs rewards program: AMC Stubs A-List, which rewards guests with up to three movies per week, along with all the benefits of AMC Stubs Premiere, all for $19.95 (plus tax) per month. The move is...

Fathom Events strengthens senior leadership team

Leading event cinema distributor Fathom Events is growing its executive leadership team with the appointment of Tom Bracken as VP of marketing, Nancy Silverstone as VP of programming and Daren Miller as VP of business affairs and strategy....

Features

Pushing 'Boundaries': Shana Feste explores her own family dynamics in new comedy-drama

Through iconic, larger-than-life characters—types rather than real people—the great comedies from the ’40s offered poignant insights into the human condition.

Mexican Standoff: Stefano Sollima's 'Sicario' sequel pits Benicio del Toro against Josh Brolin

When it was released in 2015, 'Sicario' earned critical praise and three Oscar nominations.

Off the Grid: Debra Granik's 'Leave No Trace' is a compelling father-daughter tale

'Leave No Trace' is a movie that could only have been made by the director of 'Winter’s Bone.'

Pushing 'Boundaries': Shana Feste explores her own family dynamics in new comedy-drama

Through iconic, larger-than-life characters—types rather than real people—the great comedies from the ’40s offered poignant insights into the human condition.

Mexican Standoff: Stefano Sollima's 'Sicario' sequel pits Benicio del Toro against Josh Brolin

When it was released in 2015, 'Sicario' earned critical praise and three Oscar nominations.

Off the Grid: Debra Granik's 'Leave No Trace' is a compelling father-daughter tale

'Leave No Trace' is a movie that could only have been made by the director of 'Winter’s Bone.'

Cinema Renaissance: Saudi Arabia welcomes the movies and has a vision for the future

For the first time in three-and-a-half decades, commercial movie theatres are returning to Saudi Arabia.

Vox of the People: Majid Al Futtaim Ventures has big plans for Saudi Arabia

On May 4, the VOX Cinemas Riyadh Park became the second movie theatre in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to open to the public after a 35-year ban, just a few weeks after the debut of an AMC single-screen cinema in the same city.

A New Opening: Circuit CEOs discuss their plans for Saudi Arabia

AMC Theatres made history on April 18 with the opening of the first cinema in Saudi Arabia in 35 years. 'FJI' queried AMC’s Adam Aron and two other top exhibitors about their plans to operate movie theatres in this newly welcoming market.

Sound Investment: Dolby previews its latest audio innovations

Dolby, a longstanding pioneer in audio, never stops innovating.

Creating an Experience: New Cinionic venture expands the definition of moviegoing

“We need to increase the WOW effect for today’s cinemagoers,” says Cinionic CEO Wim Buyens.

Technically Speaking: CinemaCon 2018 unveils new innovations for cinemas

The 2018 edition of CinemaCon is fading fast in the rearview mirror, leaving multiple memories, meeting follow-ups, prospective new biz leads and a wad of business cards from industry attendees we’ve met, all while trying to recall what next steps, if any, should be taken.

Filmmakers

Pushing 'Boundaries': Shana Feste explores her own family dynamics in new comedy-drama

Pushing 'Boundaries': Shana Feste explores her own family dynamics in new comedy-drama

Through iconic, larger-than-life characters—types rather than real people—the great comedies from the ’40s offered poignant insights into the human condition.
Mexican Standoff: Stefano Sollima's 'Sicario' sequel pits Benicio del Toro against Josh Brolin

Mexican Standoff: Stefano Sollima's 'Sicario' sequel pits Benicio del Toro against Josh Brolin

When it was released in 2015, 'Sicario' earned critical praise and three Oscar nominations.

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