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IMAX and Cinepolis sign new four-theatre agreement for India

IMAX Corporation and Cinépolis India, a subsidiary of Cinépolis, the world’s fourth-largest cinema exhibition company, announced an agreement for four new IMAX theatres in India. The theatres will be located in new complexes in the cities of Bangalore, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram,...

Arts Alliance Media commences operations in China

Arts Alliance Media (AAM) announced the start of operations in Mainland China, with the establishment of a legal entity and the opening of a new office in the country....

Cinionic debuts Smart Laser projector series for smaller screens

Cinionic, the new Barco Cinema joint venture, announced a new Smart Laser High Contrast (HC) projector series designed to deliver high image quality to smaller screens....

Sydney Film Festival offers sneak peek at 2018 selections

The 65th Sydney Film Festival announced a sneak peek of 26 new films to be featured in this year’s event (June 6-17), as well as a new Festival location: Hoyts Entertainment Quarter. The full program will be announced on May 9....

Dole partners with Marvel on healthy-eating campaign

Black Panther, Captain America, Black Widow and other Avengers have joined a campaign to promote a healthier lifestyle including a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables....

Inaugural Australian International Screen Forum set for New York City

Showcasing groundbreaking new Australian content and workshops with leading film industry mentors, the inaugural Australian International Screen Forum will take place in New York City March 19-22....

Ymagis Group and CineStar partner at 52 locations

Ymagis Group, the European specialist in digital technologies for the cinema industry, will oversee all projection and audio installations, field services, and technical customer service for CineStar, Germany’s leading cinema chain. The agreement will cover CineStar’s entire network of 52...

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.

Cinionic debuts Smart Laser projector series for smaller screens

Cinionic, the new Barco Cinema joint venture, announced a new Smart Laser High Contrast (HC) projector series designed to deliver high image quality to smaller screens....

Gold Medal names Joe Macaluso VP of U.S. & Canadian Sales

Leading concession company Gold Medal Products Co. announced the hire of Joe Macaluso as VP of sales for the U.S. and Canada. Macaluso will be responsible for new business development, key relationship management and sales leadership....

Brazil's Kinoplex circuit completes digital cinema rollout with Christie

Kinoplex, Brazil’s largest locally owned theatre chain, has completed its digital-cinema deployment in its 220 screens with the Christie Solaria™series of DCI-compliant DLP Cinema® projectors....

IMAX and Cinepolis sign new four-theatre agreement for India

IMAX Corporation and Cinépolis India, a subsidiary of Cinépolis, the world’s fourth-largest cinema exhibition company, announced an agreement for four new IMAX theatres in India. The theatres will be located in new complexes in the cities of Bangalore, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram,...

Arts Alliance Media commences operations in China

Arts Alliance Media (AAM) announced the start of operations in Mainland China, with the establishment of a legal entity and the opening of a new office in the country....

Fandango launches first-ever rewards program across its family of businesses

Fandango today launched its new Fandango VIP+ rewards program to incentivize advance ticketing and more moviegoing this summer. For the first time, ticket buyers on Fandango can earn VIP+ Points redeemable for discounts and free items across Fandango’s family of businesses—from ticketing to...

Features

Superhero Roll Call: The Russo Brothers assemble more Avengers than ever for 'Infinity War'

One of the most anticipated movies of 2018 has a built-in problem—'Avengers: Infinity War' is only the first half of a story whose outcome won't be fully revealed until 2019.

Chameleon: Celebrated performance-capture artist Andy Serkis sees greater possibilities for groundbreaking technology

Until fairly recently, few people outside the film industry knew who Andy Serkis was, despite his having portrayed some of the best-known characters in cinema history.

Game On! Cinemas are exploring the wide world of eSports

According to Wikipedia, at its most basic level eSports is defined as a form of videogame competition.

Superhero Roll Call: The Russo Brothers assemble more Avengers than ever for 'Infinity War'

One of the most anticipated movies of 2018 has a built-in problem—'Avengers: Infinity War' is only the first half of a story whose outcome won't be fully revealed until 2019.

Chameleon: Celebrated performance-capture artist Andy Serkis sees greater possibilities for groundbreaking technology

Until fairly recently, few people outside the film industry knew who Andy Serkis was, despite his having portrayed some of the best-known characters in cinema history.

Dare Not Speak: Sebastián Lelio’s 'Disobedience' explores forbidden love in an Orthodox Jewish community

Between 'Gloria's—his breakout Chilean film of 2013 and his forthcoming American remake of 2018—44-year-old writer-director Sebastián Lelio has struck a mother lode of cinematic gold and glory with the two films he premiered last fall at the Toronto International Film Festival. His IMDB tally: “29 wins & 25 nominations.”

Game On! Cinemas are exploring the wide world of eSports

According to Wikipedia, at its most basic level eSports is defined as a form of videogame competition.

Waiting for the Movie? Shall We Play a Game?

There are many reasons to get to the theatre early, but with the relatively new amenity of advance reserved seating, some cinemagoers are opting to arrive closer to the scheduled showtime of the main feature film, skipping the pre-show advertising reel as well as studio trailers for upcoming titles.

Making an Impact: Celluloid Junkie honors the 'Top 50 Women in Global Cinema'

Film Journal International is pleased to publish Celluloid Junkie’s 2018 list of the top women in global cinema, timely as ever in this era of women speaking out and the “50-50 by 2020” campaign. In-depth profiles of select honorees will appear in the July, November and December editions of FJI....

The Sound of the Colosseum: QSC brings Dolby Atmos to the entire Caesars Palace theatre

Converting the Colosseum at Caesars Palace into “the world’s largest movie theatre” has always been a big job; this year, according to Mark Mayfield, director of global cinema marketing at QSC, the job was even more “colossal.”...

Change on Many Fronts: Technology innovations are driving a consolidating market

The last year has been a fascinating one for cinema exhibition, with box office exceeding $40 billion globally and innovation seen in all areas. Every aspect of the cinema offer is now open to change, which is proving a boon for customers.

Filmmakers

Superhero Roll Call: The Russo Brothers assemble more Avengers than ever for 'Infinity War'

Superhero Roll Call: The Russo Brothers assemble more Avengers than ever for 'Infinity War'

One of the most anticipated movies of 2018 has a built-in problem—'Avengers: Infinity War' is only the first half of a story whose outcome won't be fully revealed until 2019.
Chameleon: Celebrated performance-capture artist Andy Serkis sees greater possibilities for groundbreaking technology

Chameleon: Celebrated performance-capture artist Andy Serkis sees greater possibilities for groundbreaking technology

Until fairly recently, few people outside the film industry knew who Andy Serkis was, despite his having portrayed some of the best-known characters in cinema history.

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