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Cinemark is first exhibitor in Taiwan to install new Christie laser projector

Cinemark Theatres is the first exhibitor in Taiwan to deploy the CP4325-RGB, a next-generation RGB pure laser cinema projector featuring Christie’s proprietary RealLaser™ technology, in its multiplex located in the southern port city of Kaohsiung....

ScreenX debuts at Irvine Spectrum Center

CJ 4DPLEX and Regal announced that the latest ScreenX location in the U.S. will be at the Edwards Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, CA, opening Friday, August 17.  The launch is the first of the previously announced major expansion plan with the Cineworld Group and its subsidiaries, which include...

MediaMation opens MX4D theatre in Hong Kong City

MediaMation installed a new MX4D theatre at Multiplex Cinema Limited’s Movie Town location in ShaTin New City Square in Hong Kong City....

Academy plans three-hour Oscars telecast, adds popular-film category

The Academy's board of governors has approved new changes for future Oscar telecasts, including plans for a new category honoring popular films....

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....

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...

Cinemark is first exhibitor in Taiwan to install new Christie laser projector

Cinemark Theatres is the first exhibitor in Taiwan to deploy the CP4325-RGB, a next-generation RGB pure laser cinema projector featuring Christie’s proprietary RealLaser™ technology, in its multiplex located in the southern port city of Kaohsiung....

QSC announces two open cinema positions

Audio specialist QSC has announced two new openings in its cinema division: Cinema Product Specialist and Cinema Sales Manager, EMEA. For more information, click on the links above.

Unique X signs pact with leading Middle East circuit VOX Cinemas

Unique X confirmed an agreement to provide its RosettaBridge TMS, RosettaNet eTMS, BaseKey KDM Manager and Cielo network monitoring systems to VOX Cinemas, the Middle East’s leading cinema circuit. The five-year contract, which has taken less than two months to roll out across all of the eight...

MediaMation opens MX4D theatre in Hong Kong City

MediaMation installed a new MX4D theatre at Multiplex Cinema Limited’s Movie Town location in ShaTin New City Square in Hong Kong City....

Screenvision brings gaming episodes to 'Front + Center' pre-show

Screenvision Media announced new gaming episodes for their “Front + Center” pre-show, produced by the company's in-house creative team, 40 Foot Solutions. In the new episodes, Screenvision Media's gaming expert Jessica Chobot gives moviegoers a preview of some of the industry's latest innovations...

'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' in 4DX earns $27 million

CJ 4DPLEX announced that Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has become the highest-grossing film for their motion-and-effects format 4DX, and the second film to surpass two million in attendance....

Features

Blaze of Glory: Ethan Hawke captures the life of legendary roots musician Blaze Foley

Roots musician Blaze Foley was revered by a small circle of insiders when he died in 1989.

Nobel Savages: Glenn Close triumphs as the enigmatic spouse of a fabled author in Bjorn Runge's 'The Wife'

In Sony Pictures Classics’ 'The Wife,' Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has always been the perfect, serene and elegantly groomed wife/caretaker of esteemed novelist Joe (Jonathan Pryce), forever at the ready with a helpful medication, fortifying cocktail or turn of phrase.

A True Statesman: Regal's Rob Westerling is honored at ShowSouth

If you’re one of those people enjoying ShowSouth’s mellow, unhurried atmosphere, be sure to take a second away from sipping cocktails and admiring the grounds of the Château Élan to congratulate Regal Entertainment Group’s Rob Westerling, ShowSouth’s 2018 Statesman of the Year. ...

Blaze of Glory: Ethan Hawke captures the life of legendary roots musician Blaze Foley

Roots musician Blaze Foley was revered by a small circle of insiders when he died in 1989.

Nobel Savages: Glenn Close triumphs as the enigmatic spouse of a fabled author in Bjorn Runge's 'The Wife'

In Sony Pictures Classics’ 'The Wife,' Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has always been the perfect, serene and elegantly groomed wife/caretaker of esteemed novelist Joe (Jonathan Pryce), forever at the ready with a helpful medication, fortifying cocktail or turn of phrase.

A Monster with Many Faces: Justin McConnell's 'Lifechanger' has its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival

Of the monsters on-screen at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, there are some ghosts, some demons, a fish creature, zombies galore… and a skinwalker named Drew....

A True Statesman: Regal's Rob Westerling is honored at ShowSouth

If you’re one of those people enjoying ShowSouth’s mellow, unhurried atmosphere, be sure to take a second away from sipping cocktails and admiring the grounds of the Château Élan to congratulate Regal Entertainment Group’s Rob Westerling, ShowSouth’s 2018 Statesman of the Year. ...

A Southern Soirée: NATO of Georgia invites exhibs to the Peach State

“ShowSouth is the best little show in the South,” says Robin Miller, executive director of NATO of Georgia’s annual show.

Delectable Dining: What's on the menu at select theatre circuits

Popcorn, candy and soda will always be staples at the movie theatre, but there’s been a seismic change in the kinds of food you’ll find available at many cinemas today.

The 4K Revolution: Where did we come from, and where are we going?

This year, HDR or High Dynamic Range has been somewhat the talk of the town related to image format and image quality in cinemas. Given all the attention and buzz of recent months, it’s easy to forget how these kinds of new-technology discussions go through an evolution themselves. Most of us...

A Moving Experience: Creating the sensations of 4D and motion seating

'Film Journal International' asked 4D leaders 4DX and MediaMation and motion-effects pioneer D-BOX to talk about their creative and philosophical approaches in bringing that extra dimension to today’s cinema experience, truly putting the motion in motion pictures.

Making the DCP: Putting digital standards into practice at Deluxe Technicolor

For exhibitors and distributors, the challenge has been to make digital as universal as 35mm film, to make sure movies created anywhere in the world can run on projectors anywhere else.

Filmmakers

Blaze of Glory: Ethan Hawke captures the life of legendary roots musician Blaze Foley

Blaze of Glory: Ethan Hawke captures the life of legendary roots musician Blaze Foley

Roots musician Blaze Foley was revered by a small circle of insiders when he died in 1989.
Nobel Savages: Glenn Close triumphs as the enigmatic spouse of a fabled author in Bjorn Runge's 'The Wife'

Nobel Savages: Glenn Close triumphs as the enigmatic spouse of a fabled author in Bjorn Runge's 'The Wife'

In Sony Pictures Classics’ 'The Wife,' Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has always been the perfect, serene and elegantly groomed wife/caretaker of esteemed novelist Joe (Jonathan Pryce), forever at the ready with a helpful medication, fortifying cocktail or turn of phrase.

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