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‘Christie Has It – from the Street to the Screen,’ Delivering What Exhibitors Need to Engage Their Guests with A Unique, Immersive Cinema Experience
Christie showcases solutions designed to inspire and entertain moviegoers, ensuring a sense of technology-driven wonder with every visit to the cinema
CinemaCon/Las Vegas—Apr 17, 2015
Christie® , the leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, will showcase a wide range of cinema projection, immersive audio and digital-signage lobby solutions, designed to draw and captivate moviegoers at CinemaCon 2015, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, April 20-24, in Booth 2203A. Full Release • Past Christie Press Rels. • Christie Dir. Page • Christie Web Site
Moving iMage Technologies Completes Installation of All FF&E for Flix Brewhouse Cinemas in Des Moines, Iowa and Carmel, Indiana
Fountain Valley, California—Apr 17, 2015
Moving iMage Technologies (MIT), a premier manufacturer and integrator in the cinema exhibition industry, recently completed the installation of all furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE) for Flix Brewhouse‘s recently-opened complexes at Merle Hay Mall in Des Plaines, Iowa and Merchant Square Mall in Carmel, Indiana. The complexes both feature an eight-screen cinema, in-house brewery, and full-service restaurant. Full Release • Past Moving iMage Technologies Press Rels. • Moving iMage Technologies Dir. Page • Moving iMage Technologies Web Site
Dolby Vision to Launch with Disney’s Tomorrowland and Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out
San Francisco and Burbank, Calif.—Apr 15, 2015
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Disney’s Tomorrowland, in theatres May 22, 2015, and Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out, in theatres June 19, 2015, will be the first Dolby Vision™ titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema™ locations around the globe. In addition, Disney’s The Jungle Book, due out April 15, 2016, will also be presented in Dolby Vision, with more titles to be announced. Full Release • Past Dolby Press Rels. • Dolby Dir. Page • Dolby Web Site
CinemaBarco Brings Magic and Showmanship Back to the Movies, Showcasing Next-Generation, Theater-Wide Cinema Innovations at CinemaCon
Rancho Cordova, Ca. USA—Apr 14, 2015
Barco, the worldwide market share leader in digital cinema, is pleased to share its next-generation entertainment experiences at this year’s CinemaCon, to be held April 20-23 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visitors will be treated to hands-on demos of the world’s only laser projector capable of showing 4K 3D content at 60 FPS, Barco’s multi-screen, panoramic movie format, Barco Escape (powered by Alchemy-enabled projectors), and other innovative sight, sound, and engagement solutions designed to fascinate audiences while driving increased profitability for exhibitors. Full Release • Past Barco Press Rels. • Barco Dir. Page • Barco Web Site
Furious 7 Sets a Record Pace for Second Lap
Historic 94% Seat Occupancy for 2nd Weekend at 4DX Regal Cinemas L.A. Live Stadium 14
Los Angeles, CA—Apr 14, 2015
As Furious 7 continued to set records around the country with its second weekend's performance, the country's first 4DX theater located at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 set the pace with its own high-octane numbers for its second week. Full Release
Barco Laser Projector-Powered Theater at Eying 1958 Cinema Sets New Industry Benchmark
Chengdu, China,—Apr 13, 2015
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema technology, recently announced the inauguration of the world’s largest single 6P laser theater, the Barco Laser Theater, built by the Eying Group in Chengdu, China. Located on the Eying 1958 Cinema’s landscape-style campus, the first of its kind in China, the largest-screen theater is lit by Barco’s new DP4K-60L, single projector 6P laser 3D system and is proudly named after Barco. Full Release • Past Barco Press Rels. • Barco Dir. Page • Barco Web Site
New BGW VXi 16 Channel Immersive Sound Power Amplifiers Installed at Classic Cinemas
See It at CinemaCon 2015, BGW Booth #2803
Montebello, CA—Apr 13, 2015
BGW Systems, a division of Amplifier Technologies, Inc. has announced installation of the first VXi Series Immersive Sound power amplifiers at Classic Cinemas 10 in Elk Grove Village, IL. Classic selected the BGW VXi because of its unique ultra-performance design that has previously only been affordable for price insensitive audiophile applications. Full Release
Alcons’ Pro-Ribbon Cinema Experience Happens In Vegas
Dutch cinema sound system manufacturer returning to CinemaCon
Zwaag—Apr 12, 2015
Following the founding of Alcons Audio’s factory-direct operations in the USA and the company’s success in the cinema market around the world, Alcons Audio is returning to the coming CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas. Full Release
AMC Theatres and Dolby Laboratories to Launch Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime
AMC and Dolby to deliver total premium cinema experience with laser projection, lifelike sound, and ultimate comfort in up to 100 sites
Leawood, Kan., and San Francisco—Apr 9, 2015
AMC Theatres (NYSE: AMC) and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced Dolby Cinema™ at AMC Prime®, a premium cinema offering for moviegoers that makes every visit a completely captivating event. Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime combines spectacular image and sound technologies with inspired design and amazing comfort. Moviegoers will be wowed by Dolby Vision™ laser projection and Dolby Atmos® sound, as well as AMC Prime power reclining seats with seat transducers that vibrate with the action on screen. Full Release • Past Dolby Press Rels. • Dolby Dir. Page • Dolby Web Site
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Mar 10, 2015
Severtson Screens Launches “Price Estimator” on Website and App for Smartphone Devices
Mar 9, 2015
D3D and Christie to Introduce Laser Dome System
Christie® and D3D Cinema have partnered in a joint effort to provide a premium experience using Christie's RGB laser projection platform for tilted giant screen dome cinemas. R&D and preliminary testing is underway in conjunction with a host of third-party partners, from veteran dome cinematographers and post-production labs to optics specialists and test bed theaters.
Feb 27, 2015
Nordisk Film Distribution Selects Unique Digital’s Movie Transit™ Across Nordic
Nordisk Film Distribution A/S has signed an agreement with Unique Digital Ltd. for electronic delivery of feature film content across the Nordic Countries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.
Feb 27, 2015
Volfoni Raises Production Capacity Ahead of Massive 3D Rental Contracts Ending
Feb 25, 2015
Unique Digital Complete 600 Movie Transit Installations Across UK & Ireland
Unique Digital’s groundbreaking broadband content delivery system Movie Transit has now passed 600 theatre deployments across the UK and Ireland, including every independent cinema in the territory. This brings the total number of Movie Transit enabled cinemas to over 1500. All Movie Transit installations comprise of an eco-friendly, low power consumption content server, firewall security and dedicated broadband connectivity.
Feb 23, 2015
From the Stage to the Big Screen: National Theatre Live, Sony and Vue Entertainment International Raise Curtain on New Partnership
Cinema has confirmed a ground-breaking initiative with the National Theatre and
Vue Entertainment International to screen four National Theatre Live stage
productions in detail-packed 4K Ultra High Definition.
Feb 11, 2015
Cinemeccanica Partners with Arts Alliance Media to Offer AAM’s Screenwriter TMS with Cinecloud Server
Cinemeccanica, one of the world’s leading cinema equipment suppliers, has announced that it is to offer Screenwriter, Arts Alliance Media’s Theatre Management System (TMS), with its Cinecloud server. Cinemeccanica’s customers in 90 countries will be able to purchase the Cinecloud server and Cinecloud library with Screenwriter pre-installed and ready to use. As part of the agreement, Cinemeccanica will be also be retroactively upgrading around 400 existing servers to provide the benefits of Screenwriter to current customers.
Feb 11, 2015
IMAX and CJ CGV Holdings, Ltd. Expand Partnership to Bring the IMAX Experience® to Vietnam
Feb 9, 2015
Estonian Independent Cinemas Embrace 4K and 3D Technology
In 2015, 4K and 3D technologies have hit the countryside of Estonia. The best cinema technology is no longer limited to the big screen, with smaller cinemas gaining access to a state of the art cinema environment.
Feb 5, 2015
Christie Named Laser Projection Sponsor of the 2015 Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Tech Retreat; Will Demo Industry-Leading 2D, Single-Projector Laser Solution
Christie®<a href="http://www.christiedigital.com/" target="_blank"> </a> , the industry’s preferred brand in the digital cinema projection market, has been named the laser projection sponsor of the 2015 HPA Tech Retreat®, February 9 to 13 in Indian Wells, Calif., with Da-Lite providing the screen. Tech Retreat attendees will see for the first-time ever at this bellwether event an industry-leading laser projection solution; one that delivers incredible brightness, wider color gamut and astounding contrast.
Feb 5, 2015
Arts Alliance Media’s Cinema Software to Power Over 1,500 of Wanda Cinema Line’s Screens in China
Following the announcement last month that Arts Alliance Media (AAM) and Wanda Cinema Line (Wanda) have entered into a long term strategic partnership, the companies have announced that they have concluded a deal for all of Wanda’s sites in China to be powered by AAM cinema technology. AAM’s Lifeguard hardware monitoring system and Screenwriter Theatre Management System (TMS) will be installed on over 1,500 screens initially, a footprint that will grow over the coming years as Wanda maintains its position as China’s largest circuit. The rollout of the software will begin immediately.
Feb 4, 2015
Cinema Buying Group’s Bill Campbell to Receive 2015 NATO Marquee Award at CinemaCon®
Feb 3, 2015
Immersive 4D Movie Leader Mediamation, Inc. is High-Visibility Player at ICTA
Feb 3, 2015
Filmens Hus Has Pioneered the Ultimate Cinematic Experience – Investing in Sony Digital Cinema 4K Solutions to Offer the Best in Both Picture Quality and Sound to its Audience
Filmens Hus has always been an early provider of high picture quality and now they are going one step further in providing the very best in visual and sound technology combined. Once again, it has taken the lead and acquired the ultimate cinema system – Sony's 4K projector, the SRX-R515, and the Dolby Atmos surround sound solution.
Jan 21, 2015
Royal Films Completes Digital Cinema Deployments Throughout Colombia with Barco and Bardan
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema technology, and digital cinema integrator Bardan Cinema have deployed 150+ DLP Cinema® projectors for Royal Films with more installations planned as the exhibitor continues to grow its cinema footprint in Latin America.
Jan 20, 2015
Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution on Track for 100 Installs in Inaugural Year
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies, today announced that the company was on schedule to install its 100th Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system.
Jan 20, 2015
Rodrigo García’s Last Days in the Desert Is Recipient of Dolby Family Sound Fellowship
Sundance Institute<sup>®</sup> and the Dolby<sup>®</sup> Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, announced today that <em>Last Days in the Desert</em>, written and directed by Rodrigo García, has been selected as the second recipient of the Dolby Family Sound Fellowship.
Jan 19, 2015
Southern Theatres and Silverspot Cinemas See Promise in Cielo Cinema Software
Cinema Equipment and Supplies (CE+S) closed enrollment in the beta testing phase for Cielo, their patent-pending mobile software application, while current beta partners such as Silverspot Cinemas, Southern Theatres and others continue to provide the team with invaluable feedback as development readies for Q1 product launch. This announcement came on the heels of an unprecedented amount of exhibitor interest.
Jan 15, 2015
Ray Dolby, Audio Pioneer and Founder of Dolby Laboratories to Be Honored with Posthumous Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honour the late Ray Dolby with the 2,540th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. PST.
Jan 15, 2015
Empire Cinemas Extends Partnership with MasterImage 3D as Provider of Premium 3D Solutions for all Theatres
Empire Cinemas announced an extended partnership with MasterImage 3D in a commitment to have more light on screen for 3D movies across their most premium venues. MasterImage 3D’s diverse line of 3D systems enables Empire to satisfy varying 3D requirements when outfitting their flagship Empire Leicester Square and the new Walthamstow multiplex. This continued partnership allows Empire to standardize on MasterImage 3D recyclable eyewear across all of their theatres.
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