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Brazil’s Roxy Cinema Chain Chooses Volfoni as 3D System Provider
Los Angeles—Jul 24, 2014
Volfoni is proud to announce that Roxy has chosen its 3D cinema systems, in particular the SmartCrystal Diamond, Volfoni's latest ultra light efficiency technology. Thanks its long-standing partnership with projector manufacturer NEC, installation will begin this month throughout the Roxy Cinema chain, one of the oldest theater chains in Brazil. Full Release
IMAX Adds 19 Theatres with Shanghai Film Corp. and Subsidiaries In Significant China Deal
Agreement Positions SFC, Number-Two Exhibitor in China, as Third-Largest IMAX Partner in China
Beijing—Jul 21, 2014
IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced an agreement with Shanghai Film Corporation (SFC), Shanghai United Circuit Co. Ltd. (SUC) and Shanghai SFG-EPR Cinema Development & Management Co., Ltd. (SFG-EPR) for 19 IMAX® theatres to be located in new construction projects throughout China. Nearly all of the 19 sites - which will be sales agreements - have been identified, with a significant number scheduled for installation before the end of 2015. Today's deal bringsShanghai Film's IMAX commitment to 22 theatres, positioning it as the Company's fifth-largest partner worldwide. Full Release
Kinoton Digital Solutions Is Kicking Off—The Kinoton Brand Lives On
Germering, GR—Jul 2, 2014
New business models and forward-looking ideas for operating in a changed market environment are the goals of Kinoton Digital Solutions GmbH, which is now beginning operations as planned on July 1, 2014 from its base in Germering, Germany. This successor to Kinoton GmbH (in liquidation) will continue to offer customers custom-tailored, sustainable, complete cinema solutions as well as a comprehensive range of services and products. Full Release
South Korea’s MEGABOX Selects MasterImage 3D as 3D Digital Cinema Partner
Deploys High-Brightness MI-HORIZON3D Cinema System to Provide Premium 3D Experiences
Seoul, South Korea—Jun 25, 2014
MEGABOX, one of South Korea’s largest cinema chains, today will debut the first MI-HORIZON3D system in South Korea for the opening of Transformers: Age of Extinction. Following the successful installation of the high-brightness, premium MI-HORIZON3D, MEGABOX will continue to deploy systems throughout the year. The MI-HORIZON3D is the innovative new three-beam optical system based on MasterImage 3D’s patented cinema technologies. It is designed from the ground-up to project the industry’s most complete 3D presentation: high-brightness light efficiency, wider color gamut for vivid presentation and superior image clarity that pops off the screen. Full Release
IMAX and Ster-Kinekor Expand Partnership with A Further Two-Theatre Deal
Building on Success of the IMAX® Theatre at Ster-Kinekor Gateway in Durban, South Africa's Top Exhibitor to Bring The IMAX Experience® to Pretoria East and Johannesburg
New York—Jun 25, 2014
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Ster-Kinekor Theatres, a division of Primedia (Pty) Ltd., today announced an agreement for two further IMAX® theatres. The first IMAX theatre will be added to the exhibitor's upcoming multiplex at The Grove Mall in Pretoria East in June 2014, with a second to be added to another new multiplex at the Eastgate Shopping Centre in Johannesburg in the second half of 2015. The deal brings Ster-Kinekor's IMAX commitment to three theatres. Full Release
Severtson Screens Folded Silver 3D Cinema Screens Now Available for Int’l Shipping
The Industry-Acclaimed Severtson SēVision 3D GX and Ultra Wide 3D Screens Can Now be Shipped Folded in Smaller Packaging with No Loss in Structural Integrity or Performance Abilities; International Shipping Costs Reduced by Up To 70 Percent
Mesa, Arizona, USA—Jun 25, 2014
Severtson Screens (www.severtsonscreens.com), a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the cinema, commercial, pro AV, and home theater markets, is pleased to announce the new folded SēVision 3D GX line of silver cinema projection screens are now available for international shipment. Full Release
Super Star Power Productions Relies on Qube Cinema Server and IMB for Its New 4K DI Suite
Powering Full 4K Color Grading and DCP Review of Feature Films
Playa Vista, CA—Jun 24, 2014
Qube Cinema has installed its XP-I server and Xi 4K integrated media block (IMB) in Super Star Power Productions’ new 4K DI suite in Los Angeles. The combination postproduction facility and theater offers a seamless 4K pipeline from review of uncompressed 4K image files taken directly from 4K cameras, through color grading at 4K, to the Qube XP-I server and Xi IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Hollywood producers and directors of feature films will now be able to review 4K images, color grade at 4K in real time and generate 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector in a home-like setting. Full Release • Past Qube Cinema Press Rels. • Qube Cinema Dir. Page • Qube Cinema Web Site
RealD Named 3D Technology Provider for the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival
Company Will Provide 3D Projection and Movie-themed 3D Glasses for Closing Film “Transformers: Age of Extinction”
Shanghai—Jun 21, 2014
Global 3D and visual technology company RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) announcedtoday it has been selected as the 3D technology provider for the closing film of the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) on June 22, Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” from Paramount Pictures. For the second year in a row, RealD has been selected to provide its technology to support the gala screening of SIFF, one of the most important film events in Asia. Full Release
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Jun 16, 2014
Reel Cinemas and Unique Digital Agree New Software Deal
Reel Cinemas, the UK’s leading chain of independent cinemas, and Unique Digital have signed an agreement in which Unique will deliver its full suite of software products to Reel.
Jun 16, 2014
NEC Display Solutions and Coca-Cola Partner to Reveal the Future Cinema Experience at CineEurope 2014
NEC Display Solutions and Coca-Cola have partnered in Europe to promote the development of Digital Signage installations in cinemas at CineEurope 2014, being held in Barcelona, Spain from 16–19 June, 2014.
Jun 16, 2014
MasterImage 3D Debuts Industry’s Brightest 3D Digital Cinema System
Jun 16, 2014
IMAX Announces Exclusive Global Laser Technology Partnership with Necsel
Jun 16, 2014
GDC Technology Unveils Total Cinema Solutions at CineEurope 2014
GDC Technology Limited ("GDC Technology"), a world leading digital cinema solutions provider, will showcase a comprehensive set of reliable and cost-effective digital cinema solutions at booth 238 at CineEurope 2014 at Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, from June 16 through June 19.
Jun 16, 2014
DSAT Cinema Worldwide Premiere First Satellite Live Broadcast of 4K High Frame Rate HEVC Content For Theatrical Screenings
Jun 15, 2014
QSC Announces New Surround Loudspeaker
QSC Audio Products is pleased to introduce the newest member of the SR Series surround loudspeaker family, the SR-1290. In response to new audio requirements created by immersive sound formats, the SR-1290 offers high power output, more flexible mounting options, and outstanding sonic performance in a stylish, cost-effective, compact loudspeaker enclosure.
Jun 13, 2014
Arts Alliance Media and Motion Picture Solutions Offer the Strongest Cinema Content Delivery Solution Yet with Screenwriter and LANsat
Digital cinema software provider Arts Alliance Media (AAM) and content services company Motion Picture Solutions (MPS), are to offer an improved seamless content delivery service to exhibitors with a combination of the LANsat library management server and the Screenwriter TMS (Theatre Management System). With Screenwriter installed on each LANsat server, exhibitors can now receive content and automated KDMs sent electronically and manage content easily through an intuitive interface, distributing it throughout a site, ready to play out on screen.
Jun 13, 2014
Christie Unveils World’s First Permanent Commercial High-Brightness Laser Projection System in Shanghai
Christie®, the industry-preferred brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced the unveiling of the world’s first commercial pure laser projection system installed at the prestigious Shanghai Film Art Center on June 13, 2014.
Jun 12, 2014
Barco Brings on Laser Illumination Pioneer Bill Beck to Further Strengthen its Market Leadership Position in Laser Projection
As the worldwide market share leader in digital cinema projection, Barco continues to make bold strides forward in the development and deployment of its laser projection technologies worldwide, with dozens of installations committed for 2014. As it embarks upon its next phase of commercial sales and laser market development, Barco has engaged Bill Beck to work closely with its Sales and R&D teams to further expand its reach into global markets.
Jun 11, 2014
KenCast Exhibits DCinema Solutions with Terrestrial Delivery at CineEurope & Mobile Solutions at BroadcastAsia
KenCast, a content delivery expert with 20 years expertise in delivering data and live video streams over terrestrial and satellite networks, will exhibit at two leading, international trade shows this June. The company will showcase their digital cinema solutions at CineEurope in Barcelona (June 16-19) and their data and video streaming solution technology at BroadcastAsia in Singapore (June 17-20).
Jun 11, 2014
Arts Alliance Media Appoints New CEO
Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the world’s leading digital cinema company, announced today that Howard Kiedaisch will be stepping down as CEO after nine years in the position. John Aalbers, former CEO of telecom industry software provider Volubill, will become CEO effective July 7<sup>th</sup>.
Jun 11, 2014
Weischer.Media Launches "CINEMA.RELOADED™ Ready"
Jun 10, 2014
Wanda Cinema Line Runs 700 Doremi Servers Across its Screens with 99.99% Uptime – Since 2010
In the three years that Doremi has partnered with Wanda Cinema Line, its servers have delivered unparalleled performance by producing an uptime of 99.99%. Measured across 700 screens from 2010 to 2013, this is an extraordinary standard matched by no other cinema technology company in the world.
Jun 10, 2014
Metro Cinema (India) Completes Exceptional Cinema Experience with Auro 11.1 By Barco Immersive Sound
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema technology, is proud to announce that Metro Cinema, one of the oldest and most famous art deco multiplexes in Mumbai (India), has recently been adorned with the Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound technology. This unique sound format is designed to complement the crisp clear images on screen with an unmatched auditory experience. After HDIL Broadway last month, Metro Cinema—owned by major Indian cinema chain BIG Cinemas, itself a division of Reliance MediaWorks—is the pioneer Bollywood theater to adopt this high-end, sound platform.
Jun 6, 2014
For its 67th Edition, the Festival of Cannes Once Again Trusted Doremi
Doremi, world leader in digital cinema servers, has been the Official Technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival, which took place from May 14th to May 25th. For the 3rd consecutive year as an Official Technical partner of the Festival, Doremi has successfully implemented its most advanced technologies.
Jun 6, 2014
Volfoni presents SmartCrystal™ Diamond at CineEurope 2014
Jun 4, 2014
A New Digital Conversion Deal at Roughly $10,000 All In, Upfront Cost Available Until June 16, 2014
Drive-in theaters that have not yet converted to digital may want to consider a brand new proposal from Scrabble Ventures, the company announced at a special event it held today in Philadelphia for drive-in owners.
Jun 2, 2014
Alcons’ Pro-Ribbon Experience Immersed in Barcelona
May 29, 2014
Village Cinemas Brings an Immersive and Unparalleled Entertainment Experience to Moviegoers in Australia with Dolby Atmos Audio Technology
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and Village Cinemas announced that Village Cinemas, one of the leading multiplex operators in Australia, has installed Dolby Atmos<sup>®</sup> technology at two of the VMAX cinema auditoriums at Crown Casino, Melbourne. Invited guests will be among the first to experience the cutting-edge sound technology at the iconic VMAX cinema auditoriums at a special preview screening of <em>Edge of Tomorrow,</em> the new epic action film from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, which opens in Australia on 5 June 2014.
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