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Digital Cinema Report recently teamed up with global cinema software leader Arts Alliance Media to ask exhibitors around the world how they see their businesses evolving over the next five years.
»POSTED on December 6, 2017
Digital Cinema Report recently teamed up with global cinema software leader Arts Alliance Media to ask exhibitors around the world how they see their businesses evolving over the next five years. We especially wanted to know their thoughts on technology, both what they’re using today and what they plan to use in the future. I sat down with John... //READ MORE

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Barco Escape Ceases Operations
»POSTED on February 14, 2018
Barco Escape has suspended operations effective immediately, Digital Cinema Report has learned exclusively. Barco Escape was installed in thirty-one theatres around the world and there were several studios ready to commit to projects when the decision was made.
MoCap Makes Maz Kanata Go
»POSTED on January 30, 2018
In a pivotal moment in Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the CGI character Maz Kanata, played by Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o, shows up just in time to give the Rebels a vital piece of information. Although Maz’s appearance is brief, the complex shoot involved creating a temporary, studio-grade motion capture stage inside the famed Pinewood Studios. To complete this task, Lucasfilm turned to Audiomotion and its Vicon system.
Animating a Singular Kiss
»POSTED on January 30, 2018
What began as an indie mobile game in 2014, Five Nights At Freddy’s has grown into a multimedia franchise with multiple games, novel adaptations and a feature film currently in progress. The series is produced by Kiev, Ukraine-based GoldenLane Studio. One particularly challenging scene for GoldenLane co-founder Roman Maltsev was playing two characters named Zoe and Ellis that kiss.
Jumanji: A Cocktail of Sounds
»POSTED on January 5, 2018
In Columbia Pictures’ Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the game has changed as four teenagers are sucked into the world of Jumanji. Director Jake Kasdan has introduced many clever twists to the action-adventure, and that created plenty of opportunities for the film’s sound crew to get creative with sound. All sound services were completed at Sony Pictures Post Production Services.
Producer Ram Bergman, left, and director Rian Johnson on the set of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Photo by Jonathan Olley. Copyright 2015 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved. FotoKem Creates Star Wars Workflow
»POSTED on January 4, 2018
FotoKem was the facility of choice for providing comprehensive creative and technical services from pre-production through final deliverables on the critically acclaimed Star Wars: The Last Jedi from Disney/Lucasfilm. The facility built technically advanced solutions that supported the creative team through their interplanetary production from dailies to color grade.
Mitch Lowe and Ted Farnsworth of MoviePass celebrate passing the one million subscriber mark. Photo by Drew Osumi. MoviePass Tops One Million Subscribers
»POSTED on December 20, 2017
MoviePass announced today that it has surpassed one million paying subscribers, an increase in its subscriber base by more than 6,500 percent since the introduction of its $9.95 per month pricing model in August. The company says it has reached this milestone in less time than Spotify, Hulu, and Netflix.

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