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Cinema standards are essential but who should establish them?
»POSTED on March 13, 2019
In the global business of motion picture exhibition the importance of the Digital Cinema Initiative can’t be overstated. It’s entirely possible that the digital cinema transition would not have happened without DCI. What was true more than a decade ago is true today: technology that doesn’t get its seal of approval can’t be used to distribute or... //READ MORE

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In a week or so, industry professionals from around the world will gather at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas for this year’s CinemaCon, the annual convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners. The Catalyst Award 2019: HFR, LED and HDR
»POSTED on March 22, 2019
In a week or so, industry professionals from around the world will gather at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas for this year’s CinemaCon, the annual convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners. There, from April 1-4, they will discuss the latest issues, trends and technologies in motion picture distribution and exhibition. For many of them, new technology will be the focus of their attention. This year’s technology conversations seem certain to include three acronyms in particular: HFR, LED and HDR. Chances are, technology centered on one of these will earn a Catalyst Award. But there are always surprises at CinemaCon.
Park Circus and Sony are re-releasing Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 masterpiece Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Sony Re-Releasing Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove
»POSTED on March 20, 2019
Park Circus, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment, is re-releasing Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 masterpiece Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. Restored in 4K, the film will open in UK cinemas May 17 and include an extended run at the BFI Southbank as part of a special Kubrick season.
Screenvision Media will present screenings of the iconic 1968 concert film The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus in select theatres. Screenvision to Present Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus
»POSTED on March 20, 2019
ABKCO Films in collaboration with Screenvision Media will present screenings of the iconic 1968 concert film The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus in select theatres April 1, 3, 4, and 5. Among the cities included are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas.
Gone with the Wind, which grossed $2.23 million in just six nationwide screenings across four dates. Gone with the Wind Sets Event Cinema Records
»POSTED on March 20, 2019
Classic film presentations that give audiences the rare opportunity to see cinematic favorites commercial-free on the big screen have generated $5.53 million since the beginning of the year, Fathom Events announced today. The results were led by the 80th anniversary of Gone with the Wind, which grossed $2.23 million in just six nationwide screenings across four dates, setting a record as the highest-grossing classic film for Fathom Events and the event cinema industry. The previous record was set in January by Fathom and another Warner Bros. milestone from 1939, The Wizard of Oz.
For Skam France the filmmakers wanted to maintain a vintage aesthetic. Maintaining a Vintage Aesthetic
»POSTED on March 13, 2019
Cinematographer Xavier Dolléans chose a Sony Venice camera paired with Cooke Panchro/i Classic lenses to shoot Seasons 3 and 4 of Skam France, the French version of the acclaimed and innovative Norwegian youth series Skam, that follows a group of teenagers through their everyday lives of school, love and leisure time. Dolléans and director David Hourrègue wanted to reflect the darker storylines in the look of the show, while maintaining a vintage aesthetic.
Paramount Pictures is releasing upcoming feature films Wonder Park and Pet Sematary in the immersive, multi-sensory 4DX format from CJ 4DPlex. Paramount Releasing Wonder Park, Pet Sematary in 4DX
»POSTED on March 12, 2019
Paramount Pictures is releasing upcoming feature films Wonder Park and Pet Sematary in the immersive, multi-sensory 4DX format from CJ 4DPlex. The companies also announced plans to release additional titles together later in 2019.

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