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AEG Live, NCM Sign Multi-Year Deal

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:55 -- Nick Dager

AEG Live will be bringing music to NCM’s FirstLook pre-show in movie theaters nationwide in a new multi-year deal with National CineMedia, making AEG Live the premiere music supplier to NCM. The deal kicked off in August with ten- and twenty-second features starring international superstars Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull promoting their upcoming 24-city AEG Live-promoted North American concert tour, launching on September 12 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Screenvision, Phase 4 Films Present Duran Duran Unstaged in Theatres September 10

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:59 -- Nick Dager

The iconic British rock band Duran Duran will take over North American movie theaters on Wednesday, September 10th for a one-night-only showing of the film Duran Duran: Unstaged. This movie showcases the band’s March 23, 2011 concert at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles, which was part of the American Express Unstaged concert series that celebrated the band’s All You Need Is Now album and world tour. Screenvision in alliance with Phase 4 Films will screen the film in over 300 locations.

Fight of the Living Dead first up for Cinedigm’s Con TV

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:25 -- Nick Dager

Cinedigm has acquired Alpine Labs' hybrid competition reality series Fight of the Living Dead, the first original series acquisition for Con TV, Cinedigm’s direct-to-consumer, streaming network targeting Comic Con and pop culture fans. The announcement was made today by Cinedigm executive vice president/digital networks Erick Opeka and Alpine Labs co-founder Kevin Abrams and partner Jamie Denenberg.

Saxon Re-Launches Evan Saxon Productions

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:23 -- Nick Dager

Evan Saxon, founder and managing partner of D&E Entertainment has re-launched Evan Saxon Productions, a global entertainment content distribution and marketing company. For the past 10 years, along with delivering alternative content and event cinema strategies for content owners and movie theatres worldwide, Saxon has been creating innovative distribution and marketing campaigns for major studios, indie films, and documentaries.

London’s Ham Yard Hotel Theatre Adds Barco 4K Projector

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:31 -- Nick Dager

The new Ham Yard Hotel is the eighth London property in the Firmdale Hotels group. It opened in June. Like three other Firmdale Hotels in London and one in New York, it features a 188-seat art theater designed and equipped to the highest professional standards. Its luxurious setting and furniture, the lighting, the sound and now, a Barco ultra-bright DP4K-32Bx projector all combine to provide hotel guests and other visitors with an entertainment experience beyond compare.

Screenvision’s Friday Pre-Show to Feature Exclusive E3 Preview

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:13 -- Nick Dager

According to at least one survey more than 53 percent of Americans play video games, yet only a small fraction of those make it to the gaming industry’s main event – the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). This Friday, Screenvision will debut exclusive content from E3 within its network of more than 14,200 movie theatre screens during its Front & Center pre-show. The content will feature a sneak peek of the groundbreaking technology that will be available to moviegoers later this year, including interviews with industry leaders like Dell Alienware, Ubisoft and Disney Interactive.

Christie Technology Plays Key Role in Everland Upgrade

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:18 -- Nick Dager

Christie has installed a Solaria CP2230 DLP digital cinema projector for the Space Tour 4D Theater at South Korea's largest theme park, Everland. Its Korean partner, Eugenetek Corporation, assisted Christie in the installation. The effort is part of the renewal process for the immensely popular Space Tour 4D Theater.

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