The popular YouTube series Dick Figures set the record for largest animated fundraising effort on Kickstarter in summer of 2012 and now, after 350 million views on YouTube and $300,000 raised on Kickstarter, the creators and producers of Dick Figures The Movie have announced the official digital release date.
Christie Digital Cinema today co-announced with Reading International that a long-term virtual print fee deployment agreement had been signed with the Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries of Reading, which will provide for the digital conversion of all of Reading Cinemas screens in those two countries.
Barco has announced that it has installed 10,000 units of its digital cinema projectors install bases thus far in Greater China. The company says it is the first manufacturer to reach this number in China.
Scrabble Ventures continues to roll out digital cinema projection systems under its lease-to-own digital conversion program. Viva Cinema in Houston, Texas has come on board with the latest conversion of their eight-screen complex. “This is an affordable way for a small independent theatre to go digital,” says Art Seago, COO, Viva Cinema.
HitFix today announced a new strategic relationship that will bring exclusive entertainment news to the big screen in NCM’s FirstLook pre-show program, seen by more than 700 million moviegoers every year.
Carmike Cinemas has installed Barco Auro 11.1 3D sound in its Riverstone 15 theatre in Canton, Georgia, one of its premium large format BigD rooms.
In more than three million performances to date this year, Doremi’s technology has delivered 99.993 percent uptime for Cinemark and its customers.
With its second season underway as of June 15, Oscars Outdoors, a ten-weekend summer film series sponsored by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is receiving rave reviews. Integral to the success of its weekend screenings – offering contemporary favorites and classic Hollywood films – is the Christie Solaria Series CP2230 DLP Cinema projector.
The Art House Convergence will hold its first-ever regional seminar, Thursday and Friday August 22-23 at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York. The seminar will cover topics from fundraising to repertory programming to digital cinema.
Global Eagle Entertainment has completed its previously announced acquisition of Post Modern Group for up to approximately $24 million in a combination of cash and stock.