MBO Cinemas to Purchase 100 Dolby IMBs

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 14:55 -- Nick Dager

MBO Cinemas, Malaysia, has committed to purchase 100 Dolby ShowVault/Integrated Media Blocks as well as 75 units of the Dolby Digital Cinema Processor CP750 and 25 units of the Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 to deploy in all of its new cinema screens in Malaysia through June 1, 2018.

CinemaNext Signs Agreement with Empire Cinemas

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

CinemaNext has signed an agreement with Empire Cinemas, the UK’s leading independently owned cinema chain, to oversee projection and audio installations, field services and technical customer support. The agreement covers Empire’s entire network of 14 locations across Great Britain, representing a total of 127 screens, including two IMAX Cinemas.

NCM Creates Affiliate Partnerships Team

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 11:02 -- Nick Dager

National CineMedia has created a new Affiliate Partnerships team dedicated to serving the needs of its more than 40 movie theater affiliates nationwide. Veteran NCM executive Stacie Tursi has been tapped to lead the team in the new role of senior vice president of Affiliate Partnerships, based in the company’s Centennial, Colorado headquarters. Tursi will report directly to NCM president Cliff Marks, who will be taking a more active role working with NCM’s affiliate partners going forward.

Protecting Copyrights in the Digital World

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 16:37 -- Nick Dager

Creators, artists, musicians and filmmakers, on the one hand, defend their legitimate right to reap the benefits of their work. Internet users and public at large, on their part, claim a fundamental right to access information and culture online on fair terms and by means of more attractive business models. How can the current copyright laws respond to all these challenges? What should be the role of internet intermediaries in the enforcement of copyright online? And more generally in this context, how to combine effective protection with the principle of net neutrality?

ECA Launches Global Initiative

Mon, 10/24/2016 - 11:49 -- Nick Dager

The Event Cinema Association has launched a new initiative with its members to help raise the profile of the Event Cinema industry worldwide. The newly-formed ECA Advisory Committee includes nine members and four ECA staff members from the exhibition, distribution, public relations, marketing, cinema services and satellite transmission industries and aims to address some of the key issues that face this growth market in order for the sector to continue to flourish.


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