IMAX Corporation and Shanghai Bestar Cinemas Management today announced a sales agreement for seven new IMAX theatres to be located throughout China.
Christie is the exclusive digital projection partner for the Shanghai International Film Festival for the ninth consecutive year. The event, which is taking place from June 17-26, is China’s only non-specialized competitive international film festival accredited by the Paris-based Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films. Currently in its 20th year, the star-studded festival kicked off in style with the screening of Danish Academy Award-winning film and television director Bille August’s latest film The Chinese Widow starring Emile Hirsch and Crystal Liu, while Chinese director Zheng Chang’s crime action film Detonator will close the event.
Suning Cinema has installed Christie CP2208 cinema 6P laser projection systems in two newly opened multiplexes in Nanjing and Xuzhou. Suning Cinema is owned by the Chinese electronics retail giant Suning Commerce Group.
The American Society of Cinematographers is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region with the launch of an International Master Class in Beijing and the availability of the organization’s magazine, American Cinematographer, in Chinese.
Christie has announced that the Cinema Sunshine Aira Theatre, owned by Sasaki Kogyo will deploy the advanced Christie CP42LH RGB laser projection system in April. The Christie enhanced wavelength diversification system comprises a single 3DLP 4K RGB laser projection head and an EWD laser light farm with fiber-optic delivery. It will be fitted in Auditorium 5 of Cinema Sunshine Aira Theatre.
MZC Quanjing Cinema is the first cinema complex in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to be fully equipped with Christie Vive Audio.
China Film Company, one of the leading Chinese motion picture and television companies, today issued a press statement to the Shanghai stock exchange announcing its intent to acquire a 15 percent stake in Ymagis SA’s common stock.
Laika’s acclaimed animated film Kubo and the Two Strings is being released in China today by Infotainment China Media, a leading movie acquisition company. This is the first time a Laika film will be presented to the massive Chinese audience and marks a remarkable achievement in the evolution of the 10-year-old Portland-Oregon based animation studio
Wanda Cinema Line has opened its tenth Dolby Cinema location in China opened at its Beijing Fengtai Wanda Square site. Wanda’s Legendary Pictures’ The Great Wall is the first movie shown at the new theatre. The movie set a record high Dolby Cinema box office total in the market.
Dadi Cinema Group has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Enterprise ICT Solutions (China Entercom). Under the terms of the agreement, China Entercom will provide Dadi with a comprehensive network management solution including consultation, design, deployment and operations support.