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Arclight Films, Huace Group Create Aurora Alliance Films

Thu, 09/24/2015 - 11:30 -- Nick Dager

Zhao Yifang, president of China’s leading entertainment conglomerate, Huace Group and Gary Hamilton, managing director of Arclight Films, in Los Angeles have signed a comprehensive strategic alliance that draws the blueprint for a, multi-faceted $300 million feature film collaboration. The partnership plans to deliver no less than three films per year through Aurora Alliance Films, a newly created joint production company by Huace Group and Arclight Films.

Wanda Cinema to Install Christie Digital Cinema Technology Across its Chain

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 13:22 -- Nick Dager

Wanda Cinema Line, the world’s largest cinema operator with 195 theaters and 1,732 movie screens in China as at July 2015, will install upwards of 1,500 Christie Solaria Series 2K and 4K digital cinema projectors, as well as the Christie Vive Audio solution in selected theaters, over three years.

China’s Jackie Chan Cinema Deploys AAM Screenwriter TMS

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 13:23 -- Nick Dager

Arts Alliance Media has signed a deal with China’s Jackie Chan Cinema chain to deploy AAM’s Screenwriter Theatre Management System across more than 200 screens. The deal was concluded in conjunction with Beijing CServ, a professional IT and cinema TMS provider and one of AAM’s Chinese reseller partners.

MasterImage 3D Challenges RealD’s Chinese Patents

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:39 -- Nick Dager

MasterImage 3D has successfully challenged RealD’s Chinese utility model patent by filing an appeal before the Chinese Patent Re-examination Board. The Chinese PRB agreed with MasterImage 3D’s claim that RealD’s patent lacked inventiveness and failed to meet the requirements for patent protection. As a result, MasterImage 3D will continue to sell its Horizon3D product line in China.

Eying 1958 Cinema Installs Barco 6P Laser Projector

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 19:01 -- Nick Dager

Barco has announced the inauguration of the world’s largest single 6P laser theater, the Barco Laser Theater, built by the Eying Group in Chengdu, China. Located on the Eying 1958 Cinema’s landscape-style campus, the first of its kind in China, the largest-screen theater is lit by Barco’s new DP4K-60L, single projector 6P laser 3D system and is named after Barco.

China’s NAIP Relies on Quantum StorNext Storage

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:42 -- Nick Dager

Quantum today announced that China's National Animation Industry Park in Tianjin, the country's largest animation center, is using Quantum StorNext shared storage as the foundation for its 4K post-production workflows. The animation park turned to Quantum when its legacy system was unable to handle the performance and capacity requirements of its new 4K projects, and the StorNext solution has enabled NAIP to increase the efficiency of its workflows by 60 to 80 percent.

Jiangye Technology Park Purchases 400 PipelineFX’s Qube! Licenses

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:42 -- Nick Dager

In an effort to spur economic growth, China’s Jiangye District government has purchased 400 licenses of PipelineFX’s Qube! to manage the rendering needs of 100 companies currently residing in its new Jiangye Newtown Technology Park. This is a recently announced joint venture with Original Force that will provide renders, motion capture, color grading and 3D scanning to customers across the globe.

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