Submarine Deluxe has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Frank Simon’s documentary Weekend of a Champion, an entertaining vérité look at world champion driver Sir Jackie Stewart as Roman Polanski follows his attempt to win the Monaco Grand Prix.
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Kinoton has installed a dozen digital cinema systems in some of the largest Egyptian multiplex theatres in Cairo and Alexandria. They include the City Stars Cinema with 16 auditoriums, which is the number one in Cairo, and the six-auditorium Cineplex Green Plaza in Alexandria.
With its imposing Art Deco exterior, the Pathé Tuschinski in Amsterdam is The Netherlands’ most prestigious cinema. Inside it has been restored to its original 1920s glory, while at the same time being extended and modernized to satisfy the expectations of 21st century filmgoers. The latest phase has included the installation of a custom Alcons Audio system.
Digital cinema company Arts Alliance Media and Scandinavian partner Videvox, are rolling out an electronic content delivery trial to cinemas across Sweden. The trial of the Videvox MOV software, powered by AAM’s Courier content distribution platform, will initially roll out to 10 sites and will eventually expand to 70 sites in total.
GDC Technology Limited has announced that Cinemas Procinal, the fourth largest exhibitor in Colombia, has selected its SX-3000 Standalone IMB with Portable Storage for its digital conversion. This deployment covers the entire cinema chain totaling 66 screens in 16 theatres across Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Villavicencio, and Apartado. NEC Colombia, a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, is the system integrator for the deployment and will supply NEC DLP Cinema projectors.
Digital cinema company Arts Alliance Media is continuing its digital cinema expansion in Latin America with a virtual print fee deal with prominent Colombian exhibitor Royal Films
Arts Alliance Media signs VPF deal with Peru’s Cineplanet agreeing to rollout digital cinema to more than 200 screens across Peru and Chile.
Harman’s JBL Professional has introduced its 9320 Cinema Surround loudspeaker, a large-format loudspeaker designed for high power handling, extended bass response and wide dynamic range in professional cinema applications
Cinestar Multicines, part of the Kapur Media Group and the second largest domestic exhibitor in Peru is installing GDC Technology’s SX-3000 standalone IMB with portable storage in multiple theatres
Harkness Screens has released versions of its Digital Screen Modeller and Digital Screen Archiver apps on the Android Platform.