Laser Light Engines, NEC Display Solutions and others will join in a series of digital cinema laser projection demonstrations the week of November 11 in Burbank, California.
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In their effort to provide professional high-quality cinemas to Mongolian citizens, Cinema of Sound and Kinoton are building Standard Cinema Point theaters in Mongolia’s aimags (first-level administrative subdivisions), villages and city districts.
Cinedigm, which acquired Easy Money from distributor TurstNordisk, will distribute the final two films in the trilogy in 2014 across all platforms, including theatrical, digital and physical DVD/BR.
Arts Alliance Media is expanding its content and distributor services division by opening a duplication facility for digital cinema packages in Barcelona, in conjunction with Spanish partners Kelonik.
Barco will instrall 1,800 Barco DLP Cinema projectors for Cinemex across Mexico by December.
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.
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.