The popular YouTube series Dick Figures set the record for largest animated fundraising effort on Kickstarter in summer of 2012 and now, after 350 million views on YouTube and $300,000 raised on Kickstarter, the creators and producers of Dick Figures The Movie have announced the official digital release date.
Distribution & Exhibition
Qube Cinema partnered with Moving Image Technologies to provide multi-screen projection of synchronized digital cinema content at Comic-Con International in San Diego recently.
Rooftop Films, AT&T, Forest City, and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership will present an elaborate, four-screen set-up for the New York premiere of Meredith Danluck’s North of South, West of East at MetroTech Commons on August 2.
Christie Digital Cinema today co-announced with Reading International that a long-term virtual print fee deployment agreement had been signed with the Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries of Reading, which will provide for the digital conversion of all of Reading Cinemas screens in those two countries.
Cinema Scene Marketing has completed a comprehensive installation of digital signage systems at the Santikos Theatres Palladium AVX Entertainment in Richmond, Texas. This project includes 92 digital screens displaying concession, restaurant, box office, auditorium and entertainment content.
Barco has announced that it has installed 10,000 units of its digital cinema projectors install bases thus far in Greater China. The company says it is the first manufacturer to reach this number in China.
Manasa Theatre, one of the most renowned digital cinemas in Bangalore, has installed the Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound platform in its UltraScreen auditorium.
More2Screen has been appointed by Hasbro Studios to distribute a new full-length feature that will introduce a whole new dimension to the hugely successful My Little Pony brand. My Little Pony Equestria Girls will be available dubbed in multiple languages and released in cinemas across Europe, and selected international territories, from August 1.
Scrabble Ventures continues to roll out digital cinema projection systems under its lease-to-own digital conversion program. Viva Cinema in Houston, Texas has come on board with the latest conversion of their eight-screen complex. “This is an affordable way for a small independent theatre to go digital,” says Art Seago, COO, Viva Cinema.
Christie today launched Christie Vive Audio, which the company calls “a groundbreaking solution to help exhibitors complete the experience for their movie going audiences.”