GDC Technology will introduce its award-winning integrated media block and new 16-channel cinema sound processor to cinema owners at India’s Big Cine Expo 2016.
At a press conference in Los Angeles later this week, executives from the Dubai-based Aries Group will announce their plans to increase the international investment in the Indian film industry and to build 10,000 new 4K-projection multiplexes to serve the country’s burgeoning and entertainment-hungry middle class. If the group is successful, they will address a problem that has long plagued the Indian film industry.
UFO Moviez India has launched a franchise brand called Nova Cinemas under its subsidiary Valuable Digital Screens Private Limited. With this asset light initiative, VDSPL aims to recreate the screen growth in non-metro regions across India. Under Nova Cinemas, VDSPL will encourage local entrepreneurs to own and operate Nova branded theatres in various parts of the country.
Barco will provide three digital cinema projectors to the International Film Festival of Kerala, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Every year, several national and international movies are screened at the festival for the very first time. The competition section is limited to 14 selected films, produced in Asian, African or Latin-American countries.
Indian post house Nube Studio has opened with a Baselight Two grading workstation as its centerpiece. The color-driven facility is providing services for commercials, music videos, television and film throughout the region.
Christie partnered with 20th Century Fox for the premiere screenings of the latest Hollywood blockbuster, The Martian, to commemorate the first anniversary of the successful Mars orbit achieved by India’s Mars Orbiter Mission probe.
Digital video on demand service M-Go today announced the launch of its Bollywood collection. M-Go is a joint venture between DreamWorks Animation and Technicolor.
Barco has installed AP 24 Auro processors in Globe Theatres and Barasat Cinemas, two branches of the Arti Cinemas Group both located in Kolkata. Long-time Barco Partner R&S Electronics did the installation. Both cinemas are the first in Kolkata to be equipped with Barco’s Auro 11.1 immersive sound system.
PVR Cinemas is the first movie house in New Delhi, India to install Auro 11.1 by Barco immersive sound technology.
Metro Cinema, one of the oldest and most famous art deco multiplexes in Mumbai, India, has installed Barco’s Auro 11.1 sound technology. This unique sound format is designed to complement the crisp clear images on screen with an unmatched auditory experience. Metro Cinema, which is owned by major Indian cinema chain Big Cinemas, a division of Reliance MediaWorks, is the first Bollywood theatre to adopt the sound platform