Cinemaximum Marmara Forum in Istanbul to be First Turkish 4DX Location

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:42 -- Nick Dager

CJ 4DPLex and Mars Cinema Group are partnering to bring 4DX to Turkey for the first time. Developed by CJ 4DPLex, 4DX is the world’s first 4D-technology based cinema for feature films, using motion, vibration, water, wind, lighting, scents and more to provide moviegoers with a truly immersive experience. The first Turkish location for 4DX will be at Cinemaximum Marmara Forum in Istanbul, which boasts the greatest number of screens and seats of any cinema in the country. It is expected to open in mid September this year.

National Amusements, England, Installs Sony 4K Projection

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:36 -- Nick Dager

The first of two Sony 4K projection systems is being installed in the newly-refurbished premium XPlus auditorium at National Amusements’ Showcase Cinema de Lux Reading multiplex in the south of England. Big, bright 4K pictures on the 18-meter screen are complemented by a Dolby Atmos system to create immersive, three-dimensional sound.

Animation 15 Percent of European 2014 Box Office, New Study Says

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 16:11 -- Nick Dager

Animation films achieved an average of 179.8 million admissions in Europe over the period 2010-2014, representing 14.7 percent of the market in 2014. Russia, UK & Ireland and France were the largest market for animation in Europe, the three accounting for more than half of the yearly average 179.8 million admissions to animation in Europe. However, when it comes to the share of animation in each country, smaller territories such as the three Baltic states and Slovakia and Slovenia stand out, with Latvia topping the ranking with 26 percent of local admissions going to animation films.

Ymagis Appoints Rigaud Head of Exhibitor Services for France, Switzerland and Africa

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:11 -- Nick Dager

The Ymagis Group has appointed Maxime Rigaud general manager of exhibitor services for France, Switzerland and Africa. The announcement follows the group’s purchase statement on March 25 of the French company R2D1, which is specialized in the installation and maintenance of digital cinema equipment.


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