Rooftop Films has awarded sixteen cash and service grants to alumni filmmakers, including The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund Garbo NYC Feature Film Grants, which were awarded to directors Robert Greene and Kirsten Johnson. Greene will receive a monetary grant of $15,000 to help finish his new film, Bisbee ‘17, and Johnson will receive a $10,000 grant to support her film, Deadpan.
Christie celebrated its 500th Christie Vive Audio cinema sound system installation with Cinemex Mundo E, Mexico City, Mexico. Featuring 19 auditoriums, Cinemex Mundo E is the 30th installation of both Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos under their CinemeXtremo PLF brand. Additionally, this auditorium hosts the first Christie RGB laser projection installation in Mexico.
Karol Martesko-Fenster and Evan Saxon have joined the executive team of Abramorama as executive vice president and COO, and West Coast head of acquisitions and business development respectively. Company founder Richard Abramowitz made the announcement.
The Guitammer Company added more than 11,300 new ButtKicker equipped cinema seats for 57 new auditoriums in 2016, a 475 percent increase from 2015. Worldwide there are now more than 20,000 ButtKicker enabled seats in over 105 cinema auditoriums.
Cinegy has announced a new partnership with TeleGroup Limited, an information and communications technology solution provider in the west Balkans.
All 2017 Philips 4K Ultra HD 6000, 7000 and 8000 series televisions will support Dolby Vision out of the box, the companies announced. The Philips 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player BDP7502 will support Dolby Vision on Ultra HD Discs later this year via a software update.
Dolby Laboratories today announced that Sony’s soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 will feature Dolby Atmos moving audio.
Dolby Laboratories today announced that Sony’s newly announced premium 4K HDR TV line will feature Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range technolog
Dolby Laboratories, Lionsgate, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced plans to release content mastered in Dolby Vision for Ultra HD Blu-ray, which will give consumers greater access to a growing catalog of Dolby Vision content worldwide.
Dolby Laboratories and LG Electronics today announced that LG 2017 OLED TVs will support Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range technology and Dolby Atmos audio in a new combined home entertainment experience.