Disney’s The Jungle Book is the first film released in the U.S. in Dolby Vision 3D and is available at two Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime locations: Empire 25 in New York City and Hawthorn in Chicago. In this video director John Favreau shares how the movie sets a new bar for beautiful visuals and the 3D movie-going experience. “Whatever hesitation people might have in going to see a 3D movie I think completely goes away,” he says, “because the brightness of the image, the quality of the lenses and the fact that…the glasses just disappear and you’re watching a crystal clear image where you feel like you just climb onto the screen is a game changer.”
ArcLight Cinemas has collaborated with Christie and Dolby to bring an advanced movie-viewing experience its guests at the legendary Cinerama Dome in time for the most anticipated movie experience of the year Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Beginning with this week's Star Wars: The Force Awakens directed by J.J. Abrams, Deluxe's Stereo D, has been commissioned by Lucasfilm and The Walt Disney Studios to create the stereoscopic editions for three upcoming releases in the iconic Star Wars franchise. The other two titles are Rogue One directed by Gareth Edwards and releasing on December 16, 2016, and Star Wars: Episode VIII, directed by Rian Johnson and releasing on May 26, 2017.
GetD and Ecco have partnered to offer a line of 3D systems and various categories of glasses to GST dealers, integrators, exhibitors and all related markets.
Tashir Group’s Cinema Star theater chain is installing MasterImage 3D in its theatres across Russia. This March the Tashir Group began ambitious plans to expand the high-end multiplex industry in Russia by opening over 125 new screens through the next 10 years with 3D a large component of that experience.
MasterImage 3D has successfully challenged RealD’s Chinese utility model patent by filing an appeal before the Chinese Patent Re-examination Board. The Chinese PRB agreed with MasterImage 3D’s claim that RealD’s patent lacked inventiveness and failed to meet the requirements for patent protection. As a result, MasterImage 3D will continue to sell its Horizon3D product line in China.
For the seventh year in a row, Xpand is the exclusive 3D technical partner for the Cannes Film Festival, equipping four screening theaters at the Festival, including the 2,400-seat Lumière auditorium, and nine screening rooms for the Film Market.
When Ohio-based Cleveland Ballet wanted a way to promote itself and stand out from the crowd, they turned to Soliddd Corporation to create glasses-free 3D posters that perfectly fit the innovative ballet company’s goals.
MasterImage 3D says it has successfully invalidated RealD’s Russian utility model patent by filing an appeal before the Russian Patent Office. The Russian Patent Office agreed with MasterImage 3D’s claim that RealD’s patent lacked novelty and failed to meet the requirements for patent protection.
Christie and D3D Cinema have partnered in a joint effort to provide Christie's laser projection for tilted giant screen dome cinemas. R&D and preliminary testing is underway in conjunction with a host of third-party partners, from veteran dome cinematographers and post-production labs to optics specialists and test bed theaters.