Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity has created more buzz in the digital cinema production world than any motion picture in recent memory. The (quite literally) breathtaking twelve-minute single take opening shot that begins in outer space with a satellite repair mission gone wrong and ends with Sandra Bullock's astronaut cast terrifyingly into the void is just one of Gravity’s filmmaking achievements that has captured wide attention.
The Event Cinema Association will hold its first networking event October 15 at Cineworld at the O2 in Greenwich, London.
Based on the overwhelming response from fans and communities across the country for Project Drive-In, Honda is adding four more digital cinema projectors to its national effort to save drive-ins facing closure due to the end of 35mm film distribution.
The Science Museum of Virginia, in Richmond will open its new dome theatre in early 2014. “The Science Museum will be opening up the full expanse of the cosmos to our guests - inviting everyone to explore the universe with us in a truly spectacular fashion, ” said Richard Conti, CEO/chief wonder officer.
Christie, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, has introduced Christie LA3S line array surround speakers. Another industry first for Christie, the new surround speakers expand the company’s innovative Christie Vive Audio cinema sound solution that was announced on July 17. Krikorian Premiere Theatres’ Buena Park Metroplex 18 in California is the first deployment of a complete Christie Vive Audio cinema sound system in an auditorium powered by Dolby Atmos.
For the 13th consecutive year, Christie Digital Systems will serve as the digital cinema projection partner for the Toronto International Film Festival, which takes place September 5–15. Godfrey Reggio’s 4K movie Visitors will premiere at the festival.
The Arthouse Convergence’s first-ever regional seminar, held last week at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York, with a heavy emphasis on digital cinema technology, was called a success by its organizers, Russ Collins director and conference manager Barbara Twist.
When the city of Sevierville, Tennessee decided to place a 30-second promotional spot in Regal Theaters throughout the US, they went to Cinemarr Studios.
Integrity Entertainment Systems led by president Gary Engvold, has been recognized by Christie for its recent milestone of more than 1,000 installations of Christie Solaria projectors for its customers, which include some of the leading chains and independent cinemas in the U.S.
Technicolor-PostWorks New York recently completed final post-production work for Last Weekend, a dark comedy from first-time directors Tom Dolby and Tom Williams. Martin Zeichner applied the final grade to the film, the story of an upscale family’s Labor Day holiday at their estate in Northern California.