Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment have teamed up to bring a new feature-length original movie Slugterra: Return of the Elementals to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2.
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Christie has installed a Solaria CP2230 DLP digital cinema projector for the Space Tour 4D Theater at South Korea's largest theme park, Everland. Its Korean partner, Eugenetek Corporation, assisted Christie in the installation. The effort is part of the renewal process for the immensely popular Space Tour 4D Theater.
The QuVIS Wraptor DCP encoder is now available in the current release of Adobe Media Encoder CC. The new integration provides Adobe Creative Cloud members with the ability to easily create digital cinema packages for distribution and archiving.
Arts Alliance Media has announced that its theatre management system Screenwriter now features full integration with The IMAX Experience, allowing screens in IMAX cinemas to be controlled with one simple, automated workflow. The first customer to benefit from the new solution will be a joint client of AAM and IMAX Corporation, Wanda Cinema Line.
Cinedigm has partnered with The Dove Foundation, known for its signature blue and white Dove Seal of approval on family-friendly movies, to launch a direct-to-consumer over-the-top digital streaming subscription service targeted to families and kids seeking high quality and family friendly content approved by Dove. Cinedigm chairman and CEO Chris McGurk and Dove Foundation co-founder and CEO Dick Rolfe made the announcement.
Harkness Screens has released version 4.0 of its 3D real-time simulator, the Digital Screen Modeller.
The Dutch cinema chain JT Bioscopen is installing a Barco 6 primary Laser3D (6P) laser-illuminated projector in its brand-new Hilversum Media Park seven-screen multiplex. With 21 multiplexes in 19 cities around the country, JT Bioscopen is the second largest theater chain in The Netherlands.
Volfoni announced today that RealD has agreed to dismiss the U.S. patent lawsuit against Volfoni in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. RealD had claimed that Volfoni's SmartCrystal Diamond 3D cinema system infringed on its U.S. patents.
Arts Alliance Media and Motion Picture Solutions are now offering a combination of the LANsat library management server and the Screenwriter Theatre Management System.
Archimedia Technology, a new company whose technology and applications bridge the gap between content producers and their archives without loss of quality, has released Archimedia Master Player v2.1, an update to its software that frame-accurately plays all common archiving and master formats in use today. Version 2.1 adds precise support for timed text, commonly known as closed captions or subtitles, regardless of the standard or vendor — a feature that is especially useful for media companies that work with multiple standards and proprietary caption formats.