Palace Cinemas, Australia, has signed a three-year agreement to purchase 70 Christie Digital Cinema projectors in a move to further expand its cinema operations across the country. The projectors will be fitted and serviced by Hoyts Cinema Technology Group, who will be responsible for procurement of equipment (projection, audio solutions and screens), installation, service and support. Palace Cinemas plans to more than double its number of screens over the next 24 months in a rapid expansion of its cinema footprint in Australia
A second feature film, Brice 3, has been re-mastered with Ymagis Group’s EclairColor digital color technology. The James Huth film starring Jean Dujardin, Clovis Cornillac and Bruno Salomone will be released in France on Wednesday and shown exclusively in EclairColor at the Gaumont Marignan cinema on the Champs-Elysées. The CinemaNext France teams have equipped one of the largest auditoriums at the Gaumont Marignan with EclairColor technology.
Ymagis Group will showcase its new EclairColor digital color solution in Los Angeles over a four-day period from November 1-4. The presentation will take place at the landmark 350-seat screening facility Harmony Gold Preview House on Sunset Boulevard, which has been specially equipped with a Sony Digital Cinema 4K SRX-R515 projection system.
Barco will host a series of demo sessions at ShowEast with a focus on the industry’s first 20,000-lumen laser phosphor projector for cinema. Visitors can attend the sessions at ShowEast 2016, October 18-19 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, Florida.
QSC has announced the new DPM Series of digital signal processors/monitors, which build on the company’s legacy of products to provide all signal processing and monitoring functions for digital cinema in a single integrated system. Designed to be used with QSC’s digital cinema amplifiers and featuring advanced Intrinsic Correction settings for QSC’s digital cinema speakers, the DPM optimizes QSC loudspeaker and amplifier performance while simplifying cinema sound system wiring and configuratio
CGR Cinemas in France is upgrading its premium screens across its nationwide chain with Christie Solaria CP42LH RGB laser projectors. Cine Digital Service will manage and support the installations. The projectors will be part of CGR’s new Premium Room concept, which is to be unveiled at selected cinemas across France. Openings begin in December.
Dolby Laboratories today announced five new titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema locations around the globe. The titles include Lionsgate’s Deepwater Horizon, due out September 30; Twentieth Century Fox’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, due out September 30; Sony Pictures’ Inferno, due out October 28; Lionsgate’s La La Land, due out December 16; and Legendary/Universal Pictures’ The Great Wall, due out February 17, 2017.
NEC Display Solutions Europe today launched the NC1000C, its second-generation digital cinema projector using NSH lamp technology, offering an enhanced cinema experience at theatres with smaller screens or small projection booths. The company says the new projector is compact, silent in operation and matches the specific demands of mobile cinema applications and theatres without dedicated projection booths.
Ymagis Group completed work on director Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius, the first feature-length film entirely remastered using EclairColor digital color technology. Screened in competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, Acquarius is scheduled for release in cinemas across France on Wednesday.
National Amusements and Barco have established a strategic partnership to convert all Showcase XPlus auditoriums to Flagship Laser projection. As part of the agreement, National will install Barco’s Flagship Laser projectors in all of its premium large format Showcase XPlus auditoriums beginning with six of its top theater sites in the Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey areas. In the future, all XPlus auditoriums will feature Barco’s Flagship Laser projection technology.