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March offered two major signs of recovery for the beleaguered cinema business, according to the latest report from Gower Street Analytics, London. Firstly, there was the impressive international opening of Godzilla vs Kong; the first global hit since the pandemic began over a year ago. Secondly, the long-awaited re-opening of cinemas in New York City and Los Angeles helped the U.S. Domestic market to achieve the highest grossing month in a year.
»POSTED on April 7, 2021
March offered two major signs of recovery for the beleaguered cinema business, according to the latest report from Gower Street Analytics, London. Firstly, there was the impressive international opening of Godzilla vs Kong; the first global hit since the pandemic began over a year ago. Secondly, the long-awaited re-opening of cinemas in New York... //READ MORE

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The Q-SYS for Cinema universe from QSC is expanding once again with a new control plugin for Barco Series 1 and 2 Digital Cinema Projectors. Q-SYS Now Controls Barco Projectors
»POSTED on April 14, 2021
The Q-SYS for Cinema universe from QSC is expanding once again with a new control plugin for Barco Series 1 and 2 Digital Cinema Projectors. Now, two of the leading digital cinema projector manufacturers are included in the Q-SYS Ecosystem, and we won’t stop there.
Strong Technical Services has launched the Strong Restart Initiative and will deploy ten free BrightNight Drive-In packages across the United States. Each package is equipped with the company’s Preview and Northview products, which consist of a mobile projection trailer and a 40-foot by 20-foot inflatable screen. Strong Launches Free Drive-In Initiative
»POSTED on April 14, 2021
Strong Technical Services has launched the Strong Restart Initiative and will deploy ten free BrightNight Drive-In packages across the United States. Each package is equipped with the company’s Preview and Northview products, which consist of a mobile projection trailer and a 40-foot by 20-foot inflatable screen.
This week, the Motion Picture Sound Editors will present George Miller with its annual Filmmaker Award, the organization’s highest honor. The Australian director is being recognized for a diverse body of work that includes Happy Feet (an Academy Award-winner for Best Animated Feature), Babe: A Pig in the City and Lorenzo’s Oil, as well as Mad Max and its three sequels. Miller has called his masterpiece, Mad Max: Fury Road, “A movie we see with our ears.” “A Movie We See with Our Ears”
»POSTED on April 13, 2021
This week, the Motion Picture Sound Editors will present George Miller with its annual Filmmaker Award, the organization’s highest honor. The Australian director is being recognized for a diverse body of work that includes Happy Feet (an Academy Award-winner for Best Animated Feature), Babe: A Pig in the City and Lorenzo’s Oil, as well as Mad Max and its three sequels. Miller has called his masterpiece, Mad Max: Fury Road, “A movie we see with our ears.”
The new theatre has more than 300 seats and features an immersive 130-foot-wide by 32-foot-tall screen that curves in a 180-degree arc. A 30-foot-diameter disc tilts up from the floor to extend the projection surface. Aquarium Theatre Gets Laser Projection Upgrade
»POSTED on April 12, 2021
Located in Long Beach, California, the nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is Southern California’s largest aquarium and the fourth largest aquarium in the United States. The aquarium includes 12,000 animals and more than 100 exhibits that celebrate the inhabitants and ecosystems of the Pacific Ocean. In 2019, the aquarium opened Pacific Visions, a 29,000 square foot, two-story expansion that includes an art gallery, orientation gallery, culmination gallery, and the Honda Pacific Visions Theatre, the centerpiece of the aquarium’s 2019 expansion.
Regal L.A. Live and 4DX re-opened all the chain’s flagship theatre’s 14 screens last week with the much-anticipated release of Legendary Entertainment’s Godzilla vs. Kong from Warner Bros. Regal L.A. Live Reopens with Godzilla vs. Kong
»POSTED on April 5, 2021
Regal L.A. Live and 4DX re-opened all the chain’s flagship theatre’s 14 screens last week with the much-anticipated release of Legendary Entertainment’s Godzilla vs. Kong from Warner Bros.
Deluxe has acquired Sony New Media Solutions, a subsidiary of Sony Electronics. Sony NMS provides a wide array of media platform services to many leading global media companies including Sony Pictures Entertainment. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed. Deluxe Acquires Sony New Media Solutions
»POSTED on April 5, 2021
Deluxe has acquired Sony New Media Solutions, a subsidiary of Sony Electronics. Sony NMS provides a wide array of media platform services to many leading global media companies including Sony Pictures Entertainment. Terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

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