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A schematic from the Academy Color Encoding System.
»POSTED on June 24, 2020
Cédric Lejeune is vice president of technology for ÉclairColor, part of the Ymagis Group. He is also the founder of Workflowers, a recently formed consulting company that offers training services to media companies including quality management, color management, human resources and environmental topics. I wanted to learn about his new dual role... //READ MORE

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CGV and IMAX Corporation have announced a broad expansion of their longstanding partnership with an agreement to launch 17 new theatres around the world. CGV, IMAX Expand Ongoing Relationship
»POSTED on July 13, 2020
CGV and IMAX Corporation have announced a broad expansion of their longstanding partnership with an agreement to launch 17 new theatres around the world. The expansive agreement includes nine new IMAX theatres in South Korea — one of IMAX's fast-growing markets and home of its highest grossing screen worldwide — as well as theatres across CGV's global footprint, which includes Turkey, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
The AMC Theatre in Rockaway, New Jersey NATO Sues to Reopen New Jersey Theatres
»POSTED on July 9, 2020
The National Association of Theatre Owners, on behalf of six major movie theatre chains, has filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey, claiming a First Amendment right to reopen their locations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Calling their treatment by the state "neither fair nor reasonable," they assert that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's administration has allowed churches, malls, museums and other establishments to reopen without laying out a timetable for the reopening of movie theatres and other entertainment venues.
Last month, three companies, MetaMedia Entertainment, Velocity Managed Services and Burbank post facility Pixelogic Media, formed a partnership to improve how digital cinema packages, key delivery messages and cinema advertising are produced and distributed over managed internet connections directly to exhibitors’ screens and dynamic digital lobby displays. Rethinking Cinema Distribution
»POSTED on July 8, 2020
Last month, three companies, MetaMedia Entertainment, Velocity Managed Services and Burbank post facility Pixelogic Media, formed a partnership to improve how digital cinema packages, key delivery messages and cinema advertising are produced and distributed over managed internet connections directly to exhibitors’ screens and dynamic digital lobby displays.
Showtime Cinemas in Taiwan installed the first LG LED Cinema screen in January. LG Talks Cinema and Future Plans
»POSTED on July 7, 2020
Last month LG Electronics officially confirmed that it has entered the cinema market with its LG LED Cinema Display technology. The company further announced that Showtime Cinemas in Taiwan had installed the first LG LED Cinema screen. The screen is 14 meters wide and seven meters high and has been certified by the Digital Cinema Initiatives. LG and Dolby Laboratories closely collaborated to integrate Dolby’s IMS3000 Integrated Media Server and Dolby Atmos sound into the new cinema system. I recently spoke via email with Jin An, product manager for LG LED Cinema products, to learn more about the technology and LG’s plans for the cinema market.
The Tesuque Pueblo, a small northern New Mexico Native American tribe has opened a movie studio in a former casino. It is the first movie studio to be owned and operated by Native Americans. Native Americans Open Studio in New Mexico
»POSTED on July 6, 2020
The Tesuque Pueblo, a small northern New Mexico Native American tribe has opened a movie studio in a former casino. It is the first movie studio to be owned and operated by Native Americans.
CineLife Entertainment, a division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, has announced the drive-in theatre rollout of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a concert filmed in Havana, Cuba in 2016. CineLife Bringing Stones Documentary to Drive-Ins
»POSTED on July 1, 2020
CineLife Entertainment, a division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, has announced the drive-in theatre rollout of The Rolling Stones: Havana Moon, a concert filmed in Havana, Cuba in 2016. The company will partner with UK content provider Eagle Rock to bring this film to drive-in theatres across the U.S. and Canada for an exclusive summer concert experience beginning July 1, while observing specific state reopening guidelines.

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