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EVO Entertainment is using the Vista Cinema kit as it opens theatres in Texas.
»POSTED on May 5, 2020
Cinema software management company Vista Cinema has released a Cinema Reopening Kit, with the aim of supporting cinemas as their doors begin to reopen. The kit includes a series of products, features and suggestions that exhibitors can utilize as they adapt their cinemas and resume business. The company says there is a strong emphasis on a self-... //READ MORE

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Marcus Theatres’ drive-in at its Twin Creek Cinema in Bellevue, Nebraska. Photo courtesy of the Omaha World-Herald. Marcus Opens a Drive-In
»POSTED on May 22, 2020
Marcus Theatres has added a drive-in movie theatre to its Twin Creek Cinema in Bellevue, Nebraska. Strong Technical Services worked with Marcus to develop the concept. Additional locations are under consideration.
Harkness Screens CEO Mark Ashcroft recounts how he and his company are dealing with the pandemic. Mark Ashcroft: Rising to the Challenge
»POSTED on May 22, 2020
My intimate contact with COVID-19 started last December. Looking back, I remember I was trying to arrange interviews for a new business development director in Beijing. I would fly out for a full day of interviews plus a quarterly business review with our China general manager, Allen Xing. Harkness had been developing a partnership for a high gain silver 3D screen with a premium format cinema brand.
I thought it would make sense to get some perspective about what’s involved in that kind of business from the people at Cinemobeil in Belgium, a group of friends who, for the past 20 years, have been presenting movies from a fire truck in towns all across their country. Cinemobiel: Movies on the Road
»POSTED on May 18, 2020
As movie lovers cope with the challenges of quarantining, entrepreneurs around the world have experimented with an almost endless number of variations of drive-in and pop-up theatres. No one knows if this is a trend that will sustain itself or a fad that will fade away once the pandemic has ended. But I thought it would make sense to get some perspective about what’s involved in that kind of business from the people at Cinemobiel in Belgium, a group of friends who, for the past 20 years, have been presenting movies from a fire truck in towns all across their country. Which is why I spoke, via email, with Simon Verschelde, Cinemobiel’s only fulltime employee.
“When we decided we were going to go with the larger sensor, we tested different lenses from Panavision and we really fell in love with the Artistes,” Cady says. Realism Grounded in LA Locations
»POSTED on May 18, 2020
Inspired by Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch novels, the Amazon Prime Video police-procedural series Bosch premiered its sixth season on April 17. The show has also been renewed for a seventh and final season, offering one last outing for the eponymous LAPD homicide detective. Cinematographer Patrick Cady, ASC has been behind the camera for roughly half of the show’s 60 episodes to date, going back to Season 1. From the beginning, Cady and his collaborators have sought to create a sense of realism grounded in the show’s Los Angeles locations.
Even though the film is a dark thriller, Balaji was tasked with creating a vibrant, colorful feel to the main character regardless of the dangerous situations and grim locations she finds herself in. Breaking Stereotypes in India
»POSTED on May 18, 2020
When he was asked to work on the hit thriller Aadai, India based digital cinema designer and colorist G. Balaji understood the importance of the color grade for the movie’s overall success. With the film, Balaji said he wanted to break the stereotype of how India is shown.
The Dutch actress Monic Hendrickx (Penoza: The Final Chapter) kicks off the campaign by telling about her childhood memories of going to the movies. Campaign Started to Celebrate Cinema
»POSTED on May 15, 2020
Everybody who loves movies longs for the moment that movie theaters worldwide will re-open again, because everybody knows there is no better place to experience a movie than in a cinema with friends and family.

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