The Berkshire International Film Festival board of directors and board of advisors have donated nearly $70,000 to help with the renovation of the Triplex Cinema in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The gift was presented to Nicki Wilson, president and Hannah Wilken, vice-president of Triplex Cinema, Inc., the official name of the grassroots group Save the Triplex.
The Avon Theatre Film Center will host Avon reCreated Celebrates and to honor co-founders Deborah and Chuck Royce September 14 at The Village Roof Top in Stamford, Connecticut. The event will honor their years of generosity and continued commitment to the historic Avon Theatre as outgoing board chairs and toast the new co-chairs of the Avon's board of directors, Susan Cullman, and Arthur Selkowitz.
Three years after purchasing it, Netflix will reopen New York City’s historic Paris Theatre on September 1, featuring new 70mm projectors and Dolby Atmos sound.
Arts Alliance Media has reconfirmed its commitment to Yorck Kinogruppe, Germany’s largest network of arthouse cinemas, by enabling Screenwriter to manage all content and scheduling at the Arte Sommerkino Kulturforum, a summer open-air cinema in Berlin, Germany.
The Avon Theatre Film Center board of directors has announced the appointment of Peter H. Gistelinck as its new executive director, effective July 1. Gistelinck was unanimously approved by the Avon board following a nationwide candidate search.
Culinary Khancepts, an affiliate of Star Cinema Grill, announced today that construction will soon commence on Houston’s historic River Oaks Theatre. The locally owned hospitality group took over the lease last year, and the highly anticipated refresh is expected to be complete by the end of 2023.
The International Arthouse Cinema Association is calling for support after Creative Europe – Media cut funding for the only international training for arthouse cinemas. In 2004, the association established an international training course for young cinema professionals from Europe and many other countries to strengthen and build their skills, develop new ideas and create new business models for the cinema of the future in an ever-changing media world.
National CineMedia and Spotlight Cinema Networks announced a strategic sales relationship, the Elevate Cinema Network. This collaboration will combine nearly 1,500 premier NCM screens with Spotlight’s existing premier network of more than 1,200 screens to bring Elevate’s network to 2,700 blue chip screens available for cinema advertising through Spotlight. Elevate will provide unprecedented reach and recall to brands targeting the upscale, educated, adult demographic with disposable income.
Digital Cinema United today announced the continued expansion of the company’s DCU Connect network to support the theatrical industry's transition to electronic delivery.
Tony Award winning actress Tonya Pinkins (Women of the Movement, Fear the Walking Dead) will premiere her directorial debut film Red Pill on April 1 at 7:30 pm in the Harlem Film House Metaverse. Director and producer Warrington Hudlin (House Party, Boomerang) will moderate a live Q&A with Pinkins following the screening.