The Western Australian independent production company White Spark Pictures has launched a new standalone technology business for its virtual reality distribution concept Surround Sync. Led by COO and managing director Benn Ellard, the new company will be responsible for the delivery of the patent-pending technology to cinemas and other venues around the world, as well as distributing third-party VR films and immersive content.
Christie is continuing its collaboration with the 2023 Australian International Movie Convention by serving as the event’s official projection partner.
Christie Digital Systems is partnering with the film festival SXSW Sydney, which is being held now in Australia for the first time through October 22.
Last week Australia’s EVT (entertainment, ventures, travel) opened the doors to Imax Sydney, which the company says has the third largest cinema screen in the world. Imax Sydney's opening week included Avatar: The Way of Water and the global launch of Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.
What its makers say is the first Australian feature film to be entirely shot using virtual production is set for release internationally next month. Mercy Road is an unrelentingly tense psychological thriller from Tracks director John Curran.
CJ 4DPlex and EVT, owners of Event Cinemas, the largest movie exhibitor in Australia, announced today that they have expanded their partnership to open the first ScreenX auditorium in Australia at Event Cinemas Robina on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
The full-service creative agency Today the Brave has created a new ad campaign See the Big Picture for Australian exhibitor Hoyts that showcases the cinema-sized experience it offers. The campaign is an invitation from the brand to movie-lovers highlighting everything the cinema offers from the big sound, comfort, and luxury to those recliner chairs.
Hoyts Cinema Technology Group selected Christie to provide digital cinema projection technology for the Australian premiere of Paramount Pictures’ Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. The event was held on Monday, July 3.
Reading International, a diversified cinema and real estate company with operations and assets in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2023. President and chief executive officer Ellen Cotter said, “During the first quarter of 2023, our global revenue grew 14 percent, negative EBITDA improved by 60 percent and our operating loss reduced by 33 percent.
Severtson Screens will feature its most popular options for its folded SeVision 3D GX line with enhanced projection screen coating as well as its next generation SAT-4K Acoustically Transparent cinema projection screen line during ICA-Australia, held in Adelaide, South Australia from May 9-11 at The Piccadilly.