RNR has introduced a new financial technology platform for film copyrights called Cine Marketplace 2.0, which the company says allows individuals to invest and trade partial ownership stakes in film copyrights.
Fathom Events has announced its slate of titles for the upcoming first-ever Fathom's Big Screen Classics series. The series will run throughout 2023, celebrating the anniversaries of 11 of Hollywood's most beloved motion pictures and the debut of a newly restored print of the enduring 1942 classic Casablanca.
As has been widely reported, Cineworld has closed 23 theatre sites since filing for bankruptcy protection last year and plans more closures. In addition, the theatre chain has indicated that it may sever its ties with cinema advertising company National CineMedia.
The shared experience of the cinema is unmatched. But has contemporary scrolling on individual screens hurt audiences’ ability to participate in a collective screening? What happens when a director gets to direct his audience? During an exclusive screening of Triangle of Sadness at the Göteborg Film Festival, director Ruben Östlund will break the fourth wall and step into the movie theater; not only having directed the film showing on the screen, but also directing the audience in the cinema.
When a growing movie theatre company was selected as the anchor tenant for a new high-end entertainment destination in San Ramon, California, the digital display, and cinema projection technology the company planned to incorporate would not only need to be reliable and robust; it also had to complement the stylish and elegant feel of the rest of the space.
The European Digital Cinema Forum will be held February 7-8 at the Cinecittá multiplex cinema in Nuremberg, Germany. The forum attracts all major industry associations, organizations and professionals involved in the development of digital cinema in Europe.
Hollywood studio Lionsgate has partnered with PVR Pictures for the roll-out of its blockbuster content in India. The partnership aims to bring moviegoers an exceptional cinematic experience with a line-up of titles including Plane, John Wick: Chapter 4 and more.
The former ArcLight Cinemas located at The Hub on Causeway, a large-scale mixed-use development at North Station in Boston, has been acquired by AMC. The 13-screen cinema opened in December 2019 and closed three months later due to COVID-19.
Imax Corporation has announced that Disney/Lightstorm’s Avatar: The Way of Water has now earned $105.5 million in Imax global box office in less than two weeks — the fastest film to hit the $100 million mark in Imax since April 2019.
It’s no secret that movies are getting longer. Two current films – Avatar: The Way of Water at three hours and 12 minutes and Babylon at three hours and nine minutes – are just the most recent examples. One recent study found that 2021's average movie runtime was 14 minutes longer than the average for 1991, and 21 minutes longer than the average runtime of the top-ten movies released in 1981. As runtimes increase, the number of showings many exhibitors can offer becomes a challenge and could cost them money at the concession stand. Is it time to reconsider the intermission?