The Colorist Society International has launched a chapter in Canada. Led by Abe Wynen, CSI, senior colorist at Redlab, Toronto, and Eric Whipp, CSI, co-founder and head of Color at Alter Ego, Toronto, the chapter is open to colorists across Canada working in film, television, advertising, and other media.
Cineplex has reported that it incurred a $9 million loss in its fourth quarter, which ended December 31. This compared with a profit of $10.2 million a year earlier.
Landmark Cinemas Canada has announced that it is planning to build a theatre at the Mikhail Centre, Windsor, Ontario's premiere shopping destination in the Fall of 2024.
Canadian exhibitor Cineplex has announced plans to open its latest Playdium location in Toronto, Ontario. Construction of the new Playdium at CF Fairview Mall is scheduled to begin in February, with opening targeted for later this year.
Cineplex Digital Media has signed an agreement with Cadillac Fairview to operate and sell digital and static media, and sponsorships, for its extensive network of highly desirable shopping destinations across Canada.
Cineplex has opened its two newest CJ 4DPlex ScreenX auditoriums in Montreal, Quebec and Brampton, Ontario. This brings the current total to 17 ScreenX locations in theatres across Canada.
Cineplex is selling its arcade game business to an international investment company for $155 million in cash. The Toronto-based theatre giant announced Wednesday that OpenGate Capital has bought its Player One Amusement Group business, which sells, distributes, operates and services arcade games and other equipment.
Éléphant: The Memory of Québec Cinema has announced that its catalogue of more than 250 films can now be accessed directly on its website. All the feature films it has digitized and restored are now available in one place, without restriction, from anywhere in Canada. The move marks the 15th anniversary of Quebecor's largest philanthropic project, which was officially launched on November 18, 2008.
Christie Digital Systems has renewed its partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival for the 23rd consecutive year and September 17 its technology will power the festival venues, including the Scotiabank Theatre, to help the festival recognize homegrown and international cinema.
Cineplex movie theatres across Canada welcomed nearly 700,000 guests last Sunday, National Cinema Day, for a 25 percent increase over last year. It also marked the second busiest day in Cineplex history.