The seventh annual Digital Cinema Media Awards, held in partnership with Campaign, took place September 20 at BAFTA. Leading figures from the media and advertising worlds came together to celebrate and reward the most impactful cinema advertising work of the past twelve months.
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For 90 years, Harkins Theatres has been a special place for moviegoers to laugh, cry and smile together while witnessing remarkable stories on the big screen. Harkins will be celebrating its 90th Anniversary with special screenings, giveaways, donations and exclusive My Harkins Awards offers now through September 27.
Miraj Cinemas has launched its latest multiplex in Mumbai, bringing India's third-largest cinema chain to 60 cinemas nationwide. There, digital payment, and cashless options are available, and customers can order at Pop Express kiosks, which are located throughout the multiplex.
The media investment group GroupM has released a report entitled the South Cinema Audience Behavior Report about the movie-going habits of the people living in the Southern states of India.
CinemaNext France has formed a strategic collaboration with Greta & Starks Apps, a pioneer in developing solutions for hearing and vision impaired moviegoers.
Film fans and their new bundles of joy in the United Kingdom can grab tickets for just £5.50 at Showcase Cinemas nationwide as its special Baby Cinema screenings are returning.
Arts Alliance Media has extended its software partnership with the prestigious San Sebastián International Film Festival in Spain to enable Producer and Screenwriter to manage all content and scheduling for a ninth consecutive event.
NCG Cinema has signed a three-year agreement with GDC Technology to provide it with digital cinema media servers. NCG Cinemas operates 253 screens at 26 sites in nine states.
With the rollout of DTS:X for immersive audio bitstream, IAB-compliant digital cinema packages will be labeled IAB in the composition playlist. Executives at DTS and GDC Technology Limited, a licensee of DTS Surround, DTS:X and DTS:X with IAB, want to clear up any confusion people might have about the technology. To that end, I spoke with Patrick Artiaga, senior director, business development, GDC Technology about the relatively new technology. Here is that conversation.
Cinionic today announced the debut of its new cinema screen designed for laser-powered auditoriums. The Cinionic Laser Screen 2.4 amplifies the power of laser projection through optimized efficiency and enhanced onscreen movie presentation. AMC Theatres is set to be the first exhibitor to receive the new screens, with nearly two dozen installs planned this year.