Regal announced today that it has opened the world’s largest 4DX auditorium in the world opened at its Regal Times Square cinema in the heart of New York City. CJ 4DPlex's 4DX premium format utilizes more than 21 unique motion and environmental effects like vibration, water, wind, lightning, and scents enhancing the moviegoing experience. CJ 4DPlex and Regal have achieved a remarkable milestone with the new 4DX theatre by expanding the capacity with a record-breaking 296 seats, more than double the average amount of seats in a standard 4DX theatre.
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Film fans in the United Kingdom can celebrate the release of the highly anticipated Dune: Part Two by watching the sequel back-to-back alongside the first instalment at Showcase Cinemas nationwide.
Well known cinema advertising company Pearl & Dean has announced the appointment of Clare Turner to the newly created position of UK chief commercial officer. She will be responsible for spearheading commercial growth while maintaining Pearl & Dean’s position as a leading film and cinema media owner.
Amy Poehler will receive this year’s CinemaCon Vanguard Award, Mitch Neuhauser, managing director of CinemaCon, announced today. CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, will be held April 8-11 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Dolby is launching the next chapter of its Love More in Dolby global brand campaign with a new commercial celebrating what it says is the transformative theatrical experience of watching movies in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos at Dolby Cinema.
North American exhibitors Flix Brewhouse and Galaxy Theatres have signed new agreements with the Vista Group to use its cloud offerings.
Mastercard and CinemaPlus in Azerbaijan have announced a strategic partnership as CinemaPlus will be rebranded as CineMastercard, symbolizing a new era of cinematic experiences and payment innovations.
PVR Inox has reopened the iconic Sangam Cinema in Mumbai’s Andheri East. The revamped Sangam Cinema is a four-screen multiplex and has a seating capacity of 1,121 people with last row recliners.
Christie is pleased to announce this year’s National Film and Television School Most Promising Student Award, an award the company has sponsored for 19 years. The winner of this year’s award is Creative Business MA student Cody Updegrave, who was praised for his hard work, commitment, and leadership qualities. Previous award winners have gone on to make stellar introductions to their careers, gracing the global stage at international film festivals and winning further awards for their work.
Quiver Distribution and Fathom Events are releasing Irena’s Vow exclusively in theatres nationwide April 15 and 16. The film tells the incredible true story of Irene Gut Opdyke a Polish Catholic nurse who through extraordinary courage risked her life to help hide 12 Jews persecuted by Nazi Germany during WWII.