CineLife Entertainment, a division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, today announced that it is releasing Chicago: America’s Hidden War to theatres across the U.S. May 12 through June 15. The revealing documentary dives into Chicago’s street violence and its effect on the community, presenting viewers with a path towards change.
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The event cinema company Iconic Events announced today that the company has enlisted theatrical circuits representing over 1,000 locations to the expanding network of theaters playing its programming, and that Steve Bunnell has been named chief executive officer. The announcement was made by Iconic Events executive chairman Michael Lambert. Iconic will bring audiences the super middleweight fight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders on May 8 through a new partnership with DAZN and will bring the rematch of McGregor/Poirer to theaters in the just-announced UFC event on July 10.
Screenvision Media has announced that over the last 12 months the company has secured 1,000 screens and the highly coveted Marquee Position inventory for its sprawling exhibitor cinema advertising network, which currently spans more than 2,000 locations and 14,000 screens.
The family entertainment company FatCats has opened a new theatre in Queen Creek, Arizona. The cinema has eight auditoriums and is the company’s ninth location. This newest FatCats had its grand opening April 16.
On May 13 event cinema distributor Abramorama, in collaboration with Qobuz, is partnering with 88.5-FM radio, Southern California’s leading adult album alternative rock station to premiere the music documentary Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm with a nostalgic drive-in movie experience at the Regency 16 Theaters in Van Nuys.
National CineMedia has named Eric S. Wohl chief human resources officer. He will be based in the company’s Centennial, Colorado headquarters.
Pathé Netherlands has signed a three-year agreement with Unique X to deploy its pre-show management software, Smart Trailering across all the screens within Pathé's Dutch estate.
LED lighting manufacturer BriteShot has shifted its strategy during the global pandemic and now specializes in COVID-19 decontamination products. Mitigating COVID-19 exposure in indoor environments, BriteShot’s new decontamination technologies include its AirAffair air filtration system and BriteShot decontamination tent.
Christie has appointed James Li executive director, China Cinema, effective today. Li has more than 28 years of experience in China’s cinema industry and is well respected and trusted by customers with his strong technology background and sound business acumen.
Screenvision Sports, a division of Screenvision Media, has announced a multi-year agreement to work with Learfield IMG College to introduce first-of its-kind in-stadium content and enable SV Sports to serve as an in-venue media partner for more than 100 schools.