CJ CGV, operator of 2,821 screens at 368 locations in seven countries, has named Paul Richardson as the first chief operating officer of CJ CGV Americas. The move comes as the company looks to increase its presence in the U.S. marketplace.
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All 2017 Philips 4K Ultra HD 6000, 7000 and 8000 series televisions will support Dolby Vision out of the box, the companies announced. The Philips 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player BDP7502 will support Dolby Vision on Ultra HD Discs later this year via a software update.
Screenvision Media has signed long-term agreements totaling 1,790 screens across 170 theatres with eleven key exhibitors: National Amusements, Premiere Cinemas, Studio Movie Grill, Frank Theatres, Cinépolis, Classic Cinemas, Emagine Entertainment, Zyacorp Entertainment’s Cinemagic Stadium Theatres, Zurich Cinemas, CineLux Theatres and Cinema Café.
Cinépolis is transforming its existing Cinépolis Parsippany theatre, located in the heart of Parsippany, New Jersey, into a Cinépolis Luxury Cinema, the exhibitor’s upscale movie-going concept. Among the first theatres to be acquired during Cinépolis USA’s recent expansion into the Northeast, the forthcoming 12-screen Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Parsippany marks the exhibitor’s first luxury theatre in the region. Its introduction serves as the sixth theatre to join Cinépolis USA’s existing portfolio of dedicated luxury cinemas located in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California.
Dolby Laboratories today announced that Sony’s soundbar HT-ST5000 and AV Receiver STR-DN1080 will feature Dolby Atmos moving audio.
Dolby Laboratories today announced that Sony’s newly announced premium 4K HDR TV line will feature Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range technolog
Dolby Laboratories, Lionsgate, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced plans to release content mastered in Dolby Vision for Ultra HD Blu-ray, which will give consumers greater access to a growing catalog of Dolby Vision content worldwide.
Dolby Laboratories and LG Electronics today announced that LG 2017 OLED TVs will support Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range technology and Dolby Atmos audio in a new combined home entertainment experience.
On January 9 Rémi Gérard will become Ymagis Group CFO, replacing Pierre Flamant who leaves after two years. Flamant, who also served nine years at the head of the finance department at Ymagis subsidiary dcinex (CinemaNext), has chosen to pursue other professional opportunities and will leave the group at the end of February.
Wanda Cinema Line has opened its tenth Dolby Cinema location in China opened at its Beijing Fengtai Wanda Square site. Wanda’s Legendary Pictures’ The Great Wall is the first movie shown at the new theatre. The movie set a record high Dolby Cinema box office total in the market.