Nordisk Film A/S will be honored with the Independent Film Award at CineEurope 2016. The award will be presented at the CineEurope Awards Ceremony hosted by The Coca-Cola Company June 23 at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. Kenneth Wiberg, president of film distribution at Nordisk Film A/S will be accepting the award.
Distribution & Exhibition
Classic Cinemas Charlestown 18 and UEC Theatres 14 Cleveland are the latest U.S. locations certified to exhibit content released with a DTS:X soundtrack. As a DTS:X worldwide certification services agent, GDC Technology will be leading the effort to enhance additional auditoriums for both circuits with immersive sound in the future.
Nico Simon, president of Europa Cinemas and co-founder of Utopolis Cinemas Group, has today been announced as the 2016 recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the CineEurope Opening Ceremony June 20, at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.
GDC Technology has announced that 100 global movie theatre screens are now equipped to exhibit motion pictures released with a DTS:X soundtrack. Today, nearly 40,000 of the world's screens, from art houses to multiplexes, count on GDC technology to enable new cinematic possibilities and experiences, the company says.
DSpecialists Digitale Audio- und Messsysteme has named Audiowerk as distributor of the audio and media control matrix Harvey mx.16 and its forthcoming new models for Switzerland.
PVR Cinemas has selected GDC Technology to monitor its digital cinema equipment and automated systems for the entire circuit. When completed, this will be the largest circuit-wide rollout of the company’s comprehensive theatre management system and technology intelligent network operations center software.
Santikos Entertainment has extended its five-year strategic partnership with GDC Technology by signing a new agreement to install GDC integrated media blocks in conjunction with its transition to all-laser projection. Under the agreement, GDC Technology will deploy a total of 70 units of its SX-3000 Integrated Media Block with Enterprise Storage Plus, which provides 4TB of storage, with laser phosphor projectors.
Fathom Events has named seasoned film critic and sports and entertainment correspondent, Ben Lyons, as the official host of Fathom Events. Marking a first for the award-winning distributor of alternative content to cinemas, Lyons will engage audiences in person, providing a historical retrospective on the evolution of cinemas and appearing in Fathom’s original pre-show content.
As the U.S. Supreme Court decides in 2016 whether individual states may essentially outlaw abortion (Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt), a new documentary, Trapped, follows the struggles of the clinic workers and lawyers who are on the front lines of a battle to keep abortion safe and legal for millions of American women. The movie premieres April 25 as part of the Big Sky Film Festival in Montana.
GDC Technology Limited is rebranding its U.S. office’s extended warranty service plans as FlexCare in the Americas. GDC Technology USA has long provided customized after-sales coverage designed to offer cinema owners numerous options over the life of their GDC server products. FlexCare plans continue to offer the same level of increased protection for the customer’s investment based upon their exact needs.