Axeda Corporation has awarded Barco with a Product Innovation award for CineCare Web. Axeda presented the award at its annual Connexion Conference in Boston, Massachusetts last month. Winners were selected based on their ability to showcase the Axeda Machine Cloud, as well as skills and expertise in developing innovative solutions across the Internet of Things technology platform.
Distribution & Exhibition
Wintex Brasil has announced a partnership with GDC Digital Cinema Network Brazil. The new integrator will offer Brazilian exhibitors a complete proposal for digitalization, including the management of VPF and financing through a FSA line of credit operated by BNDES.
In the lead up to the 700th anniversary of Scotland’s Battle of Bannockburn, a new visitor centre at the historic site in Stirling has become the first in the world to use fight choreography and motion capture techniques to immerse visitors in a realistic 3D medieval battle.
Studio Movie Grill's newest theatre will open its doors this week in Colleyville. Formerly occupied by the Colleyville Cinema Grille, the theater has been totally renovated and now fully represents the Studio Movie Grill (http://www.studiomoviegrill.com) in-theater dining concept. SMG Colleyville marks the brand's seventeenth location to date and ninth in Texa
According to Fandango, X-Men: Days of Future Past is pacing to be the biggest X-Men movie opening in Fandango history, overpowering the company’s previous record-holder, 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand.
Lionsgate has announced that the 2014 Sundance Film Festival documentary hit Dinosaur 13 will be available day-and-date in select theaters including New York and Los Angeles, on August 15.
The Maheshwari Theatre in Bangalore, India has installed Barco Auro 11.1 sound technology. The new sound system will be unveiled at a press conference May 23. The 1,000-seat theater is the second screen in the region to upgrade its sound system to Auro 11.1; the Manasa Theatre upgraded its sound last July.
50K and a Call: A Love Story, a mockumentary drama produced by J.P. McMahon and Tristan Drew, has been released internationally on VOD and DVD by digital distributor FilmBuff.
More2Screen in partnership with production company Telmondis will bring the Mariinsky Theatre’s Mariinsky on Screen Live to cinemas worldwide this summer.
Fandango has added Harkins Theatres, Digiplex Destinations and Premiere Cinemas to its cinema network. These latest exhibitor agreements bring Fandango’s ticketing conveniences to an additional 1,000 screens in a dozen states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Fandango now powers online and mobile ticketing for more than 24,000 U.S. screens, representing the vast majority of the nation’s theaters.