Distribution & Exhibition

Jack Kline Named Chairman, President and CEO of Christie Worldwide

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 15:02 -- Nick Dager

Christie today announced that Kenji Hamashima, chairman, president and CEO of the Christie group of companies will step down from his current role effective April 1 and that Jack Kline, president and COO, Christie Digital Systems USA will assume the role of chairman, president and CEO of all of Christie’s operating companies, worldwide.

Germany’s Haus Zoar Movie Theater Upgrades Sound System

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:36 -- Nick Dager

Located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Mönchengladbach has a history that goes back to the 10th century—but the city’s newly completed movie theater features the latest digital cinema technology. This is particularly true where the sound is concerned. Haus Zoar is Germany’s first cinema to feature a Dolby Atmos Connect interface with Harman’s Crown DCi Series network amplifiers. The cinema has also deployed JBL ScreenArray loudspeakers in an installation that takes surround sound realism to new heights – literally.

Cinedigm, Wizard World to Partner on Comic Con Oriented Digital Network

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:18 -- Nick Dager

Cinedigm has partnered with Wizard World to create a direct-to-consumer, branded digital network targeted to Comic Con fans and curated with a wide array of sci-fi, horror, fantasy, action, adventure, gamer, anime, animation and comedy content, as well as an e-commerce retail destination featuring collectible and exclusive merchandise.

Digital Cinema Distribution Looks to the Sky

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 10:31 -- Nick Dager

Last September, International Datacasting announced that DSAT Cinema had committed to buy more than 1,000 of its SuperFlex Pro Video Receivers. Since its inception last year, DSAT Cinema, the Eutelsat and dcinex joint venture has used IDC’s technology to deliver more than 300 films and 50 live broadcasts, from iconic locations that include the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre and the Royal Opera House in London. The companies described their relationship as an alliance and a partnership. Digital Cinema Report recently spoke with Walter Capitani, International Datacasting’s vice president of marketing to get an update on the progress they’ve made to date.

More2Screen to Distribute Orlando Bloom Romeo and Juliet to Cinemas Worldwide

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 12:50 -- Nick Dager

London-based distributor More2Screen will present British actor Orlando Bloom’s acclaimed performance in the recent Broadway production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in cinemas worldwide (except the United States and Canada) beginning April 1.

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