Unique X has launched its first consumer-facing product to provide a service for the public to instantly book an exclusive private screening. Launching nationally across the UK with Odeon Cinemas Group, Europe’s largest cinema operator and an AMC Entertainment company, Book the Cinema offers consumers the opportunity to book a private screening at their favorite cinema, along with food and beverages, directly through a user-friendly and intuitive website.
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Arts Alliance Media has announced an agreement to become the sole cinema reseller of MediaMation MX4D products across all global territories. MMI continues to provide interactive solutions for attractions, cinemas, exhibits, theatres, and real-time physics engines for VR and eSports, with their immersive MX4D Motion EFX seats leading an impressive solution portfolio.
Christie Digital Systems is supporting the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles with projection and display technology and professional services. The 300,000 square foot campus of the Academy Museum is the largest institution in the United States devoted to the arts, sciences, and artists of moviemaking.
Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe today announces that its RB laser technology projectors have been selected by the UGC Group to be used across its four new cinemas in Plaisir, Toulouse, Bordeaux, and Lyon in France.
Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte, president, and CEO respectively of the European cinema trade group International Union of Cinemas, today used their keynote address at CineEurope 2021 today to reflect on the resilient nature of the sector and the unique experience that only cinemas can provide.
IMAX and Strong/MDI Screen Systems have partnered to build a record breaking-screen at the Traumpalast Multiplex in Leonberg, Germany. Covering a 574-seat IMAX auditorium, the Strong/MDI screen is an impressive 69 feet high and 125 feet wide and weighs more than 500 pounds, another IMAX record. It was manufactured in Joliette, Canada and coated on site by Strong/MDI professionals due to its massive measurements.
Flix Media, the largest cinema advertising sales company across Latin America, has signed an agreement to deploy Unique X’s Advertising Accord software in all its operations across fifteen Central and South American territories. The company is moving forward with the system in Brazil.
Cinionic today announced an expanded four-year exclusive agreement with B&B Theatres, the sixth largest exhibitor in the U.S., with nearly 500 screens across 55 locations. Under the new agreement, Cinionic will serve as the exclusive projection technology partner for B&B Theatres, providing Barco Series 4 and Cinionic Giant Screen laser projectors, to enhance B&B’s large format Grand Screen to experience.
MGM Studios and Eon Productions announced today that No Time To Die will be releasing in CJ 4DPlex’s immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX for the first time. The 25th Bond film will release from September 30 through Universal Pictures International and in the U.S on October 8 through MGM via their United Artists Releasing banner.
Unique X has appointed Claudia Stengel vice president of sales, Americas. She will be overseeing all revenue, relationship management and business development of Unique X's suite of market-leading innovative cinema software and content solutions in North, Central and South America.