During the past three years, Cinepolis has completed the exclusive installation of more than 3000 Doremi Integrated Media Block servers with ShowVault. Cinepolis, Latin America’s largest cinema chain has concluded its deployment in Mexico with 286 theaters that span 84 cities, and has expanded globally to operate over 3,000 screens.
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Harkness Screens has launched Foldable Perlux Digital screens that retain all the features of the Perlux Digital line, with the added capability of being folded rather than rolled.
The European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, has named Dr. Susanne Nikoltchev as its new director as of July 1.
Omniplex Cinema Group has completed installation of Cinedigm’s Theatre Command Center software to streamline its circuit-wide movie operations.
Harkness Screens has released new versions of its recently launched iOS and web-based Digital Screen Modeller and Digital Screen Archiver apps. Both apps were released at CinemaCon 2013 and are currently available as free apps on the Apple iTunes store and via the Harkness Screens website.
Barco officials say that more than 50 films are to be released in its immersive cinema sound format, Auro 11.1 and that the company has signed agreements for the deployment of more than 200 Auro 11.1 installations worldwide.
Eagle Rock Entertainment has appointed More2Screen to distribute legacy concert film, Morrissey 25: Live, to cinemas worldwide (except North America) beginnging in August. Filmed live during Morrissey’s most intimate gig in decades at the Hollywood High School in Los Angeles on March 2, this is the first authorized Morrissey film for nine years and marks 25 years of the solo career of one of the world’s most iconic and enigmatic performers.
Demarest Films and Cinedigm have entered into a co-acquisition and distribution to create a new co-acquisition and marketing arrangement that should greatly expand independent film acquisition, marketing and distribution opportunities for both parties.
Barco has released CineMate, a free mobile app for both Apple iOS and Android devices that enables exhibitors to easily control and operate their digital cinema equipment via their smart phone, tablet or other mobile device. The app will be available for download in the App Store and Google Play from mid-July onwards.
Mr Wolf and the Royal Opera House have announced an exclusive long-term agreement to distribute Royal Opera House operas and ballets to cinemas worldwide, beginning this autumn with the 2013-14 Season.