Distribution & Exhibition

AMIA, Alamo Drafthouse to offer 35mm Projection Workshop

Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:06 -- Nick Dager

The Association of Moving Image Archivists and Alamo Drafthouse, in partnership with The Film Foundation, will host a three-day film projection workshop offering expert-led training for managers, curators and projectionists in the proper presenting of 35mm film in theaters. The hands-on, educational event will be held August 22-24 in Austin, Texas, at the Alamo South Lamar location. Additional partners supporting the symposium include Kodak and Boston Light & Sound.

Three Nights of Docs from Rooftop Films

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:23 -- Nick Dager

Rooftop Films is excited to announce three evenings of ground breaking and creative documentaries, presented in partnership with International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the world’s largest documentary film festival. The three events will take place in various locations across New York City from Wednesday, July 20 to Friday, July 22.

Cineplexx Deploys Cinema Next Software

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 16:15 -- Nick Dager

Austrian cinema chain Cineplexx, a subsidiary of Constantin Film Holding, will deploy Cinema Next’s proprietary Melody Theatre Management System and Symphony circuit management software across its entire network. This represents a total of 228 screens and 31 different sites. The rollout is expected to begin this summer at all Cineplexx cinemas located in Austria, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Montenegro and Serbia. Cinema Next is part of the Ymagis Group.

Audiences Upbeat About LightVibes

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 13:19 -- Nick Dager

More than 80 percent of the moviegoers who have experienced Philips LightVibes had a positive response, according to a recent survey conducted by the company. The news was part of a presentation that Niels Van Duinen, general manager of Philips LightVibes gave earlier this month at CineEurope in Barcelona. The news was included in remarks that Van Duinen made at the Event Cinema Association’s reception. He was giving those present an update about Philips LightVibes Surround Cinema Lighting news and developments since the group’s last gathering at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

Mars Cinema Group Adds D-Box Seating in Time for Bourne

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 15:23 -- Nick Dager

ECCO Cine Supply and Service has reached an agreement with Turkish exhibitor Mars Cinema Group to install and service D-Box Technologies cinematic motion systems in two multiplex theatres in Istanbul. Under the agreement, ECCO will deliver a total of 80 D-Box motion seats to Cinemaximum Akbati, located in the up-and-coming northeast neighborhood of Instanbul, and Cinemaximum Akasya, situated in the university district on the Asian side.

Are Drive-Ins on the Rise?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:05 -- Nick Dager

Thanks, in part, to digital cinema technology, drive-in theatres are on the rise. According to the United Drive-in Theatre Owners Association, as of this month there are 324 drive-in theatres in the United States, 299 of which are digital, with a total of 595 screens. Though the numbers will likely never be as high as they were in the 1950s when the nation had more than four thousand drive-ins, the association says the drive-in business seems to be on an upswing. Coyote Theatres is a case in point

Funimation Acquires Rurouni Kenshin Film Trilogy

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:47 -- Nick Dager

Funimation Films has acquired the Rurouni Kenshin live action, samurai film trilogy. The trilogy, distributed by GAGA Corporation, includes Rurouni Kenshin: Origins (released as Rurouni Kenshin internationally), Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends. Funimation has secured the exclusive North American rights to theatrical, home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast distribution of all three titles as part of its agreement with GAGA.

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