Distribution & Exhibition

GDC Launching New Products at CinemaCon

Fri, 04/22/2022 - 10:20 -- Nick Dager

GDC Technology Limited will launch the company’s latest products at CinemaCon 2022, the world’s largest convention for the exhibition and distribution community, which is being held April 25-28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. GDC will showcase the new SR-1000 media server with the audio capability of rendering up to 32-channels of DTS:X immersive audio that supports SMPTE’s ST 2098-2 immersive audio bitstream standard.

Showtime Reaches Deal with Ready Theatre Systems

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 14:36 -- Nick Dager

Showtime Analytics has reached an agreement to integrate its data analytics platform with major US point-of-sale provider Ready Theatre Systems. Under this new agreement RTS customers will have the ability to utilize the Showtime Analytics product suite including their operational tool, Showtime Insights, marketing solution Showtime Engage and newly launched Customer Analytics.

Premiere Cinemas, Fridley Theatres Join MetaMedia’s Network

Thu, 04/21/2022 - 09:53 -- Nick Dager

MetaMedia today announced that Premiere Cinemas and Fridley Theatres are joining its network. “We’re thrilled to partner with Fridley and Premiere as we continue to help usher in a content and technology renaissance for the cinema industry,” said MetaMedia CEO Jason Brenek. “Where movie theatres have always been a mainstay of entertainment, now many cinema circuits are finding that with the MetaMedia network, they can also become centers for concerts, sports, faith-based, education, gaming, fan gatherings and other live events. Ultimately, our platform enables cinemas to evolve from being a part of a community, to the center of it.”

Cinépolis Launches Self-Care Sundays

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 13:18 -- Nick Dager

As exhibitors worldwide look for new ways to compete in a world changed dramatically by the pandemic, many of the most innovative and creative cinemas are offering new concepts and new kinds of content that patrons simply can’t get at home. With that in mind, Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas, known for its enhanced moviegoing concepts, has announced the debut of its Self-Care Sundays moviegoing experience in partnership with the award-winning creator of mental health and personal growth apps Psychological Technologies.

Roelink Winner of the 2022 UNIC Achievement Award

Wed, 04/20/2022 - 10:51 -- Nick Dager

Géke Roelink, managing director of Filmhuis Den Haag, has been named the 2022 recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 23 June at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.

Netflix Experiments with Pricing to Combat Account Sharing

Tue, 04/19/2022 - 09:18 -- Eleanor Patterson

Streaming service giant Netflix is experimenting with its pricing policies in a handful of countries in response to high rates of account sharing. Eleanor Patterson, assistant professor of media studies in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, explains what this experiment means for U.S. account sharing and the future of streaming platforms.

Pages

Subscribe to Distribution & Exhibition