Event Cinema

Screenvision Unveils Connected Cinema

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:17 -- Nick Dager

Recently rebranded Screenvision Media has rolled out the Connected Cinema experience, which the company says provides the ultimate canvas for brand storytelling. Through new tech alliances with MovieTickets.com, Timeplay, Shazam, EdisonX and Branded Entertainment Network, Screenvision Media is extending and harnessing the unrivaled impact of cinema’s premium video with the ability to engage with consumers before, during and after their movie-going journey. The announcement was officially made at the company’s Upfront event at the Skylight at Moynihan Station.

Captioning Shakespeare

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 11:48 -- Nick Dager

Marking the start of Deaf Awareness Week May 2-8, Digital Theatre today announced plans to caption every single one of its productions in time for the 2017 academic year. The initiative is already underway with Shakespeare productions of As You Like It, King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors due for imminent publishing with captions on Digital Theatre Plus as part of #ShakespeareLives – a series of events and activities marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

Screenvision Names Hegarty Creative Chair in Residence

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 11:59 -- Nick Dager

Screenvision has announced that Sir John Hegarty will join Screenvision Media as Creative Chair in Residence, an industry first, starting in May. Hegarty is one of the highest-acclaimed creative visionaries in the industry and brings to Screenvision Media more than five decades of creative insight and a shared passion for compelling storytelling.

Harmony Coming to Screens in May

Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:07 -- Nick Dager

On the heels of this week’s limited theatrical engagement of The Empire of Corpses, Funimation Films has announced that advance tickets are now available for the movie Harmony, the second in the series of three animated films adapted from Project Itoh's novels. The film, produced by award-winning Studio 4°C, is co-directed by the duo of Michael Arias and Takashi Nakamura. Presented in both Japanese with English subtitles and English dub versions, Harmony will screen in more than 60 theaters across the United States on May 17 and 18.

Fathom Events Names Ben Lyons Official Host

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:33 -- Nick Dager

Fathom Events has named seasoned film critic and sports and entertainment correspondent, Ben Lyons, as the official host of Fathom Events. Marking a first for the award-winning distributor of alternative content to cinemas, Lyons will engage audiences in person, providing a historical retrospective on the evolution of cinemas and appearing in Fathom’s original pre-show content.

Screenvision, KAOS Announce Power of Song Doc

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 00:55 -- Nick Dager

Screenvision Media and KAOS Connect have announced the launch of their first joint event cinema program – the empowering theatrical documentary produced by Meteor 17 CEO, Spencer Proffer, I Hope You Dance, The Power & Spirit of Song. The documentary film features stories of faith, inspiration and overcoming unimaginable odds as told through the transformative power of song.

Event Cinema Takes Center Stage

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 12:32 -- Nick Dager

Event cinema will take center stage at CinemaCon April 12th at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas when Fathom Events honors BBC Worldwide North America with its Excellence in Event Cinema Award. The award is for their record-breaking success in global event cinema, featuring the Doctor Who series. The award will be presented by Fathom Events CEO, John Rubey, and accepted by BBC Worldwide executive vice president of franchise and digital enterprises, Soumya Sriraman.

Funimation Releases Empire of Corpses

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 11:31 -- Nick Dager

Funimation will screen The Empire of Corpses in more than 50 theaters across the United States on April 19 and 20. The film is the first in a series of three movies based on novels by award-winning writer Project Itoh and is directed by Ryotaro Makihara. "We're pleased to bring this first in the series of films based on Project Itoh's novels," said Gen Fukunaga, founder and CEO of Funimation. "'The Empire of Corpses' is a truly captivating sci-fi action thriller – perfect for the big screen – and one that fans will certainly enjoy."

O’Connor Joins Screenvision Media Event Cinema Team

Wed, 03/23/2016 - 11:47 -- Nick Dager

Screenvision Media has named Craig O’Connor director of distribution, event cinema. His addition to the Screenvision Media team comes in time for the company’s first highly anticipated event cinema program following their re-launch in partnership with Kaos Connect, premiering May 2016. In his new role, O’Connor will be responsible for the distribution strategy of all event cinema programs.


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