More2Screen has been appointed by AEG Live to distribute a spectacular rock show event, Def Leppard’s Viva Hysteria, to cinemas worldwide (except the U.S. and Canada) from September 19th.
NCM Media Networks and Beijing China Times Media Advertising Co. have entered into an advertising cooperation and fee agreement to help international brands reach movie audiences in the United States and China.
Cinepolis and Contenido Alternativo announced today that Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment's Despicable Me 2 was delivered through the Satellite Network to 281 of the chain's theatres simultaneously.
GDC Technology’s Digital Cinema Network has signed separate non-exclusive digital cinema deployment agreements with each of the six Hollywood studios — Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Paramount Pictures Global, Sony Pictures Releasing International Corporation, Universal Pictures International and Warner Bros. Entertainment – to deploy DCI-compliant digital cinema equipment to cinemas in the Latin American region.
This year the buzz at CineEurope seemed to be all about alternative content, or event cinema as it’s being increasingly referred to. As chair of the ECA it’s difficult to gain real perspective from the eye of the storm but having seen the business grow from an occasional add-on for exhibitors to a serious revenue stream in more recent years, the sense in Barcelona last month was that in event cinema, the possibilities are endless and the sense of real excitement was tangible. Everyone from major studios to major cinema chains to independents to technical partners seemed keen to know more, hear more, do more to exploit this established and still growing revenue stream.
Cineplex has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase select theatres from Empire Theatres Limited for a cash purchase price of $200 million, subject to certain adjustments to be made at closing.
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.
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.