The Arcadia Cinema in Melzo, Italy, will present Avatar: The Way of Water with what the exhibitor says is the upgraded projection quality of the PLF Energia Screen. The screen will enhance the existing RGB laser system to reach 100,000 lumens on a 30 meters wide screen, the company said.
Cinemark is once again teaming up with ESPN to bring some of college football’s most anticipated matchups to the big screen, only at Cinemark theatres. Following the success of last year’s kickoff program, Cinemark and ESPN are expanding the number of locations showcasing the best that college football has to offer.
Golden Ticket Cinemas has signed with Showtime Analytics to provide real-time operational, marketing and market comparisons. The cinema chain was founded in 2017 with the opening of the company’s first location in Washington, North Carolina and since then has become one of the fastest growing movie exhibitors in the country.
Imax China today named Daniel Manwaring as its chief executive officer, effective January 9, 2023. He succeeds interim CEO Jiande Chen, who will return to his full-time role as vice chairman of Imax China.
Cinewav's outdoor cinema audio technology has been granted a U.S. patent. Cinewav replaces other sound systems including FM transmitters or broadcasting in outdoor movie theaters, with a phone-based app. Users can simply watch on a large screen and listen on their phone via a small down-loaded audio file that syncs with the images displayed on the screen.
Toho Cinemas, Japan, is installing Cinionic’s Barco Series 4 laser projection in 159 of its theatres. Following an initial laser installation in late 2020 at Toho Cinemas’ Tachikawa Tachihi location, laser projection by Cinionic was selected for the chain’s presentation technology renewal. Work is now underway to complete the project in the coming months, offering Japanese moviegoers an environmentally friendly and elevated cinematic experience.
Miraj Cinemas has opened its first six-screen ultra-luxurious multiplex in Bengaluru, India. The multiplex, which has 1,283 seats and officially opened December 9, was designed to offer a high-quality movie-watching experience.
PVR Cinemas has formed an exclusive partnership with Visa, the official payments technology partner of FIFA to convert eleven cinemas in eight cities into Visa FIFA World Cup 2022 hubs and showcase two key matches live on screen – the third-place quarters and finals on December 17 and 18. Both PVR and Visa will be inviting their clients for the live screening of these matches exclusively at these selected PVR Cinemas.
The International Arthouse Cinema Association is calling for support after Creative Europe – Media cut funding for the only international training for arthouse cinemas. In 2004, the association established an international training course for young cinema professionals from Europe and many other countries to strengthen and build their skills, develop new ideas and create new business models for the cinema of the future in an ever-changing media world.
Vista Group International Limited has named Stuart Dickinson chief executive officer, which will take effect April 11, 2023. Dickinson will succeed Kimbal Riley, who is retiring after five years as CEO and nearly a decade at Vista Group overall.