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.”
As it has for more than 20 years, Christie Digital Systems will once again showcase a wide range of technology during CinemaCon 2022, April 25-28 in the Milano Ballrooms I and V at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Las Vegas.
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.
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.
Leading Indonesian exhibitor Flix Cinema has opened a new, 10-screen cinema complex at the Mall of Indonesia in Jakarta. Flix Cinema is a brand of Agung Sedayu Group, one of Indonesia’s premier development corporations. Its first venue was at the Pik Avenue mall, in the Pantai Indah Kapuk district of north Jakarta.
Cinionic and The Advanced Imaging Society have announced the return of The Insiders Show to CinemaCon 2022. This year, they will hold a live recording of the show on Tuesday, April 26 at 1:30 p.m. PST in the Laser Theater, Cinionic World, Roman Ballrooms, Promenade Level, Caesars Palace.
Arts Alliance Media has agreed to a strategic partnership with Shenzhen Timewaying Co. Ltd, a leading technology manufacturer specializing in 3D and LED solutions, to become an official reseller of HeyLED.
Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures will present a three-night special event of Star Trek: The Motion Picture in select theatres across the country May 22, 23, and 25.
AMC Theatres has finalized a deal with Bow Tie Cinemas to purchase and operate seven locations in Connecticut, upstate New York and Annapolis, Maryland.
Who said April is the cruelest month? In its second week of release, Paramount’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2 received a major boost as it opened in the Domestic market with a massive $72.1 million, proving the suggestion audiences weren’t coming back to cinemas incorrect, they just needed the product. Sonic 2 opened 24 percent higher than the 2020 original, according to the British analytics firm Gower Street.