In the coming months five studios will release major feature films in Dolby Cinema, Dolby announced today. They include Sony Pictures’ Pixels, in theatres July 24; Paramount Pictures’ Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation, in theatres July 31; Universal Pictures’ Everest, in theatres this September, and Lionsgate Entertainment’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 2, in theatres this November. They join titles soon to be announced by Twentieth Century Fox.
Cineplexx and Dolby Laboratories today announced that they are opening six Dolby Cinema locations in Austria.
Carmike Cinemas has opened Ovation 12 in Atlanta, Georgia. The theatre features its new cinematic dining experience. The grand opening festivities kicked off with Marvel's Ant-Man and Universal Pictures' Trainwreck.
IMAX Corporation and Carmike Cinemas today announced an expansion of the parties' revenue-sharing arrangement with the addition of three new IMAX theatre systems.
For some going to see Terminator Genisys starting July 1 will mean having the chance to do something other than text or stare at the advertisements on the big screen before the movie starts. Paramount has announced it is releasing an interactive game to be played on mobile devices before the film begins at select AMC Imax locations.
Nu Metro Cinemas, the fast-growing South African cinema operator, has announced a memorandum of understanding for a partnership with CJ 4DPLex to bring 4DX to Africa.
GDC Technology has entered into virtual print fee agreements with six exhibitors in Argentina: Village Cines, CCA CinemaCenter, Cines Multiplex, Atlas Cines, CPM and Cinema la Plata Cinemas. The deal enables the company to manage a financial subsidy that assists with costs involved in the chains’ conversion to digital cinema.
Barco has introduced the smallest member of its digital cinema projector portfolio. The DP2K-6E is designed for chains and independent cinemas with screens up to 7.5 meters (24 feet) wide. The projector will be commercially available in October.
Leading Dutch exhibitor JT Cinema is set to centralize all its operations with Arts Alliance Media’s Producer enterprise content management system. The agreement, which covers 102 screens across the Netherlands, will see all of JT Cinema’s sites connected to Producer at head office. From one central instance at head office, JT will be able to monitor and manage all content, KDMs, advertising and trailer pre-show, and reporting across 20 sites.
CJ 4DPLex and Mars Cinema Group are partnering to bring 4DX to Turkey for the first time. Developed by CJ 4DPLex, 4DX is the world’s first 4D-technology based cinema for feature films, using motion, vibration, water, wind, lighting, scents and more to provide moviegoers with a truly immersive experience. The first Turkish location for 4DX will be at Cinemaximum Marmara Forum in Istanbul, which boasts the greatest number of screens and seats of any cinema in the country. It is expected to open in mid September this year.