Quanta DGT/AAM will be the integrator for the digitization of the largest Brazilian movie theatre chain, Kinoplex. Christie will supply projectors for the rollout, Doremi will supply the servers and Kelonik will be in charge of installations.
CJ 4DPlex, the South Korean maker of a 4D technology-based cinema experience for feature films, will launch its first premium movie in the United States tonight with a press screening of Captain America: The Winter Solider. This weekend general audiences will be able to get the 4D experience at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live Stadium 14 theater in partnership with L.A. Live and theater operators AEG.
South Korea cinema chain MegaBox today will debut the first MasterImage MI-Horizon3D system in the country for the opening of Transformers: Age of Extinction. MegaBox will continue to deploy systems throughout the year.
The Dutch cinema chain JT Bioscopen is installing a Barco 6 primary Laser3D (6P) laser-illuminated projector in its brand-new Hilversum Media Park seven-screen multiplex. With 21 multiplexes in 19 cities around the country, JT Bioscopen is the second largest theater chain in The Netherlands.
The 17th Shanghai International Film Festival opened with the screening of the classic Chinese film Stage Sisters, which has been fully restored in 4K. Directed by the late Chinese director Xie Jin and first released in 1964, the 50-year-old film is now widely regarded as Xie’s masterpiece.
Christie today announced that it has installed a laser projection system at the Shanghai Film Art Center. The first movie screened on the new system was Godzilla. The Shanghai Film Art Center, the first cineplex to be built in China, has also just installed the Oriental Mega Screen.
In the three years that Doremi has partnered with Wanda Cinema Line, its servers have delivered an uptime of 99.99 percent. Measured across 700 screens from 2010 to 2013, this is an extraordinary standard that the company says is matched by no other cinema technology company in the world.
Studio Movie Grill's newest theatre will open its doors this week in Colleyville. Formerly occupied by the Colleyville Cinema Grille, the theater has been totally renovated and now fully represents the Studio Movie Grill (http://www.studiomoviegrill.com) in-theater dining concept. SMG Colleyville marks the brand's seventeenth location to date and ninth in Texa
Fandango has added Harkins Theatres, Digiplex Destinations and Premiere Cinemas to its cinema network. These latest exhibitor agreements bring Fandango’s ticketing conveniences to an additional 1,000 screens in a dozen states including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Fandango now powers online and mobile ticketing for more than 24,000 U.S. screens, representing the vast majority of the nation’s theaters.
Carmike Cinemas and Digital Cinema Destinations (Digiplex) have announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement for Carmike to acquire Digiplex.