Prime Cinemas has taken over Sierra Theatres in Grass Valley, California. New owner Brian Young says, “We’re planning for a seamless transition just in time for the holidays. Operations will continue with most movie-goers noticing no changes. In the new year, we plan to make some improvements but mostly we want to continue the quality movie-going experience that folks expect in Grass Valley.”
After 18 years, Kelly Germain has announced she will depart her role as director of communications and membership of the Giant Screen Cinema Association effective December 31 to explore new opportunities and challenges.
Christie Digital Cinema’s new cinema trailer made its world debut last week at CineAsia in Bangkok, Thailand. The trailer was created by Mila Paulman, a fourth-year student majoring in film and media production at Toronto’s Humber College, and directed and produced by Kitchener, Canada’s Digital Sabbath Film Company, with post-production by Company 3.
Ozone Cinema held the grand opening December 1 of its new theatre at the Oyarifa Mall in Ghana.
Scene Cinemas has opened an Imax with Laser theatre in Cairo, Egypt.
Cineworld Group has appointed Thomas Song as chief financial officer. In this role, Song will oversee the group's finance and accounting management and will have a leadership role in the company's strategic planning and analytics.
The cinema software and content delivery company Unique X and Pixelogic, a provider of content localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry, have together launched KDMX, a fully managed key delivery message generation and fulfilment service for theatrical film releasing.
CinemaNext has acquired Sonic Equipment Company, a leading provider of cinema sales, service, and installation, based in Iola, Kansas. This strategic move marks a significant expansion for CinemaNext into the North American market, reinforcing its commitment to providing comprehensive cinema solutions worldwide.
PVR Inox, India’s largest exhibitor, has launched its second cinema in Gwalior and the first all 4K laser cinema in the city. Located at Keshar Towers at Race Course Road, the four-screen multiplex promises to redefine the movie-going experience for Gwalior’s cinephile
Cinema XXI in Jakarta continues to expand and invest in its CineLife+ Series cinema projectors for a total of 120 units across Indonesia. The chain currently has 700 Christie projectors within its circuit.