CMX Cinemas is installing D-Box haptic seats in five new locations across the United States and will include them in two existing locations that are scheduled for renovation by the end of 2023. This will bring the total number of D-Box haptic seats in CMX Cinemas to nearly 500 and will drive the total number of D-Box screens up to 15.
Barco announced today that it has to date produced 100,000 digital cinema projectors. The company says the milestone is testament to the longevity and sustained heritage of innovation shared by Barco, its partners, and the exhibition community.
Big World Cineplex has chosen Christie Digital Cinema’s RGB laser cinema projection systems for its flagship multiplex located in Wuxi, a prominent historical and cultural city in China’s Jiangsu province.
This November 4, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Doors final studio album L.A. Woman (1971), Trafalgar Releasing will transform movie theatres into concert venues as it presents The Doors: Live at The Bowl ’68 Special Edition, giving Doors fans around the world the closest experience to being there live. That July concert on the storied stage of the Hollywood Bowl was a now legendary performance that is widely considered to be the finest captured on film.
CMX Cinemas has selected Cinionic to upgrade its flagship Dolphin 19 location in Miami, Florida, with its laser light upgrade projection technology. CMX, a wholly owned subsidy of eighth largest global cinema circuit Cinemex, is a leading US exhibitor with more than 350 screens. As part of the CMX Dolphin 19 revitalization, Cinionic will outfit all the theatre’s legacy Barco digital projectors with Laser Light Upgrades. The laser presentation upgrades at CMX Dolphin 19 are expected to complete this month.
Sharp NEC Display today announced the availability of the NC1803ML laser projector in its digital cinema projection series. The company says the NC1803ML is the ideal projection solution for theaters with small and medium screens, offering an improved replaceable laser module and laser light source lifespan of up to 50,000 hours.
Gower Street Analytics is predicting that the global box office will reach $20.2 billion in 2021. The London-based global film tech company, which specializes in predictive box office for the distribution and exhibition sectors via its Forecast service, calculated the end-of-year estimate following its assessment that global box office had matched year-end 2020 results by the close of August.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems has appointed Dennis Pacelli national cinema sales manager for the United States, effective immediately. Pacelli brings decades of experience in global sales and business development to his new role where he will lead sales initiatives and drive new client acquisitions in the region. He will also provide strategic insight to guide business growth.
AMC Theatres today announced an unprecedented more than $25 million national advertising campaign across the United States to remind movie lovers that Hollywood’s stories are enjoyed in their best light – with a seamless, communal, multi-sensory experience – at AMC. The message of the campaign is simple but clear: AMC Theatres. We Make Movies Better. This messaging also will be used in nine European countries by AMC-owned Odeon Cinema Group.
Barco has expanded its laser projection portfolio with a pair of RGB projectors. Designed to enable impactful experiences in the theme park industry, the company says the XDM and XDX exceed all expectations with stunning Rec. 2020 colors, native 4K resolution and remarkable performances.