Nice Shoes provided post-production finishing for the MPI Original feature film Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game, a colorful story from New York City’s past. Senior colorist Marcy Robinson collaborated with writers/directors Austin and Meredith Bragg, producer Lana Link and cinematographer Jon Keng in finalizing the look of the film, which won the Overall Audience Choice and IFJA Directorial Debut awards at the Heartland International Film Festival and Best Narrative Feature at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival.
As the cinema business steadily recovers from all the ramifications of the pandemic, exhibitors are faced with a series of decisions to make. They must upgrade their facilities to encourage moviegoers to return; they must cut costs in the face of a challenging global economy; and they must do what they can to address climate change. For a long time now, Wim Buyens, CEO of Cinionic, the consortium consisting of Barco, ALPD, and CGS, has been making the case that installing laser projection addresses to all three concerns. Recent events suggest people are beginning to listen to Buyens. It has been a busy month for Cinionic.
When cinematographer Zach Kuperstein got the job to shoot writer-director Zach Cregger’s horror feature Barbarian, one of the first things he did was reach out to Light Iron senior colorist Sam Daley. The two had previously worked together on a short and three independent features — The Eyes of My Mother, The Vigil, and Paper Spiders — but their collaborations began during post, not during pre-production.
With Halloween here, many people will add some fright for fun into their plans. Watching horror movies and going to a haunted house are popular traditions. However, Kansas City's Macabre Cinema flips the switch and takes thrill seekers from watching a scary movie to being the victim in this horror flick. The triggering fear that horror films evoke from their music, characters, and scare methods all come to life in this unique format of a haunted attraction.
AMC Theatres today announced that the Los Angeles market will be the first to be upgraded with Laser at AMC projection technology from Cinionic at nearly all AMC locations. Work is currently underway on AMC’s first major broad scale projector upgrade since the transition to digital with the launch of Laser at AMC.
Alamo Drafthouse Crystal City, the chain’s newest location and its fourth in the Washington, DC metro area, opens today, October 24, as the exhibitor continues to roll out sites.
Marcus Theatres' Magical Movie Rewards loyalty program has signed its five millionth member. The company says the milestone is a celebration of human reconnection as moviegoers continue to head back into theatres to experience the excitement of seeing movies on the big screen.
Cinépolis, Mexico’s largest cinema company, has announced an initiative to upgrade more than 2,600 screens to laser projection. The deal brings Laser Projection by Cinionic to a significant portion of the global chain’s nearly 6,700 screens, delivering efficiency and up to 70 percent energy savings for Cinepolis and an elevated viewing experience for their audiences.
Arts Alliance Media today announced the official opening of its United States based subsidiary company, AAM U.S. Incorporated to support the company’s ever-growing network of exhibitors and cinema integrators across the Americas. The new office is located in Camden, Delaware.
AMC Theatres has reached its first-ever agreement with Netflix to play a Netflix movie theatrically. From November 23-29, AMC moviegoers can enjoy Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery at more than 200 locations throughout the United States. It will also play at select Odeon Cinema Group’s locations in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, and Spain.