GDC Technology Limited announced today that Cinebox has signed an agreement to replace all legacy media servers with GDC’s SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with diskless CineCache built-in cache memory storage. Cinebox is Mexico’s largest independent theatre circuit and operates in 13 cities such as Poza Rica, San Juan, San Martin, Tampico, Tula, and other Mexican citie
Cinemex, one of the largest cinema chains in the world with nearly 3,000 screens across Mexico, is installing Laser Projection by Cinionic in 500 of the circuit’s highest-performing locations.
Cluster Studio, Mexico’s leading post-production studio, has re-invested in FilmLight by upgrading its pair of Baselight Two systems, supporting its move into the entertainment market as they cater to a growing amount of content being produced in the region.
In 1851, the newly established border between Mexico and the USA is the setting for a conflict fueled by the anger and xenophobia caused by the Mexican American War. A group of immigrants forge the myth of the Latin Robin Hood, Joaquín Murrieta. La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta was created by Mauricio Leiva-Cock and Diego Ramírez-Schrempp, and directed by David Pablos (episodes 1-4), Humberto Hinojosa (episodes 5-8). The series was produced by Dynamo Productions and Amazon Studios. Cinematographer Paulo Perez, ADFC, was chosen to capture the wide vistas of Mexico in the new Latin-Western series.
Cinemas World Theatre Concepts, a new multiplex in Mexico City with 14 cinemas, has installed Christie cinema projectors ranging from 8,000 to 22, 000 lumens. Christie integrator T&T Cinema carried out the installation.
Showtime Group Solutions, the newly formed parent group to Admit One and Showtime Analytics, has signed a 15-year deal with leading global film exhibitor Cinemex to deliver an end-to-end enterprise point of sale system.
Soccer fans throughout Mexico are enjoying the FIFA World Cup live at 280 cinemas thanks to satellite operator CinecolorSat and digital cinema content distributor KenCast.
Created by Saturday Night Live alums Fred Armisen and Julio Torres along with fellow comedian Ana Fabrega, the Spanish-language comedy series Los Espookys follows a crew of millennials from Mexico who participate in the ever-growing gig economy through their shared passion for all things horror.
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.
GDC Technology Limited has won a solicited proposal from Cinemex to exclusively provide 200 digital cinema media servers. Cinemex is Mexico’s second largest theatre circuit and operates in cities such as Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Toluca, Juarez, Leon, Tijuana, Mexicali, Puebla, and other Mexican cities. The agreement involves the deployment of the GDC SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with Portable Storage to to be installed over the next 12 months. The agreement covers the replacement of legacy media servers at existing sites and all Cinemex’s new construction projects in Mexico.