PVR Inox, India's largest cinema exhibitor, has launched its third ICE Theatre auditorium at the 12-screen Superplex in Forum South Bengaluru. ICE stands for Immersive Cinema Experience. The exhibitor already has ICE Theatres in Delhi and Gurugram.
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CJ 4DPlex and EVT, owners of Event Cinemas, the largest movie exhibitor in Australia, announced today that they have expanded their partnership to open the first ScreenX auditorium in Australia at Event Cinemas Robina on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
PVR Inox, India’s biggest theatre chain, has launched the only standalone Imax property in the country. The company has installed Imax Laser Projection in Delhi’s Priya Cinema, located at Basant Lok Complex, Vasant Vihar. While other Imax theatres in the country house regular theatre formats and projections alongside, this marks the first time an entire cinema is dedicated to Imax screenings.
Leading cinema exhibitor Golden Screen Cinemas will showcase a local production as the first-ever Malaysian movie on Imax screens at selected cinemas nationwide.
On July 21, Cinépolis will unveil the Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas Inglewood Imax at Hollywood Park, officially opening the sports and entertainment destination's retail space. The first movie theatre to call Inglewood home in nearly 30 years, the 12-screen, 1,236-seat, 55,137-square-foot luxury concept is the first tenant to open and welcome guests at Hollywood Park, which is being built by Los Angeles Rams owner/chairman E. Stanley Kroenke and is the largest urban mixed-use mega development under construction in the Western United States.
Imax Corporation has filed a proposal to acquire the outstanding 96.3 million shares in Imax China, a Hong Kong-listed subsidiary established by Imax Corporation to oversee its business in Greater China. The deal is worth roughly $124 million. The offer represents an approximate 49 percent premium to the 30-trading day average closing price. Upon approval of the offer, Imax Corporation will own 100 percent of Imax China.
Academy Award-nominee Darren Aronofsky is currently directing the feature-length documentary film Postcard from Earth, a first-of-its-kind production set to debut at Sphere in Las Vegas this October. Aronofsky is utilizing the Big Sky camera system to capture content for the immersive production, which will fully-maximize Sphere’s 22nd century technologies – including the world’s highest resolution LED screen, the world’s most advanced concert audio system, and atmospheric elements such as wind and scent – to transport audiences to places both real and imagined.
Odeon Multicines has reached an agreement to install Cinity Cinema Systems, with components that include Christie Real|Laser illumination technology, in six premium large format theatres across Spain. The Cinity format for PLF auditoriums enhances the overall cinematic experience with 4K, 3D, high brightness, high frame rate, high dynamic range, and wide color gamut display capabilities, paired with immersive sound. Christie partner Ingevideo, in collaboration with Equipo de Cine, will supply, install, and service this integrated system.
CJ 4DPlex and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that the epic DC superhero movie The Flash will debut in both the 270-degree panoramic ScreenX format and the multisensory 4DX experiential format. Distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, The Flash will release in North American theatres on June 16 and internationally beginning June 14.
Christie will showcase its technology for both mainstream and premium large format auditoriums at the CinemaS Shanghai International Film Forum and Exhibition, to be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from June 12-14.