Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have announced that, for the first time, U.S. audiences will be able to experience two classic, culture-defining Steven Spielberg films— E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Jaws —on Imax screens nationwide. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be released exclusively on Imax screens beginning August 12, to celebrate the film’s 40th Anniversary. Jaws will be released on Imax screens and also in RealD 3D beginning September 2.
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Samuel Real has joined CJ 4DPlex America as the new senior vice president sales and operations, Latin America. Real, an international entertainment veteran, will head the strategic development plans in the region.
CJ 4DPlex announced today that Paramount Pictures' Top Gun: Maverick will debut in immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX theaters worldwide starting May 27. In the U.S., fans will have a chance to see Top Gun: Maverick at select ScreenX locations early on Tuesday, May 24.
Cineplex Muenster is opening Germany’s first Ultimate theatre powered by Cinionic’s Giant Screen laser projection. The Ultimate. powered by CGS at Cineplex Muenster is expected to open Summer 2022.
B&B Theatres and CJ 4DPlex have announced the development of several new ScreenX theaters located in B&B multiplexes across the U.S. The new openings will result in a total of eight ScreenX auditoriums across B&B multiplexes by 2023.
CJ 4DPlex and Major Cineplex, the largest cinema chain in Thailand, have signed an agreement to open the first ScreenX PLF auditorium at Major's multiplex at Siam Paragon in Bangkok, Thailand. The new ScreenX PLF auditorium will have 336 seats and a 20-meter-wide screen, the largest ScreenX in the country.
Aeon Entertainment and Imax Corporation today announced plans to expand their partnership with an agreement for two new, Imax with Laser systems in Japan. Both new systems will be located at prime retail complexes in thriving suburbs of major Japanese cities, including the Aeon Cinema Ichikawa Myoden outside Tokyo and Aeon Cinema Shijonawate near Osaka.
Flix Brewhouse is installing GDC’s Cinema Automation CA2.0 to fully automate cinema operations for perfect presentation while significantly reducing the costs associated with booth operations. Flix Brewhouse was founded in 2011 and now operates nine dine-in cinema concepts in Indiana, Iowa, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and Wisconsin. Flix Brewhouse is the only first-run movie theatre in the world to incorporate a fully functioning microbrewery.
In a partnership that spans 16 years Christie Digital Systems and Lightstorm Entertainment, filmmaker James Cameron’s production company, collaborated to bring enhancements to theatrical display capabilities for 3D, high frame rate digital cinema for Avatar and the much-anticipated Avatar 2. Known for his creativity and development of cutting-edge technologies to push the frontier of cinematic storytelling, Cameron used Christie cinema projectors as a key part of realizing his vision.
AMC Theatres today announced its first major broadscale projector upgrade since the transition to digital with the launch of Laser at AMC. The announcement is the result of an exclusive agreement between AMC and Cinionic, the Barco cinema joint venture and global leader in laser-powered cinema technology, to significantly upgrade the on-screen presentation at 3,500 auditoriums throughout the United States, with laser projectors.