Empire Cinemas has expanded its footprint in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the inauguration of its first branch in the Madina region. Situated at Al Rashid Mall, this marks Empire Cinema’s tenth branch in Saudi Arabia, featuring 10 screens with a total seating capacity of 764.
The META Cinema Forum, which says it is the largest and most influential cinema convention in emerging markets, is back for its highly anticipated sixth edition November 7-8 at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai.
Alamiya has announced the acquisition of Lyra Pictures in its latest expansion into the cinema and media industry by the Saudi entertainment company. The newly formed partnership, which the companies say is transformative, marks a significant step toward the development of film production in the region.
CineSeason, an immersive two-day event taking place October 6-7 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is designed to provide aspiring filmmakers, content creators and enthusiasts with a comprehensive learning experience in various aspects of cinematic filmmaking, and the opportunity to join industry experts in discussing the latest technologies, trends and solutions in digital cinema, broadcast, and video ahead of the fourth edition of the Riyadh Season.
AMC has reached an agreement to transition from a management and investment role in the Saudi Cinema Company to a pure licensing relationship. The current AMC Cinemas and future locations operated by SCC will retain the AMC Cinemas name and other IP through a licensing agreement.
Havelock One has completed the interior works at Grand Cinemas' newest cineplex in Taif, Saudi Arabia. The theatre at Park Mall in Taif city marks the Grand Cinemas’ second location in the kingdom. It has 11 screens with a seating capacity ranging from 40-299, for a total seat count of 1,243 across 3,391 square feet.
Last week the Saudi Film Commission hosted a Cinema in 2022 workshop, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Imax Corporation and Saudi Cinema Company, operating as AMC Cinemas, today announced plans to further expand their longstanding partnership with an agreement for six new, state-of-the-art Imax with Laser systems in key entertainment complexes throughout the country.
Calling it part of its commitment to delivering the best moviegoing and entertainment experience to the people of Saudi Arabia, AMC last week launched Live at AMC.
Majid Al-Futtaim’s Vox Cinemas is introducing CtrlMovie, the region’s first interactive movie experience, which lets the audience decide how the plot of the movie unfolds. The new interactive experience will launch in the UAE and Saudi Arabia on August 5.