AMC Entertainment Holdings has reached an agreement with Caruso to add under long term lease two Los Angeles area locations: The Grove Theatre, a 14-screen theatre located in Los Angeles and The Americana at Brand Theatre, an 18-screen theatre located in Glendale. AMC is expected to reopen the theatres in August.
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Moving Image Technologies has been awarded a $1.6 million contract from Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to provide equipment and furnishings for the new Alamo Rhode Island Avenue location in Washington, D.C.
Ivar Halstvedt, director of cinema at Kulturmeglerne and former country manager, Norway, at Nordic Cinema Group and Odeon Cinemas Group, has been named as the 2021 recipient of the Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on October 7 at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain.
The Jamaican cinema chain Palace Amusement Company has opened a new four-screen multiplex in Portmore Pines, St Catherine, featuring Christie digital cinema projection throughout, including an RGB pure laser projector, the first of its kind in the country. Cinema Equipment & Supplies carried out the installation.
Barco CEO Jan De Witte has resigned, effective September 1. He will be replaced by Charles Beauduin and An Steegen, who will serve as co-CEOs. They will start respectively on September 1 and October 1.
Fan favorites Coraline and ParaNorman are coming back to theaters to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Laika Studios. The two titles will be presented in their entirety and will feature exclusive bonus content that reveals the unique creative process behind Laika’s extraordinary films. Fathom Events is presenting the films in conjunction with Laika, Shout Factory and Park Circus.
The Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association have named Showcase Cinemas as the team’s official movie theatre partner. As part of the multi-year partnership, Showcase Cinemas will provide Celtics fans with a wide array of exclusive movie offers and promotions throughout the course of the season.
CGV, the largest multiplex cinema chain in South Korea, has opened a new complex in Chungju city that’s fully equipped with Christie RGB pure laser cinema projectors.
Flix Media, the largest cinema advertising sales company across Latin America, has just signed a long-term deal with cinema software company, Unique X, to supply Advertising Accord to 14 territories Flix operates in: Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Bolivia, El Salvador, Costa Rica,Curazao, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
Upon surpassing a key milestone of 1,000 installed screens, MetaMedia, the, cloud-based entertainment technology company for cinemas, drive-ins, and other out-of-home venues, announced today that Pixelogic, a global provider of content localization and distribution services for the media and entertainment industry, has made a major investment in MetaMedia to accelerate its global expansion.