Scrabble Ventures continues to roll out digital cinema projection systems under its lease-to-own digital conversion program. Viva Cinema in Houston, Texas has come on board with the latest conversion of their eight-screen complex. “This is an affordable way for a small independent theatre to go digital,” says Art Seago, COO, Viva Cinema.
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Christie today launched Christie Vive Audio, which the company calls “a groundbreaking solution to help exhibitors complete the experience for their movie going audiences.”
HitFix today announced a new strategic relationship that will bring exclusive entertainment news to the big screen in NCM’s FirstLook pre-show program, seen by more than 700 million moviegoers every year.
Carmike Cinemas has installed Barco Auro 11.1 3D sound in its Riverstone 15 theatre in Canton, Georgia, one of its premium large format BigD rooms.
In more than three million performances to date this year, Doremi’s technology has delivered 99.993 percent uptime for Cinemark and its customers.
With its second season underway as of June 15, Oscars Outdoors, a ten-weekend summer film series sponsored by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is receiving rave reviews. Integral to the success of its weekend screenings – offering contemporary favorites and classic Hollywood films – is the Christie Solaria Series CP2230 DLP Cinema projector.
Burbank-based AlphaDogs Post Production has released the documentary American Empire on Amazon instant streaming and DVD. The film is also available on iTunes, Vudu and Xbox. American Empire sets out to trace a common cause of our problems in finance, food, medicine and social justice.
Arts Alliance Media will partner on a non-exclusive basis with integrator dcinex to bring AAM’s digital cinema virtual print fee deals and software to exhibitors across Europe with an initial focus on Italy and Germany.
On August 20 Robbie Williams will perform at Estonia’s 70,000-capacity Tallinn Song Festival Ground and fans in digital cinemas around the world will have the chance to catch the entertainer live on the big screen.
More2Screen has been appointed by AEG Live to distribute a spectacular rock show event, Def Leppard’s Viva Hysteria, to cinemas worldwide (except the U.S. and Canada) from September 19th.