Fathom Events, Laika and Park Circus, are bringing the fan favorite Coraline back to theatres for one night only on August 15. Exclusive to the Fathom Event is a special bonus behind-the-scenes featurette Coraline: A Handmade Fairytale.
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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and, apparently, the 47th anniversary of Jaws, Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have announced that, for the first time, the two Steven Spielberg classics will soon be released into cinemas in the Imax format.
The board of twofour54, the Abu Dhabi-based media, entertainment, and gaming hub, has appointed Mark Whitehead, an international media leader with nearly 30 years of experience, as chief executive officer.
The trade association New York Women in Film and Television has announced that its next NYWIFT Talks, scheduled for August 1 at 4:00 p.m. EDT, will feature John Carson Woo, executive director of Asian Vision.
PVR Cinemas has announced its latest innovation in the in-cinema advertising space since its come-back after the pandemic by introducing 270-degree on-screen experiential cinema advertising to drive higher excitement for brands. Leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki is the first advertiser to use this platform to launch its new 2022 Maruti Suzuki Brezza.
Pixelworks, the developer of the award-winning TrueCut Motion platform, announced that it is working with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment on multiple motion picture titles, including Avatar and Titanic.
In July 2021, the Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition named longtime film industry veteran Howard Kiedaisch to take the reigns as CEO, in the wake of Randolph Blotky’s decision to step down. DCDC, the satellite network originally formed by AMC Theatres Regal Entertainment Group, Cinemark Theatres, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros., now has more than 800 sites that can receive exclusive live cinema events. Those sites represent more than 3,100 theatres and more than 33,000 screens across the U.
Sony Pictures' upcoming original action thriller Bullet Rain will debut in visually immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX theatres on August 5 in the United States and in international markets on August 3. CJ 4DPlex worked closely with Sony Pictures and director David Leitch to ensure the highest quality presentation of the exhilarating journey to guarantee an immersive, 270-degree panoramic viewing experience that can't be replicated anywhere else.
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.
Motivate Val Morgan, which says it is the Middle East’s leading cinema advertising company, has launched a dedicated platform – featuring CinePlan and CineMeasure – through which advertisers can plan and measure their cinema campaigns with ease. CinePlan is a tool that can be utilized to build a cinema media plan based on advertiser requirements.