Distribution & Exhibition

Bullet Train’s a Hit; Now What?

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 13:17 -- Nick Dager

The worldwide launch of Bullet Train across 58 markets topped the global box office chart and many local ones this past weekend, but the continued success of local titles finding space in a quieter global release schedule grabbed the headlines, according to the latest report from the London-based analytics firm Gower Street. The report goes on to say that the challenge for exhibitors is how to sustain this momentum with an upcoming slate of films that don’t appear to be as strong as the summer films have proven to be.

DCDC to Pay Rebates to Exhibitor, Content Partners

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 16:11 -- Nick Dager

The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition has announced that it will once again pay rebates to all its customers based on their continued use and support of the network. DCDC first provided rebates in March 2020 after paying back its founding investors (AMC Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros.) their initial investments in full.

Amazon Creates Immersive Cinema Ad

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 10:56 -- Nick Dager

Amazon’s Alexa team has created an immersive 30-second cinema commercial, designed to reinforce the message that Alexa makes smart homes easier. The commercial begins with a voice-over giving a command to Alexa to dim the lights. To the audience’s surprise, not only do the lights in the film dim, but the theatre lights dim as well.

GDC to Showcase New Technology at Big Cine Expo 2022

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 12:09 -- Nick Dager

GDC Technology Limited announced today that the company will showcase its latest products at Big Cine Expo 2022, an interactive and value-added platform for theatre owners, equipment manufacturers, system integrators and the user community for single-screen and multiplex cinema entertainment in Asia and India. Big Cine Expo will take place August 16-17 at the Chennai Trade Center.

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