At the CineAsia 2015 tradeshow in Hong Kong December 8–10, Dolby will showcase a full range of integrated, end-to-end post-production, audio, and imaging solutions for the cinema industry.
Distribution & Exhibition
Barco is expanding its portfolio of laser-illuminated cinema projectors with a range of laser phosphor projectors. The new projectors have a laser phosphor retrofit module, so that exhibitors who already own a Barco cinema projector can now also benefit from laser technology. The DP2K-20CLP and DP2K-15CLP are the first two models and will be shipping globally in the second quarter 2016.
Harkness Screens has revealed plans to transition from its existing standard perforation pattern to a new pattern for their leading screen surfaces.
Barco and China Film Group have announced the installation of Asia’s first multi-screen, panoramic Barco Escape movie theatre at the Changping AEON Cineplex in Beijing, China. A second Barco Escape theatre will open at CFG’s United square Cineplex in Shanghai this December.The format debuts to audiences in China this month with 20th Century Fox’s Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.
Barco says it has shipped more than 100 units of its recently launched DP2K-6E projector to Chinese customers. Introduced in July, the company says the DP2K-6E is the smallest projector in the industry.
Webedia continues its expansion into the United States through the acquisition of West World Media, a global leader in cinema data syndication and a digital marketing partner of numerous cinema circuits across the United States. This operation marks the next stage for the French group’s international expansion, which now reaches an audience of 80 million unique visitors a month around the globe.
Barco will provide three digital cinema projectors to the International Film Festival of Kerala, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Every year, several national and international movies are screened at the festival for the very first time. The competition section is limited to 14 selected films, produced in Asian, African or Latin-American countries.
Notorious Pictures has licensed Maccs Rights & Royalties as well as Prints & Advertising modules to run its distribution operations, Maccs International CEO Bert Huls announced today.
CJ 4DPlex has announced 4DX auditoriums with Mars Cinema Group in Turkey and an expansion of its deal with Arena Cinemas in Switzerland and Cineworld in the UK.
Event services and exhibition provider, MatrixManagement, Stuttgart, Germany has purchased AV Stumpfl Wings Engine Raw 4K uncompressed triple stream 4K50/60 media servers for use in high-profile events and exhibitions projects. In addition, MatrixManagement has partnered with AED Display, Belgium for increased demand of servers and screens.