Distribution & Exhibition

Trafalgar Presents Neil Young: Harvest Time in Theatres December 1

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 07:43 -- Nick Dager

Shakey Pictures, Trafalgar Releasing, and Warner Records will present the film Neil Young: Harvest Time in movie theatres worldwide December 1 with select encores on December 4. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Young’s bestselling album Harvest, the feature is a never been seen before fan piece including footage from Northern California, London, and Nashville. The exclusive cinema event begins with a personal introduction from Young about the film and signature album.

Cinemark Extends Distribution Partnership with KenCast

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 15:25 -- Nick Dager

Cinemark has extended its partnership with KenCast to ensure the distribution of theatrical content across South and Central America. By recommitting with KenCast, Cinemark will ensure that the latest feature films, special events, and trailers will continue to be distributed to the hundreds of cinemas Cinemark operates in fifteen countries from Guatemala to Argentina.

United Cinemas, Japan, Installing Flexound Augmented Audio

Tue, 11/01/2022 - 09:24 -- Nick Dager

Flexound Augmented Audio from Finland will open in December in 10 auditoriums of United Cinemas theatre in Odaiba, Japan with Avatar: The Way of Water. The technology provides personal immersive audio and natural vibration in theatre seats. The immersive effect is overwhelming for every moviegoer, but the vibration and clarity of sound are especially welcome for people with hearing impairments.

Making the Case for Laser Projection

Mon, 10/31/2022 - 09:46 -- Nick Dager

As the cinema business steadily recovers from all the ramifications of the pandemic, exhibitors are faced with a series of decisions to make. They must upgrade their facilities to encourage moviegoers to return; they must cut costs in the face of a challenging global economy; and they must do what they can to address climate change. For a long time now, Wim Buyens, CEO of Cinionic, the consortium consisting of Barco, ALPD, and CGS, has been making the case that installing laser projection addresses to all three concerns. Recent events suggest people are beginning to listen to Buyens. It has been a busy month for Cinionic.

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Macabre Cinema: A Haunting Experience

Mon, 10/31/2022 - 09:07 -- Nick Dager

With Halloween here, many people will add some fright for fun into their plans. Watching horror movies and going to a haunted house are popular traditions. However, Kansas City's Macabre Cinema flips the switch and takes thrill seekers from watching a scary movie to being the victim in this horror flick. The triggering fear that horror films evoke from their music, characters, and scare methods all come to life in this unique format of a haunted attraction.

Hoyts Installing D-Box Seats in Seven Additional Theatres

Mon, 10/31/2022 - 09:02 -- Nick Dager

Hoyts, the largest single-brand movie exhibitor in Australia, has commissioned D-Box haptic recliner seats in for seven additional Hoyts’ locations, to be installed by the end of 2023. This will raise the total number of Hoyts theatres equipped with D-Box technology over the last four years to 22, many of them full-fledged D-Box auditoriums.

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