Distribution & Exhibition

Cineworld Creates Wales' Most Immersive Theatre

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 11:42 -- Nick Dager

Cineworld has renovated its Newport Spytty Park theatre with three premium formats to create the most immersive cinema in Wales. Mo Williams, general manager of Cineworld Newport Spytty Park said, “We are absolutely delighted to be the first in the area to open 4DX, ScreenX and Superscreen [auditoriums] in the one cinema. I can’t wait to welcome movie fans from Newport and beyond to visit the most immersive cinema in Wales.”

Supercines Installs Ecuador’s First Laser Projectors

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 11:00 -- Nick Dager

Supercines, Ecuador’s leading cinema chain, has opened a new eight-screen multiplex in the Ambato shopping mall equipped with Christie Vive Audio and Christie RGB pure laser cinema projectors, the first of their kind in the country. The multiplex lobby also uses 60 Christie Access LCD panels to advertise upcoming movies and promotions.

SMPTE Hollywood Section to Explore Deepfakes

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 10:51 -- Nick Dager

The Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers will examine the promise, and potential peril, of digital humans and so-called deepfakes at its monthly meeting November 19, in Hollywood. Held in tandem with the Radio, Television, Digital Newsroom Association, the free event will include a panel discussion of experts in the emerging field of synthetic humans.

Kinopolis Adding D-Box Screens

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 09:53 -- Nick Dager

D-Box has signed a contract to install its motion seats in four auditoriums and one large format screen at Kinopolis’s Mathäser Filmpalast’s flagship cinema complex in Munich. This brings the total number of D-Box screens 4 auditoriums including one large format screen. This brings the total number of D-Box screens at Kinopolis to 31.

Donna Speciale Appointed to NCM Board of Directors

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:46 -- Nick Dager

National CineMedia, the largest cinema advertising network in the U.S., today announced that Donna Speciale has been appointed to its board of directors. A trailblazing advertising executive with extensive experience on both the advertising agency and media network side, Speciale was most recently the president of advertising sales at WarnerMedia where she oversaw advertising revenue for the company’s domestic entertainment, news and kids’ television and digital brands since 2012.

Screenvision Adds Megaplex to its Network; Renews Epic Theatres Deal

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 11:06 -- Nick Dager

Screenvision Media today announced the addition of Megaplex Theatres and a new deal with Epic Theatres, strengthening its robust network. Rounding out a strong 2019, Screenvision Media has signed 11 exhibitor partnership deals to date, including with Emagine Entertainment, increasing the company’s total screen count to more than 15,000 nationwide with eight of the top ten exhibitors in the country.

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