The Confederation of Indian Industry, in partnership with various stakeholders, is organizing its flagship initiative of CII’s media and entertainment vertical: the 11th CII Big Picture Summit. The two-day summit will take place on November 16-17 at Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi.
Distribution & Exhibition
Alamo Drafthouse Crystal City, the chain’s newest location and its fourth in the Washington, DC metro area, opens today, October 24, as the exhibitor continues to roll out sites.
Marcus Theatres' Magical Movie Rewards loyalty program has signed its five millionth member. The company says the milestone is a celebration of human reconnection as moviegoers continue to head back into theatres to experience the excitement of seeing movies on the big screen.
Time is running out to name the top twenty most significant developments in motion picture business and technology over the past two decades. Friday, October 28, is the last day to tell us your choice. This November, Digital Cinema Report will celebrate its twentieth year in business. To mark the milestone, we want to highlight what readers think have been the developments that were critical to the advancement of digital cinema.
Cinemark has signed an agreement with CJ 4DPlex to install ScreenX technology in six Cinemark theatres in Texas and California by the end of the year. The agreement also includes plans for a potential expansion.
Leading distribution and post-production service company Labo has signed a long-term licensing agreement to build and operate an e-delivery network across Latin American countries based on the SHARC distribution platform.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center has announced the full festival schedule for the 28th Annual Black Harvest Film Festival, which will take place in person November 4-20 at the Gene Siskel Film Center and virtually from November 21-27. This year’s festival will be dedicated to Sergio Mims, the co-founder of the festival and its longtime co-programmer and consultant, who passed away October 4.
Screenvision Media today announced the addition of 180 screens from Bow Tie Cinemas and R/C Theatres, pushing the company's new screen count by more than 500 since January.
CMX Cinemas, one of the top 10 theatre circuits in the United States, has selected GDC Technology’s theatre management system for the entire circuit. CMX operates 318 screens at 29 sites in eight states including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia. The agreement involves the deployment of the GDC TMS-2000.
National CineMedia and Spotlight Cinema Networks announced a strategic sales relationship, the Elevate Cinema Network. This collaboration will combine nearly 1,500 premier NCM screens with Spotlight’s existing premier network of more than 1,200 screens to bring Elevate’s network to 2,700 blue chip screens available for cinema advertising through Spotlight. Elevate will provide unprecedented reach and recall to brands targeting the upscale, educated, adult demographic with disposable income.