Wanda Film, China's largest exhibitor, today announced a nine-theatre deal with Imax spanning key Chinese markets. Under the agreement, six new Imax systems will be installed in newly built multiplexes across top Chinese markets. Additionally, Wanda will relocate and upgrade three of its existing Imax systems to forthcoming new multiplexes.
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Qube Wire has introduced the Virtual WireTAP, a software system that can be installed on a cinema’s existing hardware to connect the theatre to Qube Wire’s global cloud delivery platform directly. With it, the company says, cinemas can leverage their existing infrastructure to connect to Qube Wire.
Arts Alliance Media today announced the launch of Screenlighter, a new theatre management system designed exclusively for small and independent cinemas.
Classic Cinemas, one of the most innovative theatre circuits in the United States has renovated the historic La Grange Theatre in La Grange, Illinois into a modern six-screen multiplex with GDC cinema technology.
Cielo and Screenvision Media announced today that they have closed an agreement to move Screenvision Media to 100 percent electronic delivery. The companies have a long-standing partnership that began in 2017. This new agreement takes the relationship a step forward and enables Screenvision to achieve 100 percent electronic delivery of advertising content to exhibitors, significantly saving costs of operations and optimizing resources for the exhibitors.
Arts Alliance Media today announced the official opening of its United States based subsidiary company, AAM U.S. Incorporated to support the company’s ever-growing network of exhibitors and cinema integrators across the Americas. The new office is located in Camden, Delaware.
Miraj Cinemas, which calls itself India’s fastest-growing multiplex chain, has opened three-screen multiplex in Faridabad to provide the best-in-class cinema experience coupled with modern technology. The newly launched multiplex has a total seating capacity of 689 seats.
With the support from Consulate General of Japan – Los Angeles, the inaugural edition of the Global Stage Hollywood Film Festival will be at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood October 28-29. The opening film will be Poupelle of Chimney Town which has been recognized with several awards, including a Japan Academy Film Prize for Excellent Animation of the Year, a Cristal Award nomination from Annecy for Best Feature, an Annie awards nomination for Best Music – Feature, and a Satoshi Kon Award nomination from Fantasia for Best Animated Feature.
AMC Theatres has reached its first-ever agreement with Netflix to play a Netflix movie theatrically. From November 23-29, AMC moviegoers can enjoy Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery at more than 200 locations throughout the United States. It will also play at select Odeon Cinema Group’s locations in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, and Spain.
The judges for the Digital Cinema Report Twenty-Twenty list have been named. They are, in alphabetical order are Brock Bagby, Tom Bert, Cedric Lejeune, Loren Nielsen and Leon Silverman. More about the judges in a moment. But first, this November, Digital Cinema Report will celebrate its twentieth year in business. To mark the milestone, we want to highlight the top twenty most significant developments in motion picture business and technology over the past two decades.