The organizers of ShowEast 2022 have announced that there are still prime booths and meeting rooms available at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel
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Hollywood Park, the largest urban mixed-use mega development under construction in the Western United States, has announced that Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas will join its retail district with one of the world's only dine-in Imax theatres.
Cinemark has opened the Cinemark Riverton and XD theatre in the Mountain View Village lifestyle center in suburban Salt Lake City. The 14-screen theatre features an XD auditorium for an ultra-immersive moviegoing experience and expanded food choices.
The Göteborg Film Festival has appointed Josef Kullengård head of industry. Kullengård has a broad background in film festivals and industry forums. He joined Göteborg Film Festival in 2017 as the industry producer for the Nordic Film Market and worked with the development of the industry program up until 2021.
As has been widely reported, the owners of the Cinerama Dome, one of Hollywood’s most iconic places, have obtained a liquor license, and are apparently moving one step closer to reopening the theatre and the adjoining 14-screen multiplex.
Burnham-On-Sea’s Ritz Cinema hopes the replace the street art on one side of its building with a large electronic advertising billboard. The Ritz Social Club, which runs the cinema, has applied to the Sedgemoor District Council for permission to introduce the illuminated display on the north-facing cinema wall opposite the town’s post office.
Signs of adult audiences returning continued this week, according to the London-based analytics firm Gower Street, as Baz Luhrmann’s with a $31.2 million opening Elvis prevented Top Gun: Maverick from flying back into the top spot on the Domestic chart. The biopic delivered $51.2 million globally from 52 launch markets. It scored number one in Luhrmann’s home-market, Australia ($4.7 million including previews), as well as in the UK/Ireland ($4.9 million), Italy ($925,000), Netherlands ($849,000), and New Zealand ($662,000).
Cines Filmax is adding a new 4DX auditorium to the Gran Via theatre in Barcelona. The deal between Cines Filmax and CJ 4DPlex, the makers of 4DX technology, was finalized last week during CineEurope held in Barcelona.
In operation since 2000, Phoenix Theatres installed Christie projectors in its 50th screen at the new Woodland Mall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Integrator Integrity Entertainment Systems managed the installation. Phoenix Theatres now has six locations, each reflecting the unique character of its community.
As part of a broader move to a leaner and more participatory operating model, the Event Cinema Organization today announced that managing director, Grainne Clarke, will be stepping down from her current role and has been appointed as non-executive Director of the association going forward. The announcement was made by the ECA’s board of directors. Clarke has been managing director since 2018.