Arts Alliance Media has agreed to a strategic software partnership with the cloud-based monitoring and analytics software developer Cielo. Drawing upon each other’s technical and industry expertise, the newly formed alliance will enable the deployment of a new and improved, cloud-based network operations center system, helping exhibitors to centralize asset management and put an end to potential show stoppers.
Theater Management Systems
GDC Technology’s Brazil office has signed an agreement with Cinesystem Cinemas, the fourth largest movie theatre company in Brazil, to replace their current theatre management system with GDC’s TMS-2000. The installation will involve 26 cinema locations and 160 screens and is scheduled to be completed by the end of February.
Leading British independent exhibitor Reel Cinemas, which operates 15 multiplex sites with 78 screens across the United Kingdom, has retained Showtime Analytics to provide it with an operational data platform and customer communication. Reel Cinemas just entered its 21st year in business. With continued expansion plans underway, the company launched two sites during the pandemic.
Vista Group International has acquired the U.S. entertainment software company Retriever Solutions. Under the terms of the deal, Vista Cinema will acquire all Retriever’s software, IP and customers, with an offer of employment to all current employees. Employees will continue to work from Retriever’s existing premises in Owosso, Michigan and Denver, Colorado.
Arts Alliance Media has announced a cooperation agreement with CGV, the largest multiplex cinema chain in South Korea.
Arts Alliance Media has reached a new software agreement with AMC Theatres to use AAM’s Screenwriter theatre management system in all its theatres throughout the United States. AMC is the largest theatrical exhibitor the world.
GDC Technology Limited’s Hong Kong manufacturing facility has received ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems certified by SGS, the multinational certification service based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Arts Alliance Media has launched its Screenwriter’s smartest theatre management system software release to date to reinforce its position as the world’s leading TMS. As exhibitors look to capitalize on consumers’ renewed passion for the big screen, this landmark Screenwriter update, available exclusively to AAM customers, delivers the means to further fine-tune their daily operations by simplifying tasks, reducing costs, and embracing the art of automation.
Arts Alliance Media has appointed Dale Miller chief commercial officer. Miller will oversee revenue generation, relationship management, and the development of global business opportunities for AAM’s suite of industry-leading software and solutions.
Founded in 1999 by Dr. Man-Nang Chong and headquartered in Hong Kong, GDC Technology Limited is a leading global digital cinema technology company with a long history of first to market innovations. GDC claims the largest installed base of media servers and theatre management systems in the Asia-Pacific region and the second largest globally. Twenty-five of the world’s top 30 exhibition companies depend on one or more GDC products to continually enhance the moviegoing experience, increase efficiency and reduce operational costs, the company says. GDC holds 34 patents globally, including in the USA and China.