B&B Theatres and CJ 4DPlex have announced the development of several new ScreenX theaters located in B&B multiplexes across the U.S. The new openings will result in a total of eight ScreenX auditoriums across B&B multiplexes by 2023.
CJ 4DPlex and Major Cineplex, the largest cinema chain in Thailand, have signed an agreement to open the first ScreenX PLF auditorium at Major's multiplex at Siam Paragon in Bangkok, Thailand. The new ScreenX PLF auditorium will have 336 seats and a 20-meter-wide screen, the largest ScreenX in the country.
What is being called the world’s first interactive virtual-reality theatre is opening in Atlanta. Created by new technology company Exploring Digital, the new theatre, called the Megaverse, combines VR headsets and hand controls with a multi-sensory haptic experience unlike anything on the market. With unlimited freedom to move, people physically interact in this VR theatre, literally stepping into a metaverse environment.
Film exhibition company PVR Cinemas has entered into an agreement with Oma Cinema of France to introduce the concept of cinema pods in the Indian market. Through its vertical architecture, Oma provides the audience with an intimate cinematic experience with tiered balconies, or pods, enabling viewers to enjoy a sociable cinema experience while enjoying a perfect view of the screen.
Screenvision Media is partnering with Moviefone, the iconic digital media brand, to feature the company's Made in Hollywood TV series content as part of Screenvision's Front + Center preshow.
Aeon Entertainment and Imax Corporation today announced plans to expand their partnership with an agreement for two new, Imax with Laser systems in Japan. Both new systems will be located at prime retail complexes in thriving suburbs of major Japanese cities, including the Aeon Cinema Ichikawa Myoden outside Tokyo and Aeon Cinema Shijonawate near Osaka.
Arts Alliance Media has announced a new software agreement with Ster-Kinekor Theatres, the largest movie exhibitor in South Africa. As the company seeks to centralize asset management and put an end to potential show interruptions, Ster-Kinekor will deploy Lifeguard, the cloud-based Network Operations Centre solution, to monitor 436 screens across South Africa, becoming first recipient of its new-look user interface and impressive suite of workflows and data points.
GDC Technology Limited has won a solicited proposal from Cinemex to exclusively provide 200 digital cinema media servers. Cinemex is Mexico’s second largest theatre circuit and operates in cities such as Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, Toluca, Juarez, Leon, Tijuana, Mexicali, Puebla, and other Mexican cities. The agreement involves the deployment of the GDC SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with Portable Storage to to be installed over the next 12 months. The agreement covers the replacement of legacy media servers at existing sites and all Cinemex’s new construction projects in Mexico.
At CinemaCon 2022 in Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Cinionic unveiled additions to its laser portfolio with new Barco Series 4 and Laser Light Upgrade models. The tradeshow runs through April 28.
Flix Brewhouse is installing GDC’s Cinema Automation CA2.0 to fully automate cinema operations for perfect presentation while significantly reducing the costs associated with booth operations. Flix Brewhouse was founded in 2011 and now operates nine dine-in cinema concepts in Indiana, Iowa, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and Wisconsin. Flix Brewhouse is the only first-run movie theatre in the world to incorporate a fully functioning microbrewery.