The cloud-native media supply chains platform SDVI has announced an ambitious new sustainability program that the company says makes all usage of the Rally media supply chain optimization platform, going back to the beginning of 2021, completely carbon neutral. The program will also ensure that all SDVI customers benefit from permanent, ongoing carbon offsets for all Rally platform usage, including all third-party media applications used as part of a Rally-managed supply chain. Current SDVI customers include Sony Pictures, Funimation, and HBO Studios.
Kimco Realty has signed a lease with River Oaks Theatre, an affiliate of Star Cinema Grill in Houston, and plans to preserve the theatre’s history and Art Deco design, as well as its name, River Oaks Theatre, while also enhancing the cinema experience with a focus on unmatched hospitality, high-quality food and beverages, flawless presentation, and other cutting-edge theatre amenities.
Southern Theatres has selected Showtime Analytics to provide it with an operational data platform and customer communication system. Southern Theatres, a top 20 theatre circuit in the United States, operates 18 multiplexes with 266 screens across the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.
Six Days Films, Roast Beef Productions, Doc Society and Journeyman Films are releasing the critically acclaimed documentary F@ck This Job (Tango with Putin) in UK cinemas beginning February 24. Produced by Mike Lerner (Oscar-nominated Hell and Back Again, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer) produced and directed by Vera Krichevskaya and executive produced by Jess Search (Oscar winning Citizenfour, Emmy-nominated Virunga), Sandra Whipham (Emmy award-winning P.O.V. and Enemies of the People) and Barbara Biemann (National Bird), the film is an unprecedented look at censorship and the dramatic changing media landscape inside Putin’s Russia since 2008.
Qube Cinema has introduced the WireTAP Air theatre appliance, a small-form factor device that connects theatres to Qube Wire’s global cloud delivery platform via 5G or 4G mobile networks and allows for the seamless delivery of trailers and advertising DCPs. The company says these options provide an ideal way to connect exhibitors at a significantly lower cost than was previously possible.
The organizers of ShowEast announced today that this year’s convention will be held from October 17-20.
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Paramount Pictures, Turner Movie Classics and Fathom Event are bringing Lady Sings the Blues, the Academy Award-nominated biopic of the incomparable Billie Holiday, back to the big screen.
The Pathé Tuschinski in Amsterdam, which has been widely acclaimed as the most beautiful movie theatre in the world, celebrated its 100th anniversary last October. Pathé Tuschinski is regularly used for red carpet premieres and, with three more auditoriums added by the purchase of the next-door cinema in the 1980s, audiences can watch films in the luxury of its restored Art Deco interior, with plush seating, private boxes, love seats and at-seat delivery of food and drink. The cinema also boasts 21st Century sound.
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.