Global Cinema Box Office Gaining Ground

Wed, 01/26/2022 - 10:48 -- Nick Dager

This past weekend marked the two-year anniversary of China’s first lockdown in 2020, which marked the beginning of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global box office. There have been a lot of ups and downs since then but there has also been recovery and, despite a few limited re-closures in the past two months, the global exhibition sector, and as a result global box office, is in a far more robust place than it was a year ago, according to the latest report from the London analytics firm Gower Street. China’s business was dormant this week with long-running local holdovers Embrace Again and Fireflies in the Sun sustaining the market until the Chinese New Year holiday begins on February 1.

AAM Launches Updated Version of Screenwriter TMS Software

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 10:11 -- Nick Dager

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.

Arcadia Installs First Meyer Sound Lina

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 10:08 -- Nick Dager

Two premium large format auditoriums at Italy’s new Arcadia Stezzano Cinemas are the first global deployments of Meyer Sound Lina line array loudspeakers as screen channels for the Dolby Atmos immersive audio format. The five screen channels each comprise six element Lina arrays which anchor sonic imagery across the front end. An additional 60 Meyer Sound self-powered loudspeakers envelop audiences in a powerful, dynamic, and richly detailed cinema sound experience.

New Worlds Screening on Groundhog Day

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 09:42 -- Nick Dager

CineLife Entertainment, a division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, is bringing New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization, a co-production between Dorn Music, Makuhari Media, and Neda Film, to theatres in the United States on Groundhog Day, February 2nd. On a glorious Greek evening, screen legend Bill Murray and world-renowned cellist Jan Vogler rocked the Acropolis with a timeless mix of poetry and music.


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