The entertainment company Hollywood Innovations Group has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Central District of California alleging that Netflix willfully violated the same copyright laws it routinely enforces against its own competitors. The also illustrates the power of new dubbing technologies to seamlessly adapt video content across dozens of languages. The technology helps expose broader audiences to global content, but Netflix has quickly found a way to leverage it to capture the lucrative and highly competitive Asian market.
Moving Image Technologies today announced it recently received three procurement contracts for upgrades. The exhibitors involved include Flix Brewhouse, Celebration Cinemas and Elvis Cinemas.
Galaxy Cinema, a multiplex chain affiliated to Galaxy Holding Group, has deployed its RGB pure laser projection systems in a new multiscreen cinema located in the heart of Shenzhen city. Known as Shenzhen Galaxy Cinema, this flagship multiplex is designed to showcase the integration of film culture, artistic style and state-of-the-art technology.
Supercines, Ecuador’s largest cinema chain, has integrated Cielo’s Enterprise software into its operations to do a lot more with less and improve spare part management and expenses substantially.
Sharp NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the NC2403ML laser projector, the latest upgraded model in its digital cinema projection series. The projector has an improved, replaceable RB laser module and laser light source lifespan of up to 50,000 hours.
Marcus Theatres has extended its nationwide managed service agreement with Strong Technical Services into 2023, it was announced today. These managed services will include 24/7/365 monitoring, technical support, and maintenance on all projection and audio equipment across more than 1,000 screens.
Vista Group CEO Kimbal Riley has announced that longtime Movio executives Sarah Lewthwaite and Matthew Liebmann will jointly lead the company following the departure of co-founder and chief executive Will Palmer this December. Movio, the marketing data analytics and cinema campaign management company, was founded by Palmer and Peter Beguely in 2010. Lewthwaite, Movio’s chief client officer located in London, and Matthew Liebmann, Movio’s chief operating officer operating out of the company’s Auckland headquarters, will report directly to Riley.
In partnership with Edy’s Ice Cream, Showcase Cinemas has opened its first Edy’s Scoop Shops at select locations throughout Massachusetts and New York.
Sony Pictures' Ghostbusters: Afterlife is screening in CJ 4DPlex’s immersive 270-degree panoramic format ScreenX. The film opens today in the United States and continues its global theatrical release this week.
The Gregg Theatre in Sedan, Kansas, is preparing to open its doors once again thanks to a dedicated team of local volunteers and some help from Christie’s professional services team. First opened in August 1938, and featuring a beautiful marquee, the Gregg Theatre was one of the first theatres to introduce talking pictures. It was remodeled over the years, and a new, larger projection screen was installed in 1947