Exhibition

Grainne Clarke Stepping Down as ECA Managing Director

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:06 -- Nick Dager

As part of a broader move to a leaner and more participatory operating model, the Event Cinema Organization today announced that managing director, Grainne Clarke, will be stepping down from her current role and has been appointed as non-executive Director of the association going forward. The announcement was made by the ECA’s board of directors. Clarke has been managing director since 2018.

DLS Offering Laser Upgrade Kits to ICA Members

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:23 -- Nick Dager

The Independent Cinema Alliance has added a new program by Digital Light Sources to offer laser phosphor upgrade kits for digital cinema projectors to its members. As the nation’s only buying group for exhibitors, the ICA plays a vital role in leveling the playing field and building a competitive position for independent cinemas operating throughout North America.

CineEurope Attendees Get First Look at Avatar: The Way of Water

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:19 -- Nick Dager

Cinionic and China Film Group teamed up to bring attendees at CineEurope 2022 a first look at 20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way of Water releasing later this year. The film was presented using China Film Group’s Cinity technology. James Cameron’s next high-end feature is coming to theatres in December 2022.

Showtime Cinemas Opens All Christie Laser Multiplex in Kaohsiung

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:14 -- Nick Dager

Showtime Cinemas, the second largest movie theatre chain in Taiwan, has deployed Christie’s RGB pure laser cinema projection systems in all auditoriums at the new Gangshan Showtime Cinemas in Kaohsiung. This is the largest multiplex opened by Showtime Cinemas in southern Taiwan to date, with 13 screens and a total capacity of 1,428 seats. Housed within an upmarket shopping mall known as Showtime Live Gangshan, it boasts a flagship Super Cinema auditorium featuring a giant screen measuring 20 meters wide and 11 meters high (65 feet by 36 feet), setting a record for the largest screen in southern Taiwan.

Harkness Launches myHarkness Screen Design, Spec Platform

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 11:06 -- Nick Dager

Harkness Screens has launched a new software platform for screen specification and design called myHarkness. Designed with customer experience in mind, the myHarkness platform provides a cloud-based collaborative environment enabling users to seamlessly work alone or together as a team using a number of tools to create positive outcomes from cinema screen design and specification.

UNIC Launches Sixth Women’s Cinema Leadership Program

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 11:34 -- Nick Dager

The International Union of Cinemas today launched the sixth edition of its Women’s Cinema Leadership Program, a 12-month mentoring scheme for women in cinema exhibition. Eleven talented female cinema professionals will get an exclusive opportunity to learn, enjoy networking opportunities and receive career advice from one of an outstanding group of women executives from across the cinema landscape, each recognized for their leadership and business success.

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