Following celebrations at the Academy Awards and the BAFTA’s, the 60th Anniversary celebrations of 007 continue with UK and Irish cinema screenings of 25 Bond titles culminating in Global Bond Day on 5th October.
MetaMedia and the Broadcast Management Group have announced what the companies say is the first end-to-end solution for the production and distribution of live and interactive entertainment and marketing events to cinemas and other out-of-home venues.
There was so much happening at the global box office in 2021 it was, perhaps, easy to overlook one of the most significant pieces of news: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia overtook Italy in annual box office in terms US dollars, according to a new report from the London-based analytics firm Gower Street. This put Saudi Arabia into the top six markets in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region, the report said. It marked the first time on modern record that one of the so-called big six European markets (UK/Ireland, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Spain) had been supplanted.
Showcase Cinemas has introduced the Movie Party package, which enables customers to renta private auditorium for a screening of one the latest cinematic releases for up to 20 guests, giving children the chance to celebrate their birthday with a movie on the big screen.
Christie has named Hideaki Onishi as its new chairman and CEO. With more than 30 years of management experience in various positions within the Ushio, Inc. group – parent company of Christie – Hideaki will begin his role immediately to lead Christie into its next chapter. Hideaki will replace Kazuhisa Kamiyama, who has completed his tenure with Christie and is returning to Japan to take up a new role at Ushio headquarters.
Trafalgar Releasing and Warner Bros. will present a digitally remastered ABBA: The Movie for two nights in May to celebrate the Swedish pop sensation’s 50th anniversary.
MetaMedia, the entertainment platform that delivers movies, premium content and live events to cinemas and other venues around the world, has completed its first collaboration with Sony Pictures for its Morbius Screening of the Americas, a special free fan screening of the new film.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is proud to announce the return of Kim’s Video, a New York film institution for nearly three decades, at Alamo Drafthouse Lower Manhattan. The newly revamped Kim’s, which is now open, offers free rentals of thousands of DVDs and VHS titles from one of the world’s greatest video collections.
Alcons Audio has launched the LR18i pro-ribbon line-array system, which the company says combines the highest sound quality with very high SPL capabilities and throw. The 3-way, compact-size format line-array sound system is specifically designed for fixed installations.
When Cinionic returns to CinemaCon 2022 as an official show sponsor this year, one of the things it will be featuring is the fact that it has installed more than 100,000 projectors worldwide. CinemaCon attendees can also expect a week of special presentations and events at the expanded Cinionic World in the Romans Ballrooms at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.