Moving Image Technologies has appointed Francois Godfrey as vice president, business development, sales. He will report to Joe Delgado, executive vice president, marketing, and sales.
Strong Technical Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ballantyne Strong completed the sale and installation of 38 projection systems for Showplace Entertainment at Evansville North 9, Newburgh 10, and Evansville East 20. The work was completed in January.
Ukraine’s Most Kino is installing CinemaNext’s Sphera premium cinema concept at its theatre in the Most Shopping Mall in Dnipro. Scheduled to open this summer, Sphera at Most Kino will boast a 26-meter-wide wall-to-wall screen, making it the largest screen ever built in Ukraine and the biggest Sphera auditorium designed to date.
For decades, the Delphi Filmpalast theatre has been among the venues of the Berlin International Film Festival, or Berlinale, one of the largest public film festivals in the world. With a 673-seat capacity, the iconic cinema, located in a historic theater building just steps away from Berlin Zoologischer Garten railway station, in the heart of West Berlin, is considered Germany’s biggest independent screen and one of Berlin’s most important premiere venues.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems has produced and delivered the world’s tallest Imax screen to Royal Cinemas in Pooler, Georgia. The venue is set to open by the end of February.
Ballantyne Strong has acquired the land and building at 190 Bluegrass Valley Parkway, in Alpharetta, Georgia, home to its Digital Ignition technology incubator.
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.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems has signed an exclusive cinema screen supply agreement with the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States and the world, AMC for its U.S.-based theatres.
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.
CinemaNext today announced that it has concluded a joint distribution partnership with Kansas-based Sonic Equipment Company and its companion business, Kneisley Manufacturing, to extend its services and solutions offer in North America.