AMC has reached an agreement to transition from a management and investment role in the Saudi Cinema Company to a pure licensing relationship. The current AMC Cinemas and future locations operated by SCC will retain the AMC Cinemas name and other IP through a licensing agreement.
Havelock One has completed the interior works at Grand Cinemas' newest cineplex in Taif, Saudi Arabia. The theatre at Park Mall in Taif city marks the Grand Cinemas’ second location in the kingdom. It has 11 screens with a seating capacity ranging from 40-299, for a total seat count of 1,243 across 3,391 square feet.
Last week the Saudi Film Commission hosted a Cinema in 2022 workshop, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Imax Corporation and Saudi Cinema Company, operating as AMC Cinemas, today announced plans to further expand their longstanding partnership with an agreement for six new, state-of-the-art Imax with Laser systems in key entertainment complexes throughout the country.
Calling it part of its commitment to delivering the best moviegoing and entertainment experience to the people of Saudi Arabia, AMC last week launched Live at AMC.
Majid Al-Futtaim’s Vox Cinemas is introducing CtrlMovie, the region’s first interactive movie experience, which lets the audience decide how the plot of the movie unfolds. The new interactive experience will launch in the UAE and Saudi Arabia on August 5.
Muvi Cinemas opened Saudi Arabia’s biggest movie theatre in Riyadh Boulevard City last Wednesday, the Arab News has reported.
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.
Severtson Screens has been named a Strategic Cinema Screens Partner for the 2021 MENA Cinema Forum, to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from October 26-28. Severtson will feature its next generation SAT-4K acoustically transparent cinema projection screen line and enhanced SēVision 3D GX-WA projection screen coating during the show.
Arts Alliance Media today announced that Grand Cinemas will introduce a MediaMation immersive MX4D Motion EFX Theatre to their forthcoming projects in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia which are due to open in 2022. The announcement follows the news earlier this week that AAM is now the sole cinema reseller of MX4D products globally.