Film Festivals

Marina Del Rey Film Festival to Feature Cinetransformer

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:46 -- Nick Dager

Seeking to reach a larger audience, increase sponsorship and provide a professional screening venue for its film festival, the Marina Del Rey Film Festival will host Cinetransformer at its festival August 14th at the Jamaica Bay Inn in Marina Del Rey, California. The Cinetransformer is a 91-seat mobile cinema housed in a 53-foot double-expandable trailer.

Three Nights of Docs from Rooftop Films

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:23 -- Nick Dager

Rooftop Films is excited to announce three evenings of ground breaking and creative documentaries, presented in partnership with International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the world’s largest documentary film festival. The three events will take place in various locations across New York City from Wednesday, July 20 to Friday, July 22.

Christie Supports Shanghai Film Festival Again

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 14:09 -- Nick Dager

Christie is proud to serve as the exclusive digital projection partner of the Shanghai International Film Festival for the eighth consecutive year. The festival runs June 11-19. Currently in its 19th year, the SIFF is known as China’s only non-specialized competitive international film festival accredited by the Paris-based Fédération Internationale des Associations de Producteurs de Films. The festival kicked off in style with the screening of Cold War II – the long-awaited sequel to the 2013 smash hit starring Chow Yun-fat and Aaron Kwok, while Korean-Chinese co-produced melodrama Sweet Sixteen will close the event. The Christie Solaria CP4230 DLP 4K Digital Cinema Projector is once again given the honor to screen both films at this prestigious event, attended by numerous international and regional celebrities.

Los Angeles Greek Film Festival to Honor Gianopulos

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:58 -- Nick Dager

The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival has announced that it will honor Twentieth Century Fox chairman & CEO Jim Gianopulos during the Sunday, June 5 Orpheus Awards at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Gianopulos will be feted alongside previously announced fellow Orpheus honoree Academy Award winning actor J.K. Simmons. The awards will be hosted by American Horror Story star Mena Suvari.

Ten Thousand 4K Screens for India?

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 11:49 -- Nick Dager

At a press conference in Los Angeles later this week, executives from the Dubai-based Aries Group will announce their plans to increase the international investment in the Indian film industry and to build 10,000 new 4K-projection multiplexes to serve the country’s burgeoning and entertainment-hungry middle class. If the group is successful, they will address a problem that has long plagued the Indian film industry.

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