Inox today announced the launch of its second multiplex in the Indian city of Mysuru at Centro. The new multiplex has four auditoriums with a total of 474 seats. Inox now operates 16 multiplexes with 66 screens in the state of Karnataka.
At this year’s CineAsia, being held December 5-8 in Bangkok, Thailand, Cinionic will present its 2022 Innovator Award to Toho Cinemas for their work to deliver elevated cinematic experiences to moviegoers throughout Japan with laser projection.
Showcase Cinemas today announced the official opening of its newest theatre, the Showcase Cinema de Lux Hanover Crossing, in Hanover, Massachusetts. Serving the entire South Shore community, the new theatre will open with films including the much-anticipated Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Lyle, Lyle Crocodile, Black Adam, and She Said.
One of New Mexico’s oldest movie theatres recently underwent a major renovation and has been given a new lease on life. Opened in 1949 and used as a movie theatre until 1982, the Totah Theatre thereafter was used as a performance theatre. In 2006, the Totah Theatre was converted into a multi-use performance hall. In 2020, San Juan County acquired, and in partnership with the City of Farmington renovated the facility to create a film center for the region.
NEC Corporation India has entered into a strategic alliance with UFO Moviez, India’s largest digital cinema network and in-cinema advertising platform to deploy the next generation of laser projectors.
Barco will be showcasing its high dynamic range Lightsteering projection technology at this year’s Asian World Film Festival being held November 9-18 in the Marina Del Rey section of Los Angeles.
The British Film Institute, the UK’s leading organization for the moving image and the owner of the world’s largest film and television archive, has installed Christie Real|Laser illumination technology in its main screening room, NFT1, at its flagship venue BFI Southbank.
As the cinema business steadily recovers from all the ramifications of the pandemic, exhibitors are faced with a series of decisions to make. They must upgrade their facilities to encourage moviegoers to return; they must cut costs in the face of a challenging global economy; and they must do what they can to address climate change. For a long time now, Wim Buyens, CEO of Cinionic, the consortium consisting of Barco, ALPD, and CGS, has been making the case that installing laser projection addresses to all three concerns. Recent events suggest people are beginning to listen to Buyens. It has been a busy month for Cinionic.
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.
AMC Theatres today announced that the Los Angeles market will be the first to be upgraded with Laser at AMC projection technology from Cinionic at nearly all AMC locations. Work is currently underway on AMC’s first major broad scale projector upgrade since the transition to digital with the launch of Laser at AMC.