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Karo Installs Barco Laser in Moscow Cinema

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 13:06 -- Nick Dager

Karo, one of Russia’s largest cinema chains, has a selected Barco Flagship Laser Projector from Cinionic, the Barco, CGS, and ALPD cinema joint venture, for its premiere hall at Moscow’s historic Karo 11 October cinema. Home to the Moscow International Film Festival and the preferred location for major movie premieres in Russia, the distinguished 1,500 seat hall is widely regarded as Russia’s leading movie premiere and festival site.

AMC Statement Regarding Opening of NYC Cinemas

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 11:45 -- Nick Dager

In response to the announcement that movie theatres can reopen in New York City, Adam Aron, CEO and president of AMC Entertainment issued the following statement: "Governor Cuomo's announcement that movie theatres can reopen in New York City in the first week of March is another important step towards restoring the health of the movie theatre industry and of our Company. We are excited to announce that AMC, the largest movie theatre exhibitor in New York City, will reopen all 13 of our theatres in New York City beginning March 5.

DPA Microphones Part of Historic Perseverance Rover Mission

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 11:42 -- Nick Dager

Some stories transcend cinema. This is one of them. NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover touched down on the Red Planet last week, with DPA Microphones along for the historic ride. Outfitted with DPA’s 4006 Omnidirectional Microphone, MMA-A Digital Audio Interface and MMP-G Modular Active Cable, the rover provided the first sounds from the surface of Mars.

PNYA To Discuss Personal Branding, Social Media Engagement

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:01 -- Nick Dager

With remote work increasingly becoming the new normal, the post-production industry is undergoing tumultuous change, obliging professionals in all sectors to rethink career strategies. In the next edition of Post Break, the free webinar series from Post New York Alliance, a diverse panel of experts will discuss the importance of personal branding and social media engagement to a reimagined workforce. The session is scheduled for Thursday, February 25 at 4:00 p.m. EST.

Arc Cinema to Open at Ayr’s Kyle Centre

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 12:33 -- Nick Dager

The Arc Cinema has signed a long-term lease with developer and investor Squarestone Asset Management to become the leisure anchor at Ayr’s Kyle Centre. Coupled with South Ayrshire Council’s planned Leisure Centre on the Arran Mall site, which is also controlled by Squarestone Asset Management. This will see a key area in the heart of the town center repurposed into a vibrant cultural and leisure destination.

Nocturnal Effects

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 10:16 -- Nick Dager

Film and television visual effects company VFX Legion delivered all of the effects for Nocturne, director Ze Quirke’s feature film debut, for Welcome to Blumhouse. Amazon Studios joined forces with Blumhouse Television to create the theme-related series showcasing emerging filmmakers who bring a fresh perspective to the horror genre. Legion’s team produced a mix of complex computer-generated effects that helped elevate the visceral fear and foreboding evoked by the thriller’s untraditional occult theme.

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Rising Sun Pictures Students Gain Hands-On VFX Experience

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 10:07 -- Nick Dager

One of the benefits of the visual effects training program at Rising Sun Pictures is that classes are taught within a working visual effects studio, one that has brought to life extraordinary visuals for such box offices hits as Ford v Ferrari, Spider-Man: Far from Home and Captain Marvel. Students enrolled in these courses receive a first-rate education in visual effects and witness, first-hand, how those skills are put to use by top-level professional artists weaving cinematic magic for the blockbusters of tomorrow.

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