The Abu Dhabi Film Commission recently hosted 19 Indian film directors, producers and location managers who toured some of Abu Dhabi’s most iconic filming locations and attractions as part of the International Indian Film Academy Awards itinerary. This opportunity to strengthen the relationship between the Indian film community and Abu Dhabi Film Commission was facilitated by IIFA.
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Fathom Events, Warner Bros., and Turner Classic Movies are bringing back the Academy-Award winning film Cabaret to movie theatres this summer in celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary.
Deluxe has appointed Samantha Kim managing director, business development, APAC. Kim, who will be based in Seoul, will report to Chris Reynolds, executive vice president and general manager of worldwide localization and fulfillment.
Blackmagic Design has announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2, a next generation model of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 includes an adjustable touchscreen screen for easier framing of shots, a larger battery for longer shooting without needing to charge or change batteries, as well as support for an optional electronic viewfinder. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 has the latest Blackmagic generation 5 color science and retains the popular cinematic Super 35 HDR image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO and EF lens mount from the previous model. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for $1,995.
The Imax Cinesphere in Toronto will be screening free films as part of its Canada Day weekend programming.
Cinionic and China Film Group teamed up to bring attendees at CineEurope 2022 a first look at 20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way of Water releasing later this year. The film was presented using China Film Group’s Cinity technology. James Cameron’s next high-end feature is coming to theatres in December 2022.
Showtime Cinemas, the second largest movie theatre chain in Taiwan, has deployed Christie’s RGB pure laser cinema projection systems in all auditoriums at the new Gangshan Showtime Cinemas in Kaohsiung. This is the largest multiplex opened by Showtime Cinemas in southern Taiwan to date, with 13 screens and a total capacity of 1,428 seats. Housed within an upmarket shopping mall known as Showtime Live Gangshan, it boasts a flagship Super Cinema auditorium featuring a giant screen measuring 20 meters wide and 11 meters high (65 feet by 36 feet), setting a record for the largest screen in southern Taiwan.
CinemaNext has signed a service agreement with leading Scandinavian cinema chain Nordisk Film Cinemas to oversee remote technical support services for Nordisk’s entire network of 47 locations across Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, representing a total of 258 screens.
Harkness Screens has launched a new software platform for screen specification and design called myHarkness. Designed with customer experience in mind, the myHarkness platform provides a cloud-based collaborative environment enabling users to seamlessly work alone or together as a team using a number of tools to create positive outcomes from cinema screen design and specification.
The International Union of Cinemas today launched the sixth edition of its Women’s Cinema Leadership Program, a 12-month mentoring scheme for women in cinema exhibition. Eleven talented female cinema professionals will get an exclusive opportunity to learn, enjoy networking opportunities and receive career advice from one of an outstanding group of women executives from across the cinema landscape, each recognized for their leadership and business success.