Laika and Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture have announced a new exhibition that will showcase the creativity, artistry, and innovation that make the studio a global leader in stop motion animation. Visitors will be immersed in the hidden worlds of Laika — both the magical settings the characters inhabit, and the behind-the-scenes wonders of producing these modern classics.
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CJ 4DPlex has announced that 20th Century Studios, Lightstorm Entertainment and James Cameron's Avatar: The Way of Water has become the highest grossing release of all-time in its immersive formats 4DX and ScreenX. In those formats to date the film has earned $85 million worldwide.
The Colorist Society Hollywood has launched a new podcast series focused on color grading and the role of the colorist. Hosted by veteran colorist Josh Petok, the series will present insightful conversations with prominent colorists from around the globe and other notable professionals.
The Society of Camera Operators has announced that the association’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards’ Governors Award recipient is Oscar nominee Colin Farrell. Hosted at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on February 25, the SOC Awards show will honor the top professionals and operators in motion picture, television, and the industry at large.
Arri has reached a settlement in its patents dispute with RotoLight. The companies issued a joint public statement regarding the issue.
After a 22-year career in cinema, Jerry Murdoch, CinemaNext country manager, UK & Ireland, has announced his plans to retire. He will step down as country manager this month to be replaced by current CinemaNext UK sales manager Jordan Bedding. Over the next few months, Murdoch will reduce his hours, and will spend his time supporting and assisting Bedding with the transition before assuming a newly created role within the group until he fully retires.
Cinemark is bringing back the all-inclusive festival pass for its annual Oscar Movie Week festival. In theatres from March 6-12, the festival gives moviegoers the chance to experience this year’s Best Picture and Best Live Action and Animated Short Film nominees in advance of Hollywood’s biggest night, when the 95th Oscars air March 12 on ABC. The festival is being held at more than 120 participating Cinemark theatres nationwide.
Bollywood veteran Satish Kaushik on Friday inaugurated a first-of-its-kind inflatable digital theatre in Sardarshahar town of Rajasthan's Churu district. The theatre was installed by PictureTime Digiplex. After the opening ceremony, the new theatre featured a screening of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's spy thriller Pathaan.
The multigenerational romantic comedy Maybe I Do spent most of its production time in the New Jersey shooting in Essex, Union, Hudson, and Passaic Counties. The movie was shot primarily in Montclair, at homes on Mountain Avenue and Edgemont Road, and at The George and MC Hotels.
Theodore Franklin Knapp, the co-founder of TK Architects in Overland Park, Kansas, died January 6 at the age of 83.