GetD and Ecco have partnered to offer a line of 3D systems and various categories of glasses to GST dealers, integrators, exhibitors and all related markets.
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Kymberli Frueh, vice president, programming of Fathom Events, is passionate about her work. In her decade with the event cinema company she has seen the business experience steady growth and is proud of the revenue she’s added to the bottom line. But, she said, there are other positives. “It’s not just about the ticket sales,” said Frueh. “Look at what kind of audiences we’re bringing back to the theatre. These are people who haven’t been inside a movie theatre in years.”
Santikos Theatres has made history by opening the first ever multiplex in Texas powered exclusively by laser cinema projectors. The Texas-based exhibitor’s new Casa Blanca Theatre will feature Barco laser projectors to illuminate all 16 screens. Santikos was one of the first exhibitors to embrace Barco’s Flagship Laser projector.
The latest digital signage installation in Christie’s Experiential Networks is the lobby of Michigan-based Emagine Entertainment’s recently opened Emagine Palladium theatre in Birmingham, Michigan.
Lotte Cinema, one of the South Korea’s major multiplexes, has equipped its auditorium with Barco’s 6P laser cinema projector, the DP4K-60L.
Cinépolis, the largest cinema chain in Latin America and fourth largest in the world, has installed a GDC SX-3000 Standalone Integrated Media Block.
The Gent-based Kinepolis multiplex is featuring Barco laser projectors during Film Fest Gent October 12-25. Eight festival movies will be screened on Barco laser, including the opening and closing movies. The Walk, the 3D retelling of tightrope artist Philippe Petit's 1974 walk between New York's twin towers.
Last week’s live performance of Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest from the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End to 460 cinemas in 11 territories across Europe achieved a gross box office of £508,041, according to Rentrak. Broadcast by More2Screen and produced by Kim Poster and Nica Burns, the live cinema event across 372 sites in the UK had the highest opening week gross for any commercial West End theatre production screened in cinemas and the second highest-grossing feature on the night, outsold only by The Martian.
Southern Theatres’ Movie Tavern Flourtown 8 in Flourtown, Pennsylvania marks the installation of the 200th Christie Vive Audio system. Christie says it expects to have the 300th Vive Audio system installed by the opening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens on December 18.
FuseFX recently helped bring life one of the country’s most recognizable college icons. Penn State University’s Nittany Lion statue flexes its muscles and leaps from its stone pedestal in a national television commercial promoting the school and its students as connected for life. The 30-second ad, which airs during televised Penn State athletic events, won an Emmy Award from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. It earlier won a Telly Award.