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The Dubai-based Aries Group plans to build 10,000 4K screens in India.
»POSTED on May 23, 2016
At a press conference in Los Angeles later this week, executives from the Dubai-based Aries Group will announce their plans to increase the international investment in the Indian film industry and to build 10,000 new 4K-projection multiplexes to serve the country’s burgeoning and entertainment-hungry middle class. If the group is successful, they... //READ MORE

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CinemaNext has opened a regional office in France. CinemaNext Opens Regional Office
»POSTED on May 25, 2016
CinemaNext, part of the Ymagis Group, has opened its first French regional sales and technical support office at the Pôle Pixel in Villeurbanne, a suburb of Lyon. Olivier Douet, head of sales for CinemaNext France, Switzerland and Africa, manages the office.
Christie 6P laser projection at the National Infantry Museum’s Giant Screen Theater in Columbus, Georgia. The Military Entertainment Complex
»POSTED on May 25, 2016
The Christie 6P laser projection at the National Infantry Museum’s Giant Screen Theater in Columbus, Georgia is earning applause from the public, school groups, veterans and active duty service members. Installed by AV industry pioneer D3D Cinema, the two Christie Solaria CP42LH 6P laser projectors enable the theater to show a range of 3D content and Hollywood blockbusters – as well as alternative content and live events – to better align the theater with the museum’s mission of providing guests with an immersive experience of the United States Army Infantry’s valorous history.
Vista has signed a major deal with Ster-Kinekor Theatres. Vista Signs Major Deal with Ster-Kinekor Theatres
»POSTED on May 24, 2016
In a first for Vista Group International, its companies Vista Entertainment Solutions and Movio have won a joint proposal to provide their cinema software to Ster-Kinekor Theatres, the largest cinema exhibitor on the African continent.
A scene from one of the spots in the Go to Your Shiny Place campaign. Go to Your Shiny Place
»POSTED on May 24, 2016
George’s Lorcan Finnegan has directed a new campaign for Electronic Arts and Team One that offers a whimsical take on the life-altering power of the new match-3 game Bejeweled Stars. In one of four spots, a man finds escape from his wife’s boring television show in a game of Bejeweled Stars. He matches a set of tiles and suddenly everything around him changes. His gauche apartment is transformed into curling arena, lit like a disco dance hall. His wife and dog furiously sweep the ice as he rides a giant curling stone toward a goal. The campaign tagline is Go to your Shiny Place.
IFP Names 2016 winners IFP Filmmaker Labs Winners Announced
»POSTED on May 24, 2016
The Independent Filmmaker Project has announced the ten narratives selected for the 2016 IFP Filmmaker Labs, IFP’s annual yearlong fellowship for first-time feature directors. The creative teams of the selected films are currently attending the first week’s sessions – The Time Warner Foundation Completion Labs – taking place May 23-27 in New York City.
Rikard Stelber from NCH addressing the Futuresource conference. Futuresource Looks at New Content Horizons
»POSTED on May 23, 2016
Futuresource Consulting recently hosted its latest New Content Horizons event, #Newcontent2016, in Hollywood. There, a group of entertainment industry executives explored business opportunities across the home entertainment and broadcast arena. The importance of content was discussed together with cutting edge services, platforms, hardware and technologies, with the goal of projecting a collective vision of the future digital entertainment landscape.