The International Cinema Technology Association has named Ellis Jacob, president and chief executive officer of Cineplex, the recipient of the Global Cinema Innovation Award. The award will be presented to Jacob at ICTA’s awards ceremony at Puro Beach, Hilton Diagonal, June 16 in Barcelona the day before CineEurope begins.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced today that the first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, opening worldwide beginning May 10, is coming to select theaters in the ScreenX format.
Malaysian cinema chain Shah Alam has opened a new theatre, TGV Central i-City, that features the largest Samsung Onyx Cinema LED screen in Southeast Asia.
Taking the brand promise of Live the Movie to a new level, Inox has launched India’s first MX4D Theatre at the existing Inox multiplex at Inorbit Mall at Malad in Mumbai.
CJ 4DPlex has announced that the latest round of 4DX screens in Regal theatres in the U.S. will have opened across five cities by the end of April. The openings will bring the current count of Regal 4DX theaters to 17.
Samsung and Harman have installed one of the world’s largest Onyx Cinema LED screens in India’s tech capital Bengaluru at the iconic Swagath Cinemas, which will now be rechristened Swagath Onyx Theatre. The screen measures 14 meters. Globally, there are only two other 14-meter Onyx Cinema LED screens installed to date, in Malaysia and China.
Edge Content & Technology, one of Australia’s leading cinema technology integrators, has acquired 52 Christie RealLaser CP4325-RGB cinema projectors illumination for deployment into theatres.
Barco and Imax have renewed their partnership for the development of projectors for the Imax with Laser brand. The partnership began in 2012.
Honduran cinema chain Metrocinemas has chosen Christie RGB pure laser projectors and Christie Vive Audio for its new Metrocinemas Megamall multiplex. The multiplex is set to be the first in Central America equipped entirely with RGB laser projectors.
With just a few days left before the year’s most anticipated film hits theatres, Fandango is reporting that more than 4,000 Avengers: Endgame showtimes have already sold out at theatres across the country – from big cities to small towns, from Hilo, Hawaii to Newington, New Hampshire. The nation’s theatre chains are constantly posting new showtimes and adding new screens for Endgame on Fandango to meet the fan demand.