Ceylon Theatres is a Sri Lankan theatre chain with an 85-year history that currently operates six locations throughout the country. The latest location is a three-screen facility in Dematagoda, which also houses a KFC restaurant and Food City supermarket. In order to ensure an immersive cinematic experience with clear and balanced audio quality for moviegoers, Ceylon Theatres Regal Cinema Dematagoda required new sound systems for all three screens.
The streaming platform Kinema, in partnership with a coalition of business, entertainment and creative leaders and GoFundMe.org, today announced it will leverage its virtual screening technology to host the first annual Asian American Pacific Islander Storytellers Festival, in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month. The Festival starts tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET with the global virtual premiere on Kinema of The Paper Tigers, an action comedy starring Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, and Mykel Shannon Jenkins ahead of its wide release date of May 7.
The iconic Hollywood TCL Chinese Theatre is open for business again, including the MediaMation MX4D theatre located in the Chinese 6 complex. The facility is operating following CDC health and safety guidelines.
Streamland Media’s agreement to acquire the Technicolor Post business became final May 1. The company said that Technicolor Post operations have been merged into Streamland Media’s existing portfolio of businesses, including Picture Shop, Formosa Group, Ghost VFX, Picture Head, The Farm Group, and Finalé Post.
CineLife Entertainment, a division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, today announced that it is releasing Chicago: America’s Hidden War to theatres across the U.S. May 12 through June 15. The revealing documentary dives into Chicago’s street violence and its effect on the community, presenting viewers with a path towards change.
The event cinema company Iconic Events announced today that the company has enlisted theatrical circuits representing over 1,000 locations to the expanding network of theaters playing its programming, and that Steve Bunnell has been named chief executive officer. The announcement was made by Iconic Events executive chairman Michael Lambert. Iconic will bring audiences the super middleweight fight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders on May 8 through a new partnership with DAZN and will bring the rematch of McGregor/Poirer to theaters in the just-announced UFC event on July 10.
Screenvision Media has announced that over the last 12 months the company has secured 1,000 screens and the highly coveted Marquee Position inventory for its sprawling exhibitor cinema advertising network, which currently spans more than 2,000 locations and 14,000 screens.
The family entertainment company FatCats has opened a new theatre in Queen Creek, Arizona. The cinema has eight auditoriums and is the company’s ninth location. This newest FatCats had its grand opening April 16.
Pathé Netherlands has signed a three-year agreement with Unique X to deploy its pre-show management software, Smart Trailering across all the screens within Pathé's Dutch estate.
Christie has appointed James Li executive director, China Cinema, effective today. Li has more than 28 years of experience in China’s cinema industry and is well respected and trusted by customers with his strong technology background and sound business acumen.