LucidLink, a maker of cloud file storage for remote collaboration, announced today that it has teamed up with the Motion Picture Associaition’s Trusted Partner Network to establish what the company says is safer, more secure content creation workflows for hybrid and remote teams worldwide.
Distribution & Exhibition
The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition and KenCast, developer of a leading digital cinema content delivery system, have entered into a new long-term agreement to distribute across the U.S.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems in partnership with Ecco Cine Supply and Service, announced today that Strong/MDI’s new HGA ReAct screen will be showcased at the 2023 Munich Film Week to be held January 24-27. The two companies will team up to bring the new HGA ReAct screen to the Kinopolis Mathäser Big Theatre.
Moving Image Technologies today named William Greene as interim chief financial officer, effective immediately.
As has been widely reported, Regal Cinemas, the second-largest chain of movie theatres in the U.S., will close 39 locations after its parent company Cineworld filed for bankruptcy in September, according to legal filings.
Everyman and partner Jaguar recently presented a special immersive event and screening of the film Babylon at the four-screen Everyman Crystal Palace. The venue was transformed into a dazzling cinematic experience, transporting 300 guests to the hedonistic world of Hollywood in the 1920s.
In what many referred to as a transition year for the industry, the Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition said it managed record-breaking achievements in 2022 with new goals exceeded. The distributor saw the most titles delivered in a single quarter, the third quarter since its inception with a record 91 titles including several live events.
The Cinema Foundation, in partnership with Fandango, has announced that today movie theatres across the country will take part in National Popcorn Day. Movie theatres including more than 34,000 screens have agreed to participate, with promotions including discounted prices, unlimited popcorn refills, free popcorn with the purchase of a drink, or free popcorn.
Marvel Studios' Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania will debut on February 17 in the visually immersive formats from CJ 4Dplex including 270-degree panoramic ScreenX theatres and the multi-sensory 4DX theatres. The film is the official kick off for phase five of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and tickets for the anticipated adventure are on sale now.
Dolby Laboratories’ Ioan Allen has been presented with the International Cinema Technology Association presented with its Icon Award. Allen becomes the second honoree to receive the award, which was first bestowed upon the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation for its efforts to aid members of the cinema industry when COVID-19 closed theatres.