Drive-In Theatres

Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre Celebrating 90th Anniversary

Wed, 03/06/2024 - 10:12 -- Nick Dager

Shankweiler’s, America’s oldest drive-in movie theatre, founded in 1934, is celebrating its 90th anniversary in April. Matthew McClanahan and Lauren McChesney, the current owners of the theatre, will be hosting a celebration of the anniversary. Shankweiler’s originally opened on April 15 1934 and the anniversary festivities will be held on Saturday April 13.

Moonlight Cinema Returns for Second Season

Tue, 11/21/2023 - 11:44 -- Nick Dager

In partnership with the Australian company EVT, Val Morgan is gearing up for another season of Moonlight Cinema, which the organizers say is the country’s biggest and best outdoor cinema experience. This year, Moonlight Cinema will return across five iconic, picturesque parklands in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane, welcoming cinema-lovers and experience-seekers alike during the peak summer and holiday period.

Drive-Ins to Experience Growth Globally, New Report Says

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 09:15 -- Nick Dager

The global drive-in movie theatre market was valued at $5.1 billion in 2022 and is expected to reach $8.6 billion by 2031, expanding at a compound annual growth rate of 6.2 percent between 2023 and 2031, according to a report released by Transparency Market Research. The research says the market is driven by the low cost of operation of these movie theatres

Cinewav Outdoor Cinema Audio Technology Granted US Patent

Mon, 12/12/2022 - 09:46 -- Nick Dager

Cinewav's outdoor cinema audio technology has been granted a U.S. patent. Cinewav replaces other sound systems including FM transmitters or broadcasting in outdoor movie theaters, with a phone-based app. Users can simply watch on a large screen and listen on their phone via a small down-loaded audio file that syncs with the images displayed on the screen.


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