The Cinema Technology Community has released a white paper providing detailed guidance on the technology choices available for cinema operators.
MacGillivray Freeman Films has announced a partnership with MetaMedia to bring educational films to conventional commercial theatres and drive-ins across the U.S. and Canada for educational and group screenings. A number of MacGillivray Freeman’s films will be shown at theatres throughout North America, including Into America’s Wild, America’s Musical Journey and Great Bear Rainforest, among others.
As director of distribution at Picturehouse Entertainment Marc Allenby helped bring the Metropolitan Opera and Bolshoi Ballet to cinemas in the UK and launched both NTLive and RSC Live. In 2017 he helped facilitate the management buyout that re-established the company with its experienced team as Trafalgar Releasing, where today he is CEO. In 2018 he established offices in the United States, a move he sees as “a vital part of the companies’ future plans and growth.” Headquartered in London, Trafalgar Releasing today also has offices in New York and Denver. Before the pandemic the company experienced significant growth and won numerous accolades including most recently the largest ever event cinema release with BTS’ Burn the Stage: The Movie. Despite the pandemic Trafalgar was moderately successful in 2020.
Florida Georgia Line will headline the next Encore Drive-In Nights concert, which will be broadcast to hundreds of outdoor drive-ins and select cinemas across North America and around the world Saturday night, June 12. Florida Georgia Line’s performance will feature special guests Nelly, Chase Rice and Rachel Wammack.
CineLife Entertainment, a division of Spotlight Cinema Networks, today announced Sopranos Sessions: A Special Theatrical Triple Feature, coming exclusively to theatres on May 19, in celebration of the beloved HBO series The Sopranos.
The Event Cinema Association’s Slate Day will return on Wednesday 9 June and will be free to all to join. The association promises a full slate of presentations from a range of content providers showcasing new event cinema content plus a series of topical panel discussions and presentations.
Event cinema distributor Abramorama’s documentary Long Live Rock … Celebrate the Chaos is now streaming on The Coda Collection.
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.
On May 13 event cinema distributor Abramorama, in collaboration with Qobuz, is partnering with 88.5-FM radio, Southern California’s leading adult album alternative rock station to premiere the music documentary Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm with a nostalgic drive-in movie experience at the Regency 16 Theaters in Van Nuys.