Re-recording mixer James Wichall fell into the audio business almost by chance while he was working in the legal department at UK-based Ragdoll production company, the team behind the popular Teletubbies children’s television program. It was there that he was first introduced to the possibilities of sound design.
Marvel Studios Thor: Love and Thunder will debut in CJ 4DPlex’s immersive 270-degree panoramic ScreenX format in theatres worldwide beginning July 6, followed by the United States on July 8. By expanding specially selected film sequences onto the left and right-side walls of the auditorium, ScreenX surrounds and transports moviegoers into the otherworldly action of the film.
Signs of adult audiences returning continued this week, according to the London-based analytics firm Gower Street, as Baz Luhrmann’s with a $31.2 million opening Elvis prevented Top Gun: Maverick from flying back into the top spot on the Domestic chart. The biopic delivered $51.2 million globally from 52 launch markets. It scored number one in Luhrmann’s home-market, Australia ($4.7 million including previews), as well as in the UK/Ireland ($4.9 million), Italy ($925,000), Netherlands ($849,000), and New Zealand ($662,000).
CinemaNext and Omniplex Cinema Group, Ireland’s largest cinema circuit, today announced the signing of an agreement for the sale and roll out of RGB+ Laser-light source upgrades from Cinionic and light engine cleaning for Barco Series 2 projectors in 51 Omniplex auditoriums.
PVR Cinemas, India’s largest film exhibition company, has announced an expanded preferred partnership agreement with Cinionic. Under the terms of the agreement, Cinionic will install Barco Series 4 4K laser projection systems in 500 PVR Cinemas auditoriums.
The International Union of Cinemas today published its annual report on key cinema trends in the region in 2021/22. The report provides an in-depth look at recent trends and developments in the European cinema industry, one of the most diverse, innovative, and dynamic in the world.
Odeon Cinemas Group and Imax Corporation today announced an expansion of their longstanding partnership spanning key European cinema markets. Under the agreement, Odeon will upgrade six Imax theatres across the UK with Imax with laser systems.
Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte, president and CEO respectively of the International Union of Cinemas, the European cinema trade group, today celebrated the Big Screen experience and the positive recovery results around Europe and globally at CineEurope 2022.
The German exhibitor Cineplex, a co-op encompassing 26 family businesses with more than 90 cinemas and a market share of 15 percent, has signed a new deal with Showtime Analytics for their email marketing and customer analytics capabilities.
Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today that Showcase Cinema de Lux Legacy Place in Dedham, Massachusetts, will be one of the few theatres nationwide – and the only in New England – to host the exclusive, full-day Marvel G.O.A.T. Marathon: Greatest of All Thor featuring a Thor: Love and Thunder advance screening on Thursday, July 7.