Inox today announced the launch of its second multiplex in the Indian city of Mysuru at Centro. The new multiplex has four auditoriums with a total of 474 seats. Inox now operates 16 multiplexes with 66 screens in the state of Karnataka.
Thailand’s largest exhibition chain, Major Cineplex, has purchased ARHT Media’s Capsule 3D display technology. The deal marks the technology’s first sale in the Asia Pacific region, having rolled out across North America and Europe earlier this year.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and, apparently, the 47th anniversary of Jaws, Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have announced that, for the first time, the two Steven Spielberg classics will soon be released into cinemas in the Imax format.
Cinity was this year’s winner of the Technical Achievement Award at CineEurope 2022. This is the first time a premium high-tech film brand from China has won this prestigious award at a major trade exhibition, and it is a starting point for the global expansion of Cinity. Fu Ruoqing, vice-chairman and general manager of China Film Group accepted the award.
Cinionic and China Film Group teamed up to bring attendees at CineEurope 2022 a first look at 20th Century Studios’ Avatar: The Way of Water releasing later this year. The film was presented using China Film Group’s Cinity technology. James Cameron’s next high-end feature is coming to theatres in December 2022.
Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment have announced that, for the first time, U.S. audiences will be able to experience two classic, culture-defining Steven Spielberg films— E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Jaws —on Imax screens nationwide. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be released exclusively on Imax screens beginning August 12, to celebrate the film’s 40th Anniversary. Jaws will be released on Imax screens and also in RealD 3D beginning September 2.
In a partnership that spans 16 years Christie Digital Systems and Lightstorm Entertainment, filmmaker James Cameron’s production company, collaborated to bring enhancements to theatrical display capabilities for 3D, high frame rate digital cinema for Avatar and the much-anticipated Avatar 2. Known for his creativity and development of cutting-edge technologies to push the frontier of cinematic storytelling, Cameron used Christie cinema projectors as a key part of realizing his vision.
Volfoni, a global leader in 3D cinema technologies, is celebrating fifteen years in business this month. Founded on March 2nd, 2007, Volfoni has grown to become one of few companies in the world to be endorsed by major Hollywood Studios, enjoying global recognition for their renowned, high-quality active and passive 3D technologies.
RealD has installed its Ultimate Screen in 500 auditoriums worldwide. The latest and 500th Ultimate Screen is located at the Wanda Cinema Xiamen Guankou.
RealD announced today that the China National Intellectual Property Administration has upheld the company’s patent on 3D cinema projection systems in China. The decision was issued by the Patent Review Board, a subsidiary office of CNIPA. According to the PRB's announcement, all of the petitioner's invalidation arguments were rejected, and RealD's patent is maintained in full.