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August 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Cinema Tech: AMC Theatres and Dolby join forces for Dolby Atmos launch

Brave Dolby Atmos

Brave new audio worlds: AMC Theatres and Dolby join forces for Atmos launch

Theatrical exhibition and distribution continue to move at the speed of digital. One such example of innovation, expertise and expediency is the commercial rollout of Dolby Atmos with Disney/Pixar’s Brave...  More…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 31, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 34/2012: Die weiblichen "Expendables" kommen; Adi Shankar plans all female action cast

Published in Germany: 24 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: Adi Shankar to let loose all-female version of “The Expendables”; DreeamWorks Animation to release globally through 20th Century Fox [p3]; [p6]

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 29, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Oriental DreamWorks wählt Standort, DreamWorks Animation wählt 20th Century Fox

DreamWorks Animation bei Fox

DreamWorks Animation (DWA) schloß eine auf fünf Jahre befristete Marketing- und Verleihvereinbarung mit 20th Century Fox, die alle Auswertungsplattformen für Nordamerika und die internationalen Märkte umfasst. Dank eines gut integrierten, globalen Distributionsnetzwerkes, einem Weltklasseteam und einer robusten Infrastruktur, so DWA-Chef Jeffrey Katzenberg, sei Fox zu einem Branchenführer in der Kino- und Home-Auswertung…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 28, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Cinema Tech: Qube Digital Cinema

Qube

D-Cinema Qubed: Leading technology company anticipates high-frame-rate era

Giant-screen 4K 3D, server upgrades, high frame and even higher bit rates, high-speed Ethernet interface on IMBs, laser demos, software updates, another DCI certification: From Burbank, California, to Barcelona, Spain, and from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Mumbai, India, it has been a busy time for Qube Cinema …

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 28, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

HFPA spendet 1,2 Millionen Dollar; HFPA makes annual donation

Auslandspresse vergibt 1,2 Mio. Dollar

Wie alle Jahre wieder überreichte die Hollywood Freign Press Assoc. (HFPA) ihre wohltätigen Gaben an film- und kulturbezogene Institutionen, Ausbildungsstätten und Projekte. Das Geschäft mit den Golden Globes ermöglichte dem Journalistenverband, mehr als 1,2 Millionen Dollar an rund 40 Gruppen zu verteilen. So konnte der 16-fache Globes nominierte und sechsmal ausgezeichnete Steven Spielberg beispielsweise…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 27, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 33/2012: NY und Tribeca Film Festival News

Published in Germany: 17 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Bourne reboot bounces to top, followed by “The Campaign”, “Hope Springs” picking up after Wednesday debut; “2 Days in New York” and “Red Hook Summer” launch in New York, “Celeste and Jesse Forever” and…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 26, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Academy neu besetzt; AMPAS selects board members and invites new members

Academy neu besetzt

Deutsche Kameraleute als Mitglieder, mehr Frauen im Aufsichtsrat

Alle Jahre wieder spricht die Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) ihre Einladungen zur Mitgliedschaft an jene Künstler und Executives aus, die sich “durch ihre Beiträge zum Kinofilm ausgezeichnet haben”, wie es in der offiziellen Begründung heißt. Laut des am 31. Juli aus seinen Amtswürden ausscheidende…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 20, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 32/2012: Rekordergebnisse für Majors, Eintrittspreise auf Höchstniveau; second quarter average ticket price hits all-time high

Published in Germany: 10 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: “The Dark Knight Rises” to threepeat as “Total Recall” disappoints and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” debuts in line with expectations; “Ted” becomes fourth film to join $200 mil. club of R-rated comedies;…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Filmecho 31/2012: Grünes Licht für AMC/Wanda; acquisition receives all necessary approval in both countries

Published in Germany: 3 August 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Despite Olympic opening and aftermath of Aurora shooting, “The Dark Knight” succeeds again as newcomers “The Watch” and “Step Up Revolution” range below expectations; Led by “Ruby Sparks” and “Killer Joe,” six…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 18, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 30/2012: DreamWorks kauft Classic Media; DreamWorks Animation acquires Classic Media

Published in Germany: 28 July 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: More from the Minions, “Despicable Me” characters to get their own spin-off [p3]; Producers Guild to honor Bob and Harvey Weinstein with Milestone Award [p6]

DreamWorks Animation buys Classic Media for $155 mil.; new AMPAS Board members elected; Mouse Trap Films launches Film Festival Flix to cover theatres, VOD and discs with indies and fest…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 17, 2012 at 4:25pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 29/2012: Frohe Kino Weihnacht; Merry Movie Christmas

Published in Germany: 21 Jul 2012

** U.S. News: Merry Movie Christmas, Hollywood unwraps holiday themed projects, ComicCon 2012 report [Int];

Merry Kino Christmas

Rund eine Million Dollar lässt sich Disney nach einem Bericht des…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 17, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 28/2012: “Value & Engagement in the Era of Social Entertainment and Second Screens”

Published in Germany: 14 July 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Spidey swings to top, of course [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: first-half 2012 box-office report [p3]

Edelman announces results of sixth annual “Value & Engagement in the Era of Social Entertainment and…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 17, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FilmEcho 27/2012: Magische Projekte in Hollywood; magical movies planned

Published in Germany: July 7 2012

** U.S. Box-Office: Ted, Mike and Madea top box-office charts [BoxOff];

** U.S. News: Hollywood plans magical movies: “Mandrake the Magician” adapted by Tom Wheeler (“Puss in Boots”, “Trollhunters” for DreamWorks Animation and Guillermo…

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Added by Andreas Fuchs on August 17, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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