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Class of 2012: New cinemas and trends

Bring on the Food!  

New Digital Multiplexes Create Added Space for Dining

Movie Tavern: Suwanee GA, opening; Hulen Mall, Fort Worth TX, upgrade and expansion

Marcus Theatres: CineDine Midtown Omaha NE; Zaffiro’s expansion; UltraScreen/Take 5 Duluth MN

AMC Theatres: expanison of Marketplace and MacGuffins; AMC Courthouse Plaza 8, Arlington VA; AMC Easton Town Center 30 Fork…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on April 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Cinema Tech: PlexCall helps bring dinner to the cinema table

Call me (definitely): PlexCall helps bring dinner to the cinema table

Unlike this summer’s hit pop-music ditty “Call Me Maybe,” moviegoers’ calls get returned each and every time while enjoying dinner at the movies and basking in a relaxing, luxury VIP treatment. PlexCall makes sure that cinema waiters know when and exactly where they are needed in…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on October 4, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Industry Players: interviews with Mark Welton and Andrew Cripps, IMAX Theatres


IMAXimum impact: Studio movies go big with large-format leader

At the end of April, IMAX chief executive officer Richard L. Gelfond had nothing but good news to share. More »…



Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 15, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The great digital outdoors: drive-ins shift into digital projection gear

Digital Drive-Ins
The great digital outdoors: Drive-ins see the light by upgrading technology

“The coming months will see many of our theatres taking the steps needed to move them into the digital age,” said John…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 15, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Cinema Tech: Dolby Atmos delivers exciting new audio platform

Dolby Atmos
Soundsational! Dolby Atmos delivers exciting new audio platform

Just last month, we concluded our annual Class of 2011 overview detailing the latest trends in cinema sound and picture. Bigger, louder and even better is where movie theatres are heading. More…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on May 8, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

FJI "Class of 2011," eighth annual survey of new cinemas

Part I, January 2012

New cinemas construction
Older and wiser: New cinema construction applies modern lessons

During the past seven years, Film Journal International has exclusively surveyed recent cinema construction. Over the next few months, we will again be reporting about new (and/or improved) projects, analyzing trends... …


Added by Andreas Fuchs on March 17, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Increasing attendance? There's an app for that.

Social Cinema
Social cinema: New app Is designed to motivate MovieGoers

Increasing attendance? “There’s an app for that.”

According to Brian Dear, co-founder and chief executive officer of La Jolla, Calif.-based Nettle, Inc., “There is an urgent need for…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on March 9, 2012 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Trend Report: Illuminating the future of cinema technology

SMPTE, Peter Ludé
Illuminating the future: SMPTE's Peter Ludé discusses frame rates and lasers

During NAB 2012, the annual convention of the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers will once again produce a…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on February 29, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Trend Report: New Barco technologies world-premiered in Galveston, TX

Laser focus: With new technologies, Barco proposes premium cinema experiences for all

“It is important that the market gets a good view and perspective on what is possible and coming,” Wim Buyens…


Added by Andreas Fuchs on January 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Cinema Tech: Pixar and Dolby debut 7.1 surround sound system

Surrounded! 'Toy Story 3' plays well with new Dolby 7.1 (Film Journal International, June 15, 2010)

At Disney/Pixar, “we are always trying to make the audience experience better,” insists Paul Cichocki, post-production supervisor at the animation powerhouse. “For the last eight to… Continue

Added by Andreas Fuchs on June 21, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cinema Tech: Cinemark launches five new XD auditoriums

Cinemark Launches Five New XD Auditoriums in Colorado Springs, Moosic, Jacksonville, Valley View and Des Moines

PLANO, Texas --(Business Wire)-- Mar 04, 2010 Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), a leading motion picture exhibitor, announced the opening of five new Cinemark XD, Extreme Digital Cinema auditoriums in Colorado Springs, CO; Moosic, PA; Jacksonville, FL; Valley View, OH; and Des Moines, IA. The Colorado and Pennsylvania locations opened on February 26th. The remaining… Continue

Added by Andreas Fuchs on March 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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