Yours truly in Boxoffice on “the death of 3D“: It was just under five years ago that Disney released Chicken Little on an unprecedented 84 digital 3D screens, and look where we are now. The sky is falling. You could be forgiven for believing that if you’ve been reading recent articles in the trades or… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Digital Cinema
The industry-wide digital cinema roll-out moved a step closer with Sony’s announcement that it had signed a VPF agreement with Digital Cinema Implementation Partners (DCIP), the consortium formed by AMC, Cinemark and Regal to manage their transition to digital. That leaves only Warner Bros. among the major studios to be without a VPF agreement for… Read more »
I would be deeply remiss if I didn’t bring your attention to this post on the digital cinema self-financing panel at ShoWest. Sperling Reich must have the fastest typing fingers in the West to nail down as much detail as he does here from a fast-paced lunch-time discussion. When Macdowell turned to Solomon to get… Read more »
ShoWest 09 marked a change in programming. Monday has in recent years been “International Day,” but with the increasing interconnectedness of the industry, it no longer made sense to separate out the international programming. Hence, Monday became the official opening day instead of the traditional Tuesday. Fox’s Jim Gianopulos kicked off the Opening Day luncheon… Read more »
NATO’s Digital Cinema User Requirements, version 2.1 have been completed and approved. You can read them here.