III No. 9
publication of the National Association of Theatre Owners
in In Focus
the Presidents Desk
NATO president John Fithian reminds cinema owners that ratings
enforcement must remain a top priority.
DreamWorks ditches the silver soundtrack; plus new plexes
for Harkins, GTC, Century and Marcus.
The U.K. Film Council funds 250 digital projectors; the National
Institute of Standards and Technology teams with DCI.
New movies from directors Jane Campion,
Joel Coen, Richard Linklater, Quentin Tarantino, Gus
Van Sant and more.
Additions to September.
Cinemark engineers 20 screens in Latin America; Warner Bros.
launches nine in Shanghai; Cineplex gets a new president.
What’s ahead for the producers of “S.W.A.T.,” “Seabiscuit,” “Pirates
of the Caribbean,” “Matrix” and more.
U.S. District Court clarifies the ADA’s “companion
seating” requirements; Congress focuses on its domestic
Loews Cineplex vice president of film Phil Groves references,
among other things, Leonardo da Vinci, freeways and Pixar.
New NATO Members
Cinema owners who joined up.
ordered by date of bow. Updated
of industry happenings.
are classified as they are.
by gross. Updated
A list of advertisers in this month's print edition of In
The director of “Airplane!” and “The Naked
Gun” declared big-screen parody dead five years ago.
Now he’s back with “Scary Movie 3.”
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