Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
03/09/2013

Cineworld IMAX Deal To Expand Revenue

News Image
An IMAX digital theatre system is to be installed at the Glasgow Science Centre in Scotland, following a new revenue-expanding partnership with the UK's largest cinema chain, Cineworld.
A further IMAX theatre is to be added at a location yet to be determined, bringing Cineworld Group's IMAX commitment to a total of 13 under the revenue share arrangement.
Cineworld will now take over operations at Glasgow Science Centre's IMAX theatre and will install an IMAX digital theatre system before transitioning to the dual 4K laser system.
"Cineworld is delighted to add another IMAX theatre to our circuit and to install IMAX's upcoming laser solution at the Glasgow Science Centre, which will allow us to present the full spectrum of IMAX content," said Crispin Lilly, Vice President of Business Affairs, Cineworld Group PLC.
"The IMAX Experience® has become synonymous with the biggest event movies and, as such, we're pleased to build on our successful partnership."
"As we expand our network throughout Europe, growing relationships with partners such as Cineworld is a key strategy to support our growth," said Andrew Cripps, President, IMAX EMEA.
"Together with Cineworld we look forward bringing even more audiences across the UK the biggest blockbusters in the world's most immersive film format."
IMAX's laser digital projection system incorporates laser digital intellectual property licensed from Eastman Kodak and Barco's laser innovations.
It is expected to set new standards within the cinematic entertainment industry, offering greater brightness and clarity, a wider colour gamut and deeper blacks.
Cineworld Group is currently the number one cinema chain the UK, in terms of both box office and admissions.
It was founded in 1995 by Steve Wiener, the current Chief Executive, and now operates 81 cinemas across the UK & Ireland, of which 77 are multiplex sites with five screens or more.
IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing.
As of June 30, 2013, there were 767 IMAX theatres (634 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 114 institutions) in 54 countries across the globe.
www.imax.com
(IT/JP)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

02/03/2020
Icon Media Installs GB Labs' FastNAS F-8 Nitro Shared Storage System
GB Labs has announced that Icon Media, Hollywood, California, has installed GB Labs' FastNAS F-8 Nitro shared storage system. Co-founded by CEO Jay Sh
21/02/2020
Studio Technologies Announces New Multichannel Monitoring System
Studio Technologies is set to unveil its new StudioComm Dante Audio-over-IP-enabled multichannel monitoring system, the Model 792 Central Controller a
03/12/2019
SONICUE Sound System Supports Dynacord L And C Series Amplifiers
Dynacord has extended the scope of its SONICUE sound system software with an update, which makes it suitable for smaller systems and day-to-day applic
19/02/2020
United Center Installs Ross Unified Venue Control System
Home to the Blackhawks (NHL) and the Bulls (NBA), the United Center in Chicago became a Ross customer in October of last year, installing a Ross Unifi
17/02/2020
Kingdom Creative Studios Installs GB Labs' FastNAS F-16 Nitro Storage System
Specialist video production company Kingdom Creative Studios has installed GB Labs' FastNAS F-16 Nitro storage system. Kingdom Creative founder and Ma
06/02/2020
Version 8 Of Facilis Shared Storage System To Be Unveiled At NAB 2020
Facilis is to debut version 8 of the Facilis Shared Storage System, version 3.5 of its FastTracker Media Asset Management software, and new Object Clo
03/02/2020
SoundView Broadcasting Acquires Playbox Neo Multichannel Playout System
SoundView Broadcasting has invested in a PlayBox Neo multichannel playout system for its headquarters in the heart of New York City's TV and motion pi
03/05/2017
AJA Video Systems Unveils New Features Of RovoCam Camera System
AJA Video Systems has unveiled new features of its RovoCam Camera System. At NAB 2017, the company revealed details of its RovoCam compact block camer
19/12/2019
VuWall Updates TRx Management System
VuWall has announced an update to its TRx Centralized Multi-Video Wall Management System, version 2.5. This release includes three new security capabi
19/12/2019
PBT EU Adopts SubtitleNEXT System
PBT EU has adopted the SubtitleNEXT system at Hellenic American College in Athens, making it the first college in Greece to offer the platform for its
17/12/2019
ChyronHego's Virtual Football System Earns Official FIFA Quality Certification
ChyronHego has announced that its Virtual Football system has been certified as a virtual offside line technology by FIFA®, the world governing body f
12/12/2019
Shure Partners With Wigwam To Install New Audio System
Shure has worked with Wigwam to install a new audio system into the magnificent York Minster building. The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Sain
10/12/2019
Electro-Voice And Dynacord Sound System Helps Revive Roof Garden Ballroom
Nestled on the shores of West Okoboji Lake in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes resort region, Historic Arnolds Park has been a major vacation attract
16/01/2019
Shure Distribution UK Changes Name To Shure UK
Shure, a manufacturer of microphones and audio electronics, has announced a change in its official business name Shure Distribution UK becoming Shure
02/08/2017
NEP UK Selects Riedel's MediorNet MicroN Tech
NEP UK has adopted Riedel's MediorNet MicroN technology for use in a broad range of high-profile live productions. With 26 MediorNet MicroN high-densi