Among the boutique labs serving the preservationists are Cinetech in Hollywood, Calif.; NT Audio Video Film Labs in Los Angeles; and Alpha Cine in Seattle. Some of these labs are thriving, but their…
The conversion of theaters to digital in the U.S. is almost complete, and the end of movies on film is in sight.
The major studios are driving hard to stop distributing 35mm prints in North America by the end of 2013, but one sector remains tied to traditional film prints: the drive-in movie biz.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The death knell for 35mm film has just gotten a lot louder.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has reopened its investigation of an abandoned film depot in Pico Rivera following the discovery of more than 300 reels of member studio films in the one-time…