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.
Digital Cinema Initiative
As anyone who follows Variety's tech coverage knows, one of the consequences of the digital revolution is the blurring of traditional job functions.
In Germany's fast-changing exhibition business, the price of digital conversion and the growing divide between multiplex operators and arthouse theaters are issues front and center at this year's…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$234.3M Disney -1.91%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$128.8M Paramount Pictures -3.52%
Let's Be Cops
Let's Be Cops3Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$34.2M Fox -6.44%
In the 1960s, Arch Oboler, whose pic "Bwana Devil" had kicked off the 3D boom of the 1950s, spoke to Variety about what had gone so wrong with 3D in those years.
As the entertainment world embraces digital distribution, the major studios have been reluctant to join in, fearful that piracy would render their product -- and their libraries -- essentially…
The arrival of digital cinema is just a matter of time and money, film biz toppers agreed Wednesday -- the only question is how much time and money it will take.