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Laser-driven movie projectors have long been a tech Holy Grail, but now they're finally going commercial, as projector maker Christie Digital announced their first permanent laser projector…
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So the cycle of history is: Cinema gets a head start, TV catches up, cinema panics and lurches forward. Repeat.
The end of print distribution of films brings with it not just the close of an era, but also the potential loss of livelihood for many who work both inside and outside of the entertainment industry.
Tech innovations had made the basics of 35mm projection so easy and safe that a high-schooler could handle a multiplex. But they'd also led to degraded prints.
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.
Years ago Paul Simon sang about “lasers in the jungle somewhere.” We don't know about Africa, but moviegoers are going to see lasers in a theater — in downtown Burbank. Projector maker Christie is…
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.