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…
UltraStar Cinemas, a U.S.-owned exhib, is joining forces with China’s Letian Entertainment to deliver more than 40 digital movie theaters to Chinese audiences by 2016, the companies announced on…
With hundreds of drive-in theaters expected to close at the end of the year once studios stop distributing 35mm film prints, Honda is backing a national effort to save the screens built around car…
On the eve of the CineEurope exhibitors' conference in Barcelona, a report published by research org Screen Digest has revealed that the conversion of theaters to digital projection across the world…
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.
The conversion of theaters to digital in the U.S. is almost complete, and the end of movies on film is in sight.
U.K. arthouse theater chain Picturehouse Cinemas has partnered with online subscription service Mubi to offer movies via a range of platforms.
Mega-screen exhib Imax unveiled today the first-ever dual 4K laser projector capable of digital projection on screens 120 feet wide or larger.
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.
Complaints about dim 3D projection and worries about how to "save 3D" are finally prompting action -- from one studio, anyway.
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.
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