Category Archives: digital cinema
Last night, after watching the new film “Chronicle” on a Barco 4K projector at my local Cinemark, I received an advanced copy of a rather interesting press release that I decided not to post anything about until it was actually … Continue reading
The final Kinotech Blog post will appear on Thursday. It will be about Star Wars. It will be about IMAX. It will be about Star Wars being in IMAX. And it will mostly be about Star Wars NOT being in … Continue reading
Here are the correct answers and poll results: A. Museums in San Diego and Long Island are adding what feature to their giant screen domes Exhibition Space 0% Fulldome Digital Planetarium Systems 65% 3D Projection 35% Motion Simulators 0% Storage … Continue reading
It used to be that training managers to thread film and start projectors was a method to lower labor costs by bypassing the unions. It even happened in IMAX, where one well-known person in charge of a group of commercial … Continue reading
NOTE: John Carter’s Andrew Stanton is the second Pixar alum to direct a big budget flick showing in IMAX theaters. He follows Brad Bird, director of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (and I’m not even counting the legendary Ben Burtt). Enjoy!
http://www.whiteoakinstitute.org/5-current_potential_business-model.pdf For complete coverage of the Digital Immersive Screen Colloquium for Unified Standards and Specifications (DISCUSS) and the Digital Immersive Giant Screen Specifications (DIGSS), click here
Here are some photos from the set of Dark Knight Rises, filming in Pittsburgh. All photos (C) 2011 Getty Images.