Category Archives: digital cinema

BREAKING NEWS: Remember When IMAX Won the Large Format Wars? Well, Now Barco’s the New IMAX

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

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SITE UPDATE: Farewell to the Kinotech Blog

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

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And now…..a quiz!

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

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Technology Didn’t Kill The Projectionist, The Idiots Who Own The Theater Did

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

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VIDEO: John Carter IMAX Trailer

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!

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Current and Potential Business Model for Giant Screen Theaters

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  

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Dark Knight Rises

Here are some photos from the set of Dark Knight Rises, filming in Pittsburgh.  All photos (C) 2011 Getty Images.

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