Category Archives: exhibitors

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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Giant Screen Filmmaking When Disasaster Strikes

This past Saturday, I was scheduled to spend the day in Reno, Nevada with a broadcast crew filming the famed Air Races.  Those plans were canceled on Friday when a P-51 Mustang flying at hundreds of miles per hour veered off course and … Continue reading

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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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Harry Potter and the Half 3D Film

The way the world works is that financial analysts will follow trends.  Often, they’re incorrect in their assumptions, but nonetheless their reports are picked up by the mainstream media.  Then the public reads the reports and believes them to be true.  … Continue reading

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