Percolating Pixels

Fuchs, Andreas
February 2006
Film Journal International;Feb2006, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p16
The article offers an overview of initiatives in North America in support of the rollout of digital cinema. It discusses the long-term digital cinema equipment usage agreement between Twentieth Century Fox and Technicolor Digital Cinema. An overview of the deployment of digital movie theaters is presented. It explores the experience of National CineMedia in operating digital in-theatre network.


Related Articles

  • DIGITAL ROLLS ON.  // Film Journal International;Feb2006, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p4 

    The article focuses on the upcoming launch of digital cinema in line with initiatives and innovations in the digital cinema sector of the U.S. It reports that Twentieth Century Fox has signed a digital cinema equipment usage agreement with Technicolor Digital Cinema. An overview of the digital...

  • CINEMARK AND FOX JOIN NCM. Ellingson, Annlee // Boxoffice;Sep2005, Vol. 141 Issue 9, p113 

    Reports that National CineMedia (NCM) has added motion picture theater company Cinemark as an investor. Number of screens which will be served by Digital Content Network of NCM; Cinemark's installation of digital distribution technology; Addition of 20th Century Fox by NCM as one its content...

  • NO CURBS ON BLURBS. Snyder, Gabriel // Daily Variety;7/27/2005, Vol. 288 Issue 17, p1 

    Reports on the agreement between Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and National CineMedia LLC (NCM) to provide content for the in-cinema advertising pre-show package in the U.S. Contribution of in-cinema advertising to boost the entertainment value of pre-shows; Reason of Twentieth Century Fox...

  • NCM pulls the trigger on digital.  // Boxoffice;May2007, Vol. 143 Issue 5, p4 

    The article presents news items related to the U.S. motion picture industry for the month of May 2007. National CineMedia has spun off its digital cinema activities into an outfit called Digital Cinema Implementation Partners. Technicolor Digital Cinema has launched several developments in its...

  • DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT. Fuchs, Andreas // Film Journal International;Oct2006, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p20 

    The article focuses on the plan of the National CineMedia (NCM) to venture in the field of digital cinema. On June 28, 2006, NCM elected JPMorgan Chase & Co. to assist with the evaluation and development of a financing plan to help support the exhibition and motion picture industries' transition...

  • Exhibs deem Fox's tix tricks 'X'-essive' Goldsmith, Jill; Hayes, Dade // Variety;07/24/2000, Vol. 379 Issue 9, p7 

    Reports that 20th Century Fox is demanding motion picture theaters to include surcharges on Internet and telephone ticketing in their reported profits. Complaints of exhibitors; Content of a memo sent by the company to exhibitors; Views of exhibitors on the impact of the move.

  • Fox pacts with Christie/AIX. Sperling, Nicole // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;10/18/2005, Vol. 391 Issue 21, p3 

    This article reports on the announcement made by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. that it will offer its feature films to the digital cinema systems being deployed by Christie/AIX, the digital cinema subsidiary of AccessIT Corp. Christie/AIX is planning to deploy 4,000 systems throughout the...

  • Selling CinemaScope: 1953-1956. Hincha, Richard // Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television;Summer85, Issue 21, p44 

    The article traces the history of the widescreen process CinemaScope in the U.S. between 1953 and 1956. In February 1953, Twentieth Century-Fox introduced the concept of CinemaScope, which marked the mixture of old technology and new marketing approach. Despite the challenges it encountered, Fox...

  • NCM ON A DIGITAL ROLL. Ellingson, Annlee // Boxoffice;Aug2006, Vol. 142 Issue 8, p36 

    The article reports on National CineMedia's (NCM) plans for the deployment of digital cinema across its 13,000-screen network in the U.S. NCM has worked with manufacturers to determine the preliminary costs and architecture of digital cinema systems. The company has also enlisted the services of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics