Big Box Breakthrough

Fuchs, Andreas
October 2010
Film Journal International;Oct2010, Vol. 113 Issue 10, p49
The article offers information on the opening of Blue Oaks 16 all-stadium complex in Rocklin, California by family run entertainment company Santa Rosa Entertainment Group. Topics discussed include implementation of digital projectors at the auditorium, views of Dan Tocchini, president and chief executive officer of Santa Rosa Entertainment, on the electronic control system in the auditorium, and views of architect Larry Jacobson on the design of Blue Oaks.


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