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REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 03 Feb 2011 06:47 #35224

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The future outlook of the theater biz is grim ! Soon there will be less than 400 prints available on a major break.. Second run or move over prints will be obsolete with in 2 years... Sell why you can or switch to digital to survive!!!!!!!!


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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 03 Feb 2011 13:22 #35225

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Please back up your statements with sources and facts. We all know there is pressure to go digital, but your statements here tend to sound more like the guy beside the road with a cardboard sign than someone with inside knowledge. I know you chose the thread title as a kind of joke, but your content seems to be along the same lines.

Spreading panic and gloom is not informative. Even if a studio rep told you these things, I would still be skeptical. It is in their interests to push theaters to go digital... the faster the better. If they can motivate by fear, they probably will try it.

I would answer you with these questions:

1. How many digital screens are currently operating?
2. How many film screens are currently operating?
3. Is there already a noticeable trend toward lower film print counts on new releases?
4. Is this trend happening faster than the industry conversion to digital, or is it happening at about the same pace?
5. Is it true that many larger operators currently still order both a digital copy and a film print for their multi or mega plexes? They often aren't all digital, and film is still viewed as a good backup. True?

It has long been said that smaller theaters will be able to go digital by buying up used equipment as the early adopters upgrade. If there is going to be a rapid adoption of digital, then there will likely be more digital theaters upgrading along the way too. At least I hope so. This is the only way many theaters will be able to afford digital. After all, most will not be getting any sweetheart deals like the big chains.

It's easy to say the sky is falling, but I would like more proof.
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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 03 Feb 2011 21:41 #35227

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Sometimes the truth hurts! Slappy has never been negative about the business and he has been in it.
Lil Mom and pop theaters are going to be a thing of the past. They will not be able to compete with the bigger chains. I would say by the end of this year (Yes that fast) all the major chains will have become Digital.
They can afford to open all day if they have 15+ screens while the lil guy with 2-3 screens can only really open at night for a show or 2.
The major chains are becoming more reliant on the food courts which are small restaurants than the money be made on the screen.
There are so many thing dooming the business such as On demand cable the same time it is playing in the theater.
So much garbage is on the screen now that is why the art movies are doing so well. But those movies you can watch home and don't need the big screen experience.
I know me and slappy are going to get a lot of negative cries of anger at what we have wrote...but that's just the fear coming out that you know we speak the truth!
The end is near and sooner than you think!
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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 04 Feb 2011 03:42 #35228

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It gives me no joy to come to this determination. I have been in this biz since I am 15 years old and have loved almost every day of it.........

Out of a 3000 print run probably 1500 to 1800 are still 35 mm prints. With in 2 years my educated guess is 400 35 MM PRINTS WILL BE MADE.....
NOW MANY THEATERS CANT GET PRINTS ON THE BREAK WITH THAT SIZE RUN----WHATS GOING TO HAPPEN WHEN IT IS DOWN TO 400 PRINTS......
Part 2 of this is VOD-Comcast buying Universal sends a clear signal were this is headed.

I will post some links to related stories.........

IF YOU DONT GO DIGITAL YOU WILL BE GONE
I SAY THIS AS MY OPINION-- AND HOPE SOME WHO CAN AFFORD TO TAKE MY ADVICE!
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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 04 Feb 2011 03:48 #35229

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Time Warner ramps up premium VOD

Warner Bros. pics to be available 60 days after theatrical release

By Tom Lowry, Cynthia Littleton


Warner Bros. is ready to go for it on premium VOD that will chip away at the length of the theatrical release window.
Time Warner topper Jeff Bewkes said Wednesday that the studio will launch a premium VOD service in the second quarter that will "enable consumers to watch movies in their home 60 days after theatrical release." The typical theatrical window is 90 days, though more and more studios are experimenting with a shorter frame before VOD and homevid hits.

As it ramps up premium VOD, Bewkes also said during the company's fourth quarter earnings call that Time Warner was reevaluating the 28-day window for making is pics available to Netflix and Redbox and the possibility of increasing the fees it charges those outlets for movies.

As he discussed TW's fourth quarter and full-year results, Bewkes was bullish on the conglom's prospects for 2011, thanks to the headwind provided by strong revenue and earnings growth last year.

At the Warner Bros, the Turner nets and HBO, the conglom plans to "ramp up investment in programming, production and marketing even more than we did last year," Bewkes said. At Warner Bros., that means more tentpole pics and more TV programming, particularly comedies and cable series, he said.

Strong advertising and the sale of HBO programming like the mini-series "The Pacific" and "Entourage" on DVD and in syndication helped bolster Time Warner's financials in 2010, with revenues up by 6% to $26.9 billion and net profits rising 4% to $2.57 billion, the company announced before the market opened on Wednesday.

"In 2011, we're even more confident about how we're positioned, and we'll be even more aggressive," said Bewkes.

"We'll increase our investments in programming, production and marketing even more than we did last year. We'll keep pushing to accelerate new digital business models. We'll keep expanding our presence in the most attractive international territories."

On the call, Bewkes noted that Turner's domestic cablers "grew ad revenue in the high teens organically" in 2010 and. He noted that at last year's upfront Turner's CPM growth rate "exceeded all the broadcast networks," providing "tangible evidence that the CPM gap has narrowed."

The investment in top-flight programming ranging from the NCAA men's basketball tourney to Conan O'Brien's new talker will continue to pay off, he said. "We're confident we'll post strong advertising growth again this year," he said.

With a slate of tentpole pics -- ranging from the final "Harry Potter" title to "The Hangover Part 2" -- and a windfall of syndication revenue from "The Big Bang Theory" coming in, Warner Bros. should be on track to have its highest profit year ever, Time Warner chief financial officer John Martin said.

Time Warner also said after re-purchasing $3 billion in shares last year that it would be buying back another $5 billion in shares this year. At the same time, it boosted its dividend by 11% to 23.5 cents a share.

For the fourth quarter, revenues rose 8% to $7.8 billion and net profits by 22% to $769 million. Solid results from original programming at Turner and HBO and from box office from Warner Bros. studio continued to be the bright spots for Time Warner, which Bewkes has converted over the past few years into a pure content company. Where his company has struggled is with its Time Inc. publishing unit, where a 3% increase in ad revenues (to $57 million) was offset by a decrease in subscription and other revenues, partly due to weak newsstand sales.

What's more in film, home video revenues faced difficult comparisons in 2010 because of the success of the release of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" on DVD in 2009.

While followers of the media business continue to watch ad spending closely, the rebound showed no signs of fading at Time Warner. Overall, revenues grew by 10% -- rising 14% at Turner and 3% at Time Inc. in 2010.
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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 04 Feb 2011 03:51 #35230

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Posted: Thu., Jan. 27, 2011, 11:12am PT
Regal Cinemas to add 1,500 RealD 3D Screens
Deal doubles chain's screen count to 3,000

Regal Cinemas will add 1,500 RealD 3D screens. "Alice in Wonderland," below, was among the top 3D grossers of 2010.

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Regal Entertainment Group will add 1,500 RealD 3D screens to its cinema circuit.
Deal doubles Regal's 3D screen count to 3,000, all RealD. Regal is the largest U.S. exhibitor, with 6,698 screens total.

About 35 pics are skedded for 3D release in the U.S. in 2011, a 50% increase from 2010. Six of the top 10 grossers in 2010 were released in 3D, including leaders "Toy Story 3" and "Alice in Wonderland."

The 3D lineup for May-August 2011 includes "Thor," "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," "Kung Fu Panda 2," "Green Lantern," "Cars 2," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," "Captain America" and "Smurfs."

Regal's move comes on the heels of a heated Internet debate over 3D, sparked when Roger Ebert (a vocal 3D-hater) published a letter from editor Walter Murch declaring 3D to be inalterably at odds with human evolution and anatomy. Ebert's headline: "Why 3D doesn't work and never will."

Several blogs and news sites have since rebutted Murch and Ebert. Regal's 3D expansion puts them on the side of those who think it's working fine.

RealD VP Rick Heineman told Variety: "Between studios, exhibitors and moviegoers, the market is voting in favor of today's digital 3D."

Regal's VP of marketing and advertising, Dick Westerling, said "We continue to hear very positive feedback from our patrons regarding 3D films and their experience viewing 3D films."

He said the chain has received "a minimal amount" of negative feedback about 3D -- "A very insignificant number when you consider the amount of traffic going to 3D movies."

RealD's 3D projection system dominates cinemas in North America. It had about 9,300 screens deployed worldwide as of late September 2010.
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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 04 Feb 2011 03:55 #35231

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]Press Release AMC Entertainment To Convert Entire Circuit To Digital Cinema Projection With Sony 4K Systems

Roll-Out to More than 4,500 Screens Creates Largest Theatre Circuit Powered by Sony 4K Digital Technology

KANSAS CITY, Mo. and PARK RIDGE, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMC Entertainment Inc. (AMC), a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, has reached an agreement in principle with Sony Electronics to install 4K digital cinema projection systems across its theatre circuit.

With 309 theatres and 4,628 screens, AMC will be the largest entertainment company equipped with 4K digital technology in North America. It accelerates the momentum behind AMC's transition to digital projection technology and will provide AMC guests with the most state-of-the-art on-screen presentation available.

"At AMC, we deliver movies and other great entertainment presented in an immersive, big-screen viewing environment," said Gerry Lopez, chief executive officer and president, AMC Entertainment Inc. "The agreement with Sony drives the quality and experience in that environment to the next level and is a prime example of our strong advocacy of the industry's move to a digital platform. Digital cinema provides a new world of programming flexibility and opportunities for exhibitors, as well as a more efficient method of supplying content to our theatres. Sony 4K technology is a key and will result in an enhanced entertainment experience for our guests."

The Sony 4K digital cinema projections systems being installed at AMC offer the highest picture resolution of all available projection technologies (at 8.8 million pixels, 4K provides image resolution four times greater than 2K projection systems and slightly more than four times greater than high-definition). This, coupled with the ability to exhibit content in an exciting social environment and on screens that are up to 90 to 100 times larger than a typical in-home HDTV, puts AMC in a position to offer industry-changing technology resulting in an undeniably superior entertainment experience, Lopez said.

The 4K systems include manufacturing techniques that result in an efficient installation process. Sony's digital cinema team will work with AMC to provide technical support of the systems and operations management at the company's theatre locations.

"AMC's digital roll-out using 4K technology is a breakthrough for the digital cinema industry and is a model for how these systems can transform an exhibitor's operations," said John Scarcella, president of Sony Electronics' Broadcast and Business Solutions Company.

Looking beyond theatrical projection, Scarcella said the motion picture industry is now working with studios and cinematographers to produce and release 4K features. Sony Pictures Entertainment recently announced they will make and release most of their filmed productions using 4K technology. Sony is currently developing a complete line of digital 4K cinematography production equipment, including systems for 4K acquisition, storage and post-production.

"AMC's decision to install Sony's 4K projection systems is a clear commitment to provide an entertainment experience that far exceeds any other venue," said Gary Johns, vice president of Sony Electronics' Digital Cinema Systems Division. "We are thrilled to join AMC in its effort to raise the level of theatrical presentations."

The AMC roll-out of Sony digital projection systems is planned to begin in the second calendar quarter of 2009 and continue across AMC's North American theatre circuit through 2012. Currently, AMC features Sony's digital projection systems in 11 theatres on 150 screens throughout the circuit; 29 of the current Sony-equipped screens feature 3D capabilities, with additional 3D screens planned as the AMC roll-out continues.

The AMC and Sony agreement is part of an initiative being led by Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, LLC (DCIP), an organization formed in 2007 by AMC, Cinemark USA, Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group. DCIP is charged with planning and implementing the deployment of digital cinema.

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Re: REPENT THE END IS AT HAND! 04 Feb 2011 03:59 #35232

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Newspaper Finds Disney VOD Website

15 November 2010 10:59 AM, PST | Studio Briefing - Film News | See recent Studio Briefing - Film News news »


The Los Angeles Times has discovered a little-known website operated by the Walt Disney Co. where users can rent or buy digital versions of some of the studio’s movies and watch them via Internet-connected TV sets, computers, and mobile devices. The website, disneymoviesonline.go.com, “debuted in May without fanfare” as a test for what is likely to become a major expansion of the company into online digital distribution, the newspaper indicated. In addition to renting and buying Disney videos, anyone who has already purchased a recent Disney or Pixar DVD or Blu-ray Disc title can have online access to the same movie by typing a “magic code” that comes with the disc into the “My Movie Library” page of the website. The Times says that the site is still in its test phase but that Disney plans to launch a major promotional campaign for it during the first half of 2011. »
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Cobb Theatres selects Barco for conversion of its circuit----2011
Cobb Theatres will complete the digital conversion of its entire circuit with the purchase of an additional 100+ Barco digital cinema projectors for eight of its theatres serving Florida, Alabama and the Southeast.
Rancho Cordova, CA — 27 January 2011 — Digital cinema pioneer Barco announced today that Cobb Theatres of Birmingham, Alabama has purchased an additional 105 digital cinema projectors to complete the digital conversion of its entire 19-theatre chain with Barco's Series 2 projectors. Cobb already has over 60 Barco Series 1 and Series 2 projectors installed throughout its circuit, and the proven reliability has cemented Barco's standing as Cobb's projector of choice. Cobb is planning to install a Barco projector in every auditorium and every theatre throughout the circuit, with many venues featuring Cobb's innovative new “CineBistro” concept, a rapidly emerging trend in digital cinema entertainment.

As a “leader in providing the ultimate entertainment experience,” Cobb has fully embraced the concept of a “destination theatre,” offering specialty cocktails and gourmet restaurant-quality fare, with an emphasis on plush comfort and elite-class customer service. The cornerstone attraction is its “CineBistro,” an intimate lounge and restaurant area in a boutique setting surrounded by multiple theatres seating 80-100 customers. After dining, tables are retracted and patrons enjoy a movie in true “private Hollywood movie screening” style.

“Cobb is building a premium brand targeted to the sophisticated moviegoer who looks beyond merely catching a quick movie to seek a richer, multi-faceted cinema experience. Barco projectors are a natural part of this equation, perfectly complimenting our offering with unparalleled quality, high efficiency and proven reliability,” commented Jeremy Welman, COO of Cobb Theatres. “Moreover, we can count on Barco to stand behind their products with excellent service, making a 'Barco exclusive' the natural and easy choice for us.”

Cobb installed Barco's DP-1500 and DP-2000 projectors in its first three CineBistro venues, attracted by the crystal-clear images displayed by the combination of Barco's superior optics and Texas Instrument's DLP Cinema® technology. Additionally, for the Hyde Park (Tampa, FL) CineBistro, a Barco ACS-2048 alternative content switcher was installed to expand the theatre's display capabilities, enabling input and scaling of alternative content formats such as DVDs and satellite feeds directly into the projector. With this innovative and inexpensive addition, the CineBistro venue is a viable option for showcasing private corporate events and screening live telecasts such as sports and musical entertainment. The new deployments will include an additional 105 Barco projectors spanning the full gamut of Barco's extensive suite of DCI-compliant 2K projectors, including the brightest digital cinema projector in the world – the DP2K-32B.

“We are honored that Cobb has chosen to partner with Barco for this innovative CineBistro concept and to deploy our projectors throughout Cobb's entire circuit. They clearly recognize the importance that supreme image quality and top-notch service play in delivering an upscale entertainment experience,” commented Todd Hoddick, VP Digital Cinema for Barco North America. “Cobb's innovative spirit and attention to detail are traits that we highly value at Barco, and we share their enthusiasm for bringing this new avant-garde concept to a new genre of moviegoers.”
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Cinemark Selects Barco for all digital cinema installations in Latin America
Barco will from now the exclusive provider of digital cinema projectors from 132 Cinemark theaters totaling more than 1.000 screens 13 countries over Mexico, Central and South America. For this, provide a combination of digital cinema projectors and DP2K DP2K-23B- 32B, that DCI compliant
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B&B's Wildwood 10 becomes Missouri's first booth-less multiplex
Feb 1, 2011
B&B Theatres’ Wildwood 10 in Wildwood, Missouri has become the first multiplex in the state to eliminate the traditional projectionist booth, requiring no human operator.

The multiplex’s booth-less auditoriums, installed by Kansas-based Sonic Equipment Company, are powered by Christie Solaria™ Series digital-cinema projectors. The projectors sit on platforms supported by 16-foot beams that moviegoers can walk under, with a control room on a lower level that is the heart of the digital-cinema system. A total of ten Solaria CP2220 4K-ready DLP Cinema® projectors were installed, with six set up for Real D 3D presentations.

“The booth-less auditoriums are a first for us. They create a ‘cool effect’ that we believe is the way to go in our new theatres,” says Dennis McIntire, director of strategic planning for B&B. “Since the projector platforms are designed to be low-maintenance, we needed a projection system of the highest quality and durability, and Christie was the best fit.”

“We needed digital projectors that would eliminate the fear of the unknown, and Christie took the fear factor out of the equation,” states Eric Olson, director of operations at Sonic Equipment. “Their projectors perform continuously, without worrying about frequent access for servicing.”

In addition to being Missouri’s first all-digital multiplex, the Wildwood 10 features two plush “Marquee Suites” for patrons who are over 21, as well as a 56-foot wide, wall-to-wall Grand Screen, also lit up by a Christie projector. The building’s façade incorporates an Art Deco spire and vertical signage that were built from the ground up on the site of a former bank, while the interior décor features murals of stylized Hollywood scenes.

The Wildwood 10, which opened in October, brings the family-run chain’s total digital screens to 62. The circuit plans to digitize all of their 204 screens within two years.
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Feb 02, 2011 08:00 ET
283 NEW SCREENS
Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corporation Announces Digital Deployment for Southern Theatres
Deal Will Enable the Rollout of 283 New Digital Cinema Screens
MORRISTOWN, NJ and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - February 2, 2011) - Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM), the global leader in digital cinema, today announced the deployment of 283 Cinedigm-Certified™ screens across 20 existing Southern Theatres, L.L.C. locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Southern Theatres, LLC, is headquartered in New Orleans. The installations are anticipated to begin in March 2011 and be completed by the end of the year.
Southern Theatres, L.L.C., is responsible for the daily operations of The Grand Theatres and AmStar Cinemas. Southern is financing the deployment through NEC Financial.
"Upgrading our theatres with state-of-the-art digital cinemas continues Southern's tradition of delivering the best movie-going experience possible," said George Solomon, President of Southern Theatres. "Cinedigm is a great partner and they understand our desire to offer the best, highest quality experience to our audiences."
Solomon has been in the theater business with his family for more than 50 years and launched Southern Theatres, LLC, to develop and operate state-of-the-art, multiplex stadium-seating movie theaters. One of their newest, most innovative theatres is Canal Place, exemplifying Southern's continuing commitment to revitalizing their home town of New Orleans. The fully converted to digital cinema five-plex provides upscale amenities such as gourmet food, luxury seating, and a full bar.
With Cinedigm's turnkey suite of digital cinema technologies, Southern will offer consumers all-new digital entertainment options. From 3D movie extravaganzas to live sports programming and 3D theatrical concerts to event programming, Southern will deliver enhanced digital cinema entertainment well into the future.
"We are thrilled to welcome Southern to our growing list of innovative exhibitor partners," said Chuck Goldwater, President, Cinedigm's Media Services Group. "Our team is eager to begin working with the Southern team to help them take full advantage of the operational and the programming applications made available by Cinedigm's digital cinema platform."
Since the beginning of digital conversions, Cinedigm has been the leader in digital cinema. In Phase 1, Cinedigm deployed 3724 screens at 348 sites for 18 exhibitors in the United States. In the current Phase 2, Cinedigm has signed contracts with 60 exhibitors to deploy 2,947 Screens at 261 Sites. The total number of deployed screens in the United States is 15,019 at 2635 sites, making Cinedigm responsible for the installation or contracting for over 44% of all digital screens. Such theatres are fully networked, turnkey systems -- simple and cost-efficient to operate. These screens will join the growing number of fully digital Cinedigm-Certified™ screens around the world.
Digital cinema enables theatres to program high quality live and alternative content programming. Recent releases by Cinedigm include the ground-breaking, worldwide LIVE 3D broadcast of the FIFA World Cup Championship, the BCS Championship in LIVE 3D, the Dave Matthews Band 3D concerts, and the sold out 3D PHISH concerts. Cinedigm has also released the KIDTOONS series for the past six years, a weekly family friendly matinee series that runs in over 165 theatres across the country.
Cinedigm's Digital Cinema division is the industry-leading deployment program for Digital Cinema. It facilitates the funding, installation support and administration for the company's studio-supported Digital Cinema rollout plans. Cinedigm is also the digital cinema integrator of choice for the CBG, a buying program of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) for small and independent theatre operators in United States and Canada.
About Cinedigm
Cinedigm is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country. Cinedigm's digital cinema deployment organization, software, satellite and hard drive digital movie delivery network; pre-show in-theater advertising services; and marketing and distribution platform for alternative content such as CineLive ® 3-D and 2-D sports and concerts, thematic programming and independent movies is a cornerstone of the digital cinema transformation. Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. ™ are trademarks of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp www.cinedigm.com [CIDM-G]
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Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, LLC Completes its Financing Transactions for the Deployment of Digital Projection Systems

Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, LLC announced that it has completed its financing transactions for the deployment of digital projection systems to nearly 14,000 movie theatre screens across North America, including screens operated or managed by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group. This financial support, coupled with commitments from the Member Circuits and numerous motion picture distributors, will not only accelerate the expansion of digital cinema, but also provide more consumers than ever before with an enhanced movie-going experience. Digital cinema promises a new world of programming flexibility, high-quality and consistency of projected image, and the addition of potent new viewing technologies, including digital 3D. It has already demonstrated the ability to expand alternative, non-traditional movie theatre programming including pre-recorded and live events, and will ultimately provide higher quality choices and greater variety to entertainment seekers. The company has been working with its financial advisors, J.P. Morgan and Blackstone Advisory Partners L.P., since its inception. These financing transactions include commitments of $445 million in senior bank debt, $135 million in additional junior capital and $80 million in equity from the member circuits for a total of $660 million in financing. The company will now begin deployment of digital screens throughout the United States and Canada. The senior bank debt is rated Baa2 by Moody's Investor Services and was arranged by JPM. The bank group providing financing consists of JPM, GE Capital, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Barclays Bank, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, and Citi. The junior capital was placed with third party investors identified by Blackstone. The digital projection systems deployed by the company will comply with the technical and security specifications developed by Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC. The company has executed long-term deployment agreements with Twentieth Century Fox, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, and Lionsgate Film
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I agree 100%.

I also suggest plan on buying new equipment as I do not believe used equipment can be relied upon as being available. VPF's make sense for theaters that are comfortably in a the full time first run definition.
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I have been watching this Comcast NBC/Universal deal for awhile. And now that it is approved. And you have a major cable provider owning a major network and movie studio and all the production facilities they include. This could be a major game changer in the industry even for the large theater chains.
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