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April 2010 > Perspective

The state of independent film

by Ted Mundorff

Tags: An Education , Away We Go , Doubt , Landmark Theaters , Milk , Mongol , Paranormal Activity , Precious , Rachel Getting Married , Slumdog Millionaire , Sunshine Cleaning , The Hurt Locker , The Visitor , Up in the Air , Weinstein

PERSPECTIVE TED MUNDORFF > CEO, Landmark Theatres The state of independent film Landmark Theatres’ CEO takes the pulse of the indie industry W e’re all familiar with the term supply and demand. But how it relates to the independent film world is an interesting concept. Not only did the supp...

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March 2010 > Perspective

If you install it…

by David Passman

Tags: 3d , Alice in Wonderland , Avatar , Carmike , Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , How to Train Your Dragon , Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs , Monsters vs. Aliens , Shrek Forever After , Toy Story 3 , U

PERSPECTIVE DAVID PASSMAN > President/CEO, Carmike Cinemas If you install it … Why Carmike bet on digital—and why you should, too F ollowing an impressive year for the movie industry, highlighted by all-time box office results and a strong fourth quarter led by the record-setting release of ...

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March 2010 > Perspective

If you install it…

by David Passman

Tags: 3d , Alice in Wonderland , Avatar , Carmike , Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince , How to Train Your Dragon , Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs , Monsters vs. Aliens , Shrek Forever After , Toy Story 3 , U

Here are Carmike’s strategic reasons to embrace digital: Digital projection provides the clearest and most consistent picture possible for an unparalleled viewing experience. Presentations are flicker free; there are no interruptions from film splices, tears or breakage. Digital movies come to us ...

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February 2010 > Perspective

Patrick Corcoran

by The Long Tail and the Underpants Gnome

Tags: Netflix , South Park , The Long Tail , Wharton study

PERSPECTIVE PATRICK CORCORAN > NATO Director of Media & Research / California operations chief The Long Tail and the Underpants Gnome Does the trendy new economic theory work for the movie business? S ometime in 2004, former Wired editor Chris Anderson discovered the Grand Unified Theory o...

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February 2010 > Perspective

Patrick Corcoran

by The Long Tail and the Underpants Gnome

Tags: Netflix , South Park , The Long Tail , Wharton study

of the industry negotiations surrounding digital cinema revolved around a viable way to involve the studios in financing the industry-wide rollout. The development of the Virtual Print Fee and introduction of the third-party integrator have answered that question. We stand on the cusp of the revol...

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December 2009 > Perspective

From the heartland

by Belinda Judson

Tags: Family and Medical Leave Act , federal minimum wage , nato

At a time when patrons are having to budget their entertainment dollars more carefully, many exhibitors fear that certain types of state and/or local legislation … could add an even greater cost burden that would force exhibitors to pass these increases along to their patrons. If closed-caption...

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December 2009 > Perspective

From the heartland

by Belinda Judson

Tags: Family and Medical Leave Act , federal minimum wage , nato

PERSPECTIVES BELINDA JUDSON > executive director, Southeast NATO From the heartland Regional members sound their concerns O ne of the greatest things about serving as the NATO State Government Liaison is that I get to attend NATO regional meetings throughout the country. Interacting with ou...

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