4DPLEX EXPERIENCES ADDED IN CAMBODIA, THAILAND
Korean tech patient CJ 4DPLEX has struck a woody pinch Thailand’s Major Cineplex to adhd two ScreenX locations successful Cambodia and Thailand. One will beryllium located astatine nan AEON Mall Mean Chey, person almost 500 seats and person a 75-foot-wide cardinal screen, making it nan largest ScreenX auditorium successful Southeast Asia. The different will beryllium astatine Bangkok’s ICONSiam Mall location, debuting connected July 27.
ScreenX is simply a multi-projection strategy pinch an immersive 270-degree section of view. That creates a virtual reality-like mounting pinch cinema value resolution. Major’s first ScreenX launched successful 2022 astatine its Siam Paragon location successful cardinal Bangkok.
“We’ve received astonishing reactions and feedback from our moviegoers for ScreenX successful Thailand and expect to make nan aforesaid consequence astatine our Cambodia location,” said Vicha Poolvaraluk, CEO, Major Cineplex.
The 2 companies antecedently collaborated connected 4DX installations, wherever viewers acquisition motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, scents and different typical effects. There are now 10 4DX locations crossed Thailand successful Siam Paragon, Ratchayothin, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Central Westgate, Promenade, Central Festival Eastville, Korat, Mega Bangna and Icon Siam.
Major Cineplex has much than 177 locations pinch 828 screens successful Thailand and abroad.
MIND THE GAP
The Tokyo Gap Financing Market is group to make a return this twelvemonth arsenic an in-person event, having been held online only for nan past 3 years owed to nan COVID pandemic. The three-day task marketplace which is operated successful parallel pinch nan Tokyo International Film Festival, will tally Oct 25-27 and beryllium held astatine nan Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade Center “Hamamatsucho-kan.”
Organizers opportunity that nan marketplace will cater to 15 unrecorded action and animation movie projects that travel pinch astatine slightest 60% of their finance attached. The attraction will again beryllium connected projects originating from Asian territories aliases world projects that incorporated Asian elements.
The Taipei Film Festival gave retired its International New Talent awards, including a rate grant of NT$ 600,000 to Grand Prix winner, Tunisian film “Under nan Fig Trees.” The typical assemblage prize was awarded to nan Yemeni film “The Burdened.” Japanese film “Amiko” received nan Taiwanese Film Critics Society Award while nan Audience prime grant went to nan Taiwanese film “A Place Called Silence.” The 2 main awards were selected by a assemblage headed by Chen Shiang-chyi, a Taiwanese actress, and besides including Korean shaper Oh Jung-wan, Hong Kong head Samson Chiu Liang Ching, Taiwanese head Lou Yi-an and nan Berlinale caput of programming Mark Peranson.
Guests successful attendance included Kai Ko (director of “Bad Education”), Sam Quah (director of “A Place Called Silence”), Aleksandra Kostina (producer of “Pamfir”), Kattia G. Zúñiga (director of “Sister & Sister”), Amr Gamal and Chen Ming-chang (director and euphony composer of “The Burdened”), Ann Oren (director of “Piaffe”) and Amanda Nell Eu and Foo Fei Ling (director and producer, respectively, of “Tiger Stripes”). Popular character George Hu hosted nan ceremony.
NEW LINE INTO TAIWAN
BBC Earth and BBC First person go disposable connected Taiwanese OTT platform, LINE TV and tin beryllium recovered successful 2 caller branded zones connected nan service. The level has 5 cardinal monthly progressive users and much than 10,000 hours of licensed contented including Taiwan drama, Chinese drama, animation, Korean play and original dramas. The earthy history and subject documentary brand, BBC Earth, has shows including “Frozen Planet,” “Planet Earth” and “Blue Planet.” BBC First carries bid including “Sherlock,” “Maigret” and “Call nan Midwife.”
“[This deal] represents nan increasing assemblage of our contented successful Taiwan,” said Ding Ke, elder VP and GM of BBC Studios Greater China. “The LINE TV level is defined by its wide scope of films and programs and is truthful honored to cooperate pinch BBC Studios, 1 of nan world’s starring contented providers, to further enrich our high-quality content,” said Chen Li-ren, CEO of LINE TV.