Theater operators upbeat at Cinema Expo

posted by Michael Zoldessy on June 29, 2009 at 7:45 am

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — At the annual Cinema Expo, exhibitors were upbeat about the year in film and upcoming technologies.

The credit crunch has stalled many digital screen conversions. But exhibs came away pleased with sneak peeks of films screened throughout the week, and most believe d-cinema and 3-D projection will spread through the marketplace eventually, further bolstering business.

“It’s been a really great week, with many exciting movies and exciting lineups,” said Peter Janovsky of Hollywood Megaplex, which operates 48 screens in five Austrian theaters. “In 2009, we have had a very good year — the best in three years — and the future looks positive.”

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.

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