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Shiva Nathan is a 15-year-old boy with one huge, global idea. The projectionist behind the first movie shown in the Indiana Theatre nearly 92 years ago would likely feel right at home in that same booth today. After months of debate about the risks
New Zealand's largest movie screen has been replaced, part of a months-long upgrade at Imax Theatre. The theatre's five storey-high (27m x 25m) screen, thought to be the fourth largest movie screen in the world, was hoisted into position at the Event
EDT Tampopo , Shall We Dance (not the J.Lo version), The Fifth Element , Bladerunner , Cinema Paradiso ...Movies entertain us, provoke us and offer us a glimpse, for a few hours, into an actor's and/or director's imagination and the wondrous or
In a seamless half-hour operation, a helicopter lifted new digital projection gear into the largest movie theatre in New Zealand yesterday. The equipment came in four loads, plucked from a truck in Auckland's Aotea Square then lowered through a
Paul Charman is there as 35mm movie film gets chucked on the ash heap of history. The last regular screening of a 35mm movie at Hoyts Hibiscus Coast on Wednesday night was more intimate family wake than a cold public funeral. With this screening,
Theatre's changeover from clacking projector to digital hard drive spells end of era for romantics among us. If you had been at the Bridgeway Cinema in Northcote Point on Monday morning, you would have seen a piece of the past waiting to be carted
World News Most moviegoers spare little thought for the existence of the film projectionist...From projection rooms without projectionists, to automatic gates which check your tickets, cineplexes are finding high-tech ways to tackle the labour crunch.
I fell in love with movies and the industry from the first day we went there," said Dehn, now 36 and the theater's owner. It's Dehn's passion for movies under the summertime stars that spurred him to take over full ownership of the theater last year.
As digital cinema revolutionises the way independent theatres are run, local owners are reaping the rewards, but changes are still ahead. Light House Cinema's Petone branch last week completed its digital conversion and owner Simon Werry said digital
Mr Harding, 73, from Sheldon, Birmingham, said: 'I call it the minimum cinema because it is probably the smallest cinema in the world that uses all professional equipment. 'When I stand by the projector when it's running and I am looking through the