p.16 (New York exhibs) The new exhibitor has announced plans to move into the New York market with an eight-screen luxury theater at lower Manhattan's South Street Seaport.
p.18 (Top Billing) The San Francisco firm is a top player in live-streaming videogame tournaments, but it's beginning to feel some heat from New York-based eSports rival Major League Gaming.
p.44 (CinemaCon spotlight) The live-events programmer, co-owned by three of the largest cinema chains, beams Metropolitan Opera shows, as well as other content, onto more than 700 screens in movie theaters around the U.S.
p.57 (IPhone Film Fest spotlight) Filmmaker Puneet Gupta used this Steadicam mount for image stabilization to make his iPhone Film Fest entry "A Short Journey--'Budapest.'" The attachment works with myriad devices.
p.65 (Bafici) The new initiative tied to the Buenos Aires Lab at the Buenos Aires Film Fest takes 12 projects, mostly in early stages, and helps develop them to the point that they can be presented to potential co-producers.
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