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AMC Will Not Allow Texting During Movies “in the Foreseeable Future”

The CEO of the theater chain had recently said he was open to exploring the idea of allowing texting at some theaters. more »

Meet KIRA, the Lightning-Quick Programmable Six-Axis Camera and Lighting Robot

Holed up in the Red booth at NAB 2016 has been CEO Sean Brown of Motorized Precision and the KIRA programmable robot that precisely and repeatably executes amazing fast camera and lighting moves. more »

The Head-Turning Stabilizers of Came-TV, Including a 15-Foot Crane That Looks Like an Accordion

Duh, it's a 15-foot accordion crane that can handle a 33 lb. payload. more »

China Exec Who Put $500M Into Universal Pictures Says “More to Come”

When China's Perfect World Pictures announced in February that it is raising $500 million to co-finance as many as 50 features from Universal Pictures, the collective response from many in Hollywood was: Who? more »

Rhythm and Hues Co-Founder John Hughes to Launch Major Chinese VFX Studio

John Hughes, co-founder of vfx company Rhythm & Hues, which filed for bankruptcy shortly after being nominated for an Academy Award for its work on Life of Pi, is helping Chinese filmmakers set up a major visual effects company in Beijing. more »

James Bond Director Guy Hamilton Dies at 93

Guy Hamilton, the director of four James Bond films, has died on the Mediterranean island of Majorca at the age of 93. more »

New York Hospital to Pay $2.2 Million Fine for Allowing Filming of Patients Without Consent

Federal action could spell the end of emergency room reality television. more »

Netflix Considers Offline Viewing: It’s All About Conquering the World

Netflix is considering to let its subscribers download content for offline viewing, suggested CEO Reed Hastings during the company’s Q1 2016 earnings call Monday. more »

Deadpool Screenings That Served Alcohol May Violate Utah Obscenity Law

Investigators cited a law generally used to regulate alcohol and nudity at strip clubs, which are required to have dancers wear G-strings and pasties if the club serves liquor. more »

Producer Ben Barenholtz to Make Directing Debut at Age 80

His self-financed drama Alina starts production in New York City on April 25. more »