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[Reply: NATO] Sony and the Un-free glasses

[Updated] Sony Pictures has announced that beginning in summer 2012 they will not be paying for the RealD glasses anymore. It was a legacy issue that had promised to leave for a long time anyway, and with Spiderman and Men In Black III coming out, it isn’t like the exhibitors are going to say ‘screw it, no movies from you.’ 

Interesting side note is that the Sony projector system can only use the RealD system…well, it only uses the RealD system – they could as easily have chosen a better system that doesn’t use a light pulverising silver screen, but they didn’t go that way.

[Sperling has an excellent article at: Celluloid Junkie » A Deeper Look At Sony’s Battle With Exhibitors Over 3D Glasses

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SmartJog Sends Deluxe DCPs to EU

smartjog logoDeluxe LogoDistribution specialist SmartJog continues on track toward DCinema distribution domination at several points in the chain. This week they announce an extension of current agreements with Deluxe Digital to pipe DCPs (Digital Cinema Packages) from Deluxe to any of their connected 200 cinemas (850+ screens) throughout the EU.

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