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USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available. USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps, USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.

GDC Technology is a leading manufacturer and provider of cinema equipment and solutions including cinema automation systems, cinema servers, cinema enterprise software, cinema storage, cinema audio solutions, and cinema projectors that meet the highly demanding performance, security and reliability requirements established by motion picture studios.

SHARP NEC Display Solutions’ Digital Cinema Projector Series offers the most comprehensive digital cinema solution on the market today. These 3D-capable models enable theaters to deliver stunning digital images regardless of screen size, while simplifying theater management and reducing costs. All of SHARP NEC's digital cinema projectors meet DCI specifications for performance and reliability, meeting the requirements of today’s cinema industry. SHARP NEC also offers full digital signage solutions, highlighted by its award-winning 32”-98” LCD displays, multimedia projectors and desktop monitors for lobbies, concessions and concourses.

QSC is the global leader in cinema signal processing, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for all applications within today's modern cinema entertainment center. Our “SystemSynergy” design approach ensures that the entire system, from source to sound, delivers an audio experience as intended by the filmmakers. Beyond cinema audio for the movies, QSC also provides complete audio systems with network control and monitoring for other areas in the cinema entertainment complex, such as lobbies, concession, food service, arcades, and bowling centers.

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.

Strong Cinema, a segment of Ballantyne Strong, Inc., consists of:

Strong Technical Services (STS) that offers a comprehensive suite of cinema-focused services, including installation, maintenance, and technical support, to exhibitors throughout the United States.

Strong/MDI Screen Systems Inc. one of the world's leading cinema screen manufacturers that produces and sells specialty screens, screen support structures, and other film exhibition equipment for customers globally.  

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These days, it’s no longer just about technology, it’s about experiences – WOW experiences. We are a team of cinema and technology experts from around the globe – Barco, ALPD, and CGS – who help you in creating surprising experiences.  We combine innovative cinema technologies with our unique and comprehensive service models to guarantee your peace of mind. So you can focus on new ways to surprise and delight your customers for years to come. Together, we engage to deliver a world-class cinema experience - the one you’ve been waiting for.

Arts Alliance Media (AAM) is the global leader in digital cinema software and services, offering a wide range of solutions which help exhibitors to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve the cinematic experience for their customers.

AAM’s extensive portfolio, including Producer, Screenwriter, Lifeguard, MX4D, and HeyLED, touches over 42,000 screens worldwide, while their network operations centre (NOC) supports several thousand screens.

AAM is part of the Luxin-Rio Group, the world’s foremost cinema technologies provider.

Industry Partners

For more than a century, the people of SMPTE (pronounced “simp-tee”) have sorted out the details of many significant advances in media and entertainment technology, from the introduction of “talkies” and color television to HD and UHD (4K, 8K) TV. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has received an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards for its work in advancing moving-imagery engineering across the industry. 

The EDCF is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation that aims to act as a "Forum" to discuss key issues surrounding Digital Cinema in Europe. The purpose of EDCF is to provide a basis of common understanding across all European territories of the business and technical matters of digital cinema. 

The Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation, Inc. promotes interactive dialogue and information exchange between cinema-related entities with the goal of resolving issues affecting the overall cinema presentation. Founded in 1978 by Eastman Kodak VP Ken Mason, membership is composed of its four charter trade organizations - International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA), the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) - along with over 40 member companies, made up of trade organizations, motion picture studios, exhibition companies, manufacturers, technical consultants, and other industry stakeholders.

The International Cinema Technology Association is a global network of professionals in the motion picture industry. Members of the ICTA are those companies that manufacture, service and create the equipment that goes into movie theatres. Our members are on the cutting edge of new technologies and have been the driving force in digital, 3D, immersive sound systems, high frame rates and lasers. The ICTA promotes technological advancements in the motion picture industry through educational seminars and programs. The ICTA logo stands for excellence and professionalism and when on a member’s letterhead signifies that the company is reliable, competent and committed.

The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) represents the interests of cinema trade associations and cinema operators covering 37 countries in Europe and neighboring regions.​ ​

Shows & Events

ShowEast 2022 scheduled to be held in Miami from Oct 17-20, 2022 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, features a range of exclusive product presentations and screenings from both Independent and Major Hollywood studios to help you make important programming decisions for the 4th quarter box office.  Powerhouse seminars offer valuable insight from top executives on the latest industry trends and concerns; while our EXPO experience offers delegates a glance at the latest and best technologies, entertainment, services, comforts, and conveniences to make their theatres must-attend destinations.  ShowEast’s International program draws a large contingency of Latin and South American delegates – more than any other convention of its kind. A one and a half day program dedicated to the latest content and concerns and within this rising region.

CinemaCon 2023 has been scheduled for 24-27 April 2023 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  Check the links below for the latest information. 

CineEurope 2022, has been scheduled for June 20-23, 2022 in Barcelona.  CineEurope promises to bring you another year with the very best in exclusive studio screenings and product presentations, cinematic technologies and innovations and educational seminars to keep your business on top of industry trends.

CineAsia 2022 has been scheduled for Dec 5-8, 2022 in Bangkok.  Check links for more information.  The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professional come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.  Additional information on CineAsia can be found at

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Dallas, Texas—May 11, 2020

ShowBiz Cinemas Expands Leadership Team With Five Strategic New Hires

ShowBiz Cinemas announced today the addition of the following new members to its corporate office management team: Jeremy Devine as Vice President of Marketing and Content, Aron Barr as Vice President of Information Technology, Chris Younts as Vice President of Construction, Jalynn Crummel as Director of Purchasing, and Wesley Cribb as Director of Food and Beverage.

Kevin Mitchell, CEO of Showbiz stated, “This is a uniquely difficult time for everyone. The gradual reopening of the theater business is a challenging endeavor that must put the safety of our employees and patrons paramount. We intended to make these five great strategic hires prior to the Covid closings, to help guide Showbiz into a period of greater expansion. We now welcome their combined experience even more as we navigate the future.”

Jeremy Devine brings a great deal of industry experience to his new position as Vice President of Marketing and Content at ShowBiz Cinemas. Devine started his career as a booker for Paramount and moved up through the ranks of distribution, handling blockbusters, art film and repertory at various times in his long tenure. He then joined Rave Cinemas, an innovative start up theater circuit that grew to the fourth highest grossing circuit in the U.S. He left as VP of Marketing upon its sale. Jeremy then took a vendor position as the newly created VP of Exhibitor and Studio Relations for For the past two years, Jeremy was VP of Global Marketing for MediaMation, handling the international rollout of MX4D to exhibition. He is now delighted to be back in Exhibition and looks forward to being part of the team as Showbiz Cinemas grows as a circuit. Devine remarked, “What the whole world is going though now is truly unprecedented. I am excited to join the team at Showbiz and look forward to the industry reopening as soon as it is safely feasible.”

ShowBiz Cinemas’ new Vice President of Information Technology, Aron Barr, is a technology executive with 25 years of success delivering strategic alignment and business solutions across the enterprise environment. He got his start as an IT leader in the pizza and video game segment with Peter Piper Pizza where he spent over seven years introducing new technologies that would help the company grow, elevate their quality profile, and innovate. Aron joined Harkins Theatres in 2005. During his 14-year tenure there, he drove the development of an Ecommerce platform, websites, mobile apps, online ticketing, POS systems, a new loyalty program, business intelligence and many other business systems. He is a security minded, executive thought partner with a passion for solving business challenges and delivering business performance. “I am tremendously excited to join the Showbiz team, especially at a time when technology will drive innovation to improve business delivery while reducing guest and employee health risks,” said Barr.

ShowBiz Cinemas welcomes Chris Younts as Vice President of Construction. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Chris brings 20 years of experience in construction, facilities and property management to his role at ShowBiz Cinemas. After beginning his career at FoxCor, Chris shepherded huge building projects in the casino and hotel industry for such leaders as Harrah’s and Stations Casinos. He then honed his theater expertise with a 13- year tenure at Cinemark.

ShowBiz Cinemas’ new Director of Purchasing, Jalynn Crummel, joins ShowBiz with 16 years of experience with Cinemark, including 13 years in their purchasing department. Prior to her experience with Cinemark, Jalynn attended the University of North Texas, graduating with a BA in Computer Science.

Wesley Cribb joins ShowBiz as Director of Food & Beverage. He comes from Marcus Theatres Corporation and via their previous acquisition of Movie Tavern, combining for eight years in corporate management of restaurant and theatre operations. Prior to that he honed his food and beverage management skills at Cracker Barrel corporation and Carrabba’s Italian Grill.

About Showbiz Cinemas
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ShowBiz Cinemas was one of the first movie theatre chains to embrace and develop a bowling and movies entertainment center concept. ShowBiz Cinemas currently operates eight locations in three states. For showtimes and additional information, please visit

CONTACT: Jeremy Devine Vice President of Marketing and Content, ShowBiz Cinemas


About ShowBiz Cinemas, LLC: Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, ShowBiz Cinemas was one of the first movie theatre chains to embrace and develop a bowling and movies entertainment center concept. ShowBiz Cinemas currently operates eight locations in three states. ShowBiz Cinemas, LLC Directory page

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