- Find Companies
- News Archive
Aug. 18, 2018
Register & Log in
Please login again. New Authentication System and User Account Options
We have recently upgraded our login system. An account is not required, but necessary to set your preferences and edit company information. If you have previously registered, you can log in again using the same email address and password. You can reset your password by following the "forgot password?" link on the login page.
You can now log in using your external account from
More services may be added. Feedback is requested to
. You may still need to add (and confirm) your email address if its not provided by the external login provider.
When logged in, you can access your
page by clicking on your email address under the DCinemaToday logo.
A login account allows you to request edit permissions for your company listing. This permission is granted on a request basis to authorized employees and business principals. More information on requesting to updating company information is available on the Account Manage page. Once authorized, the companies you can update will be listed in the
section of your Account Manage page.
A login account allows you to set the order of the
tabs on the DCinemaToday Home page. You can set any tab as your default starting tab. To do this, go to the
section of the Account Manage page (Desktop only - not yet ready for the Mobile App.) More user-specific features are under development, so we recommend you log in when possible.
Please contact us with any questions, feedback, issues, bug reports at
Log into Account
Companies: North America
Companies: Asia and Pacific
Companies: Latin America
Last 20 News Items
From CinemaCon 2017
From CineEurope 2017
From ShowEast 2017
From CineAsia 2017
Full Press Release
Features and Technologies
Find by Country
RSS News Feeds
Refresh this page
Hollywood—Feb 5, 2008
Santikos Theatres Joins Kodak Digital Cinema Family
Innovative Kodak system powers and automates twenty-seven screens in Texas circuit’s movie complexes
odak announced today that it has been selected to power the digital transition of the legendary Santikos Theatres chain in Texas. Full Kodak Digital Cinema systems will be installed on all screens of the newly-constructed Silverado 19 in Houston and on 9 screens in current Palladium theatre in San Antonio. All installations will be done by Kodak and include several models of Barco Premiere projectors, depending on screen size and requirements.
“Kodak brought the right package to us,” said Richard Cieplechowicz, director of business development for the circuit. “Our people had seen their systems in a working environment and knew they were reliable, but the depth of their technology appealed to us also. Our company is growing; we’re always refreshing our operations in San Antonio and now we also are bringing the Santikos brand to movie-goers elsewhere. The Kodak system is designed to grow with us.”
“The strongest partnerships come when brands complement each other,” said Chris Simpson, Kodak Digital Cinema director of sales for North America. “Santikos Theatres knows how to provide a quality cinema experience to their guests. Kodak offers the right system to deliver that. This is a relationship where we’ll each do what we do best – and the movie-goers will benefit.”
At the heart of each cinema is the Kodak Theatre Management System (TMS). Connected to the complex’s ticketing system, the TMS loads and directs all motion pictures, trailers and other pre-show content to the proper screen, providing a seamless, accurate, and polished presentation.
“The central management of all cinema content is a new concept for everyone,” said Simpson. “Kodak has extensive experience doing that consistently and creatively with our pre-show installations and we’re applying that to our digital feature systems. This new capability has the potential to make a huge difference in our customer’s operational flexibility and workflow efficiencies in the future.”
In addition to the central Theatre Management Systems, a Kodak Content Player JMN3000 will be installed on each screen. The player handles a full range of feature content, in 2D or 3D, from local language movies to major studio releases, and from documentaries to work by independent filmmakers.
In addition to providing installation, Kodak is handling all training and support, including remote monitoring of systems and on-site maintenance as required. “What Kodak is really selling,” said Simpson, “is peace of mind.”
“Since Luis Santikos, the father of our current owner, built one of the first nickelodeons in Texas almost a century ago, we’ve established a strong reputation in cinema entertainment,” said Cieplechowicz. “But through all that time, Kodak’s been a leader, also. Their film has been in our booths since the beginning; now it’s time to take the next step together -- into the digital world.”
The Santikos Theatre brand is well-known for its quality presentations and respected as the largest locally-owned and operated theatre circuit in San Antonio. With 114 screens in 8 sites, the company is now expanding into other major cities in Texas.
Currently, Kodak Digital Cinema systems are installed on 2000 screens with 40 exhibition chains in more than 260 sites in 14 countries. Nearly 140 of those systems are playing digital features on a regular basis and a third of those are also playing 3D content.
About Kodak's Entertainment Imaging:
Kodak’s Entertainment Imaging business is the world leader in providing motion picture film and imaging products, services, and technology for the professional motion picture and exhibition industries.
Kodak's Entertainment Imaging Directory page
Kodak's Entertainment Imaging (Hollywood)
Santikos (San Antonio)
Share this page:
More Kodak News:
Jun 3, 2013
Kodak Reaches Motion Picture Film Deal with 20th Century Fox
Oct 17, 2011
IMAX Licenses Exclusive Right to Kodak's Next-Generation Laser Projection Technology
Feb 24, 2011
FDA Greenlights Kodak Laser Projection Technology
Sep 16, 2010
Kodak Announces Revolutionary 3D Digital Movie Projection Technology
Oct 15, 2009
Marcus Theatres to Feature Kodak Digital Cinema in Omaha
Mar 24, 2009
Kodak Is First to Demonstrate Fully-Integrated Ads on the Server
Mar 19, 2008
France’s CST Puts Kodak Digital Cinema to the Test
Mar 12, 2008
Empire Theatres Limited Chooses Kodak to Expand Digital Installations
Mar 10, 2008
Goodrich Quality Theaters Selects Kodak for Circuit-Wide Digital Conversion
Mar 7, 2008
Santikos Theatres is First to Select Kodak for Circuit-Wide Digital Deployment
Mar 6, 2008
Hoyts Chadstone Pilots Automated Digital Cinema System
Mar 3, 2008
3D Cinema Anticipated To Take Australian Audiences By Storm In 2008
Jan 31, 2008
Kodak Brings Moviegoers in Greece ‘First Ever’ Opportunity To Enjoy Movies in Digital 3D
Jan 11, 2008
Kodak Digital Cinema to Manage Pre-Show Content for Warner Bros. International Cinemas in Italy
Dec 18, 2007
Cineplex Entertainment Selects Kodak For Newest Complex
Oct 8, 2007
Kodak to Showcase Its ‘Evolving’ Theatre Management System at ShowEast Systems are driving full feature schedules on two continents in working cinemas
Sep 6, 2007
Cinema Ambasciatori chooses Kodak for digital feature presentations
Jul 16, 2007
Kodak And Supercinema Clarici Bring Digital Cinema To Italy
Jun 23, 2007
Kodak Brings Moviegoers in Greece ‘First Ever’ Opportunity To Enjoy Movies in Digital
©Copyright 2003 - 2018
. All rights reserved.
| Terms of Service