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The Cinemark Standard

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It’s Showtime!

An update from CEO, Mark Zoradi, see what Cinemark is calling The Cinemark Standard and their plans for a comfortable and safe return back to the big screens in this informational video:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/cinemark_an-update-from-our-ceo-mark-zoradi-hint-activity-6679038154651025408-mA23


Founded in 1981, TK Architects is a full-service architectural firm that offers all professional design services in-house to simplify and streamline coordination, including: Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Structural Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering. The firm’s focus is entertainment architecture and engineering, including cinema, bowling, bars/lounges, food service and entertainment centers worldwide. TK Architects provides the right services at the right time to meet client’s specific needs, including: New Buildings, Tenant Interiors, Renovations, Facility Upgrades and Maintenance.


For more information about TK Architects please visit www.tkarch.com or contact Jack C. Muffoletto, at jcmuffoletto@tkarch.com

 

Cinemas Have Started Opening on the Other Side of the Pond

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“…moviegoers around the world can once again enjoy the magic of movie theatres with their friends and family in a safe, welcoming environment.” –Adam Aron, CEO & President, AMC Entertainment

AMC Entertainment Announces the Reopening of Odeon Cinemas in Oslo, Norway


LEAWOOD (KANSAS) (June 3, 2020) – AMC Entertainment Inc., the largest theatrical exhibition company in the United States, Europe, and the world, today announced that Odeon Cinemas, an AMC Company, reopened the first of AMC’s approximately 1,000 cinemas around the world, in Oslo, Norway.

Odeon Cinemas Oslo Storo 14, Sandvika 8 and Lillestrøm 7 are the first three locations within the AMC and Odeon cinemas circuit to reopen. The Company expects to open an additional six locations in Norway over the next two weeks, as the first phase of a wider reopening of Odeon Cinemas throughout Europe.

With plans to open the remaining AMC locations in Norway and Europe, see rest of article here:

AMC Entertainment Announces the Reopening of Odeon Cinemas in Oslo, Norway


Founded in 1981, TK Architects is a full-service architectural firm that offers all professional design services in-house to simplify and streamline coordination, including: Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Structural Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering. The firm’s focus is entertainment architecture and engineering, including cinema, bowling, bars/lounges, food service and entertainment centers worldwide. TK Architects provides the right services at the right time to meet client’s specific needs, including: New Buildings, Tenant Interiors, Renovations, Facility Upgrades and Maintenance.


For more information about TK Architects please visit www.tkarch.com or contact Jack C. Muffoletto, at jcmuffoletto@tkarch.com

CJ’s Top 50 Women In Global Cinema – 2020

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Our Company Values

WOMEN.

Congratulations to two of our very own, Principal Theresa English and Sr. Principal Tamra Knapp on being named in the Celluloid Junkie Top 50 Women in Global Cinema for 2020.

What is Celluloid Junkie?

Celluloid Junkie is the leading online resource dedicated to the global film and cinema industry. Celluloid Junkie is squarely dedicated to the place in which the movies play out – the cinema. They track the business, technology, personalities, events, trade shows, news, and trends that relate to the world of motion picture exhibition. You can get your daily fix of all things cinema at Celluloid Junkie from the people who know it and live it every day as industry insiders.

LINK TO ARTCILE


So far, 2020 has been an eventful year for the international cinema exhibition industry, and not in the way we all hoped. That said, before the global COVID-19 pandemic struck, the previous twelve months were marked by some incredible achievements by the women in our industry. And so, Celluloid Junkie is proud to present the fifth “Top Women in Global Cinema” list, especially during these trying times.


Their female-majority panel reviewed hundreds of suggestions and nominations, made decisions, un-made decisions, and eventually arrived at the list found in the article. There are so many impressive women in our industry that, rest assured, the list was more difficult than ever to compile. Still, Celluloid Junkie strived to maintain a balance between geographical locations, accomplishments, and recognizing new talent, where possible.


We salute each and every woman in the industry, on the list or not. This is just a small way of acknowledging all that these incredible women have achieved.


Founded in 1981, TK Architects is a full-service architectural firm that offers all professional design services in-house to simplify and streamline coordination, including: Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Structural Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering. The firm’s focus is entertainment architecture and engineering, including cinema, bowling, bars/lounges, food service and entertainment centers worldwide. TK Architects provides the right services at the right time to meet client’s specific needs, including: New Buildings, Tenant Interiors, Renovations, Facility Upgrades and Maintenance.


For more information about TK Architects please visit www.tkarch.com or contact Jack C. Muffoletto, at jcmuffoletto@tkarch.com

The Re-emergence of the Drive-in Movies

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With change comes adaptation.“It is not a failure to readjust my sails to fit the waters I find myself in.”
–Mackenzi Lee

Drive-in movie theaters were most popular in the 50s and 60s. Since then, they’ve become more nostalgic than anything, until now.

With social distancing in mind, drive-in theaters across the country have been booming. Coronavirus regulations have resulted in the shut down of local movie theaters, but Marcus Theatres wanted to find a way to keep showing movies to the community and keep staff employed.

A little closer to home, in Bellevue, Twin Creek Cinema is expected to open this weekend riding that wave. “They’ll be in their own cars, and their own environments, and be able to maintain distancing, and still enjoy a couple of films,” said Mark Gramz.

The outdoor cinema at 3909 Raynor Parkway will feature a 42-foot screen and appropriately distanced parking spots with a clear line of sight. On the night of the shows, staff will direct viewers where to go, with a designated area for big vehicles. There are enough spots for 120 cars.

Starting Friday night (May 22, 2020), the 42 by 20-foot screen will light up.

“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.”
–Bruce Lee

Marcus Twin Creeks Drive-in parking designations

Patrons can watch from inside their cars, from their truck beds or in chairs in front of their vehicles, and can tune into 89.1 FM to get audio for their silver screen showing.

Concessions will be offered as well, to try and normalize the movie-going experience and can be picked up at a table located by the theatre entrance vestibule. Restrooms can be accessed from within the cinema, but restroom capacity counts will be strictly enforced, some patrons may have to wait outside. Hand sanitizers will be placed outside the building for use and tickets are only $20 a carload and must be purchased online at marcustheatres.com or through the Marcus Theatres app.

While the Drive-in Movie experience is something that Marcus is offering due to the Covid-19 pandemic and are committed to entertaining their customers in a safe fashion, the Drive-in Movies could be something Marcus theatres keeps around as an attraction.

“Life is neither static nor unchanging. With no individuality, there can be no change, no adaptation, and in an inherently changing world, any species unable to adapt is also doomed.”
–Jean M. Auel


Founded in 1981, TK Architects is a full-service architectural firm that offers all professional design services in-house to simplify and streamline coordination, including: Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Structural Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering. The firm’s focus is entertainment architecture and engineering, including cinema, bowling, bars/lounges, food service and entertainment centers worldwide. TK Architects provides the right services at the right time to meet client’s specific needs, including: New Buildings, Tenant Interiors, Renovations, Facility Upgrades and Maintenance.


For more information about TK Architects please visit www.tkarch.com or contact Jack C. Muffoletto, at jcmuffoletto@tkarch.com