The Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC) has “gone live” with the historic launch of its cost-efficient North American satellite and terrestrial digital distribution platform to 17,000 screens across 1,200 venues. The founding partners that formed DCDC are leading exhibitors AMC Theatres, Cinemark
AMC Theatres delivers distinctive and affordable movie-going experiences at 343 theatres and 4,950 screens primarily in the United States. AMC has propelled a history of industry innovation and continues today by delivering comfort and convenience, enhanced food and beverage, guest engagement and loyalty, premium sight and sound and targeted programming to audiences in its theatres across the United States.
Cinemark is a leading domestic and international motion picture exhibitor, operating 482 theatres with 5,563 screens in 40 U.S. states, Brazil, Argentina and 10 other Latin American countries. Cinemark is recognized as a pioneer in the exhibition industry and focuses on providing innovative amenities and cutting-edge concepts, such as Cinemark XD, Movie Bistro, CineArts, Premier and NextGen auditoriums, that enhance the entertainment experience for our guests around the world.
Regal Entertainment Group operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 7,406 screens in 581 theatres in 42 states and territories, with over 216 million attendees for the fiscal year ended December 27, 2012. Regal develops, acquires and operates multi-screen theatres primarily in mid-sized metropolitan markets and suburban growth areas of larger metropolitan markets throughout the United States.
Universal Pictures is a division of Universal Studios. Universal Studios is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting.