By the end of 2011 some 22,000 cinema screens worldwide will have been equipped with 3D projection technology, the great majority of them within the previous two years. 3D Cinema documents this extraordinary growth, looking at the technology, equipment manufacturers and their market shares, the costs to exhibitors of the different systems available, and the performance of 3D films at the international box office.
Separate sections cover key issues like ticket prices, the role of IMAX within the market, and the vexed problem of glasses. With profiles of all the system suppliers active in the market and forecasts of future 3D film production, 3D technology and the number of 3D enabled cinema screens, this is a comprehensive, must-have account of the latest technology to hit cinema screens.
Detailed contents of this 54 page report are laid out below.