Rural Movie Theaters http://kvnf.org en Local Motion: Rural Movie Theaters Facing Costly Upgrades to Stay Open http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-rural-movie-theaters-facing-costly-upgrades-stay-open <p>For this episode of Local Motion, we take a look at <a href="http://kunc.org/post/hollywood-goes-digital-colo-hopes-save-rural-theaters">the plight of rural movie theaters</a> in Colorado.&nbsp;</p><p>The film industry has by and large mandated that starting this year, first-run movies (the blockbusters like "Frozen") will only be distributed digitally. The 35 mm films of old are <a href="http://www.hcn.org/blogs/goat/as-film-grows-obsolete-western-towns-struggle-to-keep-their-theaters-open/">on their way out</a> and digital films are on their way in.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:45:40 +0000 Travis Bubenik 21018 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Rural Movie Theaters Facing Costly Upgrades to Stay Open As Hollywood Goes Digital, Colo. Hopes To Save Rural Theaters http://kvnf.org/post/hollywood-goes-digital-colo-hopes-save-rural-theaters Theater projectors are going where most of the dazzling special effects in summer blockbusters have gone: All digital. In 2014, Hollywood will no longer release movies on traditional film stock. Theaters must convert or be forced to close – including those in rural Colorado.<p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:36:31 +0000 Bente Birkeland 18800 at http://kvnf.org As Hollywood Goes Digital, Colo. Hopes To Save Rural Theaters KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, November 15, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-15-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>State Finalizes Grants for Rural Movie Theaters</li><li>Last of 4 Anti-Fracking Measures on Front Range Narrowly Passes, Recount Likely</li><li>Mesa County School District Seeing More Students Expelled for Pot</li><li>Over 3700 Enrolled in Colorado's New Health Exchange</li><li>Compromise Reached Between Ski Areas, BLM &amp; Forest Service Over Water Rights Bill</li><li>Increased Fines for Truckers on Independence Pass Moving Forward Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:45:11 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18644 at http://kvnf.org