*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. – Concordant Aut. opinion No. 10-A-02 of 1 February 2010 on digital equipment in cinemas The development of digital cinema and the dematerialization of film distribution in cinemas herald a profound transformation of the film industry. The gradual replacement of the silver print, which is expensive to produce and transport, by the digital copy, which can be reproduced and transported at a lower cost, will make it possible to reduce distribution costs, improve the circulation of films and diversify theatrical programming. While the deployment of digital cinema has many advantages for distributors and audiences, the interest of exhibitors is limited.
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Conditions of the management of economic activity: The French Competition Authority recalls the conditions of the management of economic activity by a public body (Cinemas)
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