Odeon archive

  • Odeon and Harvester embrace Apple Passbook with vouchers
    Phones

    Odeon and Harvester embrace Apple Passbook with vouchers

    By 5 October 2012

    Odeon cinemas and Harvester restaurants in the UK are among the first companies to embrace Apple's new Passbook feature in iOS 6. The cinema chain is allowing people who visit its website to add a 30 per cent off voucher to the Passbook app at the click...

  • 6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut
    Sports Fitness

    6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut

    By 12 January 2010

    England's forthcoming rugby match against Wales is to be shot in, and then shown live in 3D at cinemas across the UK, in what will be Europe's first live sports broadcast in 3D. Team sponsor O2 has revealed the match, due to take place at Twickenham on...

  • Sky captures fastest man on earth in 3D
    Home Cinema

    Sky captures fastest man on earth in 3D

    By 19 May 2009

    Sky is pushing forward with its 3D filming, announcing that it's captured Usain Bolt, the fastest man on the earth, in 3D sprinting 150 metres down a specially designed track in Manchester on 18 May, 2009. The sprint was filmed using five 3D camera rigs,...

  • Odeon to offer 3D screens in 75 cinemas
    Home Cinema

    Odeon to offer 3D screens in 75 cinemas

    By 11 February 2009

    Odeon, apparently Europe's largest cinema chain and the biggest outside the States, has become the latest to sign up to install 3D technology at its cinemas. NEC Display Solutions has announced that its digital projectors are to be rolled out by Odeon...

  • Santa how-to film debuts for helpers
    Online

    Santa how-to film debuts for helpers

    By 14 November 2008

    The Odeon West End in Leicester Square recently showed the premiere of an exclusive Santa training film created to show Santa's helpers across the UK how to put the magic into Christmas. "Santa School: The Film" was created by Odeon and the Ministry of...