Prima Cinema

Movie Day-and-Date Pioneer Prima Cinema: Where Did They Go?

By Julie Jacobson · December 22, 2016 • Backed by IMAX, the pioneer of premium ‘day-and-date’ movie rentals for home theaters has gone dark, while Apple and start-ups like Screening Room attempt to deliver early-release films to broader markets. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Geek Out Over This $1.5 Million Star Trek Home Theater

By Alice Gustafson · July 21, 2016 • This is one home theater that Trekkies of the world won't want to miss, complete with a JBL Synthesis sound system, Kaleidescape media server, Prima Cinema system, Turbolift door and hydraulic floor. And that's nothing compared to the $1 million worth of 'Star Trek' merchandise.

Sapphire Marketing Stops in Boston; Prima Cinema Prepares to Launch 4K Solution

By Robert Archer · April 7, 2016 • Several manufacturers were represented at Sapphire Marketing's trip up to suburban Boston, including brands such as Autonomic, Prima Cinema and Analog Way.

Prima Cinema to Use Independent A/V Reps for $35k Movie Server

By Julie Jacobson · August 31, 2015 • Exhibiting at CEDIA Expo 2015, Prima Cinema is using manufacturers’ reps for the first time to sell $35k home movie servers for just-released films. AV Partners in SoCal is first rep.

Kalomirakis Builds Biggest Little Home Theater in New York City

By Grant Clauser · July 22, 2014 • The famous home theater designer Theo Kalomirakis builds a masterpiece in his own New York condo.

IMAX Acquires Stake in Prima Cinema

By Jason Knott · October 28, 2013 • IMAX has acquired an ownership stake and 'significant option position' in Prima Cinema, planning to integrate the service into its Private Theatre. IMAX also got an exclusive to distribute and resell Prima Cinema in China.

Most Significant Product Launches of 2012

By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2012 • Several outstanding products debuted in the CE pro channel in 2012; here we highlight not the best products, but some of the most significant launches of the year.

Prima Cinema Deploys First Movie Server

By Jason Knott · June 8, 2012 • HomeTronics installs $35K Prima Cinema digital movie server in its showroom that enables viewing of Hollywood movies for $500 apiece while they are still in theatrical release.