The Los Angeles Times reports that movie theater chains AMC, Cinemark and Regal are seeing investors to fund the conversaion of outfitting some 13,000 movie screens with digital projectors. "Furthering a march toward digital cinema, three of the nation's biggest movie theater chains aim to raise as much as $1 billion to convert about one-third of all U.S. theater screens from film to electronic projection," the Times said in a story Friday. The outfits have formed a joint venture, dubbed National CineMedia and hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to embark on the initiative.