Integrity Entertainment Systems led by president Gary Engvold, has been recognized by Christie for its recent milestone of more than 1,000 installations of Christie Solaria projectors for its customers, which include some of the leading chains and independent cinemas in the U.S.
The Seattle Cinerama Theatre, in Seattle, Washington has purchased the world’s first commercial digital laser projection system. Christie, who recently received the first US FDA approval of variance allowing the sale of laser projectors for use in a cinema, will install a 4K Christie digital laser projector, with scalable light output up to 60,000 lumens.
Jerusalem, a new film that explores on a grand scale the intersection of science, history and religion in this ancient, enigmatic place, will premiere in giant-screen, IMAX and digital 3D cinemas in the USA and worldwide beginning September 20.
UltraStar Cinemas, a U.S.-owned movie theatre group, and Letian Entertainment, a subsidiary of China’s most influential broadcast network, have announced the formation of a joint venture to develop and operate theatres in China.
Christie Digital Cinema today co-announced with Reading International that a long-term virtual print fee deployment agreement had been signed with the Australian and New Zealand subsidiaries of Reading, which will provide for the digital conversion of all of Reading Cinemas screens in those two countries.
Barco has announced that it has installed 10,000 units of its digital cinema projectors install bases thus far in Greater China. The company says it is the first manufacturer to reach this number in China.
Scrabble Ventures continues to roll out digital cinema projection systems under its lease-to-own digital conversion program. Viva Cinema in Houston, Texas has come on board with the latest conversion of their eight-screen complex. “This is an affordable way for a small independent theatre to go digital,” says Art Seago, COO, Viva Cinema.
Christie today launched Christie Vive Audio, which the company calls “a groundbreaking solution to help exhibitors complete the experience for their movie going audiences.”
HitFix today announced a new strategic relationship that will bring exclusive entertainment news to the big screen in NCM’s FirstLook pre-show program, seen by more than 700 million moviegoers every year.
Carmike Cinemas has installed Barco Auro 11.1 3D sound in its Riverstone 15 theatre in Canton, Georgia, one of its premium large format BigD rooms.