The Maheshwari Theatre in Bangalore, India has installed Barco Auro 11.1 sound technology. The new sound system will be unveiled at a press conference May 23. The 1,000-seat theater is the second screen in the region to upgrade its sound system to Auro 11.1; the Manasa Theatre upgraded its sound last July.
The Ann Cinema complex in Kothamangalam, Kerala, India has opened its second new theatre with Barco Auro 11.1 cinema sound.
Kulraj Broadway, the first theatre in Mumbai to have a Barco Auro 11.1 speaker layout, will open its doors soon and will screen movie director Subhash Ghai’s new movie Kaanchi, which is also the first Bollywood movie mixed in the Auro 11.1.
Indian post-production house Trinity Digy Labs — owned by sound engineers J. Prakash and A. S. Lakshminarayan — has recently installed the Auro-3D Studio System. To date, Lakshminarayan and his team have already mixed the successful 2014 thriller Jilla (R. T. Neason), Aarambham directed by Vishnuvardhan, Vizhi Moodi Yosithaal directed by KG Senthil Kumar and the much-anticipated historical drama Ramanujan, directed by Gnana Rajasekaran, in Auro-3D.
Anu Ega, one of the theatres in the EGA Cinema multiplex in Chennai City, India has installed Barco Auro 11.1 cinema sound.
Harkness Screens has begun making its new passive 3D screen surface Clarus 170 at its Asian facilities in India and China.
Designed for use in large format auditoria (using two projectors) or smaller to mid-sized theatres where 3D systems using polarized light are deployed, the Clarus 170 3D surface also enhances conventional 2D presentation enabling DCI compliance with optimized theatre geometry.
Vidiyum Munn, a dark suspense thriller by director Balaji K. Kumar, will premiere in theaters across India in Auro 11.1 by Barco. Kumar says he discovered the capabilities of Auro while watching Vishwaroopam, the first Indian movie to feature the new format.
Moviegoers in India’s southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh will soon discover what it means to be truly immersed in sound. A hundred theaters will soon be equipped with Auro 11.1 by Barco sound technology. Two post-production and mixing facilities belonging to Ramanaidu Studios – all collaborating with film production company Suresh Productions – will install the certified Auro-3D Studio System.
Virgin Produced has entered into a partnership with Cinema Capital Venture Fund and Tantrik Group to launch Virgin Produced India, a creative content company that will specifically cater to the youthful and fast-growing Hindi-speaking population.
Dolby Laboratories announced today that Mumbai’s FutureWorks is the first studio in India to receive a Dolby Premiere Studio Certification.