Christie has announced that an increasing number of exhibitors around the world have chosen its groundbreaking 6-Primary (6P) dual-head laser projection system as their preferred choice for a premium 3D cinema experience.
Barco is expanding its portfolio of laser-illuminated cinema projectors with a range of laser phosphor projectors. The new projectors have a laser phosphor retrofit module, so that exhibitors who already own a Barco cinema projector can now also benefit from laser technology. The DP2K-20CLP and DP2K-15CLP are the first two models and will be shipping globally in the second quarter 2016.
Cinema Park, the leading nationwide multiplex chain in Russia, and Ymagis Group today announced the completion of the installation of a Barco DP4K-60L 4K laser projection system at the Cinema Park Mega Khimki location in Moscow. The projector equips the Premium Large Format Super D auditorium, which boasts a 17.7-meter wide screen and a seating capacity of 376.
Right on time for the start of two Hollywood blockbusters—the James Bond film Spectre and Star Wars: The Force Awakens—the Cinedom multiplex in Cologne, Germany has equipped its Premiere Auditorium with Germany’s very first 6P/4K laser projection system.
Starlight Cinemas in Southern California has installed Barco laser projection at its Dos Lagos 15 theatre. Cinema integration partner Moving Image Technologies secured and installed the project, which is targeted to go live later this month.
Santikos Theatres has made history by opening the first ever multiplex in Texas powered exclusively by laser cinema projectors. The Texas-based exhibitor’s new Casa Blanca Theatre will feature Barco laser projectors to illuminate all 16 screens. Santikos was one of the first exhibitors to embrace Barco’s Flagship Laser projector.
Lotte Cinema, one of the South Korea’s major multiplexes, has equipped its auditorium with Barco’s 6P laser cinema projector, the DP4K-60L.
The Gent-based Kinepolis multiplex is featuring Barco laser projectors during Film Fest Gent October 12-25. Eight festival movies will be screened on Barco laser, including the opening and closing movies. The Walk, the 3D retelling of tightrope artist Philippe Petit's 1974 walk between New York's twin towers.
CGV, a subsidiary of CJ Group and South Korea’s largest multiplex cinema chain, has installed its groundbreaking 6-Primary laser projection system in CGV Starium, which houses one of the largest screens in the world.
The 72nd Venice International Film Festival opened today with the 3D laser projection of Baltasar Kormákur’s Everest. The Universal Pictures International film was projected using a Lux laser light source developed by Cinemeccanica, Technical Partner of 72nd Venice International Film Festival.