Cinema chain Cinemagic and Christie have announced plans to jointly digitize 70 screens currently operated by Cinemagic in Mexico.
Hoyts Chile, part of Grupo Chilefilms, will install Christie digital cinema technology in its 127 35mm theaters distributed across 23 complexes throughout the country. The technologies include Christie Solaria Series projectors, the Christie Avias-TMS theatre management system and select Christie Vive Audio cinema sound systems.
Qube Cinema has licensed XXL | Video to assemble, install and provide technical support for its digital cinema and e-cinema servers and projectors for all of Central and South America. Qube equipment will be fabricated in Argentina for shipment throughout the region. As Qube Cinema expands sales in Central and South America, theatre owners and post-production facilities now have access to locally manufactured digital cinema equipment that will serve them well into the future.
Cinelive has signed with KenCast to implement the Digital Cinema Package delivery format to the more than 150 movie theaters that are already part of Cinelive’s network. KenCast’s DCDC delivery system CinemaPro enables delivery of very large movie files and live events, and includes simultaneous recording for time-shifting with its DVR features, allowing delivery to multiple screens, as well as recording of events for later play out.
Dolby Laboratories and Grupo Cinemex, recipient of the 2013 ShowEast International Achievement Award in Exhibition, announced today that Cinemex will install the Dolby Atmos cinema sound platform in 20 theatres.
Qube Cinema has sold its digital cinema servers and DCP mastering software to Cinecolor post-production facilities in five Latin American countries. Each of the Cinecolor post houses – in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Columbia – now has a Qube XP-D server in its screening room for QC of its DCPs. Cinecolor Argentina and Columbia also use QubeMaster Pro for mastering DCPs. The DCP mastering and QC equipment enable Cinecolor to meet the growing demand for digital cinema post-production services in Latin America.
GDC Technology Limited is supplying the digital cinema servers with integrated media blocks for Cinemex’s circuit wide digital deployment.
Barco will instrall 1,800 Barco DLP Cinema projectors for Cinemex across Mexico by December.
GDC Technology Limited has announced that Cinemas Procinal, the fourth largest exhibitor in Colombia, has selected its SX-3000 Standalone IMB with Portable Storage for its digital conversion. This deployment covers the entire cinema chain totaling 66 screens in 16 theatres across Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Villavicencio, and Apartado. NEC Colombia, a wholly owned NEC subsidiary, is the system integrator for the deployment and will supply NEC DLP Cinema projectors.
Digital cinema company Arts Alliance Media is continuing its digital cinema expansion in Latin America with a virtual print fee deal with prominent Colombian exhibitor Royal Films