Christie Supports Toronto International Film Festival for Eighth Year

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Wed, 09/23/2009 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Christie DLP Cinema projectors were featured at select theaters hosting the 34th Toronto International Film Festival which was held September 10-19.  It was Christie’s eighth year as projection sponsor of the Festival which is becoming one of the most prestigious international film festivals in the world. The Festival featured its first 3D movie premiere. Joe Dante’s suspense thriller The Hole screened in Dolby 3D at the Ryerson Theatre Scotiabank Theatre 4 and AMC 9 during the Festival.  The Ryerson Theatre featured the Christie CP2000-SB and Christie CineIPM 2K in Dolby 3D.  The Christie CP2000-X was used at the Visa Screening Room in the Elgin Theatre where The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Up In The Air and The Boys are Back were screened.  Other films screening with Christie digital projectors included Get Low Micmacs Mr. Nobody Women Without Men and Jennifer’s Body.  The first two titles were screened at the iconic Roy Thomson Hall with the Christie CP2000-SB projector. Christie also provided four three-chip DLP projectors to exhibit movies from HDCam in HD resolution. “Now in its 34th year the Festival continues to engage and entertain audiences by showcasing the best in Canadian and international film ” says Natalie Lue TIFF’s vice-president of operations and production. “Through our long-standing partnership with Christie their outstanding projectors and unparalleled support we are able to provide audiences with a superior visual experience in Toronto.” Christie