Metropolitan Theatres Reaches VPF Agreement with Cinedigm

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Sat, 09/29/2012 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Cinedigm Digital Cinema has announced a long-term virtual print fee deployment agreement with Metropolitan Theatres Corporation. This Cinedigm-financed conversion will deploy 82 Cinedigm Certified screens with installation should be completed later this fall.  Metropolitan will utilize systems from Barco. Metropolitan currently operates 16 theatres in California Colorado Idaho Utah and British Columbia. “Metropolitan has been very diligent in evaluating their conversion options and we are thrilled they have chosen to work with us ” said Gary Loffredo Cinedigm’s president of digital cinema services.  “We know David and his team will immediately benefit from the many enhancements digital cinema offers both from the operational side as well as the consumer viewing experience.” Metropolitan’s president David Corwin said “We are excited to complete our transition to digital cinema with the support of experienced industry leaders Cinedigm and Barco.  They will be great partners in the continuously changing landscape of theatrical exhibition and the many new opportunities presented.”