Dolby Atmos sound

Arcadia Cinema Upgrades to Laser Projection

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 13:23 -- Nick Dager

Arcadia Cinema in Melzo, Italy has installed a Cinemeccanica Lux 50K laser projection system, which delivers 50,000 lumens on Christie 4230 projectors. The theatre also has a Dolby Atmos sound system. The first screening will be December 15 with Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Odeon Multicines Creates Spain’s Most Advanced Multiplex

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 14:55 -- Nick Dager

Christie has signed an agreement with Odeon Multicines for the Spanish cinema chain to install Christie Solaria projectors – including Christie RGB laser cinema projectors and Christie Vive Audio sound systems – throughout its 12 screen multiplex at the Sambil Outlet shopping mall in Madrid. “This will make it the most advanced complex of its kind in Spain and the first in the country to be completely equipped with Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos together in every auditorium,” said Adil Zerouali, Christie director for cinema, Europe.

Redefining the Movie Theatre

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 12:45 -- Nick Dager

Over the past decade digital cinema technology has spurred the transformation of movie theatres from the traditional assembly line model – buy your ticket, buy your popcorn and soda, take your seats, watch the movie, and exit – into entertainment centers where people are encouraged to linger and enjoy a variety of activities, enjoy a nice meal and, of course, see a movie. While Santikos Theatres has seen its share of industry firsts its newest venture, opening today, is more than simply a new first. Yes, the Casa Blanca in San Antonio, Texas, is the first all-laser projection movie theatre in the world. But, more than that, it sets a very high standard for what a movie theatre in the 21st century can be.

Ymagis Installs 4K Projection in Megarama Cinemas

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 12:38 -- Nick Dager

Ymagis Group and French multiplex chain Megarama today announced the installation of Barco DP4K-60L 4K laser projection systems and Dolby Atmos sound technology in three new multiplexes: in France, at the Megarama Bordeaux, and at Morocco’s Megarama Casablanca and Megarama Marrakech. A similar agreement was signed last November for Megarama’s Villeneuve-La-Garenne site near Paris.

Southern Theatres Opens New Movie Tavern

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:31 -- Nick Dager

Southern Theatres has completed its second all Christie entertainment complex, at the new Southern Theatres Movie Tavern 8 in Covington, Louisiana. The eight-screen cinema eatery has Christie Solaria Series projectors and Christie Vive Audio cinema systems.

I Origins: Faith in Science

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:55 -- Nick Dager

The dynamic between science and spirituality has been the focus of some of the most hotly contested debates in our culture. The debate continues today and that conflict is at the heart of writer/director Mike Cahill’s second film, I Origins a sci-fi love story that follows a promising young scientist as he begins to doubt his lifelong certainty that facts alone can explain everything around us.

Digital Theatre, CinemaLive Present Ghosts; First Live Dolby Atmos Production

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 15:35 -- Nick Dager

The West End triple Olivier Award winning production of Ghosts – the third title in the West End Theatre Series – was shot in high definition by Digital Theatre and will be distributed in UK theatres on June 26. Distributed by CinemaLive, Ghosts will be the first live event cinema production captured in the Dolby Atmos sound format. This working collaboration will not only enhance the already powerful storytelling on stage and screen, but raises the bar for event cinema.

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