Cinionic will install laser projection systems in Kinopolis theatres, one of the largest cinema groups in Germany. The installs are the first phase of a new project to bring laser-powered cinema to 48 Kinopolis screens across Germany by 2025, replacing Xenon projection with next-generation Barco technology from Cinionic’s all-laser portfolio.
AMC Theatres today announced that based on the strength of premium formats, and a great desire by moviegoers to return to Pandora via Avatar: The Way of Water, it topped U.S. and global admissions revenue and food & beverage revenue versus the same weekend in pre-pandemic 2019, which was led by the opening of Jumanji: The Next Level.
Three European cinemas, Cineplex Cinema in Aachen, Germany, Arena Cinema in Zurich, Switzerland, and the Arena Cinema in Geneva, Switzerland will be showing Avatar: The Way of Water on a Cinity Cinema System in collaboration with Christie.
Toho Cinemas, Japan, is installing Cinionic’s Barco Series 4 laser projection in 159 of its theatres. Following an initial laser installation in late 2020 at Toho Cinemas’ Tachikawa Tachihi location, laser projection by Cinionic was selected for the chain’s presentation technology renewal. Work is now underway to complete the project in the coming months, offering Japanese moviegoers an environmentally friendly and elevated cinematic experience.
Christie demonstrated the award-winning Cinity Cinema System at CineAsia 2022. The demonstrations showcased the full capabilities of the system – a creative blending of 4K, 3D, high brightness, high frame rate, high dynamic range, and wide color gamut display capabilities, paired with immersive sound.
Major Cineplex, the largest movie theatre operator in Thailand, has chosen Christie’s RGBe Series laser projection system for deployment in smaller auditoriums across its circuit. More than a dozen CP2310-RGBe projectors have so far been fitted in seven multiplexes located nationwide.
GDC Technology Limited announced today that it has signed an agreement with Film Expo Group to amplify its participation at CineAsia 2022. The agreement names GDC Technology as the Official Presenting Sponsor of CineAsia 2022, the largest cinema convention and trade show in the Asia Pacific region. CineAsia is taking place from December 5-8 at the True Icon Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. GDC is located on the seventh floor of True Icon Hall in meeting room MR2.
Christie Digital Systems has added three new cinema projectors for boutique and mid-sized theatres. According to the company, the new Christie Cinelife+ Series CP2415-RGB and CP2420-RGB offer the highest energy efficiency with Real|Laser illumination and the lowest cost of operation for their brightness class in the industry.
The Hemisfèric, part of the cultural and scientific complex at the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain, has installed a Christie CP4450-RGB pure laser cinema projector in its main theatre. It is the biggest screen of its kind in Spain, with a concave dome covering 900 square meters (9687 square feet) and 24 meters (79 feet) in diameter. Christie’s partner Ingevideo installed the projector.
As the official projection partner for CineAsia 2022, Christie will showcase its latest cinema technologies in the support of the event, including supplying the advanced format CP4450-RGB and CP4435-RGB pure laser cinema projectors for presentations and screenings at the show. CineAsia 2022 takes place for the first time in Thailand from December 5-8 at True Icon Hall, Bangkok.