Hoyts Cinema Technology Group selected Christie to provide digital cinema projection technology for the Australian premiere of Paramount Pictures’ Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. The event was held on Monday, July 3.
For this major event, Hoyts CTG transformed the Darling Harbour Theatre at the International Convention Centre Sydney into a well-appointed movie theatre to screen the highly anticipated action film in the long-running Mission: Impossible franchise.
The Christie CP4435-RGB pure laser cinema projector powered a screen measuring 17 meters wide and 7 meters high (55-foot by 22-foot) with bright, vivid images in 4K resolution. This was the first time at an Australian film premiere, Hoyts has deployed the Christie CineLife+ Series projector.
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is the seventh motion picture in the Mission: Impossible series starring Tom Cruise as the main protagonist, IMF agent Ethan Hunt. The Australian premiere was a star-studded extravaganza with the red carpet attended by Cruise, McQuarrie, Australian celebrities, and a sizeable audience.
Paramount Pictures chose Hoyts CTG, a leading cinema technology and digital signage solutions provider, to deliver the technical support, integration, and installation for the film’s debut Down Under. A trusted Christie partner, Hoyts CTG’s enduring relationship with Christie gave it complete confidence in installing the Christie CP4435-RGB cinema projector to bring Ethan Hunt’s latest adventure to life on the big screen with stunning visuals.
“For the extraordinary demands of the Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One Australian premiere at ICC Sydney, we relied on Christie’s exceptional RGB pure laser projector,” said Adam Wrightson, managing director, Hoyts CTG. “Drawing upon our longstanding partnership with Christie, we had utmost trust that this projector would brilliantly illuminate the 17-meter screen. With its advanced RGB pure laser technology, the projector delivered precisely what we had hoped for – razor-sharp and vibrant imagery that created an unforgettable premiere experience.”
Brian Claypool, executive vice president, cinema Christie, added, “We are delighted to partner with Hoyts CTG to provide an unparalleled cinematic experience for the Australian premiere of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. Our high-performance RGB pure laser cinema projector, combined with the expertise of Hoyts CTG, brings breathtaking action to audiences with astounding visuals. Christie continues to push the boundaries of cinema technology, ensuring that moviegoers are immersed in the magic.”
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