CJ CGV to Open Theatre in San Francisco

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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:40 -- Nick Dager

CJ CGV announced today that it will open its third U.S. location at 1000 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco, California in early 2020. Strategically located in Downtown San Francisco, near the Civic Center and Union Square, one of the most visited tourist attractions in the nation, the new theatre will feature 14 screens and 2,217 seats.

In San Francisco CJ CGV is retrofitting and transforming an existing theater to include the brand’s concept, design and technologies that consider the movie going experience to start as soon as you enter the doors of the multiplex. The new facility will show primarily Hollywood blockbuster and showings of a wide range of foreign films and alternative content, serving diversity and dynamic cultures within the region.

The new theatre will offer the company’s immersive cinema technologies, 4DX and ScreenX.

4DX immersive seating enhances the traditional cinema experience through synchronized effects such as wind, rain, snow, fog, lightning and more. 4DX is currently available in 631 auditoriums across 63 countries., according to the company.

ScreenX is the world’s first 270-degree, multi-projection system that allows audiences to go beyond the frame of the traditional movie screen. Developed to enhance the movie-going experience, ScreenX utilizes proprietary system to expand select key scenes of feature films to the left and right side walls. ScreenX is currently available in 205 screens 18 countries around the world.

CJ CGV www.cgvcinemas.com