Harkness Screens Official Supplier of 68th Berlinale

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Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:56 -- Nick Dager

Harkness Screens has been confirmed as an Official Supplier to the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) February 15-25.

The Berlinale was founded in 1951. Today, the festival is not only the biggest audience film festival in the world and one of the most important dates on the international film industry‘s calendar but a can‘t-miss cinema fest for all film lovers. The Berlinale presents the entire spectrum of cinema with its wide variety of sections and initiatives, all with their specific profile.

This year, Harkness Screens will provide a number of Clarus XC 170 screens incorporating Harkness’ proprietary 4K Digital Perforation and new Nanolast coating technology throughout venues in Berlin. 

Festival director Dieter Kosslick said, “As a film festival we always endeavour to present the participating films in the best possible quality. Therefore we are very excited about the support of Harkness Screens to provide state of the art projection Clarus XC screens for our premiere venues Berlinale Palast and Friedrichstadt-Palast amongst others.”

“We’re delighted to be partnering with colleagues at Berlinale to bring our leading Clarus XC screen technology to audiences at what is widely regarded as one of the most important global film festivals,” said Richard Mitchell, vice president global marketing and commercial development at Harkness Screens. “Our Clarus XC screens along incorporating our new Nanolas technology will allow venues across the festival to show 2D content with exceptional uniformity, colors and contrast whilst still allowing 3D content to be shown.  We’re confident that our screens will help provide an unforgettable experience for film-makers and audiences alike.”

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