Nevafilm Research Reports Significant Digital Cinema Growth in Russia

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Wed, 06/29/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

According to data from Nevafilm Research the total number of modern screens in Russia reached 2533 on June 1st compared to 2442 on January 1st a four percent increase. The number of sites increased to 893 from 872 in the same six-month period a two percent increase. 
By June 1st 1157 (46 percent) of modern Russian screens were equipped with digital projection technology compared to 941 on January 1st a 23 percent increase. The number of digital sites increased from 533 to 598 a 12 percent increase. Meanwhile 99 percent of the digital screen base is capable of screening 3D. 
There are 16 IMAX theatres in Russia.