Southern Theatres begins 283-Screen Rollout

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Sun, 02/13/2011 - 19:00 -- Nick Dager

Southern Theatres is installing 283 Cinedigm screens across 20 existing locations in Alabama Florida Georgia Kentucky Louisiana Mississippi North Carolina South Carolina and Texas. Southern is financing the deployment through NEC Financial. The installations are anticipated to begin in March and be completed by the end of the year. “Upgrading our theatres with state-of-the-art digital cinemas continues Southern’s tradition of delivering the best movie-going experience possible ” says George Solomon president of Southern Theatres. “Cinedigm is a great partner and they understand our desire to offer the best highest quality experience to our audiences.” Solomon has been in the theatre business with his family for more than 50 years. One of Southern Theatres’ newest most innovative theatres is Canal Place which exemplifies the company’s continuing commitment to revitalizing its hometown of New Orleans.   “We are thrilled to welcome Southern to our growing list of innovative exhibitor partners ” says Chuck Goldwater president Cinedigm’s Media Services Group.  “Our team is eager to begin working with the Southern team to help them take full advantage of the operational and the programming applications made available by Cinedigm’s digital cinema platform.” Cinedigm Digital Cinema