Demand from across the theatre and professional AV industries drove strong results in the Tiger Group’s recent auction of exhibition technology from Pacific Theatres. The movie chain, formerly one of North America's largest, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in March 2020 in the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns.
For decades, the Delphi Filmpalast theatre has been among the venues of the Berlin International Film Festival, or Berlinale, one of the largest public film festivals in the world. With a 673-seat capacity, the iconic cinema, located in a historic theater building just steps away from Berlin Zoologischer Garten railway station, in the heart of West Berlin, is considered Germany’s biggest independent screen and one of Berlin’s most important premiere venues.
Strong/MDI Screen Systems has produced and delivered the world’s tallest Imax screen to Royal Cinemas in Pooler, Georgia. The venue is set to open by the end of February.
GDC Technology Limited’s Hong Kong manufacturing facility has received ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognized standard for Quality Management Systems certified by SGS, the multinational certification service based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Founded in 1999 by Dr. Man-Nang Chong and headquartered in Hong Kong, GDC Technology Limited is a leading global digital cinema technology company with a long history of first to market innovations. GDC claims the largest installed base of media servers and theatre management systems in the Asia-Pacific region and the second largest globally. Twenty-five of the world’s top 30 exhibition companies depend on one or more GDC products to continually enhance the moviegoing experience, increase efficiency and reduce operational costs, the company says. GDC holds 34 patents globally, including in the USA and China.
The trade group Cinema Technology Community has given GDC Technology its Best New Auditorium Technology of the Year 2021 for the Espedeo Supra 5000 RGB plus laser phosphor cinema projector.
Sharp NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the NC1843ML laser projector, the newest addition to its digital cinema projection series. The NC1843ML is the ideal projection solution for theaters with small and medium screens, and is also suitable for museum, house of worship, and art exhibit applications.
Galaxy Cinema, a multiplex chain affiliated to Galaxy Holding Group, has deployed its RGB pure laser projection systems in a new multiscreen cinema located in the heart of Shenzhen city. Known as Shenzhen Galaxy Cinema, this flagship multiplex is designed to showcase the integration of film culture, artistic style and state-of-the-art technology.
Sharp NEC Display Solutions today announced the availability of the NC2403ML laser projector, the latest upgraded model in its digital cinema projection series. The projector has an improved, replaceable RB laser module and laser light source lifespan of up to 50,000 hours.
PVR Cinemas has installed a Christie CP4450-RGB large-format RGB pure laser projection system for its new drive-in theatre in Mumbai. Located in Bandra Kurla Complex, a prominent upmarket commercial hub in downtown Mumbai, this drive-in theatre is housed on the rooftop of a premium retail mall named Jio World Drive developed by Reliance Industries.