Barco, a global leader in digital cinema projection technology, is proud to announce that it has once again been chosen as the exclusive digital cinema projector supplier for the Berlinale's 60th anniversary edition.
The Berlin International Film Festival was launched on 6 June 1951. Over the years, it has become one of the most important film festivals in the world, with almost 300,000 visitors. For this prestigious film festival, Barco supplies six digital cinema projectors from its renowned DP series platform to ensure the audience sees the highest quality movie image on screen, exactly as the director intended.
“We are glad to be working with Barco's digital cinema projectors for our anniversary edition,” says Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick. “We have worked with them on the four previous editions and know we can trust the projectors to perform flawlessly for the festival's entire duration.”
“Barco is proud to have been chosen once again as the exclusive digital cinema projector supplier for the Berlinale,” comments Tim Sinnaeve, Market Director Barco Digital Cinema. “Barco's digital cinema projectors offer an unparalleled image quality both in 2D and 3D projection and the technology is revolutionizing the cinema industry. We find it important to support film festivals like the Berlinale, which make such an important contribution to our industry as a whole.”
All of Barco's 2K digital cinema projectors are based on the pioneering DLP Cinema® technology from Texas Instruments, guaranteeing perfect re-production of film, time and time again, and ensure movie goers enjoy the highest quality film experience with consistent picture brightness, contrast and vibrant colors. Thanks to a revolutionary modular design, the projectors deliver the lowest total cost of ownership for a maximal ease of use.
The Berlin International Film Festival takes place from 11 to 21 February in various venues throughout Berlin. You can see the Barco digital cinema projectors in action in the Urania, Berlinale-Palast, CinemaxX 7, Delphi Filmpalast, Friedrichstadspalast and Kino im MGB.