Sony Europe is delighted to confirm the appointment of
Omega Cinema Systems as an official dealer for Sony Digital Cinema 4K
projection systems in Turkey.
The new appointment has already been marked by Omega’s first market success
as a Sony Digital Cinema official Turkish dealer. Omega is supplying 14 of
Sony’s acclaimed SRX-R510P and SRX-R515P 4K projection systems and Sony TMS Theatre Management Systems into A’City and Park Vera, two new shopping malls in
the capital Ankara. Installation begins in mid-October, with completion
scheduled by the beginning of November this year.
Izmit-based Omega has provided a wide range of technology, installation and
support services to the Turkish cinema industry for over 16 years.
“It’s wonderful to welcome a new partner
with the calibre, experience and excellent reputation that Omega enjoys in the
region”, comments David McIntosh, Vice President of Sony Digital Cinema 4K
Solutions for Europe and the Americas. “Turkey has been a leader in embracing digitisation,
and through our new relationship with Omega we look forward to bringing the
best possible cinema image quality and experience to millions more cinemagoers.”
Annual revenues for Turkey’s box office are
worth over €180 million annually, and the total number of screens – currently around
2,000 countrywide – is growing at around 10% year on year. Much of this growth
is being generated by explosive demand for brand-new screens in Turkey’s urban
regions, including retail and leisure centres in Ankara, Istanbul and their
“2015 marks the end of movie distribution
on 35mm celluloid in Turkey”, notes McIntosh. “With time almost up for 35mm
film, Turkish operators are leading Europe in their total switchover to the
benefits of digital distribution and projection. Sony 4K puts cinemas in the
best possible position to offer their own customers premium picture quality,
while enjoying world-class support and affordable running costs – today and
“Omega are delighted to be working with
Sony’s industry leading 4K digital cinema technology, providing future-proofed and
low total cost of ownership projection systems to all exhibitors here in
Turkey”, comments Fikret Gursoy, General Manager, Omega Cinema Systems Limited.