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Amsterdam—Aug 30, 2016

Christie Celebrates 10th Year as Technical Partner to IBC

Supports Cinema History Projecting Ang Lee’s new Film at 120 FPS, 4K, 3D in 6P Laser
Christie, once again this year, has a major presence at IBC;
  • The power of processing – Pandoras Box and Widget Designer version 6 previewed
  • MUST-SEE keynote at Big Screen Event – Monday September 12th. First EMEA showing of Ang Lee’s new film at a staggering 120 frames per second, 3D, 4K, in 6P laser brightness
  • IBC  official Technical Partner for the 10th year 
  • Plus see Christie Velvet LED tiles, Christie Mirage, Christie Boxer, Christie® MicroTiles and Christie LCD flat panels. 
Experience the Power of Christie Processing
Christie will be taking over three meeting rooms and designing them as a special showcase for the magic behind the throne – the power of Christie processing. Visitors can be the first to preview the new Christie Pandoras Box 6.0 and Widget Designer, as well as see the Christie Spyder X20, a firm favourite with broadcasters. Hall 9, meeting rooms 9.MS71, 9.MS72, 9.MS73.
EMEA first showing: Ang Lee’s new film at 120 frames per second, 3D, 4K, with 6P laser brightness
Monday’s keynote by multi-award-winning director Ang Lee (Life of Pi, Brokeback Mountain) will be the first time in EMEA that clips of Ang Lee’s new film from TriStar Pictures, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016) can be seen in 120 frames per second, 3D, 4K, in 6P laser brightness. Christie has the only projection solution in the world that can show such a high frame rate and resolution in 3D, thanks to its Christie TruLife™ platform – with a proprietary, 1.2 Gigapixel per second, floating point architecture.
Julian Pinn, Executive Producer, IBC Big Screen Experience said: “There is no finer keynote presenter for this year’s IBC Big Screen Experience than Ang Lee and we are very honoured to be hosting him. For over two decades, Ang Lee has shown true mastery in utilising cutting-edge science and cinematographic techniques towards his creation of some of the very finest works of cinematic story-telling art.”
The revolutionary new cinematographic technique utilised unlocks a new level of story-telling power and emotional connection with the on-screen characters. Additionally, it offers greater control over preserving artistic integrity over the increasing range of delivery formats both within cinema and to the wider electronic entertainment market.
Christie as Technical partner of IBC
For the 10th year, Christie is Technical Partner of IBC and is supporting the exhibition in several locations, notably the ever popular RAI Auditorium Big Screen Experience projected by a Christie RGB 6P laser solution. Additionally IBC TV will be utilizing Christie Velvet Merit Series LED with 1.9mm pixel pitch in a tiled array in the Park Foyer and visitors will be able to check the time in the main lobby with the Christie clock powered by four Christie Boxer 4K30 projectors and Christie Pandoras Box Quad Servers.
Christie Products on show at IBC 2016:
A wide range of Christie projectors, flat panels, LED, tiles and processing is on display throughout IBC this year. Below is a checklist.
1. The following Christie products are on show as IBC Technical Provider
  • RAI Auditorium Big Screen Experience: Christie Mirage 4KLH, 120 fps 6P laser 
  • IBC TV - Park Foyer next to Hall 8: Christie Merit Series 1.9mm (36 Tiled array) 
  • Lobby – Christie Clock: Christie Boxer 4K30 qty 4, Christie Pandoras Box Quad Server qty 4 


Christie Products


Mirage WU14K-M x 2

Room A/ Emerald

Mirage WU14K-M

Room B, G102/3 Leaders’ Summit


Room L/E102

HD14K-M x 2

E105 & 106

Mirage HD14K-M

CE Hub Hall 14

D12HD-H Black

Technology in Action Hall 3

D12HD-H Black

Future Reality Theatre in Future Zone

D12HD-H Black

2. The following Christie products are on show on partner or distributor stands
  • Vizrt Location: 7.A20: 9 x 4 Christie® MicroTiles® array (qty 36) 
  • Ross Location: 11.C10  11.B08 , 11.C23: Christie MicroTiles (qty 50) plus Christie Spyder X20 
  • Lund Halsey Location: 2.B10: Christie FHD552-X qty 3 
3. The following Christie products are on show in Christie’s Processing and Flat Panel demonstration area: MS71, MS72, MS73 in Hall 9
  • Christie Spyder X20  
  • Christie FHQ981 LCD panels-L x 2 
  • Christie FHQ552 LCD panels-T x 2 
  • Christie FHQ842 LCD panel-T 
  • Christie Pandoras Box version 6 will be previewed 
  • Christie Widget Designer V6 will be previewed 
  • Christie SpyderX20
Chiara Lawrance
Account Manager
Wildwood PR
+44 (0)1293 851115
Cindy Symons
Media Relations & PR Manager EMEA
+44 (0)118 977 8000
Logo: Christie About Christie: Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Christie Directory page Christie Web Site
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