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Kuwait City—Apr 21, 2007
Kuwait National Cinema Company and Qube Cinema partner to bring DCI quality digital cinema to the Gulf Region
Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC), one of the largest theatrical exhibition companies in the Middle East, Qube Cinema, Inc. and Cinemeccanica Theatrical Equipment Co.,(Italy) have partnered to bring the first digital cinema to the Middle East and Gulf Region. A pilot DCI quality digital cinema is under installation in KNCC’s theatre (Cinescape) in Kuwait City using a Qube XP-D DCI Compliant digital cinema server and a Cinemeccanica 2K digital projector.
This pilot phase will, if successful, be followed by a complete digitization of all KNCC's screens all over Kuwait and upcoming Cinemas in Gulf States, i.e. Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Qatar. KNCC and Qube Cinema also plan to setup a digital cinema mastering unit in the region to convert Arabic content to DCI compliant Digital Cinema Packages (DCPs).
Kuwait National Cinema Company was established in 1954, and is engaged in all activities related to film industries i.e. theatrically and distribution, recreation and culture. As a group, it invests surplus funds in financial and real estate portfolios managed by specialized institutions locally and internationally. Now, KNCC (Cinescape) has entered into a partnership with Qube Cinema with the aim of equipping its network of close to 40 screens spanning 20 locations in Kuwait, with digital cinema technology.
The advanced feature set and the future-proof design of the Qube technology, the end-to-end suite of solutions on offer and Qube’s established international presence makes Qube Cinema, Inc. the ideal partner that will help KNCC achieve their ambitious goals. Qube Cinema’s domain knowledge and excellent training and service support is also a key factor in this move. The partnership between Qube Cinema and KNCC will provide Kuwait and the Gulf Region with the opportunity to experience high quality digital cinema for the first time.
About Qube Cinema Inc.:
Qube Cinema is an international manufacturer of Digital Cinema technology and mastering solutions. A subsidiary of India-based Real Image Media Technologies, Qube Cinema draws on decades of experience in media, cinema and entertainment. The company is committed to creating a seamless Digital Cinema environment for exhibitors, filmmakers and postproduction companies with technologies that are innovative, flexible and cost-effective. Qube Cinema’s product lines include the Qube XP series of digital cinema servers, Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block, QubeMaster software solutions, and Qube Keysmith KDM generation system. Qube Cinema, Inc. is based in Burbank, California.
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About Kuwait National Cinema Company:
Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC) is the leading exhibitor in Kuwait with 20 locations throughout the country well-known with a new brand Cinescape. KNCC was incorporated on 5th October, 1954 and pioneered the Al Sharqiah Cinema, a 1,000 person venue and the first theatre to open in Kuwait. The company has developed and implemented a multi-faceted growth strategy, which includes using luxurious shopping centers as prime locations for multi-screen theatres, renovating older theatres and upgrading its use of technology. In 2002, KNCC introduced the first online ticketing service in the Middle East and it now also offers customers the ability to buy tickets with Smart Cards at the theatre via self-operated ticketing machines. KNCC's key corporate objectives include continuing to lead the Middle Eastern cinema industry and creating a cultural and educational niche for Kuwait's moviegoers and in the near future will open new locations in Gulf States.
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