Find Companies:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Digital Cinema Technology Feb. 26, 2017
Register & Log in
Sponsors

RSS News
RSS Info About RSS

Member
logo
logo
logo
logo
logo

# 1932 Baird.

Skip Navigation LinksStart/Menu > Find Press Releases > Refresh this page
Kitchener, ON—May 19, 2010

Leading Canadian Cinema Chain Selects Christie DLP Cinema Projectors to Double Capacity for 3D Showings

Christie® announced that Cinemas Guzzo, a Canada-based leading independent cinema chain has purchased 57 Christie Solaria™ series digital cinema projectors, which utilize Academy Award1-winning DLP Cinema® technology from Texas Instruments’ (TI) (NYSE: TXN). Cinemas Guzzo, a family owned business founded in 1974, with 148 screens in 11 theatre complexes throughout the Montreal area, has launched several waves of expansion – the most recent being a new generation of avant-garde entertainment centers.
 
Founder Angelo Guzzo is one of the earliest pioneers of independent multi-screen movie theatres in Canada.  He was instrumental in leading the struggle for independent theatre owners to obtain the right to project first-run movies, paving the way for others. Along with his son Vincenzo, Executive Vice President of Cinemas Guzzo, they are tapping into their passion for cinema to successfully expand their presence across Quebec.  Over the next few years, they anticipate opening three new 100% digital multiplexes, all using Christie projectors.
 
“Christie is the only manufacturer that has 4K-upgradeable digital cinema projectors that not only deliver exceptional performance, but are available at an affordable price,” said Vincenzo Guzzo.  “We are confidently moving forward with Christie as our exclusive digital cinema provider because of their extensive history of delivering reliable products, along with friendly and supportive service to the exhibition community.”
 
Guzzo added, “Unlike other manufacturers, Christie gives us many more choices of products and brands to expand our digital cinema capabilities, especially when creating our 3D systems.”
 
Installation began in January of this year and Cinemas Guzzo anticipates that all 57 Christie Solaria projectors of which 30 are Christie CP2230’s will be fully deployed by November, in time for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  At that point, they will have doubled their 3D capacity in all 11 theatre complexes. Cinemas Guzzo also selected GDC servers and Master Imaging’s 3D technology.
 
“Digital 3D makes a very big difference to the audiences we cater to. We plan to install at least four digital projectors in each theatre to run 3D content in dual languages.  It’s great to have the flexibility to show two different 3D titles simultaneously. Our goal is to have 50% of our screens showing 3D to take advantage of the slew of 3D coming down the pipeline,” said Guzzo.
 
“With digital 3D cinema taking the world by storm, Christie ensures the brightest images and proven performance for 3D presentations,” remarked Dave Muscat, Sr. Director of Sales, Christie Digital Systems Canada, Inc.  “Pioneering independent exhibitors like Cinemas Guzzo can enjoy the widest range of cost-effective solutions to meet their current needs and future plans.  For more than 80 years, Christie has been committed to providing the highest quality products at the lowest cost of operation in the industry.”

Christie Contacts:
Dave Paolini
Manager, Media and Public Relations
PH: +1 519-749-3127

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
Similar Press Releases
More PR About: Exhibitor Deals More
Search for press releases
Learn More About:
Countries: Canada More

Share this page:
More Christie Press Releases: Feb 8, 2017 Cinemex Installs the First Christie RGB Laser Projector in Mexico Jan 26, 2017 Major Cineplex Installs Thailand’s First Christie RGB Laser Projection System in its Flagship Multiplex at the Famous Siam Paragon Shopping Mall Jan 24, 2017 Showtime Cinemas Opens “All Christie” Cineplex in Taichung Jan 18, 2017 Christie Vive Audio Achieves Milestone of 500th Cinema Sound System Dec 8, 2016 Christie Celebrates 400th Christie Vive Audio Cinema Sound System Installation Dec 7, 2016 Christie RGB Laser Projection System Widely Adopted By Leading Cinema Exhibitors in China Dec 7, 2016 Christie Introduces Superior Value CP2308-C and Previews New Laser Projection Technology at CineAsia 2016 Dec 6, 2016 Rodrick Glass, EVP Business Development & Brian Whitney, SVP Global Sales, at Allure, A Christie Company To Speak at CineAsia Dec 6, 2016 Dadi Digital Cinema to Deploy Christie 6P Laser Projection System at its Newest Cinema Complex in Huaibei, China Dec 6, 2016 Christie Delivers Brilliant Showcase of Complete and Groundbreaking Cinema Solutions at CineAsia 2016 Dec 5, 2016 Christie Showcases Advanced Visual and Audio Solutions for Media and Entertainment Industry at NAB Show Shanghai Dec 2, 2016 Christie Technology Leadership Welcomed By Asian Cinemas Nov 7, 2016 Christie Mirage 4KLH Delivers Stunning Presentations of Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk in Beijing and Shanghai Nov 3, 2016 Arclight Cinemas to Make Cinema History with Unique Presentation of Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Nov 3, 2016 Christie Mirage 4KLH lights up the screen in 4K, 3D, 120 fps for Asian premiere of Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk in Taiwan Oct 20, 2016 Palace Cinemas Signs 3-Year Agreement with Christie and Hoyts Cinema Technology Group for Cinema Projectors, Procurement and Support Services Oct 12, 2016 Christie 4K Projection at 60th BFI London Film Festival’s Unique Temporary Cinema Oct 11, 2016 Hoyts Installs Australia’s First Christie RGB Laser Projection System at its New Cineplex in Chadstone for the Ultimate Cinematic Experience Oct 10, 2016 Christie Showcases the Latest Cinema Technologies for Engaging Audiences at the 71st Australian International Movie Convention Oct 3, 2016 CGR France’s New Premium Concept Cinema to Be Lit By Christie Ultra Bright, High Contrast Laser More
©Copyright 2003 - 2017 WHMCC, LLC. All rights reserved.   | Contact | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement
banner