At this year’s 6th Annual Art House Convergence Conference, Sony is showcasing the latest in 4K digital cinema projection designed for art houses and independent theaters. Attendees can see Sony’s newest 4K digital cinema system – the SRX-R515P – developed for small- to medium-sized screens as well as learn about new 4K content and program options. The conference is being held this week at the Zermatt Resort and the Homestead Resort in Midway Utah.
Event highlights will include a presentation on the digital restoration process from Grover Crisp, Executive Vice President, Film Restoration and Asset Management, Sony Pictures Entertainment, along with a special screening of the 4K digital restoration of “Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion.” The film won the 1970 Academy Award® for Foreign Language Film and was recently restored by Sony Pictures Entertainment with support from Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation.
Chris Lane, Repertory Sales Manager at Sony Pictures Entertainment, will also host a presentation on the benefits and challenges of repertory film programming, sharing details about the breadth of Sony’s library, the availability of 4K restorations and new titles being added.
“We are at a true tipping point in the art house community, with theater owners increasingly realizing the benefits of digital conversion,” said Russ Collins, Art House Convergence Chair and Executive Director and CEO of Michigan Theater (Ann Arbor, Mich.), which has two Sony 4K projection systems installed. “Those that have already converted and others still planning to will learn a great deal from the wealth of information provided at this conference, and we’re proud to have Sony join us.”
Sony Digital Cinema Solutions’ newly released 4K projector, the SRX-R515P, is designed for art house theaters to be both easy to use and cost effective. The SRX-R515P was developed with small- and medium-sized screens in mind and delivers industry leading 4K projection technology with enhancements in affordability, performance and functionality.
To see more Sony 4K highlights at this year’s Art House Convergence Conference, and to learn about the conference, visit www.arthouseconvergence.org