Arts Alliance Media (AAM) and Bangkok-based Goldenduck Group are
pleased to announce that over 400 screens have now begun using AAM software as
a result of their digital cinema partnership in the region.
signed by the AAM/Goldenduck partnership include two of Malaysia’s largest
chains, market leader Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) and MBO Cinemas. All MBO
locations and 2 key GSC multiplexes are now using AAM’s Screenwriter Theatre
Management System (TMS) software to manage content, playlists and scheduling.
In the Philippines, a group of
as Ayala Cinemas, Megaworld, Greenhills, Gaisano group and Sta. Lucia) have
signed up to digitise their screens under Goldenduck’s VPF (Virtual Print Fee)
scheme. AAM is supplying both their VPF reporting and management software
(Auditor) to all screens, as well as the Screenwriter TMS for selected screens
in the country.
In addition to these sites, the AAM software footprint in the region
also includes Century Square Cineplex in Singapore and
Vista in Thailand.
Other leading exhibitors in Vietnam and Thailand are under software trial.
Under the reseller agreement, Goldenduck will also now be offering
AAM’s Producer enterprise TMS software to monitor and manage cinema circuits.
Producer controls entire chains, centralising and automating processes,
managing content and KDMs across all screens, and allowing cinema head offices
to see information from all their sites in one easy-to-use interface.
Goldenduck is establishing a NOC to provide monitoring and
maintenance to cinema screens in South-East Asia. This new NOC will be powered by AAM’s brand
new Lifeguard software. Lifeguard, designed specifically for NOC operations,
offers centralised equipment monitoring and issue resolution, proactively
alerting cinemas to any potential problems and managing service requests.
“It’s a great validation of our partnership with AAM that over 400
screens have selected AAM software to power their digital cinemas” Thongchai Liewluck
from Goldenduck commented. “AAM’s world-class digital cinema software products,
together with Goldenduck’s local expertise, are a winning combination for the
entire Asian region, and we look forward to helping many more screens reap the
benefits of digital.”
Emily Ng, Business Development Director, APAC, of Arts Alliance
Media added “We’re delighted at such a successful year with Goldenduck, both in
concluding these deals, and in the hard work Goldenduck have carried out in
deploying equipment and software to all these sites across South East Asia. AAM
have a real presence now in multiple countries in the region, and we’re excited
about expanding our footprint even further in the coming months.”
Goldenduck and Arts Alliance Media continue to partner for sales of
AAM’s suite of digital cinema software across South East Asia. Arts Alliance
Media will be demonstrating their software, including Screenwriter and
Lifeguard, at CineAsia, booth #105, from December 10th – 12th.