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USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available.

USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps.

USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.

Recent News:
Apr 4, 2023 Ushio Appoints Koji Naito as New Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Christie
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Ushio Inc., a trusted leader in light sources and optical equipment for industrial processing, visual imaging and life sciences, and parent company to Christie®, the leader in audio and visual technologies, today jointly announce the appointment of Koji Naito as the new chairman and CEO of Christie Digital Systems, globally.

Dec 9, 2018 New LUMINITY Series by USHIO Saves the Xenon Heyday Worldwide
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USHIO, one of the largest and most trusted names in the manufacturing of high-pressure xenon lamps today, proudly introduces the LUMINITY series.  LUMINITY is the result of a substantial R&D effort that extends the lifespan of numerous xenon lamps with additional working hours between 100-500 hours.

Aug 11, 2016 Ushio America Announces Partnership with Matex Controls
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Ushio America, Inc. is pleased to announce partnership with Matex Controls, leader in software development for Building Management System. Their unique Virtual Energy Management System (VEMS®) platform, designed specifically for cinema buildings in mind, offers energy savings of more than 25% over time. VEMS presents the new possibilities of their innovative method of saving energy in buildings, especially cinemas.

May 27, 2016 Ushio and Vue Announce A 3-Year Strategic Partnership for Xenon-Lamps
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USHIO, the world-leading manufacturer of Xenon lamps, and VUE, one the largest cinema group in the world and a leader in the premium entertainment cinema sector, announced that they have established a strategic partnership aimed to enable future growth.

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USHIO Cinema Lamps

USHIO Cinema Lamps
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Impress your audience
USHIO lamps offer great performance with an extremely long lifetime. The superior quality in brightness, contrast, color and sharpness on your cinema screen will constantly impress your audience. Our consistent performance and reliability are unmatched. That’s why huge majority of movie theaters around the globe already trust the USHIO products.
More Information:
https://www.ushio.com/products/cinema/



GDC Technology is a leading manufacturer and provider of cinema equipment and solutions including cinema automation systems, cinema servers, cinema enterprise software, cinema storage, cinema audio solutions, and cinema projectors.
 
GDC's products and solutions meet the highly demanding performance, security and reliability requirements established by motion picture studios.

Recent News:
Apr 9, 2024 B&B Theatres Selects GDC Solutions for Its Largest Luxury Entertainment Center
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GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that B&B Theatres (B&B) selected the SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with built-in cinema audio processor for the Red Oak luxury entertainment center. Ten of the auditoriums offer moviegoers

Apr 9, 2024 GDC Cinema Automation Reaches Milestone
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GDC Technology Limited, a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that by the end of 2023, Cinema Automation CA2.0 was deployed in nearly 400 multiplexes with SR-1000 IMB in 19 countries across four continents including Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.

Apr 8, 2024 GDC Upgrades Premium Cinemas in China, USA and Vietnam to DTS Surround Cinema
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today that the rollout of DTS Surround has begun with seven cinema halls either installed or committed to installing DTS Surround Cinema including five cinema halls in China, one in the United States and one in Vietnam.

Apr 8, 2024 GDC Technology Brazil Leads the Theatre Management System Market with a 52% Share
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GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today cumulative sales in Brazil for its Theatre Management System (TMS-2000) exceeded forecast with seven major circuits changing out their legacy theatre management system to TMS-2000 software in the last 12 months.

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Cinema Automation
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GDC’s CA2.0 smart cinema solution not only automates your playback process from the SCL Mk2 live-streaming library server to one or each auditorium’s diskless SR-1000 media server but also allows exhibitors to fully automate the booth operations with a one-stop-shop solution by bundling with GDC’s four automation products designed for: 1. Power ...
More Information:
https://www.gdc-tech.com/cinema-solutions/cinema-automation/?u...
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Cinema Media Servers

Cinema Media Servers
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GDC manufactures and develops high-quality DCI-compliant digital cinema media servers fulfilling customers’ needs for the past 20 years. GDC partners with the most DCI-recognized cinema display technologies in the world including Barco, Cineappo, Christie, Sony, SHAPP/NEC cinema professional digital cinema projectors and Samsung Onyx Cinema LED ...
More Information:
https://www.gdc-tech.com/cinema-solutions/cinema-media-servers...
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Cinema Enterprise Software

Cinema Enterprise Software
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GDC leading digital cinema solutions provider develops different revolutionary enterprise solutions to streamline the cinema chain operations which include: TMS-2000 Theatre Management System is your comprehensive solution to manage content, digital cinema equipment, and more from a central location. TmsAware™ App allows you to monitor cinema o...
More Information:
https://www.gdc-tech.com/cinema-solutions/cinema-enterprise-so...
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Cinema Storage

Cinema Storage
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GDC cinema storage solutions offer scalable storage options with different features that fit exhibitors’ various needs. You may choose to upgrade your existing cinema media server SR-1000 IMB with built-in CineCache™ 2TB. You may consider choosing larger storage with an external hard drive for movie DCPs including Portable Storage features up to...
More Information:
https://www.gdc-tech.com/cinema-solutions/cinema-storage/?utm_...



Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for cinema exhibitors. 

Christie, a leading innovator since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979has established a global reputation as a quality manufacturer of display technologies and solutions for the world's cinema exhibition industry.. 

Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.

Recent News:
May 23, 2024 Christie Showcases Commitment to Cinema Industry Development at the 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair
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Christie®, the leader in inspiring exceptional experiences, is pleased to announce its participation in the 20th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF), taking place at the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center, May 23-27.

May 16, 2024 Christie Projection Set to Deliver Exceptional Cinematic Experiences at Festival De Cannes
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Christie® will power screenings at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, from May 14-25. This marks the 18th year Christie has partnered with Cannes, and its projectors, both RGB pure laser illumination and its new series 4 Xenon-based systems, will be used in 24 spaces throughout the festival, including at the flagship Grand Théâtre Lumière room.

May 8, 2024 Cinecittà Invests in A Premium Moviegoing Experience with Christie Projection
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Christie® is pleased to share that Cinecittà, Germany’s largest multiplex, has recently installed 12 RGB pure laser projectors, with more to follow. ECCO Cine Supply & Service supplied and installed the projectors.

May 2, 2024 Christie to Light Up Independent Cinemas Australia Conference 2024 as Official Projection Partner
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Christie®, the leader in inspiring exceptional experiences, is proud to serve as the official projection partner of the Independent Cinemas Australia (ICA) Conference 2024, taking place in Sydney from May 8-10.

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Graphic Missing Christie® RGB laser projection systems feature an innovative system architecture with a remote projection head connected to the laser light source (laser module) via a fiber optic link. Often referred to as "pure laser", RGB laser technology uses individual red, green and blue lasers to generate light.
Technology designed to bring your cinema to life.
We designed our CineLife Series to be both affordable and easy to install, to help bring RGB pure laser to the mainstream auditorium. With no need for external chillers or fiber-coupling, DCI-compliant CineLife projectors fit perfectly into limited spaces and produce premium-grade visuals.
More Information:
https://www.christiedigital.com/products/cinema/projection/cin...
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Graphic Missing Christie® RGB laser projection systems feature an innovative system architecture with a remote projection head connected to the laser light source (laser module) via a fiber optic link. Often referred to as "pure laser", RGB laser technology uses individual red, green and blue lasers to generate light.
Brilliant illumination, brilliant electronics. Unmatched cinematic performance.
CineLife+ projectors are DCI-compliant, offer a new world of color and contrast, provide high efficiency and a long operational life, and reproduce 2D and 3D content at 4K resolution and up to 120 frames per second. See the future with CineLife+ projectors!
More Information:
https://www.christiedigital.com/products/cinema/projection/cin...
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Christie Duo

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Dual Projector Integration Kit
Christie® Duo is a dual-projection integration kit. With it, you can generate twice the projected brightness for sharper, superior 2D and 3D images. But you get none of the high cost or hassle that comes with current industry ‘big screen’ premium solutions.
More Information:
https://www.christiedigital.com/products/cinema/projection/chr...



Arts Alliance Media (AAM) is the global leader in digital cinema software and services, offering a wide range of solutions which help exhibitors to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve the cinematic experience for their customers.

AAM’s extensive portfolio, including Producer, Screenwriter, Lifeguard, MX4D, and HeyLED, touches over 42,000 screens worldwide, while their network operations centre (NOC) supports several thousand screens.
 
AAM is part of the Luxin-Rio Group, the world’s foremost cinema technologies provider.

Recent News:
May 28, 2024 Arts Alliance Media Agrees Lifeguard Partnership with Cinema 21
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Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and support, has agreed a new software partnership with Cinema 21, or Cinema XXI, the largest cinema chain in Indonesia, and their affiliated integrator, PT Megatech Engineering, enabling Lifeguard to monitor, manage and optimise hardware and consumables.

May 8, 2024 AMC Theatres Select Arts Alliance Media’s Producer Enterprise TMS to Centralise Network Operations
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Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and support services, has announced a new software agreement with AMC Theatres (NYSE:AMC) (“AMC”), the largest theatrical exhibitor in the United States and the world.

Apr 3, 2024 Arts Alliance Media Empowers NOC and Integrator Operations with Lifeguard Pro Release
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Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and support, has proudly announced the launch of Lifeguard Pro, their latest theatre hardware management tool designed exclusively for integrators and Network Operation Centre (NOC) support teams.

Mar 26, 2024 Arts Alliance Media and Omnex Announce Producer Partnership with Merlin Cinemas
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Arts Alliance Media (AAM), the global leader in digital cinema software and support, and Omnex Pro Film (Omnex), a cinema technology integrator specialising in installation, servicing and maintenance, has announced a new Producer partnership with Merlin Cinemas, a British cinema chain.

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Enterprise Theatre Management System
With more control and enhanced visibility, Producer lets you manage content across an entire cinema circuit from anywhere, at any time; all from a single dashboard. From automated playlist creation to real-time content and site monitoring, gain a bird’s-eye view of your cinemas’ operations.
More Information:
http://www.artsalliancemedia.com/product?id=1
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Theatre Management System
As the most powerful, widely deployed Theatre Management System (TMS) in the world, Screenwriter offers comprehensive control over your content and screens from one central location in your cinema. Prepare to join a global network of centralised cinemas.
More Information:
http://www.artsalliancemedia.com/product?id=2
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AAM Lifeguard

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Hardware Management System
In a post Virtual Print Fee (VPF) world, Lifeguard gives you the tools to build your own NOC solution, helping to optimise hardware and reduce lost revenue. Now, you can stay on top of your assets with one central application
More Information:
http://www.artsalliancemedia.com/product?id=3
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AAM HeyLED

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Digital LED Cinema Screen Technology
Revealing pure colour, true black, and higher contrast and brightness, the HeyLED Digital LED Cinema Screen presents colour as you’ve never seen it before. Prepare your audiences for the next generation cinema screen.
More Information:
http://www.artsalliancemedia.com/product?id=6



SHARP’s Digital Cinema Projector Series offers the most comprehensive digital cinema solution on the market today offering laser light sources in a variety of sizes and brightness, all DCI compliant. 

SHARP also offers full digital signage solutions, highlighted by its award-winning 32”-98” LCD displays, direct view LED solutions, multimedia projectors and desktop monitors for lobbies, concessions and concourses.

Movie-goers expect a premium Cinema experience — from building anticipation to fulfilling the dream. From the foyer to the theater, Sharp can deliver the perfect visual experience through all stages of the customer journey.


Recent News:
Nov 27, 2023 Sharp NEC Display Solutions Returns to Join CineAsia 2023
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Sharp NEC Display Solutions, a leading manufacturer of cinema projectors, is announcing their participation at CineAsia, being held December 4-7, 2023 in True Icon Hall in Bangkok Thailand.  The new NC603L series laser projector models will be exhibited in the booth to demonstrate their performance.

Oct 3, 2023 Sharp/NEC Announces New Lightweight NEC NC1503L Digital Cinema Projector for Flexible Installations
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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe announces the launch of the latest digital cinema projector: the NEC NC1503L is a compact, lightweight and quiet projector model that features the same proven cabinet as the NC1402L. The new model is using RB laser technology, boosting its performance to up to 14,000 Lumen brightness.

Sep 14, 2023 Sharp/NEC returns as partner to the 71st edition of the San Sebastián International Film Festival
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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe will again be supporting the San Sebastián International Film Festival (SSIFF), taking place from 22 to 30 September 2023.

Jul 4, 2023 Sharp/NEC to Support Festival Cinéma Paradiso Louvre as Technology Partner
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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe will support the fourth edition of the Festival Cinéma Paradiso taking place from 6 to 9 July 2023 in the majestic Cour Carrée of the Louvre.

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Graphic Missing NEC's RB laser technology, which is almost speckle-free compared to RGB technology, providing similar benefits yet at a lower cost. Don’t limit your venue’s potential; go beyond cinema to increase your visitor numbers and maximise revenue. The modular light concept opens opportunities to screen alternative content for corporate presentations and...
  • Modular Light Source – achieve the light output which is perfectly adjusted to your requirements with exchangeable light modules 24,500lm, 20,000lm and 18,000lm for different brightness demands.
  • Optimise yor cost ownership – take advantage of new financing structures; lease your light engine and only pay for the light y...
Modular Cinema Projection – a new standard in adaptable screening
The world’s first cinema projector offering a modular laser light system with projector head, all in one box. The modular concept allows you to plug-in the appropriate light modules based on the brightness you need. Protect your investment when migrating from 2D to 3D projection, or adapting your set-up to a wider screen.
More Information:
https://www.sharpnecdisplays.us/products/projectors/nc2443ml
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Sharp NC3541L

Sharp NC3541L
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35,000-lumen 4K RGB Laser Projector
Designed for auditoriums with screens (up to 108.3 ft. wide), NEC's NC3540 series is a 35,000 lumen RGB Laser DLP cinema projector. Delivering precise 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution and an impressively wide color space (Rec 2020), 3-D capabilities and high contrast images (2000:1), this model is easy to operate, extremely user-friendly and requires...
More Information:
https://www.sharpnecdisplays.us/products/projectors/nc3541l
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Digital Cinema Laser/Phosphor Projector
Designed for theaters with small screens, NEC’s NC1201L DLP cinema projector delivers an enhanced theater experience with pristine images. With its S2K chip set from Texas Instruments®, the NC1201L is the latest in a line of compact lightweight laser based 2K DCI-certified digital cinema projector on the market. Its small size enables it to be i...
More Information:
https://www.sharpnecdisplays.us/products/projectors/nc1201l-a
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Sharp NC2041L

Sharp NC2041L
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20,000-lumen 4K RB Laser Projector
Designed for auditoriums with screens (up to 65.6 ft. wide), NEC's NC2041L is the latest DCI compliant RB Laser DLP cinema projector. Delivering precise 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution, 3-D capabilities and high contrast images (2000:1), this model is easy to operate, extremely user-friendly and requires minimal maintenance.
More Information:
https://www.sharpnecdisplays.us/products/projectors/nc2041l



AEGISOLVE provides a one-stop-shopping experience for digital cinema security compliance (i.e. FIPS and DCI CTP) to digital cinema technology manufacturers across the globe.  

AEGISOLVE has completed the majority of DCI CTP Validations including Digital Cinema Projectors, Image Media Blocks, Screen Management Systems, and Direct View Displays.  

Recent News:
Apr 18, 2023 AEGISOLVE Launches a Series of eBooks on Digital Cinema Security
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AEGISOLVE, a leading provider of cybersecurity compliance testing solutions for the digital cinema industry, is proud to announce the publication of three new eBooks relevant to improving security and compliance standards for digital cinema equipment.

Jun 18, 2012 Christie Integrated Media Block (IMB) Achieves DCI Compliance for 2K and 4K Content
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Ready for the high frame rate (HFR) revolution with the ultimate in reliability and compatibility, Christie® announced that its new Integrated Media Block (IMB) has been validated as DCI-compliant by Aegisolve, one of only three entities in the world fully licensed for compliance testing by the Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI).

Jan 10, 2012 Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC, Signs Additional Licensing Agreement for Compliance Testing
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Digital Cinema Initiatives, LLC (DCI) announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement for compliance testing with Aegisolve, Inc. in the United States. Aegisolve joins CineCert in the US and Keio University in Japan as the third compliance entity to perform testing to determine whether manufactured digital cinema equipment and products are compliant with DCI's Digital Cinema System Specification (the DCI Specification).

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Secure Silicon in Digital Cinema through the Lens of AI
Secure Silicon in Digital Cinema through the Lens of AI explores the importance of secure silicon for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information and the proper functioning of digital cinema systems. This guide was authored by Travis Spann and the AEGISOLVE Team alongside Artificial Intelligence.
More Information:
https://go.aegisolve.com/crypto-module-software-lifecycle-deve...
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Secure Silicon for Digital Cinema... And Beyond
Secure Silicon for Digital Cinema... And Beyond explores the critical role of Secure Silicon in achieving compliance with DCI CTP (Digital Cinema Initiatives Compliance Test Plan) as well as the features and functions necessary for compliance. This guide was authored by Javier Martel, Travis Spann, and AEGISOLVE Team.
More Information:
https://go.aegisolve.com/secure-silicon-digital-cinema-and-beyond
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Crypto-Module Software Lifecycle Development
Crypto-Module Software Lifecycle Development explores terms, information, and best practices related to software lifecycle development for cryptographic modules. This guide was authored by Travis Spann and the AEGISOLVE Team. As Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) levies FIPS requirements onto the digital cinema industry, AEGISOLVE is excited to sh...
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https://go.aegisolve.com/crypto-module-software-lifecycle-deve...

Industry Partners



The International Cinema Technology Association is a global network of professionals in the motion picture industry. Members of the ICTA are those companies that manufacture, service and create the equipment that goes into movie theatres. Our members are on the cutting edge of new technologies and have been the driving force in digital, 3D, immersive sound systems, high frame rates and lasers. The ICTA promotes technological advancements in the motion picture industry through educational seminars and programs. The ICTA logo stands for excellence and professionalism and when on a member’s letterhead signifies that the company is reliable, competent and committed.
Recent News:
May 17, 2024 ICTA Announcement of 2024 EMEA Award Winners
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The International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) today announced the 2024 winners of the ICTA EMEA Awards, celebrating technological leadership, design and innovation in the cinema exhibition sector.

Oct 30, 2023 Call for Entries for Third Annual ICTA North America Cinema Awards
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The International Cinema Technology Association (‘ICTA’), the leading global network of professionals in the motion picture industry, today announced that award nominations are now open for its Third Annual North America Cinema Awards (NACA) presented in partnership with Celluloid Junkie.

Oct 11, 2022 ICTA and the Cinema Foundation Form Partnership
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The International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) and The Cinema Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to foster and maintain professional and business relationships among their members and all segments of the motion picture industry, disseminate technical industry information through educational programming, and evaluate and improve technical industry standards.

Jun 13, 2022 ICTA Announcement of 2022 EMEA Award Winners
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The International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) today announced the 2022 winners of the ICTA EMEA Awards, celebrating technological leadership, design and innovation in the cinema exhibition sector. The award winners are Le Grand Rex, Paris (Classic Cinema of the Year), UGC Ciné Cité Part-Dieu, Lyon (New Build Cinema of the Year) and Cineworld, Belfast (Best Cinema Refurbishment of the Year). Rolv Gjestland of Film & Kino Norway will be presented with a special recognition award to celebrate his contributions to cinema design, presentation excellence and international collaboration in cinema.



The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) represents the interests of cinema trade associations and cinema operators covering 37 countries in Europe and neighboring regions.​ ​


Recent News:
May 6, 2024 Kinepolis to Receive 2024 Milestone Award
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KINEPOLIS Group NV, the Belgian company operating 109 cinemas and 1,131 screens worldwide, has been named as the 2024 recipient of the CineEurope Milestone Award, given in recognition of its outstanding accomplishments within European cinema exhibition. The Award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 20 June at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.

Jun 19, 2023 Celebrating European Cinema at CineEurope 2023
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Welcoming delegates at the opening ceremony of this year’s CineEurope, Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte, President and CEO respectively of the European cinema trade grouping UNIC, today celebrated the unique appeal of the Big Screen experience.

May 24, 2023 Cinionic Named Official Cinema Projection Provider Of CineEurope 2023
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Cinionic, the global leader in laser cinema technology, has partnered with the Film Expo Group to become the Official Cinema Projection Provider of CineEurope for the fifth year in a row. All projection equipment in the CCIB Auditorium will be supplied by Cinionic, powering the studio product presentations and screenings with Laser Projection by Cinionic.

Apr 5, 2023 Hans-Joachim Flebbe to Receive 2023 UNIC Achievement Award
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HANS-JOACHIM FLEBBE, Founder and Managing Director of Astor Film Lounge and Zoo Palast, has been named as the 2023 recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The Award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 22 June at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.

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CineEurope 2024, has been scheduled for June 17-20, 2024 in Barcelona. 

CineEurope promises to bring you another year with the very best in exclusive studio screenings and product presentations, cinematic technologies and innovations and educational seminars to keep your business on top of industry trends.

Recent News:
May 6, 2024 Kinepolis to Receive 2024 Milestone Award
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KINEPOLIS Group NV, the Belgian company operating 109 cinemas and 1,131 screens worldwide, has been named as the 2024 recipient of the CineEurope Milestone Award, given in recognition of its outstanding accomplishments within European cinema exhibition. The Award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 20 June at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.

Jun 19, 2023 Celebrating European Cinema at CineEurope 2023
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Welcoming delegates at the opening ceremony of this year’s CineEurope, Phil Clapp and Laura Houlgatte, President and CEO respectively of the European cinema trade grouping UNIC, today celebrated the unique appeal of the Big Screen experience.

May 24, 2023 Cinionic Named Official Cinema Projection Provider Of CineEurope 2023
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Cinionic, the global leader in laser cinema technology, has partnered with the Film Expo Group to become the Official Cinema Projection Provider of CineEurope for the fifth year in a row. All projection equipment in the CCIB Auditorium will be supplied by Cinionic, powering the studio product presentations and screenings with Laser Projection by Cinionic.

Apr 5, 2023 Hans-Joachim Flebbe to Receive 2023 UNIC Achievement Award
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HANS-JOACHIM FLEBBE, Founder and Managing Director of Astor Film Lounge and Zoo Palast, has been named as the 2023 recipient of the UNIC Achievement Award, given each year in recognition of outstanding dedication and service to European cinema exhibition. The Award will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 22 June at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.



CineAsia 2024 has been scheduled for Dec 9-12, 2024 in Bangkok.  

The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professional come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.  

Recent News:
Nov 2, 2020 Film Expo Group and Presenting Sponsor, Cinionic, Announce the 2020 CineAsia On-Line Schedule of Events
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The Film Expo Group and presenting sponsor Cinionic, the Barco, CGS, and ALPD cinema joint venture, are pleased to announce the 2020 CineAsia Conference & Trade Show Schedule of Events. In consideration of COVID-19, this year’s convention is entirely online, running November 4 & 5, 2020.

Feb 6, 2020 Cineasia Reclaims Bangkok as Site for Cineasia 2020
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The Film Expo Group is pleased to officially announce that CineAsia is relocating to Bangkok, Thailand from 7-10, December, 2020. The venue will be the Royal Paragon Halls at the Siam Paragon Mall with screenings and presentations at the Paragon Cinema.

Jul 24, 2019 Dinh Thi Thanh Huong to Receive Distributor of the Year at CineAsia 2019
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Dinh Thi Thanh Huong, Vice Chairwoman of Galaxy Media and Entertainment JSC will receive the “Distributor of the Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong.

Jun 26, 2019 Lumière Pavilions to Receive “Exhibitor of the Year” Award at CineAsia
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Lumière Pavilions will receive the “Exhibitor of the Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong. The award will be accepted by Jimmy Wu, Founder, Chairman and CEO and Jane Shao, Founder, President of Lumière Pavilions.



CinemaCon 2024 will be held April 8-11 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  Check the links below for the latest information. 

Recent News:
Nov 29, 2023 Classic Cinemas’ Chris Johnson to Receive 2024 NATO Marquee Award at CinemaCon®
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The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) will honor Chris Johnson, CEO of Classic Cinemas, with the 2024 NATO Marquee Award during next year’s CinemaCon, Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon, announced today.

Nov 6, 2020 CinemaCon 2021 Moves to August 23-26
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CinemaCon 2021, originally scheduled for April 26-29 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, has been rescheduled for August 23-26, 2021, it was announced today by CinemaCon Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser.

Mar 11, 2020 Statement Regarding Cancellation of CinemaCon 2020
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It is with great regret we are announcing the cancellation of CinemaCon 2020.

Mar 13, 2019 Susie Beiersdorf, Vice President of Sales, Cinema - the Americas, Christie, to Receive Inter-Society’s Ken Mason Award
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Cinema-industry veteran Susie Beiersdorf, Vice President of Sales, Cinema – The Americas, Christie, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Ken Mason Inter-Society Award. The Ken Mason Award honors an individual who has made outstanding long-term contributions leading to the overall improvement of the motion picture experience. The announcement was made today by Paul Holliman, President, The Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation, Inc. Beiersdorf will receive the award at a ceremony held at CinemaCon in Las Vegas on April 4.



ShowEast 2024 is scheduled to be held in Miami from Oct (date TBD) at Loews Miami Beach, features a range of exclusive product presentations and screenings from both Independent and Major Hollywood studios to help you make important programming decisions for the 4th quarter box office.

ShowEast’s International program draws a large contingency of Latin and South American delegates – more than any other convention of its kind.

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Oct 17, 2019 Christie’s Jack Kline inducted into the ShowEast Hall of Fame
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Jack Kline, current advisor and former Chairman, President and CEO of Christie, today, was inducted into the annual ShowEast Hall of Fame. An honor which pays tribute to a select band of film industry veterans, the inductees are hand-picked by an all-industry executive committee. Kline’s induction ceremony took place at a special gala luncheon held on October 17, the final day of ShowEast 2019.


Oct 10, 2019 Women in Exhibition (WIE) Builds Momentum at ShowEast 2019
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Women in Exhibition (WIE) that launched during last month’s mid-western Geneva Convention, where founding members led a panel on women’s leadership, are excited to expand their industry outreach heading into this year’s ShowEast, October 14-17, 2019.    

Oct 26, 2018 CJ 4DPLEX Wins 2018 ShowEast “Innovator of the Year” for ScreenX
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CJ 4DPLEX (www.cj4dx.com), the world's leading cinema technology company, announced today that the Film Expo Group has selected the company for the ShowEast “Innovator of the Year.” The organization will present the award and honor Brandon Choi, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX America, as a part of the ShowEast Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 25 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.


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Hollywood—Mar 12, 2008

Empire Theatres Limited Chooses Kodak to Expand Digital Installations

Canadian exhibitor extends working relationship with Kodak to 15 sites

Kodak announced today that it has signed an agreement to install the proven Kodak Digital Cinema Content Player JMN3000 on 15 Empire Theatres Limited screens in six Canadian provinces.  The installations, which are being completed, include connectivity to Kodak’s Network Operations Center for remote service monitoring, as well as integration with Empire’s audio and automation systems.

The Kodak systems will be used for 2D as well as 3D presentations, with most premiering Disney’s digital 3D ‘Hannah Montana / Miley Cyrus:  Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour’ when distribution expands to other Canadian screens in mid-March.  Empire Theatres is the second largest and fastest-growing film exhibition company in Canada with 397 screens in 15 sites across the country.

“Working with the Empire team is an invigorating experience,” said Jose Rosario, sales representative for Kodak Digital Cinema in the US and Canada.  “They’ve used Kodak systems in two of their sites for several months, testing the reliability of our technology and the speed and completeness of our response.  They set high standards, so it’s great to be passing their tests.”

“Our technical people recognize the quality of the Kodak solution,” said Kevin MacLeod, executive vice president of Empire Theatres. “Our managers appreciate the functionality.  Our procurement group values the relationship.  Kodak has taken a true partnership approach to working with us, through listening and effectively managing our account.

According to MacLeod, Empire regularly monitors emerging technologies for application in their business and they see the value of digital projection both in terms of cost savings and revenue growth.  “We see opportunities for improving the quality of the on-screen presentation and the guest experience -- while providing a more efficient use of labour,” he says,

The Kodak system being installed is currently in use worldwide by 32 exhibition chains in 14 countries.  Although Empire is using it in the standalone mode, it can also be connected to the Kodak Theatre Management System which enables cinema managers to more fully automate their complexes.

“But all of Empire’s new digital screens will be connected to the Kodak network,” said Rosario, “so we will monitor the health of system components, taking an automatic heartbeat every five seconds.  If potential problems come up, we can usually diagnose them and fix them before the cinema even knows they exist.”

“As a mid-sized circuit, we like to work with suppliers whose solutions are cost-effective -- and whose technical resources can supplement those we have in-house,” said MacLeod.  “Kodak has proven to be a valued partner and we’re excited to take this next step together in our plan to maximize the value of digital cinema in the neighbourhoods we serve.”



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