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Strong Cinema, a segment of Ballantyne Strong, Inc., consists of:

Strong Technical Services (STS) that offers a comprehensive suite of cinema-focused services, including installation, maintenance, and technical support, to exhibitors throughout the United States.

Strong/MDI Screen Systems Inc. one of the world's leading cinema screen manufacturers that produces and sells specialty screens, screen support structures, and other film exhibition equipment for customers globally.  

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 that meet the highly demanding performance, security and reliability requirements established by motion picture studios.

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.

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.

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These days, it’s no longer just about technology, it’s about experiences – WOW experiences. We are a team of cinema and technology experts from around the globe – Barco, ALPD, and CGS – who help you in creating surprising experiences.  We combine innovative cinema technologies with our unique and comprehensive service models to guarantee your peace of mind. So you can focus on new ways to surprise and delight your customers for years to come. Together, we engage to deliver a world-class cinema experience - the one you’ve been waiting for.

SHARP NEC Display Solutions’ Digital Cinema Projector Series offers the most comprehensive digital cinema solution on the market today. These 3D-capable models enable theaters to deliver stunning digital images regardless of screen size, while simplifying theater management and reducing costs. All of SHARP NEC's digital cinema projectors meet DCI specifications for performance and reliability, meeting the requirements of today’s cinema industry. SHARP NEC also offers full digital signage solutions, highlighted by its award-winning 32”-98” LCD displays, multimedia projectors and desktop monitors for lobbies, concessions and concourses.

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. 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.

QSC is the global leader in cinema signal processing, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for all applications within today's modern cinema entertainment center. Our “SystemSynergy” design approach ensures that the entire system, from source to sound, delivers an audio experience as intended by the filmmakers. Beyond cinema audio for the movies, QSC also provides complete audio systems with network control and monitoring for other areas in the cinema entertainment complex, such as lobbies, concession, food service, arcades, and bowling centers.

Industry Partners

For more than a century, the people of SMPTE (pronounced “simp-tee”) have sorted out the details of many significant advances in media and entertainment technology, from the introduction of “talkies” and color television to HD and UHD (4K, 8K) TV. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has received an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards for its work in advancing moving-imagery engineering across the industry. 

The Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation, Inc. promotes interactive dialogue and information exchange between cinema-related entities with the goal of resolving issues affecting the overall cinema presentation. Founded in 1978 by Eastman Kodak VP Ken Mason, membership is composed of its four charter trade organizations - International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA), the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) - along with over 40 member companies, made up of trade organizations, motion picture studios, exhibition companies, manufacturers, technical consultants, and other industry stakeholders.

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.​ ​

The EDCF is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation that aims to act as a "Forum" to discuss key issues surrounding Digital Cinema in Europe. The purpose of EDCF is to provide a basis of common understanding across all European territories of the business and technical matters of digital cinema. 

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.

Shows & Events

CineAsia 2022 has been scheduled for Dec 5-8, 2022 in Bangkok.  Check links for more information.  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.  Additional information on CineAsia can be found at

ShowEast 2022 scheduled to be held in Miami from Oct 17-20, 2022 at Fontainebleau 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.  Powerhouse seminars offer valuable insight from top executives on the latest industry trends and concerns; while our EXPO experience offers delegates a glance at the latest and best technologies, entertainment, services, comforts, and conveniences to make their theatres must-attend destinations.  ShowEast’s International program draws a large contingency of Latin and South American delegates – more than any other convention of its kind. A one and a half day program dedicated to the latest content and concerns and within this rising region.

CinemaCon 2023 has been scheduled for 24-27 April 2023 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  Check the links below for the latest information. 

CineEurope 2022, has been scheduled for June 20-23, 2022 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.

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MORRISTOWN, N.J.,—Jul 6, 2009

Cinedigm to Live Broadcast Michael Jackson Memorial Service to Theatres in its Digital Cinema Nationwide Network

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (Cinedigm) (NASDAQ: CIDM) and AEG Network LIVE announced today that they are partnering to bring Michael Jackson’s Memorial Service to Cinedigm digital cinema equipped theatres in 31 states live on Tuesday, July 7 at 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern.  The live feed direct from the Staples Center in HD Digital Cinema with stereo sound will be made possible via Cinedigm’s nationwide CineLive™ digital cinema network of theatres and will be commercial free in all theatres. 
Cinedigm is currently working with theatres in 31 states to secure their participation in the live broadcast.  The current list of confirmed venues is as follows: (below)
Updates to this list will be provided throughout today and tomorrow morning on
Limited tickets to attend are free and will be available online for most locations on a first-come-first-serve basis.  
“We are truly honored to use Cinedigm’s national digital cinema network to acknowledge and share this momentous event with moviegoers across the nation,” Cinedigm Chairman and CEO, Bud Mayo said.  “Our deepest sympathies go to the Jackson family and to the millions of mourners who will join us in saying farewell to a great icon. We feel certain Michael would have appreciated the technology that makes an experience like this bigger than life-just the way he was,” he added.

“Bringing fans together in cinemas allows them to participate in the historic passing of Michael Jackson as part of a community.  We are pleased to be providing that opportunity,” said John Rubey, president, AEG Network LIVE.  “We appreciate the permission of AEG Network LIVE and the Jackson family to bring the service to theatres.” 

Jonathan Dern, president of Cinedigm’s Content and Entertainment Group, said, “This LIVE broadcast is in recognition of a music legend and acknowledgment of his historic impact on our lives.   We are proud to play a role in broadcasting this memorial service and we appreciate the permission of the Jackson family to bring this important and special event to movie theatres.”

 Wynnsong 16
 725 Schillinger Road
 Little Rock
 Rave Colonel Glenn 18
 18 Colonel Glenn Plaza Drive
 Los Angeles
 Mann Chinese 6
 6801 Hollywood Blvd.
 Krikorian 12-Monrovia
 410 South Myrtle Ave
 Galaxy 10-Tulare
 1575 Retherford Street
 Colorado Springs
 Chapel Hills 15
 1710 Briargate Blvd.
 Rave Bayou 15
 5149 Bayou Blvd.
 Carmike 15
 5555 Whitlesey Parkway
 Carmike Conyers Crossroads 16
 1536 Dogwood Dr SE
 Carmike Wynnsong 11-Savannah
 1150 Shawnee St.
 Carmike Wynnsong 16-Johnston
 5233 NW 84th St.
 Beverly Center 18
 910 Meijers Drive
 Carmike Market Square 10
 2160 Sycamore Rd
 East 18 Evansville
 4250 W Jefferson Blvd
 Seth Childs 12
 2610 Farm Bureau
 NCG Lansing Eastwood
 2500 Showtime Drive
 Carmike University 8-Warrensburg
 727 N. Charles
 Carmike 10-Missoula
 3640 Mullan Road
 Carmike 10-Asheville
 299-1 Swannanoa River Road
 Carmike Market Fair 15
 1916 Skibo Road
 Carmike 16-Jacksonville
 350 Western Blvd.
 Marquee Wakefield 12
 10600 Common Oak Drive
 Las Cruces
 Telshor 12 (Las Cruces, NM)
 2811 North Telshore Blvd.
 Las Vegas
 Rave Town Square 18
 6857 Las Vegas Blvd South
 Pavillion Digital Showcase Theatre
 188 Prospect Park W
 New York
 260 West 23rd Street
 New Hartford
 Marquee Orchard 14-New Hartford
 20 Ellinwood Drive.
 Thoroughbred 20
 636 Frazier Drive
 Johnson City
 Johnson City 14
 1805 North Roan Street
 Carmike 9-Dyersburg
 528 Green Village Shopping Ctr.
 Carmike Wynnsong 16-Knoxville
 200 North Peters Road
 Galaxy Highland 10
 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd
 Carmike 20
 3003 S. Expressway 281
 RMP North East Mall 18
 1101 Melbourne Rd
 Carmike 10
 4494 Electric Road
 Marquee Southpoint 9
 5800 Southpoint Boulevard
 Marquee Southridge 12
 331 Southridge Boulevard

About Cinedigm: Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers. The Company partners with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country. Cinedigm's digital cinema deployment organization, state of the art distributor and exhibition software, and marketing and distribution platform for alternative content and independent films are a cornerstone of the industry's digital cinema transformation. With the April acquisition of New Video, the world's largest aggregator of independent digital content and leading distributor of quality entertainment, CIDM has created a new full service end-to-end digital studio, enabling the Company to acquire and distribute independent films and specialty content both theatrically and via digital, mobile and home media platforms. Cinedigm Directory page

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