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Sterling, Virginia—Nov 4, 2011

Arclight Cinemas Selects GDC Servers for Digital Deployment

GDC Technology (“GDC Tech”), a world leading digital cinema solution provider, is pleased to announce today it has reached a server supply agreement with the innovative ArcLight Cinemas (“ArcLight”). GDC Tech’s SX-2000A Digital Cinema Servers with Integrated Media Block (IMB) will be installed throughout ArcLight’s cinemas, launching the advanced digital capabilities of each unique site. To date 48 systems have been installed in four different locations. Under the new server agreement, ACS Enterprises Inc. (“ACS”) will supply and install GDC digital cinema servers.
 
Created and opened by Pacific Theatres in the spring of 2002, ArcLight represents an exciting evolution in the movie-going experience. ArcLight Cinema’s signature amenities including “black box” auditoriums, extra-wide seats with double armrests, stadium seating, digital projection and a wide variety of dynamic programming ranging from the newest Hollywood blockbusters to independent art house fare, cult favorites and classics, and 21+ screenings, making it one of the most popular destinations for discerning moviegoers. ArcLight operates 61 screens at four locations in Southern California, with Hollywood boasting the historic and unique Cinerama Dome – one of only three such theaters in the world today.
 
“In making this important transition, we wanted to ensure the new technology would support our goal of providing the best possible movie going experience for our guests.  We chose GDC Tech because of their excellent customer support and reliable servers that are rich in features that met our requirements.” said Joe Miraglia, director of design, construction & facilities of ArcLight. “GDC Tech has an excellent technical support team which is extremely reliable, and that, for us, is the most basic foundation for a successful new relationship.”
 
“ACS is very proud of our partnership with the ArcLight and Pacific Theatres family, and its choice of ACS for its digital cinema conversion,” said Jose Alvarado, CEO of ACS. “And we’re grateful to GDC Tech for assisting our client throughout this entire process.”
 
“We’re very excited to be selected by a pioneering company such as ArcLight. This new partnership shows that we’re a reliable choice to provide the highest-quality technology for even the most innovative clients,” said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, founder and CEO of GDC Tech. “We’re confident that this new relationship will take us to new heights of cinema evolution, and we truly appreciate ArcLight’s decision.”
 


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Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Hong Kong, GDC Technology Limited (“GDC Technology”) is a leading global digital cinema solutions provider with a 20-year history of first to market innovations.  GDC Technology has the largest installed base of media servers and TMS (“Theatre Management System”) in the Asia-Pacific region and the second-largest globally. One out of three cinemas in the world uses GDC products. GDC Technology holds numerous patents globally, including in USA and China. Today, GDC has presence in 13 offices and 37 local service centers* worldwide. 

*33 GDC service centers and 4 outsourced service centers in Europe

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About ArcLight Cinemas: ArcLight Cinemas, created by Pacific Theatres, a privately owned, Los Angeles based company with 60 years of theatrical exhibition history throughout California, Hawaii and Washington is a premiere moviegoing experience with an unparalleled commitment to bringing a variety of rich cinematic content to moviegoers in all markets. ArcLight Cinemas operates seven theaters in California including Hollywood, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, El Segundo, Santa Monica, Culver City and La Jolla, as well as theaters in Bethesda, MD, Chicago and Glenview, IL, with a new location in Boston for 2019. ArcLight also owns and operates the historic Cinerama Dome and programs the TCL Chinese Theatre and IMAX in Hollywood. Pacific Theatres currently operates theaters in Los Angeles that include The Grove and The Americana at Brand in Glendale, CA. ArcLight Cinemas Directory page
About ACS Enterprises Inc.: ACS Enterprises Inc. (ACS), located in Pomona, California, offers a wide-range of comprehensive services for the motion picture industry. With over 150 years of combined experience in the motion picture industry, the ACS Team offers extensive experience in construction, engineering, procurement, and facility maintenance, creating a unique one stop solution for motion picture company needs. ACS Enterprises Inc. Directory page

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