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Apr 16, 2024 Supercines Opens New 10-Screen Multiplex in Ecuador with Christie Cinema Solutions
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Supercines, Ecuador’s largest cinema chain, has just opened the 10-screen multiplex Supercines Orellana, which has been equipped with Christie® cinema solutions, including RGB pure laser projectors, Christie Vive Audio® and LCD digital signage displays. T&T Cinema LLC supplied and installed all Christie equipment in the new complex.

Apr 11, 2024 CGR Cinemas Continues Upgrades with the Addition of 100 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projectors
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CGR Cinemas, the second largest cinema chain in France and the first cinema operator in EMEA to install Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors, continues its cinema upgrades with Christie RGB pure laser projectors, the most energy-efficient projection solution for cinemas on the market.

Apr 11, 2024 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projector Lights Up Infinite Screen at Le Grand Rex
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A Christie® CP2415-RGB pure laser projector is powering spectacular screenings in the new INFINITE room at the storied French cinema, Le Grand Rex.

Apr 9, 2024 Christie Cinema Projectors Power the New Chilean Multiplex Muvix Talca
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Chilean cinema chain Muvix has equipped all seven theatres of its new multiplex in Talca, Chile with CineLife+™ cinema projectors.

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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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Morristown, N.J.,—Nov 30, 2005

Dreamworks is Newest Studio to Support Christie/AIX’s Digital Cinema Funding Plan

Studio Makes its Films Available to DCI-Compliant Digital Systems
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc. ("AccessIT") (AMEX:AIX) and DreamWorks SKG (“DreamWorks”) said today DreamWorks will give full support to exhibitors participating in Christie/AIX’s digital cinema rollout by releasing future films in digital format. DreamWorks is the fifth and latest studio agreeing to provide its content for digital distribution and projection and to fund exhibitor adoption of DCI-compliant hardware. The studio’s productions will be made available to all exhibitors currently deploying systems under the Christie/AIX’s 4,000-screen national rollout plan, starting with the first 150 digital cinema projection systems expected to be installed by December 31, 2005.

Jim Tharp, Head of Distribution at DreamWorks, commented: “DreamWorks was founded to deliver audiences with ground-breaking forms of entertainment. The use of new techniques and technologies has been central to our efforts and digital cinema, with its astonishing visuals, adds to DreamWorks’ ability to provide audiences with exciting new entertainment experiences. Having worked with the talented teams at AccessIT and with Christie Digital Systems, we are confident they understand our business needs, the needs of exhibitors, and, most importantly, the needs of movie-goers.”

“We are pleased to expand our longtime relationship with Jim and the team at DreamWorks through the signing of this agreement,” added Bud Mayo, chairman and chief executive officer of AccessIT. “DreamWorks was an early supporter of digital content distribution, entrusting AccessIT with the digital release of such major movies as ‘Madagascar,’ ‘Collateral’ and ‘Shark Tale’ and we look forward to continuing our work together in the expanding digital era.”

Based on the recent distribution agreements signed with Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal and Sony, the company has already begun an initial deployment of DLP Cinema® systems in theatres in Detroit, Michigan, owned by Emagine Entertainment, Inc. and at multiple locations in San Diego and Riverside County (CA) multiplexes owned by Ultrastar Theaters, Inc.

The level of support from Hollywood’s major studios has enabled AccessIT to expand its total planned installations from 2,500 to 4,000 screens. Disney, Fox, Universal, Sony and DreamWorks will help finance exhibitors’ transition to digital technology by paying virtual print fees to Christie/AIX for each film projected on Christie/AIX-funded hardware. The company is also continuing late-stage negotiations with a number of other studios and independent distributors for their participation in the plan.

Jack Kline, President and COO of Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., commented: "With this commitment to release future movies in digital format, DreamWorks’ continues its tradition of providing groundbreaking entertainment experiences. Coupled with our proven DLP Cinema® technology, audiences will be able to enjoy the best viewing experience available in the world today.”

Under the Christie/AIX funding plan, participating exhibitors will receive complete digital cinema systems at no cost other than a project management fee and a standard 10-year maintenance contract with Christie similar to existing film maintenance agreements. The Christie/AIX-funded deployment of Christie DLP Cinema® projectors also includes media players and a central “library” server plus two-way satellite communications and data storage equipment. The central servers feature AccessIT’s unique vendor-neutral Theater Command Centre (“TCC”) software, which allows all digitally-equipped screens in a multiplex to be networked, simplifying theater operations through centralized content management, scheduling, and reporting.


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About Christie: Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ushio Inc., Japan (JP: 6925). Christie revolutionized the movie industry with the launch of digital cinema projection, and since 1929 has embraced innovation and broken many technology barriers. Our technology, paired with the support of professional services to design, deploy and maintain installations, inspires exceptional experiences. Christie solutions are used around the world, from the largest mega-events to the smallest boardrooms, and include advanced RGB pure laser projection, SDVoE technology, content management, image processing, and LED and LCD displays. Visit www.christiedigital.com. Christie Directory page Christie Web Site
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
About Dreamworks: Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen launched DreamWorks SKG in October 1994. Their vision was to create an artist-friendly studio to develop, produce and distribute superior film and music entertainment that would inspire and delight audiences worldwide. DreamWorks SKG is now a leading producer of live-action motion pictures, animated feature films, network, and cable television programming, home video and DVD entertainment and consumer products. Dreamworks Directory page

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Apr 16, 2024 Supercines Opens New 10-Screen Multiplex in Ecuador with Christie Cinema Solutions
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Supercines, Ecuador’s largest cinema chain, has just opened the 10-screen multiplex Supercines Orellana, which has been equipped with Christie® cinema solutions, including RGB pure laser projectors, Christie Vive Audio® and LCD digital signage displays. T&T Cinema LLC supplied and installed all Christie equipment in the new complex.

Apr 11, 2024 CGR Cinemas Continues Upgrades with the Addition of 100 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projectors
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CGR Cinemas, the second largest cinema chain in France and the first cinema operator in EMEA to install Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors, continues its cinema upgrades with Christie RGB pure laser projectors, the most energy-efficient projection solution for cinemas on the market.

Apr 11, 2024 Christie RGB Pure Laser Projector Lights Up Infinite Screen at Le Grand Rex
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A Christie® CP2415-RGB pure laser projector is powering spectacular screenings in the new INFINITE room at the storied French cinema, Le Grand Rex.

Apr 9, 2024 Christie Cinema Projectors Power the New Chilean Multiplex Muvix Talca
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Chilean cinema chain Muvix has equipped all seven theatres of its new multiplex in Talca, Chile with CineLife+™ cinema projectors.

Apr 9, 2024 Kiwi Center Relies on the Bright and Powerful Performance of CINITY
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Christie® is pleased to share that Switzerland’s Kiwi Center has recently installed a Christie CP4435-RGB laser projector as part of a CINITY Cinema System in its PLF auditorium. The system was installed by ECCO Cine Supply & Service.

Apr 8, 2024 World First for Pathé Tuschinski with Christie Mystique Cinema Software
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Amsterdam’s Pathé Royal Theater Tuschinski, rated the world’s number one theatre by TimeOut.com on its centenary in 2021, has addressed a perennial keystoning issue in its main auditorium with Christie Mystique™ Cinema alignment software.

Apr 4, 2024 Christie and Santikos Entertainment Enter an Exclusive Agreement to Acquire Christie Cinema Projectors for the Grand Theatre and Amstar Cinema Locations
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Texas-based Santikos Entertainment, North America's eighth largest cinema circuit, has agreed with Christie to acquire its latest RGB pure laser and RBe digital cinema projectors with Series 4 electronics along with the new DCI-compliant Series 4- IMB.
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