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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.





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.



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.



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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.

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 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 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.



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 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. 

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 www.cineasia.com.



CinemaCon 2022 has been scheduled for April 25 - 28, 2022 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.



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.


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Gilbert, Ariz., USA—Jun 24, 2015

Severtson Supplies FatCats with Multiple Custom Cinema Projection Screens in New Arizona Location

As the Company’s Sixth Family Entertainment Location Nationwide, the New Gilbert, Ariz. Property Hosts Six Movie Theaters, Consisting of Silver 3D, Higher Gain White, and Standard Matte White Severtson Cinema Screens
Severtson Screens, a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the commercial, cinema, entertainment, home theater, education, house of worship, and pro AV markets, is pleased to announce that it has supplied FatCats (www.fatcatsfun.com) with custom cinema projection screens for the family entertainment company’s new Gilbert, Ariz. location’s six movie theater auditoriums. The FatCats Gilbert location opened June 15.
 
“We ship our screens internationally for renowned world-class cinemas, as well as for local installations literally down the street from our headquarters and production facilities here in Arizona," said Toby Severtson, CEO of Severtson Screens. “FatCats is a terrific environment for the entire family, and we are proud to help our local economy and customer base by being a part of such a great venue.”
 
The FatCats’ Gilbert, Ariz. location includes a state-of-the-art bowling center and the new “Pizini” restaurant to complement the facility’s six theaters, which offers luxury seating and features first run films. The center also provides additional entertainment featuring a nine-hole Mini Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Course and a cutting edge arcade/redemption center.
 
The Gilbert location’s Severtson Screens installation consists of two Silver 3D screens (38-feet and 46-feet wide), three higher gain white screens (42-feet wide), and one standard matte white screen (25-feet wide), all specified and installed by Fountain Valley, Calif.-based Moving Image Technologies (MIT), a major manufacturer and installer of equipment to the Motion Picture Exhibit industry. Gilbert is the second location that MIT has worked with FatCats on for its projectors, sound systems, seats, and curtains, along with specifying and installing the cinema screens.
 
“Although this project consists of just one 58,000 square foot property, FatCats required multiple screens with different specifications for its six movie theaters, and so we needed a trusted screen manufacturer that could provide exactly what was called for in a timely fashion,” explained Jerry Van De Rydt, president of MIT’s Rydt Entertainment Division.  “Not only did Severtson Screens custom build every screen to exact requirements, the screens are manufactured just a few miles away, making this installation one of the easiest and most satisfying we’ve ever done.”
 
In 2001, the doors opened for the very first FatCats in Salt Lake City, Utah, featuring state-of-the-art bowling, billiards, arcades, movie theaters, great food, and family entertainment under one roof. Since then, FatCats has grown to six locations across four states, and each location hosts corporate, family, school, and charitable events, as well.
 
“The FatCats mantra is ‘All Out Fun!’, and we take great pride in providing our customers with a great experience every time they walk through our doors,” said Jeff Jacobson, FatCats COO. “Part of that experience is world-class movie theaters, and Severtson Screens provided exactly what we were looking for. Besides a great product, Severtson’s customer service is exceptional. They were with us and Moving Image Technologies every step of the way, and we could not be happier with the result.”
 
Approaching its 30th anniversary in 2016, Severtson Corporation continues to be a global leader in innovation and quality. The Severtson family’s extensive experience in manufacturing small home theater screens and large cinema screens has given Severtson Corporation the expertise to meet the needs of the professional and consumer AV markets for both indoor applications as well as large outdoor venues.
 
With its three Arizona-based production facilities and its state-of-the-art robotic application system, Severtson has massive production capabilities and an unusually wide array of screens. The screens range in size from massive movie theaters, comfortable home theaters, and everything in between. 
 
For more information, please call 480-610-5155, email sales@severtsonscreens.com, or visit www.severtsonscreens.comor www.severtsonscreens.com/certifications.
 
About Severtson Screens
Arizona-based Severtson Screens, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2011, is an award-winning global leader in innovative and quality projection screens in the home theater, pro AV, and cinema markets. Its low rejection rate coupled with the high quality of all its products has made Severtson Corporation the industry standard for quality and customer service worldwide.
 
From its unlikely origins in the family kitchen to today's three modern production facilities, Severtson Corporation has remained committed to the principles of innovation and uncompromising quality that have made them who they are today.
 
About Moving iMage Technologies
Moving Image Technologies is a manufacturer of standard and custom designed equipment and a high-level distributor of technology and equipment to the Motion Picture industry. MIT offers a wide range of products and services, such as custom engineering, systems design, integration and installation, digital technology solutions for 3D, digital cinema, and audio visual integration. MIT also offers turnkey FFE solutions for new construction and remodels through the Rydt Entertainment Systems Division, to include procurement, design, consulting, installation and project management. MIT is based in 28,000 sq ft facilities in Fountain Valley, Calif., where corporate offices, engineering & manufacturing, distribution, and integration are housed, as well as service and support divisions. 
 
About FatCats
FatCats is a family entertainment center! Our six centers are located in Utah, Colorado, Idaho, and Arizona. At FatCats we pride ourselves on creating experiences that bring you back! At FatCats, the entire family can have all out fun under one roof because of our large variety of attractions for all ages. FatCats has bowling of course, but we also have a full service arcade, glow golf and a snack bar with awesome food!  There’s something for everyone at FatCats. Want to listen to top 40 music and bowl under the disco lights? Then Thunder Alley is the place you want to be. Every night FatCats turns the lights down and pumps up the entertainment! Planning a corporate party? Stop by our events office and book your party today. We also have many different birthday packages to fit any budget. FatCats birthday parties are tailored for all ages and event specialists take care of the planning for you! www.fatcatsfun.com


About Severtson Screens: Founded in 1986, San Tan Valley, Ariz.-based Severtson Screens is an award-winning global leader in revolutionary and quality projection screens in the cinema, home theater, and pro AV markets. From its unlikely origins in the family kitchen to today's modern campus encompassing multiple production operations, Severtson Corporation has remained committed to the principles of innovation and uncompromising quality that have made them who they are today... the industry standard for excellence and unsurpassed customer service worldwide. Severtson Screens Directory page

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