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Seoul and New York—Mar 18, 2016

4DX Continues Expansion in Latin America with Openings in the Caribbean Islands

4DX and Caribbean Cinemas open First 4DX Theatre in Puerto Rico and Second in the Dominican Republic
CJ 4DPLEX, the world’s first 4D cinema company, announced that it has entered into a new partnership with Caribbean Cinemas. The agreement will bring 4DX technology to two movie theatres in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. With these openings, 4DX will be available in the Caribbean Islands for the first time.
 
Caribbean Cinemas, the largest motion picture exhibitor in the Caribbean Islands, runs their 57 theaters with a total of 463 screens in the Caribbean Islands, including Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago, Aruba, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, St. Croix and Guyana.
 
The first 4DX location for Caribbean Cinemas is scheduled to open in this May and will be at the Montehiedra Towne Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, which was recently renovated to be equipped with high-end cinema technologies. Caribbean Cinemas next plans to open the second 4DX location at VIP Multiplex in Dominican Republic.
 
“As a theatre chain that prides itself on being cutting edge, we are very excited to be partnering with CJ 4DPLEX and offer the immersive five-sense cinematic experience to our customers with these two launches. We've learn that state-of-the-art facilities, new building, remodeled facilities and new technology are drivers for attendance.” said Caribbean Cinemas CEO, Robert Carrady.

“We are very excited to bring 4DX to the Caribbean in partnership with Caribbean Cinemas. Based on our experience in other Latin America countries, we are confident that launching with Caribbean Cinemas will be a chance for us to broaden our market share in the industry.”

As of March 2016, 4DX reaches 229 auditoriums in 37 countries, with a goal to add 200 4DX auditoriums in 2016. 4DX has been operating in over 9 countries across Latin America – Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Guatemala, Venezuela, Costa Rica and Panama. With these openings, 4DX anticipates to break more ground in Latin America.
  

About CJ 4DPLEX: CJ 4DPLEX is the world’s first 4D cinema company, headquartered in Seoul with international offices in Los Angeles and Beijing. The company created 4DX, the first and leading 4D cinema technology for feature films, providing moviegoers with an immersive cinematic experience that utilizes all five senses, allowing the audience to connect with movies through motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, scents, and other special effects that enhance the visuals on-screen. CJ 4DPLEX brings 4DX auditoriums to exhibition partners along with 4DX codes for both major Hollywood blockbusters and local titles. Each auditorium incorporates motion-based seating synchronized with more than 20 different effects and optimized by a team of skilled editors, maximizing the feeling of immersion within the movie, beyond the limits of audio and video. Since 2009, more than 480 Hollywood titles have been screened in 4DX. As of December 2017, more than 57,000 4DX seats operate in 475 auditoriums spanning 57 countries. CJ 4DPLEX was named a Most Innovative Company of 2017 in Live Events by Fast Company. CJ 4DPLEX Directory page About Caribbean Cinemas: Caribbean Cinemas was founded in 1969 in Puerto Rico and is the largest motion picture exhibitor in the Caribbean Islands, operating 57 theaters with a total of 463 screens, including Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Aruba, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, St. Croix, Trinidad and Guyana.  Over 18 million people visit their theaters annually. Their goal is to provide the best entertainment in the best environment by always incorporating the latest trends and innovations available in the movie theater industry. Caribbean Cinemas believes that state-of-the-art facilities, new buildings, remodeled facilities and new technology are drivers for attendance. Caribbean Cinemas Directory page

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