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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.



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.



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.



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.





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.  





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.



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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.



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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.



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 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. 

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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.



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.


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Seoul—Aug 25, 2016

4DX Expanding Deeper into the Colombian Market Through the New Strategic Alliance with Royal Films

4DX Presence Ever-growing in the LATAM Region with the Recent Success in the Caribbean Islands Openings
CJ 4DPLEX, the world’s first 4D cinema company, announced today that the company has partnered with Royal Films, enabling it to expand deeper into the Colombian market since it first set foot in the market in 2013. 

Headquartered in Seoul, the company is set to expand its number of operations from 4 to 6 by bringing the fully-immersive 4DX technology– which incorporates motion chairs and multisensory environmental effects – to a Royal Films theatre in Viva Barranquilla, the 3rd largest shopping mall in Colombia, in late October and to another by late 2017.
 
“We are constantly looking for better ways to improve the movie-going experience. 4DX, which provides an unrivaled immersive cinematic experience, will bring exactly that to our customers,” said Habib Osman, CEO of Royal Films.
 
The strategic partnership with one of the major exhibitors in Colombia comes amid recent success of 4DX in the Caribbean Islands. Partnered with Caribbean Cinemas, 4DX launched in Montehiedra, Puerto Rico and Downtown Center, Dominican Republic in mid-June and late July, respectively, seeing incredible occupancy rates and many sellouts to date.
 
“With many sellouts to date, our 4DX auditorium has become the main attraction in our new Montehiedra location with tickets selling out in advance of most of the shows,” stated Caribbean Cinemas Marketing Director Mayra Ramírez. “Our clients are very satisfied with the experience and the word of mouth has been great. From families to groups of teenagers, the 4DX screen at Montehiedra Cinemas has delivered great moments of fun, sharing and entertainment.”
 
“With moviegoers longing for a unique cinematographic experience,the new launch in Colombia will boost the ever-growing presence of 4DX similarly to what we have experienced already in the area,” said Byung-hwan Choi, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX.
 
As of August 2016, 4DX reaches 273 auditoriums in 41 countries. 4DX has been operating 54 screens with 8 partners in over 11 countries across the Latin American region, including Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic.
 

 
 


CJ 4DPLEX Web Site
About CJ 4DPLEX:
CJ 4DPLEX is a leading, next-generation cinema technology company, headquartered in Seoul with international offices in Los Angeles and Beijing. The company has created innovative film technologies for theaters worldwide that include ‘ScreenX’, ‘4DX’, and ‘4DX Screen’ for consumers to experience films in ways that were never before possible.

CJ 4DPLEX is a part of the CJ Group conglomerate that also includes entertainment powerhouses CJ CGV, the fifth largest theater chain in the world, and CJ ENM (CJ Entertainment & Media), who produced the Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and SAG Awards winning film, “Parasite”. CJ 4DPLEX was named Most Innovative Company of 2017 and 2019 in Live Events by Fast Company, and the technology has been recognized with Silver at the Edison Awards in the Media and Visual Communications-Entertainment category in 2015 and 2018.

 ScreenX is the world’s first multi-projection cinema with an immersive 270 degree field of view. By expanding the image beyond the frame and onto the walls of the theatre, ScreenX draws you into the story on the main screen and immerses you in a virtual reality like setting with cinema quality resolution. To date, there are over 381 ScreenX auditoriums around the world in 38 countries.

4DX provides moviegoers with a multi-sensory cinema-going experience, allowing audiences to connect with movies through motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, scents, and other special effects that enhance the visuals on-screen. Each 4DX auditorium incorporates motion-based seating synchronized with more than 21 different effects and optimized by a team of skilled editors. To date, there are over 784 4DX auditoriums around the world, spanning over 69 countries.

4DXScreen is a powerful combination of our super premium immersive theatre technologies of ScreenX and 4DX in one auditorium, creating a never-before-seen experience for cinemagoers. To date, there are 42 4DXScreens installed around the globe.
CJ 4DPLEX Directory page
About Royal Films Ltda.: Society founded on October 25, 1974. Formed with the base of the desire to serve and improve the quality of life of Colombians, Royal Films took on the task of identifying their needs, especially Barranquilleros, with regard to wholesome entertainment: CINEMA.  Royal Films is a family company that started with one theater in the heart of the city of Barranquilla, but it was not enough to place a new entertainment and culture destination for Colombians; therefore through the years, the company has grown and expanded its horizons, building new cinemas and shopping centers which have allowed Royal Films to project into the future with a presence among the top five companies in Colombian film.
 
Royal Films is an organization that offers exhibition of films and tapes to customers and visitors in different cities. It works with an advanced level of technology and infrastructure to provide excellent service within the framework of ethics and responsibility, ensuring the profitability of its shareholders, contributing to the welfare of its human resources and the integral development of the community. Its actions are designed to pay greater attention to customers and visitors to ensure that they enjoy a healthy experience. Royal Films is committed to strong customer service and support of qualified and committed human talent to meet these needs and expectations.
Royal Films Ltda. 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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More Caribbean Cinemas News:

May 3, 2016 Bardan Cinema Completes Eight Dolby Atmos® Installations For Caribbean Cinemas
Mar 18, 2016 4DX Continues Expansion in Latin America with Openings in the Caribbean Islands
Jan 12, 2015 Caribbean Cinemas Selects Bardan to Implement Dolby Atmos Technology in its CXC Premium Format Auditoriums
Mar 26, 2014 Caribbean Cinemas Completes VPF Deployment with GDC Technology
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GDC Technology Limited ("GDC Technology"), a world leading digital cinema solutions provider, is pleased to announce that Caribbean Cinemas, the largest motion picture exhibitor in the Caribbean Islands, has completed its digital conversion under GDC Technology’s VPF agreement, covering an additional 148 screens over 20 theatres across the Islands including the Dominican Republic, Trinidad, Aruba, St. Lucia and Antigua.

Sep 11, 2013 Tremor FX Increases Ticket Sales for Caribbean Cinemas in Santo Domingo
Jun 4, 2010 Caribbean Cinemas Expands Digital Footprint with Purchase of 20 NEC Digital Cinema Projectors, Servers and Screens from Ballantyne Strong
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