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.
Synonymous with quality and technology, UCI Cinemas (United Cinemas International Ltda.) has been in Brazil for 20 years, and today is present in 12 Brazilian cities (Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Recife, Fortaleza, Curitiba, São Luís, Campo Grande, Manaus, Ribeirão Preto, Juiz de Fora and Belém). This includes the largest cinema complex in the country: The UCI New York City Center, in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, with 18 rooms, including IMAX, XPlus and two DE LUX, and the most attendance in Brazil since its opening. Today, the complexes of the network feature IMAX, XPLUS and DE LUX, as well as armchairs, SuperSeats and SuperD, and will be debuting 4DX in 2017.
Always in search of the most innovative and best technologies, in 2001 the UCI launched the first digital rooms in Brazil. At the end of 2010, through an agreement with Sony, films with 4K technology began to exclusively screen in the country. And in July 2011, it brought the first IMAX rooms to Rio de Janeiro at the UCI NYCC.
Since 2005 UCI has been part of National Amusements Inc. NAI is a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry operating more than 935 movie screens in the U.S., U.K. and Latin America. National Amusements delivers a superior entertainment experience in theatres around the world under its Showcase, Multiplex, SuperLux and Cinema de Lux brands and also UCI Cinemas in Brasil. It operates based in Norwood, Massachusetts, National Amusements is a closely held company operating under the third generation of leadership by the Redstone family.