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Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for cinema exhibitors. 

Christie, a leading innovator since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979has established a global reputation as a quality manufacturer of display technologies and solutions for the world's cinema exhibition industry.. 

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.

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Feb 27, 2024 Christie Awards Next Gen Talent at the NFTS
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Christie® is pleased to announce this year’s National Film and Television School (NFTS) Most Promising Student Award, an award Christie has sponsored for 19 years. The winner of this year’s award is Creative Business MA student, Cody Updegrave, who was praised for his hard work, commitment, and leadership qualities. Previous award winners have gone on to make stellar introductions to their careers, gracing the global stage at international film festivals and winning further awards for their work.

Jan 11, 2024 Christie’s Mike Perkins receives Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific and Engineering Award for the Christie E3LH Dolby Vision Cinema Projection System
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Christie®, a world leader in audio and visual display technologies, is pleased to announce that its Principal Product Developer, Mike Perkins, has been awarded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award in Scientific and Engineering, along with three other recipients, for his work on the design and development of the Christie E3LH projection system, developed in partnership with Dolby Laboratories.

Dec 7, 2023 Cinema XXI Continues to Invest in Christie CineLife+ Series Cinema Projectors
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Cinema XXI continues to expand and invest in its CineLife+™ Series cinema projectors for a total of 120 units across Indonesia. The chain currently has 700 Christie projectors within its circuit.

Dec 4, 2023 Major Cineplex Continues to Invest in Christie Projection Solutions for Multiplexes Across Thailand
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Major Cineplex, Thailand’s largest cinema chain and a longstanding partner, is elevating the moviegoing experience for its guests.

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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.
Technology designed to bring your cinema to life.
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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Cypress, Calif.—Apr 1, 2019

Christie RealLaser Projectors Put Cinemaworld’s West Melbourne, Florida Multiplex on Forefront of Technology with RGB Laser Brilliance

Florida’s Cinemaworld has gained the leading edge in cinema projection and is amazing movie-goers with the ultimate experience in visual entertainment, thanks to the installation of Christie RealLaser™ projection systems at its West Melbourne theater complex.
 
Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world’s best visual and audio experiences, has delivered and valued-integrator Bright Star Systems has installed 14 Christie CP2315-RGB 2K pure laser projectors at Cinemaworld that leverage the advanced technologies of the Christie RealLaser illumination platform. This provides movie-goers with images that excel in clarity and color rendition, and enable performance and operational lifetime advantages, including a lower cost of ownership, for the exhibitor than competing illumination systems could supply.
 
“Since we first opened our doors in 2002, we have always been in the forefront of the digital rollout, but we think the installation of Christie RealLaser projectors is something special, and will be a very big draw for us,” said Jim Deal, Senior Vice-President, Operations, Cinemaworld of Florida. “This technology makes us excited about what the future holds, as this pocket of the market is very competitive and we’re fighting for every guest, so we need the real competitive advantage that will draw in the crowds, which Christie RGB laser technology provides.”
 
The screens range from 30 to 48 feet and seating from 100 to 270 guests per auditorium. Currently, a renovation is underway that will also see the reconfiguration of two remaining theaters into a single Premium Large Format (PLF) showcase with projection powered by Christie’s 4K resolution CP4325-RGB projector, brilliantly illuminating a 60-foot screen for the up to 300 moviegoers expected at its June opening.
 
“The 14 theaters with the new Christie RealLaser projectors are already delighting customers with brilliant pictures, and the PLF theater that is on schedule for the opening this summer will continue the magic,” said Doug Teetor, President, Bright Star Systems.  “Cinemaworld are very happy with the extremely positive feedback they have received from customers about the clarity, resolution and brightness of the movies they are now watching, thanks to Christie pure laser technology. These state-of-the-art systems deliver astounding visuals in both 2K and 4K resolution, and offer greatly improved color and contrast for audiences, as well as operational efficiencies for cinema owners.”
 
Big Electricity Savings with Christie RealLaser Contribute to Exhibitor’s Bottom Line
 
Deal added: “We also wanted the efficiencies and savings offered by Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors’ compact and cost-effective design. We believe that each of our new digital projectors is pulling about 1,200 watts total of power compared to the 3,000 to 6,000 watts for lamps alone that our previous, xenon-projectors used. The result is that we are now powering all 14 laser projectors for the same amount of power we used for just three of the old xenon lamp projectors.”
 
“By the way, the area around West Melbourne is one of the lightning capitals of the world. We are constantly subjected to momentary power outages caused by lightning. We looked for any options that would allow us to put the entire system on a battery backup UPS, so that when we get those short, one-second outages, the show goes on without interruption. In fact, 95 percent of the power outages are for a mere second or two at a time,” Deal explained. “With our Christie RGB laser projectors, we’ve now eliminated this potential sore point for our guests who no longer have to put up with interruptions they used to endure while we reset the projection systems. Now the show will go on. It’s not glitzy and glamorous, but it’s a real benefit to not lose power.”
 


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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!
More Information:
https://www.christiedigital.com/products/cinema/projection/cin...

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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, LED and LCD displays. Visit www.christiedigital.com. Christie Directory page Christie Web Site
About Bright Star Systems Corp.: Doug Teetor and Mel Hopland formed a new partnership in the cinema supply/consulting/service industry with the opening of a new Bright Star Systems Corp office in Minneapolis in June, 2002. This office operates under the corporate umbrella of the Boston-based Bright Star Systems Corp. The company has been recognized by the International Cinema Technology Association with the Rodney Award for “Dealer of the Year” four times. Bright Star enjoys the reputation of a solidly operated company that strives to take the best possible care of its client base, while maintaining excellent relationships with its vendors and employees.

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About CinemaWorld of FL, Inc: Cinemaworld of FL, Inc. operates with a mission to create Joy in the communities they serve. Founded in 2002, it operates with 49 screens across four theatres in Florida, Rhode Island and Massachusetts (opening in 2019) under the Cinemaworld, CW Theatres and The Majestic brands. The company also operates a Family Entertainment Center in Rhode Island, CW Lanes & Games. Privately held, family-owned and based in Vero Beach, FL, Cinemaworld focuses on maximizing the employee and customer experience. Maintaining the highest standards of quality, technology and innovation makes Cinemaworld THE premier entertainment destination in each of its markets. CinemaWorld of FL, Inc Directory page

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More Christie News:
Feb 27, 2024 Christie Awards Next Gen Talent at the NFTS
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Christie® is pleased to announce this year’s National Film and Television School (NFTS) Most Promising Student Award, an award Christie has sponsored for 19 years. The winner of this year’s award is Creative Business MA student, Cody Updegrave, who was praised for his hard work, commitment, and leadership qualities. Previous award winners have gone on to make stellar introductions to their careers, gracing the global stage at international film festivals and winning further awards for their work.

Jan 11, 2024 Christie’s Mike Perkins receives Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific and Engineering Award for the Christie E3LH Dolby Vision Cinema Projection System
Christie Logo
Christie®, a world leader in audio and visual display technologies, is pleased to announce that its Principal Product Developer, Mike Perkins, has been awarded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award in Scientific and Engineering, along with three other recipients, for his work on the design and development of the Christie E3LH projection system, developed in partnership with Dolby Laboratories.

Dec 7, 2023 Cinema XXI Continues to Invest in Christie CineLife+ Series Cinema Projectors
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Cinema XXI continues to expand and invest in its CineLife+™ Series cinema projectors for a total of 120 units across Indonesia. The chain currently has 700 Christie projectors within its circuit.

Dec 4, 2023 Major Cineplex Continues to Invest in Christie Projection Solutions for Multiplexes Across Thailand
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Christie® is pleased to announce that Major Cineplex, Thailand’s largest cinema chain and a longstanding partner, is elevating the moviegoing experience for its guests.

Nov 29, 2023 Christie to Showcase Industry-Leading Cinema Solutions at CineAsia 2023
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Christie® will showcase its leading solutions designed to deliver awe-inspiring moviegoing experiences for all screen sizes at CineAsia 2023, taking place at True Icon Hall from December 4-7. As the official projection partner for the show, Christie will demonstrate its cutting-edge cinema technologies and solutions, including the CP4435-RGB pure laser cinema projectors for screenings and presentations in Theatres 11 and 12.

Nov 28, 2023 Christie and Cinerji Champion Cinematic Talent at Marrakech International Film Festival
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Christie® and Moroccan cinema exhibitor Cinerji support the next generation of film talent by sponsoring the Atlas Workshops at Marrakech International Film Festival.

Nov 16, 2023 Christie Powers Immersive Cinema Experiences at Apollo Kinas in Vilnius
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Christie® RGB pure laser projection and Vive Audio™ technology deliver powerful cinematic experiences at Apollo Kinas, a new premium multiplex at Vilnius Outlet shopping centre, Lithuania. Christie partner BMK installed a Christie CP4425-RGB and five CP2415-RGB Real|Laser™ illumination technology, each accompanied by a Christie Vive Audio sound system, to immerse audiences in its six screens.
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