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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.



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.



Dolby Laboratories has been a leader in developing many groundbreaking technologies and advancing the science of sight and sound for more than 50 years. Based in San Francisco with offices around the world, Dolby, through industry-leading research and engineering innovation, is expanding creative possibilities and enhancing collaborative relationships spanning musicians, filmmakers, and other artists as well as with businesses and consumers globally. Along with its partners, Dolby creates and delivers incredibly vivid experiences transforming entertainment and communications at the cinema, at home, on the go in mobile devices, and at work. Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make entertainment experiences more realistic and immersive. By giving everyone the power to see, hear and feel the spectacular, Dolby is ideally positioned to transform the future of audio, voice, and imaging experiences worldwide.



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.  





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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.





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.



DTS:X transports you into a new dimension of sound immersion by delivering truly captivating entertainment experiences. Be prepared -- this improved lifelike immersion and heightened realism makes horror movies scarier, comedies more laugh-out-loud, and car chase scenes even more intense. Movies are being shown with DTS:X sound at an ever-growing number of theaters in the U.S., China and Europe.





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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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 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. 



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.
 


Shows & Events



CineEurope 2021, has been re-scheduled for October 4-7 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.



CinemaCon 2021 has been scheduled for August 23-26, 2021 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  Check the links below for the latest information. 




CineAsia 2021 has been scheduled for Dec 6-9th 2021 in Bangkok.  Check links for the latest  information. 



ShowEast 2021,  scheduled to be held in Miami from Nov 8-11, 2021 at Loews 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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New York, New York and Rudersberg, Germany—Apr 10, 2019

IMAX and Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe Partner to Launch the Largest IMAX® Screen in the World in Germany

New IMAX® Theatre in Leonberg to Feature Next-Generation IMAX® with Laser Experience and a 38-Meter IMAX Screen
IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe, a leading German Independent cinema operator, today announced an agreement for a new IMAX® theatre to be located in a new addition in the Traumpalast Leonberg multiplex in Leonberg, Germany. The new theatre, which is expected to open in 2020, will feature IMAX’s groundbreaking laser experience and an estimated 38-meter screen – marking the largest IMAX screen in the world.
 
“Global demand for The IMAX Experience® is stronger than ever as shown by our recent performance and growth in Germany,” said Richard L. Gelfond, CEO, IMAX.  “Now, through our new partnership with the Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe, the largest IMAX theatre in world will reside in Germany and serve as a premium entertainment destination in the country. We look forward to continuing to provide audiences across Germany a truly differentiated blockbuster experience.”
 
“If you want your guests to come back to your theatre, you have to offer them an unforgettable experience,” said Heinz Lochmann, Head of the Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe. “Cinemas are where dreams come to life and where audiences come to relax and be totally immersed in the movies they love. There is nothing like IMAX when it comes to delivering the world’s most immersive cinematic experience.”
 
Marius Lochmann, CEO of the Traumpalast Leonberg, added: “We are so proud that we can bring the outstanding IMAX experience to Leonberg. It’s the next step on our way to more innovation and more quality in our cinemas.”
 
Today’s agreement continues IMAX’s recent momentum in Germany, where the Company now has 10 theatres open or contracted to open in Germany.
 
IMAX with Laser provides audiences with strikingly crystal-clear and vivid images to suspend disbelief when experiencing today’s biggest blockbusters. The next-generation 4K laser projection system features a new optical engine and suite of proprietary IMAX technologies that delivers increased resolution, sharper and brighter images, deeper contrast as well as the widest range of colors available to filmmakers to present more distinct, exotic colors than ever before.
 
The new system will also feature IMAX's 12-channel sound technology that incorporates new side and overheard channels to deliver greater dynamic range and precision for ultimate audio immersion and sound you can feel.
 
About Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe
The Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe prides itself on being a pioneer in adopting the latest modern technologies and innovations in cinematic experiences in Germany and the opening of this new IMAX cinema in Leonberg, which will be the biggest IMAX screen ever built in the world, is a testament to their commitment to excellence and quality. Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe has received notable awards in the past for having the most modern technology in the European Union.
 
The Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe are based in Rudersberg and consist of the Traumpalast-cinemas in Schorndorf, Waiblingen, Backnang, Leonberg, Esslingen, Nürtingen and Biberach and the Löwenlichtspiele Rudersberg. Also part of the company is the Passage Kino in Hamburg and since May 2018 the Turm Theater in Schwäbisch Gmünd. Altogether the theatres own 65 screens, more than 10,000 seats and employ 450 contributors who make sure all guests are provided with the best service. 
 
You can find more information about the Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe at www.filmtheaterbetriebe.de and also on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
 



About IMAX Corporation:
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you've never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theaters to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX's network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. 

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto, and Los Angeles, with additional offices in London, Dublin, Tokyo, and Shanghai. As of December 31, 2020, there were 1,650 IMAX theater systems (1,562 commercial multiplexes, 12 commercial destinations, 76 institutional) operating in 84 countries and territories. Shares of IMAX China Holding, Inc., a subsidiary of IMAX Corporation, trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the stock code "1970." 

IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience®, IMAX Is Believing® and IMAX nXos® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).
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About Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe:

About Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe

The Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe prides itself on being a pioneer in adopting the latest modern technologies and innovations in cinematic experiences in Germany and the opening of this new IMAX cinema in Leonberg, which will be the biggest IMAX screen ever built in the world, is a testament to their commitment to excellence and quality. Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe has received notable awards in the past for having the most modern technology in the European Union.

 

The Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe are based in Rudersberg and consist of the Traumpalast-cinemas in Schorndorf, Waiblingen, Backnang, Leonberg, Esslingen, Nürtingen and Biberach and the Löwenlichtspiele Rudersberg. Also part of the company is the Passage Kino in Hamburg and since May 2018 the Turm Theater in Schwäbisch Gmünd. Altogether the theatres own 65 screens, more than 10,000 seats and employ 450 contributors who make sure all guests are provided with the best service. 

 

You can find more information about the Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe at www.filmtheaterbetriebe.de and also on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

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