Locarno , Switzerland—Aug 10, 2007
XDC a Beating Heart of Major Events at the 60th Locarno Film Festival
Opening night: Worldwide Premiere of Vexille
On August 1st, as the Digital Cinema Official Partner of the Locarno Film Festival, XDC supported the worldwide premiere high definition projection of Vexille. After the official opening ceremony, Locarno 10,000 moviegoers, on Piazza Grande, warmed up with the high definition screening of Vexille CGA (Computer Graphic Animation) Japanese film by Fumihiko Sori. Thanks to the amazing digital cinema technology provided by XDC, the audience experienced a pure magic moment.
On August 10th, another major event will be the JPEG2000 digital projection of Hairspray, the last New Line Cinema production.
For this 60th edition, Locarno Festival is innovating with the projection on the Piazza Grande of Hairspray, a film by Adam Shankman, the last New Line Cinema production distributed in Switzerland by Warner Bros. Indeed, the movie will be digitally screened by using the most advanced digital cinema DCI1 compliant technologies. As the Digital Cinema Official Partner, XDC is providing all of the necessary projection equipment and technical support. No doubt that the 10,000 moviegoers will enjoy this unique screening.