Cinépolis, one of the world’s largest exhibitors, is installing Latin America’s first Barco Escape theater at its Paseo Acoxpa Mexico City location. Twentieth Century Fox’s Maze Runner 2: The Scorch Trials will be the first film released in Latin America in Barco’s multi-screen, fully immersive movie format when it premieres on September 11.
Arri has announced the initial phase of its camera service support for Latin America. The firm will open a subsidiary in São Paulo, Brazil in the third quarter of 2015 to service and maintain all Arri camera products. Arri Brasil, centrally located on Avenida Ibirapuera in Moema, São Paulo, will offer complete support for the full range of Arri cameras and camera accessories The office will function as a full camera service facility servicing all camera models, including Alexa, Alexa XT, and the Amira, Alexa SXT and Alexa Mini cameras offering the new 4K recording modes. Plans are to provide camera maintenance, software upgrades, warranty and non-warranty repairs, as well as training and support for all camera products and camera accessories.
Cinepolis, the largest cinema chain in the region and fourth largest in the world, has installed Mexico's first laser projection system.
Royal Films has installed more than 150 Barco DLP cinema projectors throughout Colombia.
Barco has partnered with Cinema Equipment & Supplies to complete the conversion of UVK’s theaters in Peru and surrounding cities.
Christie will showcase a range of innovative digital cinema projection and audio technologies and lobby displays at Expocine 2014 at the Centro de Convenções Frei Caneca in São Paulo, Brazil, November 10-11, Booth # 22.
Cinemagic – a Mexican cinema chain that takes the modern, high-tech movie theatre experience into smaller communities in Mexico – has committed to install 180 units of GDC Technology’s SX-3000 Standalone Integrated Media Block (SX-3000 IMB) over the next three years.
The cinema chain CCA Argentina Cinemacenter has chosen Doremi's IMS1000AR Integrated Media Server, as part of their investment, to install with their new NEC laser projection system.
Bardan Cinema, a full-service distributor and digital cinema integrator serving Latin America, worked with Barco to upgrade Cineplanet’s 200-plus movie theaters.
Doremi Labs partnered with Royal Films to organize an open technical training summit in Barranquilla.