For the 19th year in a row, Cinionic is serving as the Official Projection Partner for the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale. Cinionic is providing all-laser Barco projection for the 2023 event, running February 16-26 at Berlinale Palast, the Verti Music Hall, and the Haus der Berliner Festspiele.
Strong/MDI has announced that it will supply Imax with seven cinema screens to support the exhibitor’s recently announced plans for new Imax with laser systems, to be installed across Japan this year.
QSC has introduced a new Q-SYS plugin for Barco Series 4 Digital Cinema projectors. This integration allows users to easily add the Barco projector into a Q-SYS system to control and monitor projector functionality including macros, power, lamp, douser, and lens adjustments along with key status indicators all from a Q-SYS network touch screen, iOS UCI viewer or web browser.
Timed to the release of Avatar: The Way of Water, the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace, one of the most beloved heritage cinemas in Australia, has installed a Christie CP4440-RGB pure laser projection system for its iconic auditorium.
Cinionic will install laser projection systems in Kinopolis theatres, one of the largest cinema groups in Germany. The installs are the first phase of a new project to bring laser-powered cinema to 48 Kinopolis screens across Germany by 2025, replacing Xenon projection with next-generation Barco technology from Cinionic’s all-laser portfolio.
AMC Theatres today announced that based on the strength of premium formats, and a great desire by moviegoers to return to Pandora via Avatar: The Way of Water, it topped U.S. and global admissions revenue and food & beverage revenue versus the same weekend in pre-pandemic 2019, which was led by the opening of Jumanji: The Next Level.
Three European cinemas, Cineplex Cinema in Aachen, Germany, Arena Cinema in Zurich, Switzerland, and the Arena Cinema in Geneva, Switzerland will be showing Avatar: The Way of Water on a Cinity Cinema System in collaboration with Christie.
Toho Cinemas, Japan, is installing Cinionic’s Barco Series 4 laser projection in 159 of its theatres. Following an initial laser installation in late 2020 at Toho Cinemas’ Tachikawa Tachihi location, laser projection by Cinionic was selected for the chain’s presentation technology renewal. Work is now underway to complete the project in the coming months, offering Japanese moviegoers an environmentally friendly and elevated cinematic experience.
Christie demonstrated the award-winning Cinity Cinema System at CineAsia 2022. The demonstrations showcased the full capabilities of the system – a creative blending of 4K, 3D, high brightness, high frame rate, high dynamic range, and wide color gamut display capabilities, paired with immersive sound.
Major Cineplex, the largest movie theatre operator in Thailand, has chosen Christie’s RGBe Series laser projection system for deployment in smaller auditoriums across its circuit. More than a dozen CP2310-RGBe projectors have so far been fitted in seven multiplexes located nationwide.