In operation since 2000, Phoenix Theatres installed Christie projectors in its 50th screen at the new Woodland Mall in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Integrator Integrity Entertainment Systems managed the installation. Phoenix Theatres now has six locations, each reflecting the unique character of its community.
Christie Digital Cinema is providing projection technology for the Lavazza IncluCity Festival, organized by the ICFF. This year’s festivities will transform the iconic cobblestone streets of Toronto’s Distillery Historic District into an outdoor cinema village, celebrating multiculturalism and the best of international cinema from June 27 to July 15. After two successful years as the Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival, the festival welcomes moviegoers to the new cinema village.
Christie has been confirmed as the official projection technology partner for the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 17-28. Christie will provide installation and show support for the occasion, as it celebrates its 16th year as technical partner.
Christie Digital Systems has acquired the assets of Brass Roots Technologies, an Allen, Texas-based technology innovation company specializing in consulting and the engineering design of advanced optics and electronics for high-performance display and imaging systems. All current employees of Brass Roots Technologies have transferred to Christie and the operations will remain in Allen, Texas under the Christie name.
As it has for more than 20 years, Christie Digital Systems will once again showcase a wide range of technology during CinemaCon 2022, April 25-28 in the Milano Ballrooms I and V at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Las Vegas.
When Cinionic returns to CinemaCon 2022 as an official show sponsor this year, one of the things it will be featuring is the fact that it has installed more than 100,000 projectors worldwide. CinemaCon attendees can also expect a week of special presentations and events at the expanded Cinionic World in the Romans Ballrooms at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.
Cinionic,the Barco, CGS, and ALPD cinema joint venture, has opened a new Cinionic Service Center in north Dallas. The facility will house the Cinionic Academy, the company’s popular technology training program, and serve as a regional service center.
The Gregg Theatre in Sedan, Kansas, is preparing to open its doors once again thanks to a dedicated team of local volunteers and some help from Christie’s professional services team. First opened in August 1938, and featuring a beautiful marquee, the Gregg Theatre was one of the first theatres to introduce talking pictures. It was remodeled over the years, and a new, larger projection screen was installed in 1947
Christie Digital Systems is supporting the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles with projection and display technology and professional services. The 300,000 square foot campus of the Academy Museum is the largest institution in the United States devoted to the arts, sciences, and artists of moviemaking.
Barco announced today that it has to date produced 100,000 digital cinema projectors. The company says the milestone is testament to the longevity and sustained heritage of innovation shared by Barco, its partners, and the exhibition community.