Christie continues as Technical Partner for sixth successive year
Paris, 13th May 2013 – Christie®, a global leader in digital projection solutions, is retaining its role as the sole provider for all digital projection services at this year's Cannes International Film Festival, including the Official Selection and the Marché du Film. The Festival, now in its 66th year, runs from 15th – 26th May 2013.
Christie has been a Technical Partners of the event for the past six years, and will be providing all the digital projection equipment for the Festival.
As Technical Partner, Christie provides 2K and 4K DLP Cinema® projectors for screening the works to be shown at the Festival in some twenty digital auditoriums.
Each year, the main projection rooms in the Cannes Palais des Festivals are equipped with projectors from the Christie Solaria® range that meet DCI recommended standards (Digital Cinema Initiatives). The Christie Solaria range is future-proofed, as it is perfectly suited to 4K digital cinema and High Frame Rate projections brought in by the directors James Cameron and Peter Jackson. What’s more, Christie’s Brilliant3D™ technology gives the brightest 3D experience of any in the market, with a power rating of up to 34,000 lumens.
Since they first came on the market in 2010, Christie Solaria projectors have been central to the development of digital cinema in France and elsewhere, winning enthusiastic acceptance from independent operators as well as multiplexes. Today Christie equipment is to be found in more than half of all digital projection rooms – over 38,000 projectors in use.
Christie manufactures today's most widely used digital cinema projectors and continues to consolidate its leading position in the global market for active digital cinema projector installations. Thanks to the wide acclaim for its projectors at the largest international event in the film industry, Christie continues to dominate as the brand with the most advanced technology in digital 2D and 3D projection.