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Christie official technology partner of Big Cine Expo 2018

Christie BigCineExpo India

Global visual technologies company Christie is the official technology partner for Big Cine Expo 2018.

Big Cine Expo is the only cinema exhibition convention and trade show specifically for the growing cinema market in Asia and India. The two-day event is organized by Network208 and takes place at the Sahara Star, Mumbai, from August 28-29.

Christie has supported Big Cine Expo since its inception in 2016, with the latest cinema technologies and industry-leading solutions.

“We are very excited and thrilled to have Christie, the global market leader in visual and audio technologies, as our official technology partner at Big Cine Expo,” said Raghavendra T,
Director, Big Cine Expo. “It’s a great pleasure to join forces with them once again at our
annual convention to showcase the best films that Indian cinema has to offer … we look forward to presenting superior cinematic visuals to the delegates using Christie’s renowned projection solutions.”

Cinema visual and audio technologies

Christie has almost nine decades expertise in cinema, with significant achievements made in areas such as RGB pure laser projection and cinema audio.

Rajesh Patkar, Director of Sales, Cinema, Christie India, said, “It’s a great pleasure to
formalize our support of Big Cine Expo as we look forward to support the further
development of this event as the preeminent cinema show in the region, and a critical
opportunity for industry professionals to keep abreast of local and global developments in
our industry. With more than 62,000 installations across the globe, Christie’s unique wealth
of knowledge and experience in cinema places us in good stead to meet the changing
requirements of filmmakers, production houses and exhibitors, as well as audience
demands for epic cinematic experiences.”

Christie’s RealLaser™ is the first affordable RGB pure laser cinema system, using discrete, dedicated red, green and blue laser for solid state cinema exhibition illumination and an increased colour palette.  With approaching Rec. 2020 and over 30,000 hours of theatre operation without lamp changes, it is the only laser technology to offer brightness levels above DCI standards throughout its natural life.

Dale Miller, Executive Vice President, Cinema, Christie, added, “The Indian film industry is
amongst the most sophisticated cinema markets; addressing a breadth of diversity, cultures
and interest unique to the region. It is a vibrant and creative industry of which we are proud
to be an active supporter. Christie remains strongly committed to the cinema market in
India, and we are well-positioned to leverage on the rapid growth of this industry.”

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