Christie Continues Strong Partnership as Big Cine Expo 2019’s Official Technology Partner for Fourth Consecutive Year

(August 1, 2019) – Christie, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is pleased to continue its association with Big Cine Expo 2019 by serving as the event’s official technology partner for the fourth consecutive year.

Known as the only expo of its kind in India dedicated to all aspects of cinema exhibition, Big Cine Expo has grown in scale and stature over the years, establishing itself as a value-added platform that brings together industry players across India and parts of Asia. This year, to accommodate more exhibitors and visitors from India and beyond, the convention will be staged at the Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, from August 27-28.

Christie has been a strong supporter of Big Cine Expo since its inception in 2016. As its official technology partner, Christie will make available the latest cinema technologies and industry-leading solutions that help cinema chains and theater owners draw crowds and maximize box-office returns.

“I’m extremely delighted to continue our strong partnership with Christie, the global market leader in visual and audio technologies, for the fourth consecutive year,” said Raghavendra T, Director, Big Cine Expo. “As the projector manufacturer of choice for numerous Indian exhibitors, Christie’s ground-breaking cinema solutions, especially its comprehensive range of RGB pure laser projectors featuring RealLaser™ illumination and Vive Audio, has elevated the cinematic experience to a whole new level. We look forward to seeing Christie’s renowned projection solutions in action and showcasing the best films that Indian cinema has to offer.”

Kanwal Brar, Director of Sales, Cinema (India), Christie, commented, “It’s a great pleasure for us to continue our longstanding relationship with Big Cine Expo and serving as the official technology partner. India’s cinema industry continues to grow and there is a huge appetite for technical knowhow and equipment, owing to untapped potential in this market. With nine decades of expertise in cinema, as well as over 62,000 installations globally, Christie is well positioned to meet the changing requirements of Indian filmmakers, production houses, exhibitors and audiences to deliver epic cinematic experiences.”

Based on its strong technology and market leadership, and significant accomplishments in areas such as RGB pure laser projection and cinema audio, Christie is the preferred vendor among Asian and global exhibitors. The company has also consistently served as the projection partner for renowned film festivals around the world, including the Cannes Film Festival, Shanghai International Film Festival, and the Toronto International Film Festival.

Experience Christie RGB laser projectors with RealLaser illumination

Delegates of Big Cine Expo can look forward to experiencing spectacular visuals presented by Christie’s next generation RGB pure laser cinema projectors equipped with RealLaser illumination technology and CineLife electronic platform. Since their official launch, Christie’s RealLaser family of cinema projectors, which includes the CP4330-RGB, CP2320-RGB, CP2315-RGB and CP2309-RGB, have been embraced by exhibitors around the world as the best replacements for lamp-based projection systems and new installations.

Christie RealLaser offers directors, producers and post-production professionals an increased color palette, approaching Rec. 2020 and over 30,000 hours of theater operation without lamp changes. It is the only laser technology to offer brightness levels above DCI standards throughout its natural life.

An ideal platform for discovery, collaboration and networking

Big Cine Expo 2019 provides an ideal platform for discovery, collaboration and networking for members of the cinema exhibition industry in India. The two-day event consists of product displays, product demos and presentations, studio presentations, seminars, panel discussions, awards program, special events, film screenings, networking sessions and more.

About Big Cine Expo
Big Cine Expo is an interactive and value-added platform targeted at theatre owners, design consultants, equipment manufacturers, system integrators, industry stakeholders and the user community for single-screen and multiplex cinema entertainment in Asia and India. The two-day event is organized by Network208, the publisher of TheatreWorld magazine, and consists of product displays, product demos, product presentations, studio presentations, seminars, panel discussions, awards program, special events, film screenings, networking, B-2-B meetings, a trade show, and more. For more information, visit www.bigcineexpo.com.

About Christie
Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images, accompanied by awe-inspiring sound. Visit www.christiedigital.com.

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