Jakarta, Indonesia (December 10, 2019) – Christie is pleased to announce that Cinépolis, the world’s second largest cinema chain based on admissions, has chosen Christie’s next-generation laser cinema projectors, featuring RealLaser illumination technology, to power its theater screens at Pejaten Village.
Located in southern Jakarta, Cinépolis Pejaten Village is the exhibitor’s first multiplex in Indonesia to be fully equipped with Christie RGB pure laser projectors. It houses five auditoriums fitted with Christie CP2309-RGB and CP2320-RGB models. The projectors were installed by Christie’s trusted partner, Expersys Technologies.
“At Cinépolis, we are committed to delivering a highly engaging guest experience, and one of the ways is with the most cutting-edge projection technologies,” said Gerald Dibbayawan, Chief Executive Officer, Cinépolis Indonesia. “Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors, with a wider colour gamut and higher contrast than existing lamp-based technologies, is the perfect choice for us to achieve this objective. We strongly believe that the RGB laser experience will further improve the quality of our presentations and strengthen our position as the preferred entertainment destination for moviegoers.”
Danson Foo, Managing Director, Expersys Technologies, commented, “Moviegoers at Cinépolis Pejaten Village are in for a real treat next time they see a movie. The contrast, brightness and color of Christie’s laser projectors are perfect. We have received great feedback from many patrons who attended screenings here.”
Lin Yu, Vice President, Cinema Sales for Asia, Christie, added, “Christie is honored that Cinépolis has chosen our RGB pure laser cinema projectors, with RealLaser illumination technology, for all its screens at Cinépolis Pejaten Village to provide spectacular movie moments to audiences. We are committed to assisting Cinépolis in generating high box-office returns, drawing on the audience appeal that only RGB laser-projection excellence can deliver.”
With the opening of Cinépolis Pejaten Village, the exhibitor currently operates 56 cinemas numbering close to 290 screens across Indonesia.
Christie’s RGB pure laser projectors comply with DCI standards, and deliver more than 95 percent of the Rec. 2020 color space without filtering or color correction. The rich, intense colors and contrast create astounding visuals in 2K and 4K resolution for audiences to enjoy, while delivering significant operational efficiencies to Cinépolis.
Since their official launch, exhibitors around the world have embraced Christie’s RGB pure laser cinema projectors as the best replacement for lamp-based projection systems and new installations. Major cinema chains in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand have deployed these systems in their auditoriums.
About Cinépolis Indonesia
Cinépolis Indonesia, under PT. Cinemaxx Global Pasifik, has a total of 56 cinemas in operation and 287 operating screens in 37 cities nationwide. Cinépolis Indonesia offers various studio concepts catering to different audience segment.
Cinépolis VIP, a luxurious cinema concept, is operating in 11 cinemas and offers the comfort of a lounge as well as in-cinema dining, complete with fully recliner seating complimented by cushion and comforters.
Cinépolis MacroXE – Premium large screen format equipped with full RGB laser projection and dynamic digital sound system. Full stadium seating and ergonomically designed seating ensures the optimal viewing experience with unobstructed sightlines.
Cinépolis Junior – “Safe, Stimulating, and Entertaining!” The concept which introduces kids to the enchantment of storytelling whilst gives parents the chance to watch movies knowing their bundles of joy are looked after and entertained by fun loving and caring professionals in a safe and stimulating play environment.
Cinépolis JOMO – The concept for millennials to escape their social media worlds and just enjoy the “joy of missing out”. Beanbag cinemas to kick back and spend time with friends watching the latest blockbuster. Vibrant color designs are sure to be “Instagrammable” and stimulate social posts!
Cinépolis LUXE – for those wanting a little bit of luxury, Luxe is a notch up on Regular in terms of sophistication and comfort. Sink into a full armchair to watch your favorite movie whilst enjoying our delicious candy bar snacks and treats.
Cinépolis was founded in Mexico in 1971. Today it has positioned itself as the world’s 2nd largest movie theater circuit in terms of moviegoers, operating 836 cinema complexes, 6,503 screens and entertaining over 338 million moviegoers annually with presence in 18 countries worldwide. It was the first cinema exhibitor in the world to pioneer the concept of luxury movie theaters, establishing the first luxury theater experience in 1999 in Mexico City. Cinépolis aspires to provide its guests with the best overall experience in film entertainment and employs a global workforce of more than 44,896 people to support its mission and interesting.
Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ushio Inc., Japan (JP: 6925). Christie revolutionized the movie industry with the launch of digital cinema projection, and since 1929 has embraced innovation and broken many technology barriers. From the world’s largest mega-events to the smallest applications, our technology—from advanced RGB pure laser and SDVoE technology to image processing and LED display solutions—empowers people to create the world’s best shared experiences. Visit www.christiedigital.com.