Wanda Cinemas to Receive 2023 Showmanship Award at CineAsia

Chen Hongtao, Executive President of Wanda Films
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NEW JERSEY ( November 22, 2023 ) -

CineAsia will honor Wanda Cinemas with the CineAsia Showmanship Award on Wednesday, 6 December 2023 during the annual convention. Accepting the award will be Chen Hongtao, Executive President of Wanda Films.

“For many years, Wanda has established themselves as a leader in exhibition for the APAC region. Their commitment to enhance the movie-going experience through technology is what stands out. We look forward to honoring them this year at CineAsia,”
stated Andrew Sunshine, Managing Director of CineAsia and President of Film Expo Group. “We have asked RealD, industry leaders in Premium Experiences and a longtime partner of Wanda, to present the award.”

“As a true innovator and the market leader of the global exhibition business, Wanda is known for its commitment to quality and its investments in premium brands and equipment to create the very best movie-going experiences for its customers. Even during the pandemic, the dark days of the cinema business, Wanda never ceased to upgrade the customer experience with continuous premium offerings and uncompromised quality services,” said Travis Reid, CEO and President of Worldwide Cinema, RealD.

Reid continued, “RealD is privileged to have collaborated with Wanda since 2010. We admire Wanda’s persistence in pursuing excellence. We are honored and thankful to have received their endorsement of our technologies and their commitment to the highest-quality movie experience. We could not be prouder to present them with the CineAsia Showmanship Award, a well-deserved honor.”

Wanda is headquartered in Beijing, China and is part of the Dalian Wanda Group. Mr. Chen Hongtao currently serves as Vice President of Dalian Wanda Culture and Tourism Group, and Executive President of Wanda Films.

About CineAsia
CineAsia will take place from 4-7 December 2023 at the True Icon Hall in Bangkok. The CineAsia is where cinema exhibition and distribution professionals come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, a full Trade show floor, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends across the industry. Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.

About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Bangkok; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami.

About GDC Technology Limited
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, integrated cinema automation solutions, portable and enterprise series storage systems, theatre management systems and circuit-wide centralized management systems, and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. Since 2009, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, has managed VPF for up to 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gdc-tech.com