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Las Vegas—Mar 15, 2005

Digital Cinema Gets Top Billing with Sony, Landmark Theatres Alliance

Agreement Launches 2929 Entertainment’s Plans to Roll-Out Digital Cinema in all 59 Landmark Theaters
Signaling the arrival of digital cinema to the American mainstream, Landmark Theatres, a 2929 Entertainment company, is raising the curtain on a deal that will outfit the movie chain’s properties with Sony’s new digital SXRD projectors.

Landmark will begin its digital cinema rollout this summer with six SXRD projectors, and plans to fully enable all of its 59 theaters (covering 22 markets) for digital projection. The new Sony projectors can display images at more than four times the resolution of current high-definition displays.

Landmark Theatres is the nation’s largest theater chain devoted exclusively to art and independent film. 2929 Entertainment is a vertically integrated media company co-owned by Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban.

The rollout of digital cinema by Landmark Theatres is part of the company’s strategy to produce and distribute high-definition movies through HDNet Films, another of 2929 Entertainment’s holdings.

“Digital cinema provides a new experience for theater-goers,” Cuban said. “Landmark Theatres will give our customers the best of all digital experiences. Sony's 4K digital projectors allow us to project live concerts and sporting events, ultra high-resolution movies and presentations created using future technologies. Most important, it provides a viewing experience for movies that far exceeds what other theaters are doing today with 2K projectors. We are excited to start to push the envelope in digital cinema with Sony’s SXRD technology and see where the technology and experience can take our customers."

The new Sony projectors are the first commercially available “4K” projectors, which offer a 4096 x 2160 pixel resolution and a high contrast ratio. They use a Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD) imaging device.
“The availability of a 4K projector is a watershed for the digital cinema industry,” said John Scarcella, president of Sony Electronics’ Broadcast and Business Solutions Company. “Just as Mark and his team revolutionized TV viewing with the launch of HDNet, so too will the installation of these projectors in the Landmark chain revolutionize the digital cinema industry.”
Sony has incorporated the specifications and guidelines established by Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) into the design of the new projectors to fully support DCI’s efforts and provide an enabling technology that will allow the industry to move to a digital environment.

There will be two models of the SXRD projector: a 10,000 ANSI lumen model (SRX-R110); and a 5,000 ANSI lumen model (SRX-R105). The Sony projectors are planned to be available this summer.



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About Sony Digital Cinema:
Sony Digital Cinema combines a full range of Sony technologies, alternative content offerings, training and service to provide a broad range of solutions for exhibitors. The world’s leading manufacturer of commercially available 4K resolution digital cinema projection systems, the group also offers Sony’s TMS (theatre management system); digital signage hardware, software and content development; security systems and Network Operations Centre (NOC) services for the exhibition community. 
Sony Digital Cinema Directory page Sony Digital Cinema Web Site
About Landmark Theatres: Since its founding in 1974, Landmark has grown to 52 theatres, 252 screens in 27 markets. Landmark is known for both its award-winning historic theatres, such as the Tivoli in St. Louis and the Inwood in Dallas, and its more contemporary theatres, including its flagship theatre, The Landmark in Los Angeles, The Landmark at 57 West in New York City, E Street Cinema in Washington, DC, and The Landmark Theatre Greenwood Village in Denver's Tech Center. Landmark Theatres Directory page

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UA Galaxy Cinemas, Macau’s largest 3D film complex since its opening in 2011 strives to constantly redefine the cinematic experience. The 1,000-seat complex features 10 superbly-appointed theatres with four balcony boxes and five premium Director’s Clubs with comfortable reclining sofa seats, free-flow refreshments and a food delivery service to bring consumers’ movie-going experience to the next level!

Mar 27, 2019 Sony Launches the First Sony Digital Cinema, Demonstrating its Commitment to Enhancing Premium Theatrical Experiences
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Feb 13, 2019 Sony Announces the World Wide Launch of Sony Digital Cinema Premium Large-format Auditorium at Galaxy Theatres’ Las Vegas Location
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Sony Electronics Inc. is introducing Sony Digital Cinema™, the company’s experiential premium large-format (PLF) movie theater auditorium.  Working in conjunction with state-of-the-art movie theater company, Galaxy Theatres, the world’s first location will debut at their Las Vegas Boulevard Mall venue, which is planned to open in spring 2019.

Feb 12, 2019 Sony VENICE used to capture latest Keira Knightley feature, ‘Official Secrets’
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Sony’s next-generation motion picture camera system, VENICE ,has been used for principal photography on a new political thriller ‘Official Secrets’, directed by Gavin Hood, and produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler, and Melissa Zuo.

Jan 29, 2019 Partnership between Sony and GDC Raises Bar with 4K HDR Laser Projector
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Professional Solutions China of Sony (China) Ltd.(“Sony”) and GDC Technology Limited (“GDC”) today announced Sony’s SRX-R608-DS dual 4K laser projection system integrated with GDC’s next-generation SR-1100 integrated media block (IMB) completed the full range of tests necessary to receive compliance from Digital Cinema Initiative (DCI).

Jun 11, 2018 Sony Defines Next Generation of Cinema at CineEurope 2018
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At CineEurope 2018, Sony Digital Cinema 4K returns to dazzle audiences with cinematic demonstrations of its 4K laser solutions that represent the next-generation in movie presentation.

Jun 1, 2018 James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment to Shoot Avatar Sequels on Sony’s Venice Camera
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James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment will use Sony’s new VENICE motion picture camera system for principal photography on the upcoming “Avatar” SEQUELS.

Jun 1, 2018 Sony Adding Powerful New Features and Capabilities to the VENICE Full-Frame Motion Picture Camera System
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Sony is announcing new updates and developments for its VENICE CineAlta motion picture camera system including version 2 firmware, which has been advanced and will now be available in the beginning of July 2018.

Apr 25, 2018 Star Cinema Grill Finds a True Difference-maker in Sony 4K Laser Projectors
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“We wanted to be first to market in Houston with laser projectors,” said Jason Ostrow, Vice President of Star Cinema Grill.  With the installation of 30 Sony 4K laser digital cinema projectors over three locations, starting with College Station, Texas, Star Cinema Grill is accomplishing their goal.

Mar 27, 2018 Bob Raposo Joins Sony Electronics as Head of Theater Business
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Bob Raposo has joined Sony Electronics’ Professional Solutions Americas group as head of its Theater business. The exhibition industry veteran will focus on expanding Sony’s relationships with exhibitors and delivering a new experience for movie-goers through Crystal LED direct view technology as well as its HDR Ready 4K laser projector.
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Dec 18, 2018 Spotlight Cinema Networks Signs New Long-Term Deal with Landmark Theatres, the Largest Art House Exhibitor in the U.S.
Oct 12, 2012 EFA Partners Leads Landmark Theatres’ Efforts to Secure $11 Million Financing
Oct 3, 2012 Landmark Theatres Selects Barco for Nationwide Digital Cinema Conversion of Indie Movie Theater Chain
Jan 31, 2006 Qube Cinema, Inc. Installs Digital Cinema Servers in Landmark Theatres
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Shortly after the commencement of operations in the United States, Qube Cinema, Inc. has signed an agreement with Landmark Theatres to begin their first rollout of Qube digital cinema servers in North America. Qube Cinema, Inc. is a subsidiary of Real Image Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd, an India-based technology leader in the media & entertainment space. After the successful implementation of digital cinema systems in India and Portugal, Real Image established Qube Cinema, Inc. as part of an initiative to address emerging global digital cinema market needs.


Sep 24, 2003 2929 Entertainment Announces Acquisition of Landmark Theatres
Apr 3, 2003 Landmark Theatres and Microsoft Create the Largest Digital Cinema Circuit in the United States
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