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These days, it’s no longer just about technology, it’s about experiences – WOW experiences. We are a team of cinema and technology experts from around the globe – Barco, ALPD, and CGS – who help you in creating surprising experiences.  We combine innovative cinema technologies with our unique and comprehensive service models to guarantee your peace of mind. So you can focus on new ways to surprise and delight your customers for years to come. Together, we engage to deliver a world-class cinema experience - the one you’ve been waiting for.





DCIP is the largest digital cinema integrator in the world and provides industry leading software and management solutions to exhibitors and distributors. 

Cinergy is an enterprise suite of tools that helps you track, monitor, and efficiently manage cinema operations in one centralized platform.




Qube Cinema is committed to creating a seamless world of Digital Cinema with products that are innovative, powerful, reliable and cost-effective. Qube Cinema is a company with a passion for cinema and a thorough understanding of film, video, audio and computer technology along with vast experience in the production, post-production and exhibition industries - a unique combination of expertise that has helped in the development of the company's digital cinema technology.



USHIO manufactures the highest-quality digital cinema projection bulbs available. USHIO xenon short-arc lamps boast a spectrum that is closer to natural sunlight than that of any other artificial light source. In addition to commercializing products for search and spot lights, which demand precise, powerful white beam lamps, USHIO became the first in the world to develop a xenon short-arc lamp exclusively for large scale, theater-use movie projectors.



CIELO is true proactive monitoring and support. Customers can access CIELO from any device connected to the internet, giving them the freedom to manage the customer experience outside the confines of their offices. Customers have circuit wide visibility into their theater operations so they are able to solve problems more efficiently.



NEC Display Solutions’ Digital Cinema Projector Series offers the most comprehensive digital cinema solution on the market today. These 3D-capable models enable theaters to deliver stunning digital images regardless of screen size, while simplifying theater management and reducing costs. All of NEC's digital cinema projectors meet DCI specifications for performance and reliability, meeting the requirements of today’s cinema industry. NEC also offers full digital signage solutions, highlighted by its award-winning 32”-98” LCD displays, multimedia projectors and desktop monitors for lobbies, concessions and concourses.



CES+ is the premier partner in cinema solutions. For the past 35 years has been a pioneer delivering innovative first-in-market technology and will revolutionize the industry with his one-of-a-kind Cinema-as-a-Service solution offering to become the disruptive facilitator of the evolution of the modern movie theater operation. CES+ is headquartered in Miami, Florida, and serves clients globally.




GDC Technology Limited is a digital cinema solutions provider. GDC Technology develops, manufactures and sells digital cinema servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for digital cinema. In addition, GDC is the appointed worldwide certification services agent, with exclusivity in Asia to certify DTS:X immersive sound auditoriums for DTS, Inc. GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC's subsidiary, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, manages VPF for approximately 5,000 theater screens and 250 motion picture distributors worldwide.



QSC Cinema is the global leader in signal processing, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for all cinema applications. Our “SystemSynergy” design approach ensures that the entire system, from source to sound, delivers an audio experience as intended by the filmmakers. Beyond cinema audio for the movies, QSC also provides complete audio systems with network control and monitoring for other areas in the cinema entertainment complex, such as lobbies, concession, food service, arcades, and bowling centers.



Dolby Laboratories has been a leader in developing many groundbreaking technologies and advancing the science of sight and sound for more than 50 years. Based in San Francisco with offices around the world, Dolby, through industry-leading research and engineering innovation, is expanding creative possibilities and enhancing collaborative relationships spanning musicians, filmmakers, and other artists as well as with businesses and consumers globally. Along with its partners, Dolby creates and delivers incredibly vivid experiences transforming entertainment and communications at the cinema, at home, on the go in mobile devices, and at work. Dolby Laboratories develops and delivers products and technologies that make entertainment experiences more realistic and immersive. By giving everyone the power to see, hear and feel the spectacular, Dolby is ideally positioned to transform the future of audio, voice, and imaging experiences worldwide.



Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.



Unique X, Based in the UK, is a new brand for the future of digital cinema, providing intelligent autonomous solutions and content services.  Unique X operates in 65 countries globally. To date, more than 70 million GB of data have been transferred, and over 60 million advertising playlists have been delivered. Solutions include RosettaBridge TMS, RosettaNet Estate Management System, Movie Transit (DCP Content Delivery Network), Basekey (KDM management), RosettaPOS (Point of Sale), RosettaLive (Event Streaming) and our pre-show products of Advertising Accord, Ad Transit and Smart Trailering.



Arts Alliance Media (AAM) is a global leader in digital cinema software and services,  offering cutting-edge solutions in software as well as installation, maintenance and support across the cinema ecosystem.



Bardan Cinema has been a leader in cinema equipment sales in Latin America and the Caribbean for over 40 years. With a well-established reputation and broad customer base that spans independent boutique theaters to large multiplexes, Bardan provides total solutions and services ranging from cinema design, equipment sales, installation, monitoring and VPF implementation. In collaboration with D-Cinema NOC, Bardan now offers comprehensive 24/7/365 proactive monitoring and remote support to exhibitors throughout the region.



Sony Digital Cinema 4K gives audiences an entertainment experience they’ll never forget in 2D or 3D. There’s a complete family of Sony 4K projection systems to suit every cinema operator, from small boutique screens to the largest multiplex. All our easy-to-use projectors deliver 4K resolution images that viewers love, bursting with rich colour and industry-leading 8000:1 average contrast ratio. Sony’s SRX-R500 series of projectors are also HDR-ready, meeting brightness and contrast requirements for screening the latest 4K movies mastered for High Dynamic Range presentation. Spectacular 4K images are matched by impressively low running costs. The long-lasting HPM multi-lamp array in all our SRX-R500 Series projectors is more energy efficient than traditional Xenon lamps, reducing routine maintenance and cutting the risk of revenue-threatening dark screens. A compelling choice for the big screens, our Premium Large Format (PLF) projection solution outshines costly first generation laser systems, with unrivalled 4K picture quality at light levels up to 60,000 lumens.

 





DTS:X transports you into a new dimension of sound immersion by delivering truly captivating entertainment experiences. Be prepared -- this improved lifelike immersion and heightened realism makes horror movies scarier, comedies more laugh-out-loud, and car chase scenes even more intense. Movies are being shown with DTS:X sound at an ever-growing number of theaters in the U.S., China and Europe.





Moving Image Technologies manufacturers and markets a full complement of cinema exhibition equipment and services to support the industry’s transition to digital cinema, including: custom engineering, systems design, integration, digital technology solutions for 3D, digital cinema, pre-feature on-screen advertising and components. Moving Image Technologies’ mission is to have the most talented, passionate people in cinema working to provide the best presentation tools for the cinema exhibition industry.

Industry Partners



The Inter-Society for the Enhancement of Cinema Presentation, Inc. promotes interactive dialogue and information exchange between cinema-related entities with the goal of resolving issues affecting the overall cinema presentation. Founded in 1978 by Eastman Kodak VP Ken Mason, membership is composed of its four charter trade organizations - International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA), the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) - along with over 40 member companies, made up of trade organizations, motion picture studios, exhibition companies, manufacturers, technical consultants, and other industry stakeholders.
 




The EDCF is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation that aims to act as a "Forum" to discuss key issues surrounding Digital Cinema in Europe. The purpose of EDCF is to provide a basis of common understanding across all European territories of the business and technical matters of digital cinema. 



The International Cinema Technology Association is a global network of professionals in the motion picture industry. Members of the ICTA are those companies that manufacture, service and create the equipment that goes into movie theatres. Our members are on the cutting edge of new technologies and have been the driving force in digital, 3D, immersive sound systems, high frame rates and lasers. The ICTA promotes technological advancements in the motion picture industry through educational seminars and programs. The ICTA logo stands for excellence and professionalism and when on a member’s letterhead signifies that the company is reliable, competent and committed.



For more than a century, the people of SMPTE (pronounced “simp-tee”) have sorted out the details of many significant advances in media and entertainment technology, from the introduction of “talkies” and color television to HD and UHD (4K, 8K) TV. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has received an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards for its work in advancing moving-imagery engineering across the industry. 



The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) represents the interests of cinema trade associations and cinema operators covering 37 countries in Europe and neighboring regions.​ ​



Shows & Events



ShowEast 2019,  held in Miami from Oct 14-17 2019 at the  Fontainebleau Miami Beach, features a range of exclusive product presentations and screenings from both Independent and Major Hollywood studios to help you make important programming decisions for the 4th quarter box office.  Powerhouse seminars offer valuable insight from top executives on the latest industry trends and concerns; while our EXPO experience offers delegates a glance at the latest and best technologies, entertainment, services, comforts, and conveniences to make their theatres must-attend destinations.  ShowEast’s International program draws a large contingency of Latin and South American delegates – more than any other convention of its kind. A one and a half day program dedicated to the latest content and concerns and within this rising region.



CineEurope 2020 to be held June 22th - 25th, 2022, promises to bring you another year with the very best in exclusive studio screenings and product presentations, cinematic technologies and innovations and educational seminars to keep your business on top of industry trends.

Produced by The Film Expo Group, CineEurope is the official convention of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), an international trade association representing cinema exhibitors and their national associations across 37 European territories whose focus is to better promote the social, cultural and economic value of cinemas in Europe and internationally.




CineAsia will take place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on December 9-12, 2019.  Nowhere else in Asia can you accomplish as much in a short period of time to sustain, and help grow your business in the year to come. Join your cinema exhibition, distribution, and motion picture industry colleagues for 4 days of networking and product presentations and screening of major Hollywood films soon to be released. CineAsia attendees will also get an opportunity to visit the Trade Show where you can learn about the latest equipment, products, and technologies to stay ahead of the trends.



Emerging Cinema Markets Conference, to be held November 19th -21nd 2019 at the Grand Tarabya Hotel in Istanbul to focus on Turkey, Middle East, Central Asia, Balkans and North Africa and will include key speakers and presenters to outline opportunities and issues for the industry.



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London—Sep 21, 2017

MPS Announces Appointment of Matt Aspray as New CEO

On the back of a busy year in which the company has been identified by the London Stock Exchange Group as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, leading film services provider Motion Picture Solutions is proud to announce the appointment of its new CEO — Matt Aspray.

Matt’s leadership has been integral to the growth of the company over the past 11 years. He takes the reins at the company during an exciting time, with expansion of the core services of digital mastering, KDM management and content localisation and distribution prompting the acquisition of new offices alongside MPS’s West London facility — as well as putting plans in place for a US facility in Los Angeles. Matt takes over from Howard Kiedaisch, who is stepping aside to focus on the growth of Bel Air Cinema, a company he co-founded and in which MPS is a principal partner.
 
“Thanks to the commitment and support we have received from our clients, MPS has undergone an enormous transformation since I joined the company back in 2006 ­— and that transformation is continuing. We began as a small player in the UK digital cinema world, and today MPS is a well-known and respected entity serving the wider entertainment industry,” explains Matt, “I’ve been fortunate to have been at the heart of the company from the outset and under Howard’s wise counsel, MPS has now cemented its reputation internationally. I’m delighted he’ll be staying on as a non-executive director. His industry knowledge is unsurpassed, as is his commercial judgement.”
 
This summer has seen several major developments ­— including the rollout of the latest iteration of MPS’s market-leading KDM generation tool, KeyGen, and its partner platform, OnCinema — which will allow the company to service better the needs of distributor clients on the worldwide stage, part of the remit for the outgoing CEO when he joined from Arts Alliance Media in 2015.
 
“When I arrived at MPS two years ago, I did so with huge respect for the two things that set this company apart — its relentless pursuit of technological advantage and focus on the customer’s needs,” says Howard, “Both those aspects have flourished and this company is poised to have a big impact internationally. Though I will be spending more time on the company I co-founded, Bel Air Cinema, I’m delighted to be staying a part of MPS — it’s a company I have admired for years and I have many friends in the MPS family. The next phase of growth certainly promises to be an interesting one for MPS.”
 


About Motion Picture Solutions: MPS is a leading film services company with its primary office in London. Founded in 2005, the company operates globally, offering end-to-end solutions from digital cinema mastering, localisation and creative GFX through to physical and electronic distribution, KDM management, content security and technical support for live event screenings and premières.

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Sep 27, 2017 MPS and Labo Launch A New Joint Venture, MPSlabo — A Core Facility Based Out of Burbank, California, with Services Spanning Post-Production and Content Distribution

Sep 22, 2016 Motion Picture Solutions Announces Brent Watson as Head of Customer Technical Operations
Jun 22, 2016 Sony Digital Cinema 4K and MPS Agree Proposed Integration of the New OnCinema Platform with Sony Theatre Management Systems
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Announced at CineEurope 2016, Sony Digital Cinema 4K and MPS — the leading digital cinema services company in Europe — have agreed to integrate MPS’s newly launched OnCinema software client within Sony Theatre Management System (TMS) within Europe. This move would make Sony’s TMS solution the first in the industry to be fully integrated with the OnCinema platform, adding a number of possible substantial benefits to Sony’s exhibitor customers, including true end-to-end delivery and real-time feedback on key delivery status.

Jun 20, 2016 MPS Launches OnCinema — the New International Cinema Distribution Platform
Sep 17, 2015 Avanti Communications & Motion Picture Solutions Sign Digital Cinema Distribution Deal
Apr 29, 2015 Motion Picture Solutions (MPS) announces Howard Kiedaisch as CEO
Oct 28, 2014 MPS appoint zweiB as Authorised Reseller for Germany, Austria & Switzerland
Jun 13, 2014 Arts Alliance Media and Motion Picture Solutions Offer the Strongest Cinema Content Delivery Solution Yet with Screenwriter and LANsat
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Digital cinema software provider Arts Alliance Media (AAM) and content services company Motion Picture Solutions (MPS), are to offer an improved seamless content delivery service to exhibitors with a combination of the LANsat library management server and the Screenwriter TMS (Theatre Management System). With Screenwriter installed on each LANsat server, exhibitors can now receive content and automated KDMs sent electronically and manage content easily through an intuitive interface, distributing it throughout a site, ready to play out on screen.

May 1, 2014 Motion Picture Solutions Acquires Arts Alliance Media’s Content Services Division
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London-based digital cinema companies Motion Picture Solutions (MPS) and Arts Alliance Media (AAM) announce that AAM’s Content Services business has been acquired by MPS. The combined entity, operating as Motion Picture Solutions, will form Europe’s largest and most experienced independent mastering facility, serving a range of clients from major studios to independent film makers.
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