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Los Angeles, CA—Aug 6, 2019

CJ 4DPLEX and GDC Partnering to Expand 4DX and ScreenX Across Latin America

The partnership will see expansion of the innovative cinema formats across Latin America with new exhibitors and new markets
CJ 4DPLEX (www.cj4dx.com), the world’s leading cinema technology company, announced today a new partnership agreement with GDC Technology, where the two companies will work to identify new opportunities for ScreenX and 4DX to expand the companies’ exhibition network across Latin America. This alliance will bring a realistic innovative movie-going experience like no other to a much broader audience in Latin and Central America. 
 
ScreenX is the world's first multi-projection theatre technology that offers a 270-degree panoramic movie watching experience. ScreenX allows the audience to go beyond the frame of the traditional movie screen, utilizing a proprietary system to expand the center screen image to the side walls, surrounding audiences with imagery and providing a sense of being inside the movie. 
 
GDC Technology offers a one-stop shop for digital cinema solutions for the global cinema industry, specializing in Cinema Automation systems and media servers. Today, one in every three cinema screens in the world, from art houses to multi-screen complexes, count on GDC solutions to enable new cinematic possibilities and experiences. GDC is widely recognized for its first-to-market solutions to automate cinema workflow and improve operation efficiency. At CinemaCon 2019, GDC also presented the world’s first highest frame-rate 3D cinema solution with Academy Award-winning director, Ang Lee, for 3D playback in 4K 240fps format. GDC is the recipient of the prestigious “Catalyst Award for Best New Technology of CinemaCon” winning in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. 
 
4DX’s advanced theater technology enhances the on-screen visuals of action-packed blockbusters, transcending the traditional cinema experience through special effects including motion-synchronized seats, wind, fog, rain, lightning, snow, bubble, vibration, and scents. The result is one of the most innovative cinema formats in the industry, drawing fans into the action on the big screen. 
 
“We are thrilled to be expanding our relationship with GDC for this new opportunity to expand across Latin America,” said JongRyul Kim, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX. “We entered the Latin American market in 2011, expanding into Mexico, Chile, the Caribbean and the Dominican Republic, and with GDC, we look forward to expanding our presence further in sharing our next-generation technologies 4DX, ScreenX, and our latest 4DX with ScreenX, to a new and wider audience.” 
 
“Developing new technologies for the cinema industry is unique in that it requires constant communications with exhibitors, distributors and the creative community.  Our award-winning Cinema Automation and SR-series media servers were developed from our 20-year knowledge of digital cinema and constantly working with our industry partners, such as CJ 4DPLEX,” said Dr. Man-Nang Chong, founder, chairman and CEO of GDC Technology Limited. “This partnership with CJ 4DPLEX to offer 4DX and ScreenX in Latin and Central America will provide exhibitors award-winning technologies from two leading companies and keep them ahead of today’s and tomorrow’s digital cinema world.” 
 



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Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Hong Kong, GDC Technology Limited (“GDC Technology”) is a leading global digital cinema solutions provider with over 20-year history of first to market innovations.  GDC Technology has the largest installed base of media servers and TMS (“Theatre Management System”) in the Asia-Pacific region and the second-largest globally. One out of three cinemas in the world uses GDC products. GDC Technology holds numerous patents globally, including in USA and China. Today, GDC has presence in 13 offices and 33 local service centers worldwide. 

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About CJ 4DPLEX: CJ 4DPLEX is a leading, next-generation cinema technology company, headquartered in Seoul with international offices in Los Angeles and Beijing. The company has created innovative film technologies for theaters worldwide that include 'ScreenX', '4DX', and '4DX Screen' for consumers to experience films in ways that were never before possible.
 
CJ 4DPLEX is a part of the CJ Group conglomerate that also includes entertainment powerhouses CJ CGV, the fifth largest theater chain in the world, and CJ ENM (CJ Entertainment & Media), who produced the Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and SAG Awards winning film, "Parasite". CJ 4DPLEX was named Most Innovative Company of 2017 and 2019 in Live Events by Fast Company, and the technology has been recognized with Silver at the Edison Awards in the Media and Visual Communications-Entertainment category in 2015 and 2018.
 
ScreenX is the world's first multi-projection cinema with an immersive 270 degree field of view. By expanding the image beyond the frame and onto the walls of the theatre, ScreenX places the audience directly at the center of the story, creating a visually immersive viewing experience unlike any other. To date, there are over 372 ScreenX auditoriums around the world in 38 countries.
 
4DX provides moviegoers with a multi-sensory cinema-going experience, allowing audiences to connect with movies through motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lightning, scents, and other special effects that enhance the visuals on-screen. Each 4DX auditorium incorporates motion-based seating synchronized with more than 21 different effects and optimized by a team of skilled editors. To date, there are over 776 4DX auditoriums around the world, spanning over 69 countries.
 
4DXScreen is a powerful combination of our super premium immersive theatre technologies of ScreenX and 4DX in one auditorium, creating a never-before-seen experience for cinemagoers. To date, there are 41 4DXScreens installed around the globe.
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