Sanofi partners with Vancouver International Film Festival MONTREAL, July 16, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadian cosmeceutical brand NeoStrata has teamed up with drugstore chain London Drugs to celebrate local talent at this year's Vancouver International Film Festival taking place from September 24th – October 9th. NeoStrata is an official sponsor at the festival and will be sponsoring the 2015 Style in Film series.
Christie sponsors Vancouver International Film Festival Start / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release Vancouver, B.C.—Sep 25, 2012 Christie Is Projection Sponsor of Vancouver International Film Festival Christie’s State-Of-The-Art Projection Lights up Films from around the Globe Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies, is proud to again sponsor theVancouver International Film Festival, for which Christie will provide digital cinema projectors from its Christie Solaria® Series, as well as Cine-IPM 2K image processors. The festival, one of North America’s leading cinema events, is bringing hundreds of new films to the city September 27 to October 14. “It is only through the support of Christie that we are able to maintain the standards of excellence that filmmakers expect and deserve,” said Alan Franey, Festival Director & CEO, Vancouver International Film Festival. The projectors and equipment, to be installed and managed by Christie partner ZOOM Audio Visual Networks, will ensure that festivalgoers enjoy their cinematic selections in the crisp colors, brilliant image quality and 3D possibilities available only through state-of-the-art digital projection. “Christie’s technology and support have made it possible to transform many of the Festival’s screens to digital,” said Michael Stewart, president of ZOOM. “Their exceptional image quality and expert service help make the festival a big success for exhibitors and patrons alike.” “We have a longstanding relationship with the VIFF and the VIFC, and when we introduced Christie to them we, did so knowing that together ZOOM and Christie could offer them the best product and the best support in the industry. We have Christie projectors installed in the Festival’s permanent theatre at the VIFC, including a Christie CP2210 installed early this year, making the Festival DCP compliant. This is why we proudly promote Christie technology throughout western Canada,” Stewart added. Dave Muscat, Christie’s senior director of sales for Canada said “Our participation in major film festivals is part of our commitment to the Canadian and international film industries. Our network of highly skilled and dedicated integration partners helps us make it happen, and ZOOM’s work on VIFF is indicative of that commitment.” In terms of admissions and number of films screened (about 150,000 attendees and almost 380 films), VIFF is among the five largest film festivals in North America. The international lineup includes selections from the world’s top film festivals as well as numerous titles from smaller studios and providers. VIFF screens the largest selection of East Asian films outside of that region, is one of the biggest showcases of Canadian film in the world (with 80 Canadian titles this year alone being screened) and includes a large and significant non-fiction program. Kathryn Cress, vice president, global and corporate marketing at Christie, notes that Christie’s digital solutions are helping festivals as well as the industry in general with the transition to digital projection. “Christie’s state-of-the-art projection technologies and skilled business partners make our firm the preferred choice for film festivals across the globe. And the arrangement with the Vancouver festival has a strong Canadian component, as Christie is the only provider of high-performance digital cinema projectors with its main engineering and major manufacturing site located in Kitchener, Ontario.” Christie digital projectors are used by leading film festivals around the globe, including the Toronto International Film Festival. This year, Christie renewed its official technical sponsorship of the Festival de Cannes for the next three years, a position it has held since 2006. In addition, Christie was the exclusive projection sponsor of the “Water for Elephants” screening at the opening gala of the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival last year. This year, Christie’s DLP Cinema® 4K resolution projector platform will support screenings at the 56th BFI London Film Festival October 10 to 21 with 2K projectors from Christie’s Solaria Series also being used by cinemas supporting the festival. Christie equipment is found in more than half of all DLP Cinema® projection rooms – about 33,000 projectors – installed worldwide and utilizing a global network of skilled installation and support partners, Christie serves exhibitors of all sizes with products and services that provide the best cinema experience for exhibitors and their guests. Christie’s Commitment to HFRThe two main goals of Christie’s HFR activities are to help the industry develop the best high frame rate (HFR) content and the best delivery system for HFR content. The first goal involves assisting leading-edge filmmakers and post-production companies in perfecting HFR movie creation, so the industry has the most engaging, entertaining content possible. The second goal is to assist exhibitors in showing these 3D HFR movies in all their glory. To these ends, Christie is helping create the standards for 3D HFR movies through the formal and informal technology-development alliances with major producers and directors, post-production facilities, studios and technology partners. On the exhibitor front, Christie provides one stop shopping for all the hardware, software and services that enable exhibitors to deliver a filmmaker’s vision in stunning 3D HFR quality. For more information, visit http://www.higherframerates.com. Christie Contacts: Dave PaoliniManager, Media and Public RelationsPH: +1 519-749-3127 More Christie Press Releases: Mar 25, 2015 Christie Solaria Series 2K/4K Projectors and Christie Vive Audio Power the New Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres in Vineyard, Utah Mar 12, 2015 Christie Vive Audio and Dolby Atmos Power Next Generation of Cinema Sound for Toho Cinemas in Japan Mar 9, 2015 D3D and Christie to Introduce Laser Dome System Feb 5, 2015 Christie Named Laser Projection Sponsor of the 2015 Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Tech Retreat; Will Demo Industry-Leading 2D, Single-Projector Laser Solution Jan 20, 2015 Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution on Track for 100 Installs in Inaugural Year Dec 11, 2014 Christie Lights Up the Screens at Shaw Theatres’ New Cineplex in Singapore’s Latest Suburban Shopping Complex Dec 10, 2014 Christie Dual-Head 6P Laser Projection System Dec 9, 2014 Christie Complete Cinema Solutions Take Centerstage at CineAsia 2014 Dec 5, 2014 Moody Gardens and D3D Cinema Celebrate Grand Opening of World’s First Institutional Giant Screen Laser Theater Featuring Christie 6P Digital Laser Projection Dec 3, 2014 Dolby Selects Christie to Co-Develop Dolby Vision Projection Systems for Dolby Cinema Oct 27, 2014 Christie Launches First National Experiential Network for Cinema Lobbies Oct 23, 2014 Christie Emphasis on New Revenue-Generating Experiential Digital Signage, for Cinemas, Delights ShowEast Attendees Oct 15, 2014 Christie’s Complete Cinema Solutions Offer Truly Immersive Experience at Asia’s Largest Multiplex Oct 13, 2014 Digital Cinema Projection and Audio Technologies from Christie on Show at AIMC 2014 Sep 4, 2014 Christie 4K Technology Brings Filmmakers’ Vision into Sharper Focus at the Toronto International Film Festival Aug 28, 2014 China Film Group Purchases 200 Christie CP2220 DLP Digital Projectors to Expand its Cinema Business Aug 27, 2014 Christie Demonstrates Digital Cinema Projection Technologies at BIRTV 2014 Aug 13, 2014 First Large-Scale Canadian Laser Projection Demo Highlights Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) International Conference Jul 30, 2014 Southern Theatres’ Movie Tavern 8 in Covington, LA, to Be Powered Exclusively By Christie Vive Audio and Christie Solaria Series Projectors Jun 23, 2014 Christie Digital Cinema Projector Screens Transformers: Age of Extinction at Closing of SIFF More
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