17 Dec 2014

Celebrating Christmas with the CEA: it’s a glamorous affair

The Cinema Exhibitors’ Association (CEA) loves premières. And not only when it comes to movies. Year after year, they manage to celebrate Christmas ahead of everyone else, in a fairytale setting. On 10 December, the cream of the crop of the cinema world got together at No. 8 Northumberland Avenue, near London’s Trafalgar Square, to share experiences and celebrate in style. Just like in 2013, Barco was a proud event sponsor of the ‘glamorous affair’, as the event was called.
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17 Dec 2014

‘The most stunning experience’: Europe warmly welcomes Barco’s laser projector!

Full house at the Kinepolis flagship cinema in Lomme, France, last week. The whole ‘Who’s Who’ of the French cinema world was present to experience the European debut of Barco’s unique DP4K-60L laser projector. Their feedback? The laser-powered première of the ‘Hobbit –Battle of the Five Armies received glowing praise, just like it did in Brussels one day later. For those attending tonight’s première in Madrid: prepare yourself to be impressed!
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11 Dec 2014

A preview of Italian cinema in 2015

The popular Italian seaside resort of Sorrento rolled out the red carpet for over 2,000 movie professionals, from 2 to 5 December last. From Italy’s most prominent filmmakers and actors to cinema exhibitors, production companies and marketing agencies: they all travelled to Sorrento for the 37th ‘Giornate professionali di cinema’ (Professional Days of Cinema). Barco partner Cinemeccanica, the technical sponsor of the event, had invited our colleague Marc Aarts, Sales Director Digital Cinema Western Europe, to talk about Barco’s solutions for the future of cinema…
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08 Dec 2014

Barco reaches 50,000 digital cinema projector milestone

DP2K Series
Since the release of its first digital cinema projector in 2000, Barco has continued to provide the industry with innovative solutions in movie projection, from 2K to 4K, xenon to laser, and the evolution of 3D and high frame rate technology. Many of the top exhibitors have chosen Barco projectors for their theaters, establishing the company as the clear leader in its class with 40 percent market share worldwide.
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05 Dec 2014

Film Fest Gent: the movie

“Barco is an important sponsor of Film Fest Gent, as it’s a very innovative company with Flemish roots that provides top-quality visualization solutions,” says Wim De Witte, programmer at Film Fest Gent. For over 20 years now, Barco has been sponsoring the film festival in the Belgian city of Ghent. On the occasion of this year’s 41st edition, we talked to the programmer and to Wim Buyens, Head of our Entertainment division, about our long-term partnership. Watch the video to hear what they have to say!
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18 Nov 2014

PVR Cinemas bring ‘Auro 11.1 by Barco’ to New Delhi

PVR Cinemas Delhi - Picture 1
Fans of impressive images and astonishing acoustics in India’s capital can rejoice: the first completed installation of ‘Auro 11.1 by Barco’ in New Delhi is a fact. The place to be? The PVR multiplex in the Pacific Mall, Tagore Garden; one of the busiest places in town. The installation also marks the first installation of the Auro 11.1 technology in the North of the country.
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29 Oct 2014

Barco and AE share ways to monetize investments in digital cinema

ShowEast Jim Molony
Taking center stage at ShowEast today were Jim Molony of Barco and Adam Cassels of Audience Entertainment, fueling a lively discussion on how movie exhibitors can build new revenue streams using the latest CinemaBarco and AE digital cinema solutions. The focus was on engaging this new generation of moviegoers with a wide array of interactive tools that redefine the cinema as a true destination delivering a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.
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28 Oct 2014

Cineplanet continues cinema expansion in Latin America with Barco

Cineplanet theatre
Teaming up with digital cinema integrator Bardan Cinema, Barco is helping to elevate the entertainment quality of Cineplanet’s movie theaters as the exhibitor continues expansion in Peru and Chile. Cineplanet is one of the most enlightened and progressive players in the Latin American market, employing the diverse lineup of digital cinema projectors offered by Barco, from their compact DP2K-10Sx with integrated media server for smaller auditoriums to the impressive DP4K-32B for its largest movie houses.
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23 Oct 2014

CinemaBarco comes to ShowEast!

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Experience the future of cinema today at ShowEast next week, where Barco will present demonstrations of its latest digital cinema solutions designed to bring the entire theater to life, from the lobby, to the auditorium and beyond. “Our latest solutions like Barco Escape and audience engagement appeal to the up-and-coming generation of moviegoers who are attracted by thrill-seeking, immersive experiences that are also interactive," comments Todd Hoddick, Barco's VP of Global Entertainment.
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21 Oct 2014

Meeting up with the world of showbiz in Abu Dhabi

The brand-new International Showbiz Expo (ISBE), taking place in Abu Dhabi this 21 to 23 October, hosts panel discussions and presentations, an industry trade show and movie screenings. Barco is a proud event sponsor: we’ve delivered visualization equipment for the main theater and we’ve set up a Barco booth. Our participation is a great way to highlight our commitment to the entertainment industry in the Middle East.
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