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31 jan. 2023

Cinionic Named Official Projection Partner of 73rd Berlin International Film Festival

Kortrijk, Belgium – February 02, 2023 – Cinionic, the leading provider of laser cinema solutions, continues as the Official Projection Partner for the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). Cinionic is providing all-laser Barco projection for the 2023 event, running February 16-26 at Berlinale Palast, the Verti Music Hall, and the Haus der Berliner Festspiele.

“Cinionic will once again support us with their state-of-the-art projection technology and their excellent support. We are especially excited to use two of their latest Series-4 SP4K-55 projectors at our new venue, Verti Music Hall,” says Ove Sander, Technical Manager Digital Cinema, Berlinale.

Cinionic continues a 19-year tradition of powering Berlinale with Barco cinema projection, providing equipment and installation for the show. The event is the largest publicly attended film festival in the world, selling over 300,000 tickets in 2020. After the past two editions were scaled down due to the pandemic, Berlinale returns to its full capacity this year with Laser Projection by Cinionic lighting up festival screens with bright, high-quality movie presentation. 

“We are proud to once again support Berlinale in celebrating exceptional cinema and film as a creative art form,” says Carl Rijsbrack, CMO, Cinionic. “With laser projection powering the festival, Cinionic delivers a greener way to enjoy movies and enables filmmakers in Berlin and around the world to showcase their work in bright, sharp, vivid laser quality.”

Laser projection delivers a more environmentally friendly way to enjoy cinema, producing less waste and reducing energy consumption for a lower carbon footprint. Today Cinionic is leading the global transition to laser-powered cinema with over 30,000 units deployed and partnerships with major exhibitors such as Germany’s Kinopolis and Cineplex Muenster.

Attendees at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival can experience laser projection at the main event venues: Berlinale Palast, the Verti Music Hall, and the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. For more information and a list of screenings, visit:

About Cinionic

Cinionic, a Barco company, was founded in 2018 with a commitment to creating a new visual standard and moving the cinema industry forward. Cinionic’s future-ready enhanced services and technology solutions provide compelling cinema experiences. The company’s world-class technology portfolio includes award-winning laser projectors, HDR, integrated media servers, and premium cinema experiences, among other innovations.

With more than 100,000 projectors installed globally, Cinionic is trusted by more than 200 exhibitors to help capture audiences at multiple touchpoints in their cinema journey and keep them coming back for more.

Cinionic has offices in Belgium, United States, Mexico, Australia, and Hong Kong.

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About Berlinale

The Berlinale is a unique place of artistic exploration and entertainment. It is one of the largest public film festivals in the world, attracting tens of thousands of visitors from around the globe each year. For the film industry and the media, the eleven days in February are also one of the most important events in the annual calendar and an indispensable trading forum.

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