CYPRESS, Calif. (November 29, 2011) – Christie®, the leader in digital cinema projection, announced that it has signed a contract with Harkins Theatres, the largest privately held cinema chain in North America. The contract provides for more than 400 of its Christie Solaria™ Series 2 digital cinema projectors to be deployed by the end of November 2011. The chain has also subscribed to Christie’s Virtual Print Fee (VPF) program.
“Harkins Theatres is both an entertainment and a cultural destination for the many diverse communities it serves throughout the Southwest,” said George Scheckel, director, Business Development, Entertainment Solutions at Christie. “As a major supporter of so many charitable organizations and community-based educational programs, Harkins is committed to providing the highest quality movie-viewing experience to its patrons. Christie is pleased that its new generation of DLP Cinema® projectors, offering the brightest, sharpest 2D and 3D images, will now help contribute to their inspiring legacy that includes groundbreaking innovations in cinema.”