Christie ties up with Cameron's Lighstorm Ent

MUMBAI: Christie, that offers world-class projection displays and visualization solutions for any type of content has signed five-year agreement with James Cameron‘s Lightstorm Entertainment to exchange research, testing, development and technical support on the industry‘s new technology.
The initiative has been taken to accelerate the development and adoption of next-generation 3D digital cinema. The cooperation between two of Hollywood‘s digital cinema powerhouses opens up a new chapter on how films will be made and shown in theatres.
"Lightstorm is committed to realizing the potential of 3D and high frame rate technology to f immerse audiences in the world of movie. This alliance promises to spark a new wave of excitement, creativity, and innovation in film-making," said Christie Entertainment Solutions division vice president Craig Sholder.
Christie will supply the latest Solaria Series of 3D-capable projectors, ongoing access to research and development on 3D, and input into Lightstorm‘s mission-critical engineering related to 3D and high frame rate innovation.
It will also assist in outfitting Cameron‘s new production facilities, including two screening rooms that will serve as virtual production sites for the next two instalments of Avatar.

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