CYPRESS, Calif. – (December 17, 2015) – Christie®, a leader in creating and sharing the world's best visual and audio experiences, announced it is the exclusive provider of digital cinema projection and immersive audio technology for global cinema exhibition company Ciné Grand’s newest theatre, the Fremont 7 in Fremont, California. Every Ciné Grand auditorium is powered by Christie DLP®digital cinema projectors and Christie Vive Audio™, the cinema industry’s only purpose built line array speaker solution. Fremont 7 also boasts Christie’s latest corner channel surround Vive Audio speakers, a cost-effective 5.1 channel solution that provides coverage to all the seats in the house.
Like all Ciné Grand locations, the Fremont 7 was uniquely designed by renowned international architects and engineers. It embodies the company’s “Grand Design of the Theatre” philosophy that echoes the local demographics and consumer needs. It features a digitally lit marquee, plush carpeting and 180-degree velvet reclining seats. Patrons can reserve their seats online in any of the seven auditoriums. The concession stand features an expanded menu that includes neighborhood favorites. A 3D auditorium features the Christie CP2215, part of the Christie Solaria Series®, a testament to Ciné Grand’s mission to create the best movie-watching environment by providing cutting edge cinema technology, coupled with exceptional attention to detail.
“With more than six decades of experience in the exhibition industry, we are committed to setting the highest standard of movie presentation to audiences worldwide. No other ‘All Bollywood Cinema’ in North America can match our luxury cinema experience in this property,” said Michael Spaeth, chief operating officer for Ciné Grand in North America. “The combination of Christie digital cinema projectors and Christie Vive Audio immersive sound means we can provide the sharpest, most brilliant images available on the screen today, complemented by the superior audio performance of Vive. As we expand into the North American market, we look forward to continuing our productive partnership with Christie to bring the best in movie-viewing to neighborhoods everywhere.”
“The Fremont 7 reflects a commitment to outstanding customer service that is the hallmark of all Ciné Grand theatres,” said Patrick Artiaga, director of business development, Audio Solutions, Christie. “We are proud to know that Ciné Grand’s pursuit of excellence in every facet of movie-viewing includes the use of the latest Christie projection and Vive Audio technology, ensuring every customer gets the ‘star treatment’ throughout the show.”
Christie Vive Audio’s unique ribbon driver technology and line array design, coupled with its exceptional timbre matching, enhanced voice intelligibility and low distortion unlocks the full dynamic range of the DCI digital cinema audio. The complete solution features the new corner surround solutions, as well as screen channels, wall and ceiling surround speakers that use unique ribbon driver technology in a single-enclosure line array design, purpose-built for cinema environments. Christie Vive Audio continues to strengthen its reputation worldwide as the next standard in immersive sound for cinema. It supports leading formats such as Auro 11.1, Dolby Atmos, 7.1 and 5.1 surround sound.
About Ciné Grand
Ciné Grand was founded in June 2010 by professionals with more than six decades of experience in the entertainment industry executing, managing and operating multiplexes. It operates globally under the brand "Ciné Grand," and "Grand Cinemas". Expanding into the world of movie exhibition and entertainment in a big way, it brings the highest standard of movie viewing to audiences worldwide. In addition to its continued growth in the U.S. market, the company is working towards establishing its presence in India, Bulgaria, Romania and China.