UNIC’s Partners of European Cinema Exhibition Programme brings together leading partners and brands in the cinema space to build bridges between the exhibition community and these companies.
Current members include:
Coca-Cola connects people all over the world. It is the most valuable brand, and besides “ok” the most known word. Everyone knows the company, the brand, the bottle, the soft drink. Coca-Cola is an iconic brand and a myth at the same time, and part of our everyday life.
Coca-Cola’s mission is to refresh the world, inspire moments of optimism and happiness, create value and make a difference.
The company has been supporting the cinema industry for decades, will it be by supporting CineEurope since its very 1st year as corporate official sponsor, or by conducting on-going research to continuously increase the understanding of consumer needs and behavior, to unlock Retail growth. For more information, please visit www.coca-cola.com.
A wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., Deluxe is a leading provider of a broad range of services and technologies for the global digital media and entertainment industry. Bringing together a comprehensive network of specialized companies with best in class artistry, cutting edge technology, streamlined delivery a nd distribution solutions and customized management strategies, Deluxe approaches all of its businesses with an ingrained attention to quality, detail and creativity. From start to finish, in whatever format or language is required, Deluxe has the infrastructure and in house capacity to provide complete solutions to a broad range of customers, including: major motion picture studios, television networks and cable companies, advertising agencies, brands, production companies, independent distributors and content owners. For more information, please visit www.bydeluxe.com.
Technicolor has been a pioneer in digital cinema since its inception in 1999, providing worldwide digital cinema releasing services including mastering and distribution from their locally placed facilities. Technicolor’s exhibitor services include their exhibitor portal and helpdesk, worldwide KDM management and digital cinema services Services for features trailers, advertising and shorts (including mastering, versioning and distribution). For more information, please visit www.technicolor.com.
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work. For nearly 50 years, sight and sound experiences have become more vibrant, clear, and meaningful in Dolby®. For more information, please visit www.dolby.com.
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. For more information, please visit www.imax.com.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. Present in 30 countries, the Group has a total customer base of more than 236 million customers at 31 December 2013, including 178 million mobile customers and 15 million fixed broadband customers worldwide. Orange is also a leading provider of global IT and telecommunication services to multinational companies, under the brand Orange Business Services.
Orange has a long standing relationship with cinema and supports all types of cinema across its TV, internet and mobile services. Orange continuously strengthens its commitment to supporting cinema through a range of activities including production through Orange Studio, content distribution through all channels, and support for some of the biggest cinema and TV events such as the Cannes International Film Festival and the Alpe d’Huez International Comedy Film Festival. In addition, Orange has long run its 2 for 1 promotion scheme in collaboration with cinemas across Europe, and supports the cinema exhibition sector though various initiatives that grow excitement and audiences around cinema. For more information, please visit www.orange.com.
RealD is the most prominent licensor of 3D and other visual technologies in the world. RealD’s extensive intellectual property portfolio is used in applications that enable a premium viewing experience in the theatre, the home and elsewhere.
RealD Cinema Systems are licenced to motion picture exhibitors that show 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content and also provides its RealD Display, active and passive eyewear and RealD Format technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers, content producers and distributors to enable the delivery and viewing of 3D and other premium content on a variety of visual displays and devices. For more information, please visit www.reald.com.
NEC provides information technology and network solutions to business enterprises, communications services providers and to government agencies. NEC has built an innovative history in the information and communications field by constantly providing customers with the most advanced products and services.
NEC Display Solutions designs, produces and delivers leading-edge visual display technology for a wide variety of markets and provides multimedia and digital cinema projector solutions for just about any display need imaginable. A wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, NEC Display Solutions leverages award-winning display technologies and advanced research and development, while building on a rich history of product innovation.
For more information, please visit www.nec.com.
Sony Digital Cinema 4K technology lets movie goers experience exceptional picture quality from every seat in the cinema – with spectacular detail, contrast and colour on any size of screen. Sony Digital Cinema 4K projection systems give audiences a more immersive, emotionally engaging visual experience you simply can’t get at home – in 2D or with a choice of smooth, easy on the eye 3D solutions. Sony 4K offers four times the resolution of an HD TV or previous-generation 2K digital cinema. It’s captured the imagination of audiences and industry alike, winning Hollywood’s commitment as underlined by 4K releases from studios such as Paramount, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, and Sony Pictures. It has also won the support of Hollywood heavyweights like Christopher Nolan (“Dark Knight Rises”, “Inception”), David Fincher (“The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo”) and Harald Zwart (“Karate Kid”), who have all released recent blockbusters in the 4K format. The only manufacturer currently deploying 4K projection systems in volume, Sony serves many of the world’s biggest and most prestigious cinema chains, as well as small independent screens and art house cinemas.
For more information, please visit www.sony.com/digitalcinema/.
MasterImage 3D provides 3D solutions for theaters and mobile devices, delivering the ultimate 3D experience to theaters and audiences in over 70 countries around the world. They captivate audiences with ultra-high brightness (up to 33% light efficiency), vivid colour, and stunning clarity, at the lowest total cost of ownership. Their 3D digital cinema systems combine superior image quality with the highest brightness in the industry. MasterImage 3D is a global company with offices located around the world.
For more information, please visit www.masterimage3d.com.
Barco delivers visually spectacular and immersive entertainment – before, during and after the show – to create a one-of-a-kind moviegoing experience. With a portfolio of more than 10 digital cinema projectors, Barco provides a broad range of DCI-compliant 2K and 4K digital cinema projectors to let the movie magic come to life. Barco’s Auro 11.1 immersive sound technology is a next-generation sound format for the cinema industry. It turns conventional cinema sound into a fully immersive experience, with sound coming from all around and above the listener. Barco’s lobby solutions brings theater to life and transform entrance and lobby into an entertainment experience that captivates, informs and engages audiences, while differentiating from all other forms of entertainment.
For more information, please visit www.barco.com.
Harkness Screens is a world leading screen technology company, specialising in the design and manufacture of projection screens and supporting technologies. With its industry leading 2D and 3D screen technology brands, Harkness continues to lead the way in screen technology for cinema and live events. Manufacturing cinema screens and custom screens of virtually any shape and size. Harkness Screens clients range from single-screen independent theatres through to large multiplexes, immersive theatre experiences, theatres, theme parks, exhibition venues, TV studios or live events. Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology and production methods to provide innovative solutions to the company’s key markets worldwide.
For more information, please visit www.harkness-screens.com.
Vista Group International (Vista Group) is the global leader in film industry software solutions, providing cinema management, film distribution and customer analytics software to companies across the film industry worldwide. Building on the leading world market share of cinema management software provider Vista Entertainment Solutions, a business celebrating 20 years of success in 2016, Vista has expanded to include Movio (data analytics), Veezi (cloud-based SaaS software for the Independent Circuit Market), MovieTeam (cloud-based software to optimise cinema staff scheduling), MACCS International (film distribution software), Numero (box office reporting software for film distributors and cinemas), Cinema Intelligence by Share Dimension (business intelligence solutions), and Powster (creative studio and marketing platform for movie studios). The synergistic competencies of each of the businesses are enabling Vista Group to leverage their portfolio of products to turn possibilities into reality, creating a platform to deliver new benefits to its customers – from production and distribution, to cinema exhibition through to the moviegoer experience. Vista Group has over 400 staff across nine offices in New Zealand (Auckland headquarters), Sydney, Los Angeles, Dallas, London, the Netherlands, Romania and Shanghai. For more information, please visit vistagroup.co.nz.
Founded in 2007 and managed by professionals from both the cinema- and high-tech industries, Ymagis Group is a leading company in Europe in the area of advanced digital technology services for the motion picture industry. They provide innovative solutions to movie exhibitors, distributors of films and event cinema, producers, and ad agencies. Following the integration of dcinex in October 2014, the group has grown its portfolio of activities and further developed its geographic footprint in Europe with permanent offices in 17 countries. The company’s core business is structured around three main axes: services to exhibitors, services to producers and distributors, and finance solutions. As of December 31, 2014, 7,172 screens in Europe are under exhibitor services contracts with Ymagis, and 6,027 screens have been installed under Virtual Print Fee contracts. The company operates the largest network for content delivery in Europe with a current total of 3,251 screens. Ymagis Group is headquartered in Paris (France) and Liege (Belgium).
For more information, please visit http://www.Ymagis.com and http://www.dcinex.com.
Webedia is the market leader for movie-related websites in France (allocine.fr), Germany (moviepilot.de and filmstarts.de), Brazil (adorocinema.com.br), Turkey (Beyazperde.com), Spain and Latin America (sensacine.es). With more than 60 million monthly unique users, Webedia is second only to imdb.com in global movie traffic. Webedia is also a leading provider of web and mobile platforms for cinemas, including online ticketing. For more information, please visit webedia.fr.
comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is the cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. comScore completed its merger with Rentrak Corporation in January 2016 to create the new model for a dynamic, cross-platform world. Built on precision and innovation, our unmatched data footprint combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale. This approach helps media companies monetize their complete audiences and allows marketers to reach these audiences more effectively. With more than 3,200 clients and global footprint in more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of measurement. For more information, please visit comscore.com.
IHS Technology is the world’s leading source for research, analysis, and strategic guidance in the technology, media, and telecommunications industries. Businesses and governments in more than 140 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs nearly 9,000 people in 33 countries around the world. For more information, please visit technology.ihs.com.