New Technology Partner of KINO 2016 Kongress in Karlsruhe

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Berlin, 06.01.2016 - HDF KINO e.V. is pleased to announce that Ymagis Group/dcinex has been awarded the contract for projection and screen technology for KINO 2016, the German movie theatre congress, which will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany, from 19 to 21 April 2016. The winning offer was jointly submitted with Sony Digital Cinema 4K through a tender process.

Dr. Andreas Kramer, Chairman of HDF KINO e.V., said, “We look forward to the cooperation and are convinced that this contract will ensure that Konzerthaus, the congress venue in Karlsruhe, will be equipped with state-of-the-art projection and screen technology. Moreover, we will have access to an experienced project team.”

“Along with our friends at Sony Digital Cinema 4K and zweiB GmbH, we are thrilled to partner with HDF KINO e.V. as the new technology partner for the KINO 2016 Kongress in Karlsruhe,” said KarlJoachim Lohkamp, Managing Director– Ymagis Group/dcinex Exhibitor Services in Germany. “We recognized this event as a vital component of the cinema landscape in Germany and we are committed to promoting excellence in cinema exhibition, using ground-breaking digital technology.”

Service and installation management prior to and during the event in Karlsruhe is a fixed component of Ymagis Group/dcinex’s winning offer, which will be supported by zweiB GmbH. The screen will be provided by Harkness Screens.

The organizer of KINO 2016, HDF Kino e.V., wishes to thank Ymagis Group/dcinex for their commitment as new technology partner. A modern digital infrastructure for distribution companies to present their films and line ups at KINO 2016 is a vital component of the event strategy. Ymagis Group/dcinex and Sony Digital Cinema 4K are both major players in the cinema industry and know the industry inside out – two facts that create many synergies. Thus HDF KINO is well- positioned to master the challenges lying ahead in Karlsruhe and is confident that their new technology partners will deliver outstanding know-how and expertise.

Registration for KINO 2016 is underway. Further information and registration forms are available at www.forum-film.com. A highly motivated organisation team will offer participating cinemas and the entire industry a first-rate event and is pleased to welcome all participants at KINO 2016 in Karlsruhe from 19 to 21 April 2016.

Organizer on behalf of HDF KINO e.V.: Forum Film Mediengesellschaft mbH Forum Film Mediengesellschaft mbH is a subsidiary of HDF Kino e.V. and provides a wide range of services for HDF Kino e.V., including the organisation of the movie theatre congress.

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