NEW YORK, NY– GDC Technology Limited along with their partner DTS have partnered with the Film Expo Group to become the Official Sponsor of CineAsia 2016.
“In 16 years, GDC has gone from an idea to one of the largest providers of digital cinema solutions and services in the world. With GDC being based in Hong Kong, CineAsia has become a major factor in our growth and a great opportunity to thank our business associates, partners and customers for their overwhelming and continuous support. Along with our partner DTS, GDC is pleased to continue our association with the Film Expo Group and honored, to be the Official Sponsor of CineAsia. Our participation this year is by far the largest in our history and a sign of our determination to continue growing our business in the region and globally.” said Man-Nang Chong, founder, chairman and CEO of GDC Technology Limited.
GDC Technology Limited is a leading digital cinema solutions provider that develops, manufactures and sells media servers, content storage systems, theatre management systems and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, manages VPF for over 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide.
“We are proud to align with GDC to support CineAsia and to broaden cinematic innovation throughout the region. DTS changed the industry in 1993 with advanced technologies and a promise to deliver the best experience for moviegoers everywhere,” said Jon Kirchner, chairman and CEO of DTS, Inc. “Twenty three years later, we continue to innovate, and through our partnership with GDC we continue to fulfill that promise as DTS:X immersive audio technology rapidly expands throughout Asia, an important market for DTS and the film industry as a whole.”
“Having the opportunity to partner with technology giants like GDC and DTS for CineAsia 2016 is very exciting for us. We are confident this new partnership will help the development of cinematic technologies expand throughout the region,” said Andrew Sunshine, Vice President of The Film Expo Group.
CineAsia will take place from 6-8 December 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professional come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.
About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Hong Kong; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami. Additionally, the group publishes, Film Journal International, a trade magazine and website covering the motion picture industry with a special emphasis on theatrical exhibition.
Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.
About Hong Kong Tourism Board
The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is the supporting organization of CineAsia. The Hong Kong Tourism Board is a government-subvented body tasked with marketing and promoting Hong Kong as a travel destination and enhancing visitors’ experience once they have arrived. In fulfilling its objectives, the HKTB organizes comprehensive campaigns and a year-round programme of events, which also serve to provide a business platform for travel-related sectors. The HKTB also established Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) to strengthen the city’s position as the prime destination for meetings, incentive trips, conventions, and exhibitions (MICE) in Asia. MEHK offers extensive support services that make MICE events simple to setup and smooth to execute.
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