SYDNEY – Christie® is proud to announce that it has been specifically selected and entrusted by longstanding partner Hoyts Cinema Technology Group (CTG) to provide digital cinema projection technology for the Australian premiere of Paramount Pictures' Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One on Monday, July 3.
For this major event, Hoyts CTG transformed the Darling Harbour Theatre at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) into a state-of-the-art, well-appointed movie theatre to screen the highly anticipated action film in the long-running Mission: Impossible franchise. The Christie CP4435-RGB pure laser cinema projector lit up a screen measuring 17 meters wide and 7 meters high (55-foot by 22-foot) with bright, vivid images in 4K resolution. For the first time at an Australian film premiere, Hoyts CTG has deployed the Christie CineLife+™ Series projector, recognized for its advanced electronics and unparalleled cinematic performance.
Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is the seventh motion picture in the Mission: Impossible series starring Tom Cruise as the main protagonist, IMF agent Ethan Hunt. The Australian premiere was a star-studded extravaganza with the red carpet attended by Cruise, McQuarrie, Australian celebrities, and a sizeable audience.
Paramount Pictures chose Hoyts CTG, a leading cinema technology and digital signage solutions provider, to deliver the technical support, integration, and installation for the film's debut Down Under. A trusted Christie partner, Hoyts CTG's enduring relationship with Christie gave it complete confidence in installing the Christie CP4435-RGB cinema projector to bring Ethan Hunt's latest adventure to life on the big screen with stunning visuals.
"For the extraordinary demands of the Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One Australian premiere at ICC Sydney, we relied on Christie's exceptional RGB pure laser projector," said Adam Wrightson, managing director, Hoyts CTG. "Drawing upon our longstanding partnership with Christie, we had utmost trust that this projector would brilliantly illuminate the 17-meter screen. With its advanced RGB pure laser technology, the projector delivered precisely what we had hoped for – razor-sharp and vibrant imagery that created an unforgettable premiere experience."
Brian Claypool, executive vice president, Cinema, Christie, added, "We are delighted to partner with Hoyts CTG to provide an unparalleled cinematic experience for the Australian premiere of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. Our high-performance RGB pure laser cinema projector, combined with the expertise of Hoyts CTG, brings breathtaking action to audiences with astounding visuals. Christie continues to push the boundaries of cinema technology, ensuring that moviegoers are immersed in the magic."
Christie CineLife+ Series cinema projectors offer an exceptional moviegoing experience in mainstream theatres. Equipped with ultrafast CineLife+ electronics and Real|Laser™ illumination, these compact, all-in-one DCI-compliant projectors introduce a new level of color and contrast. It boasts high efficiency, ensuring a long operational life, and showcases 2D and 3D content in stunning 2K or 4K resolution at up to 120 fps. With different illumination, resolution, and brightness options to choose from, the Christie CineLife+ Series cinema projectors captivate audiences with incredibly vivid and lifelike imagery on an affordable platform that delivers top performance well into the future.