Christie projectors enhance Expo 67 Live, allowing attendees to relive the Canadian show of the century

50th anniversary celebration of the Montreal World’s Fair features multi-screen projection experience
Posted 9/26/2017

MONTREAL - (September 26, 2017) - Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world's best visual and audio experiences, is providing projectors for Expo 67 Live, a celebration to honor the 50th anniversary of the Montreal World’s Fair, produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). From September 18 to 30, Christie Roadster HD20K-J 3DLP® projectors will light up Esplanade de la Place des Arts to broadcast images onto the giant multi-screen installation to immerse viewers in the cinematic environment and relive Expo 67.

Created by multi-disciplinary artist Karine Lanoie-Brien (K), Expo 67 Live was produced by René Chénier, NFB executive producer for special projects. The unique and innovation installation by K draws inspiration from the eclectic films from the original Expo 67 to tell a cinematic story across more than 435 linear feet of screen space, with a height of up to 52 feet. The installation is complemented by 43 surround sound speakers to showcase almost 26 songs from the time of the original event.

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