WOKINGHAM, England – (May 12, 2015) – Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, has signed a new agreement to be technical partner of the Cannes Film Festival for a further three years. This means that for the ninth year running, the famous showcase, held May 13-24, will use Christie's solutions for all its movie screenings. The enduring relationship offers a fascinating insight behind the iconic red-carpet event and – beyond – to how the industry of cinema is evolving.
"Would Cannes Festival have known the development of D-cinema over the past few years without Christie’s knowledge and technical involvement?" commented Thierry Fremaux, General Delegate of Cannes. "2015 is the ninth consecutive year for the partnership between Christie and Cannes Festival, and I’m delighted to say that it is more than a simple partnership."