Press Release

Warren Theatres Selects Christie As Exclusive DLP Cinema® Provider For New, All-Digital 14-Screen Multiplex

CYPRESS, CA – (June 11, 2008) – Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., a global leader in Digital Cinema, was selected by Warren Theatres as the exclusive DLP Cinema® provider for its spectacular new 14-screen multiplex in Moore, Oklahoma.  The Moore Warren Theatre, the most expensive in the history of the state, is also one of the largest, with luxury accommodations and screens up to 80 feet wide and four stories tall. 

The company’s first all digital multiplex, the Moore Warren features Christie’s acclaimed CP2000 series projectors, selected by more than 80% of all global installations; a sophisticated sound system that meets the highest standards in film audio; and the latest in 3D cinema technology.  A special VIP section offers extra wide seats, and food service is available.  The décor reflects the ultimate in elegance, with terrazzo flooring, marble counter tops, and waterfall curtains.

“We built our reputation on providing the highest quality and consistently best service in the industry.  The citizens of Oklahoma City and Moore expect nothing less from us,” said Bill Menke, the corporate vice president of Construction, Development and Technology for Warren Theatres.  “We selected Christie DLP Cinema® projectors because they produce the most brilliant picture on the screen, greatly enhancing the movie viewing experience.  Christie projectors also allow us to show concerts, corporate and sporting events – even host massive X-Box competitions on the big screen.”

Warren Theatres, known for taking its cues from the past while looking into the future, installed eight Christie CP2000-ZX and six Christie CP2000-SB projectors to deliver stunning, razor-sharp images on the screens in the Moore Warren Theatre.

“With its all-digital screens, Moore Warren represents the future of cinema entertainment,” observed Craig Sholder, vice president of Entertainment Solutions, Christie.  “Warren Theatres’ decision to go with Christie DLP Cinema® projectors exclusively reflects the enormous confidence they have in Christie products to meet the high standards they have set.  We look forward to working with Warren to bring the excitement of the Digital Cinema revolution to moviegoers everywhere.”

About Warren Theatres

Warren Theatres currently operates 77 screens at seven locations in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Four locations are operated under the Warren Theatres name. Warren Theatres operates several Palace Theatres, and the Movie Machine located in Wichita's Towne West Mall. Warren Theatres also operates the restaurants at these facilities, namely the Hollywood Canteen, the Warren Diner, and Oscar's Sports Bar.

About Christie

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925), is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in digital projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions.  With the acquisition of Vista Controls Systems, Corp., Christie offers the most complete and advanced solutions for cinema, live venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments.  For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.

DLP Cinema® is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments.