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Southern Theatres delights movie-goers with the complete Christie experience

Southern Theatres’ new premium movie complex combines sight, sound and service from Christie.

​​With theatres in 13 states across the U.S., Southern Theatres prides itself on offering a premium movie-going experience for discerning motion picture fans. Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, Southern Theatres was eager to expand with the opening of a brand new theatre​ complex in Kenner, LA.

The team at Southern Theatres explored options for introducing its patrons to the latest evolution in digital cinema – one that combines the most realistic image quality with immersive sound. They were looking for a partner who could help them with the design and layout of their integrated cinema system and provide 24/7 operational monitoring. They found the complete solution in Christie®.

In December 2013, Southern Theatres opened the Grand 14 Esplanade. Fully powered by Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors and Christie Vive Audio solutions, and supported 24/7 by Christie Professional Services, the Grand 14 Esplanade is the world’s first “all-Christie” complex.

“ The [Christie Vive] audio is flawlessly complemented with the crisp images and spectacular video offered by Christie DLP digital cinema projectors, giving audiences the ultimate movie-viewing experience.”

Patrick Artiaga, Director of Business Development, Audio Solutions at Christie​​

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