Christie, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, announced that Southern Theatres has completed its second “all Christie” entertainment complex, at the new Southern Theatres Movie Tavern 8 in Covington, Louisiana.
The eight-screen cinema eatery is powered exclusively by Christie Solaria Series projectors and Christie Vive Audio cinema systems, comprised of Christie’s innovative line array wall and ceiling surround speakers, purposely crafted and built for the cinema environment. Christie’s Professional Services team provided complete design, integration and installation services and will continue to provide 24/7 remote monitoring and ongoing technical support through Christie’s Network Operations Center (NOC).
The new complex includes a Movie Tavern Xtreme (MT-X), an enhanced entertainment auditorium featuring a large 3-story silver screen, 2D and RealD 3D capability, and the Dolby Atmos audio format. This includes Christie 4K DLP Cinema projection, the Dolby Atmos audio format, and Christie Vive Audio immersive cinema system, which unlocks the full potential of leading DCI digitalcinema audio formats. The set-ups feature the LA5S, LA3C and LA3S for wall and ceiling surrounds, the LA3 forscreen channels, and the S215 subwoofer.
“We’re excited to continue to bring the latest developments in cinema projection and audio technology to our patrons at the Movie Tavern 8 in Covington, LA. The exclusive use of Christie digital projection was never in doubt, but we’ve also chosen to equip every auditorium with Christie Vive Audio because we believe its revolutionary speaker design provides the benefit of improved sound coverage to every seat in the house,” said Danny DiGiacomo, Director of Marketing, Southern Theatres.