19 July 2018: First EclairColor HDR Installation in China with Chinese Exhibitor Bestar Cinemas and Integrator Great Ocean

International content services company Eclair produces its first Chinese comedy-drama film DCP in EclairColor High Dynamic Range

Shanghai (PRC) and Paris (France), 19 July 2018/ Ymagis Group (FR0011471291, MAGIS, PEA-PME, TECH 40), the specialist in digital technologies for the film industry, and Chinese cinema systems integrator Great Ocean today announced the successful opening of the first EclairColor HDR (High Dynamic Range) auditorium in China as part of a new multiplex in the city of RuiAn with cinema exhibitor Bestar Cinemas. The EclairColor technology is a key component of a new premium large format (PLF) concept labeled STARX and boasts a 22-meter wide screen, 600 seats and a Sony Digital Cinema 4K SRX-R515QS quad-system projector.

“We’re very excited to bring this new HDR technology to our new multiplex at the Wuyue shopping mall, marking a first in China,” explains Jiang Yuanxin, Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Bestar Cinemas Management Co., Ltd. “EclairColor powered by Sony Digital Cinema delivers superior image quality to our audiences and brings more emotion to the giant screen while improving satisfaction ratings. As part of our master development strategy, we aim to open 50 STARX PLF auditoriums with EclairColor technology by 2021 as part of both our existing and new cinema complexes located across China.”

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