Milestones

November 2018
  • Launch of first location-based entertainment center dedicated to VR
July 2018
  • First EclairColor HDR installation with Chinese exhibitor Bestar Cinemas and integrator Great Ocean
  • CinemaNext inaugurates new premises in Liège-Barchon, Paris and Düsseldorf
April 2018
  • Launch of HTM Hybrid Tone Mapping Technology for smart SMPTE DCP combining both HDR and SDR formats
  • CinemaNext Agreement with Austrian Circuit Cineplexx for first Samsung 3D Onyx CinemaLED
  • Eclair and Cinema Buying Group (NATO) announce innovative content delivery partnership
  • CinemaNext agreement for Sphera Premium Cinema launch in Paris at Les 7 Batignolles
  • Agreement with Samsung Electronics, EclairColor HDR coupled with Samsung Onyx CinemaLED
  • Launch of EclairPlay, the new content platform connecting cinema exhibitors with content owners and distributors
March 2018
  • Launch of CinemaNext Middle East in Dubai
February 2018
  • Ymagis Group posts increased revenue in 2017 at EUR 179.6 million (+0.8%)
January 2018
  • Eclair agreement with AG Verleih for three-year content delivery in Germany
  • EclairColor licensing program for content labs and cinema integrators launched
  • Agremeent with Bpifrance supporting EclairColor deployment in North America
October 2017
  • Pascal Mogavero appointed head of Eclair
September 2017
  • Agreement signed with Nordisk in Norway (21 locations, 78 screens) for exhibition services
  • Jean Firome becomes Chief Financial Officer, Ymagis Group strengthens its management team
  • Successful launch of first Sphera Premium Format Cinema with Village Cinemas in Athens (Greece)
July 2017
  • CinemaNext agreement with CineStar in Germany (52 locations, 409 screens) for exhibition services
June 2017
  • Eclair agreement with Zurich-based DiagonalFilm, for content delivery
  • Creation of CinemaNext’s US subsidiary with Dallas-based CinTech
May 2017
  • Eclair signs a 3-year agreement with Gaumont for the restoration of 100 feature films
April 2017
  • Ymagis Group awarded Tech 40 label, joins EnterNext Tech 40 Index
March 2017
  • CinemaNext agreement with Megarama for 15 screens equipped with EclairColor
  • CinemaNext unveils new Premium Cinema Concept Sphera at CinemaCon
February 2017
  • Ymagis Group posts increased revenues in 2016 at EUR 178.2 million (+13%)
January 2017
  • Theatrical Release of Damien Chazelle’s LA LAND in EclairColor
  • Creation of a subsidiary in Turkey with Omega Cinema Systems
  • Completion of acquisition of OpenSky Cinema (content delivery technology)
December 2016
  • CinemaNext expands activities in Eastern Europe with Belarusian Partner Kraftwerk
  • CinemaNext agreement with Empire Cinemas for Field & Customer Services
November 2016
  • Eclair expands dubbing business in Spain with addition of Tecnison
  • Acquisition of DSAT Cinema, Satellite Content Delivery Network
October 2016
  • Launch of Group’s Perform Strategic Plan targeting 2020
July 2016
  • EclairColor HDR mastering and screening technology solution unveiled
  • Ymagis Group Awarded Future 40 Prize for Fast Growing MidCap Companies
June 2016
  • Acquisition of ST’501 to strengthen live subtitling activities
  • Acquisition of Christa Kistner Synchronproduktion
  • Launch of Celluloid Angels to finance the restoration of heritage/classic films
January 2016
  • Georges Garic appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer
February 2016
  • Acquisition of CineLogistics Gmbh. in Germany
  • Ymagis posts 2015 revenues of EUR 157.7 million on a pro-forma basis (+4.8%)
October 2015
  • Ymagis completes acquisition of cinema integrator Proyecson in Spain
July 2015
  • Ymagis takes overs Eclair Group’s businesses
June 2015
  • Acquisition of French integrator R2D1 (now CinemaNext France)
April 2015
  • New content delivery services in the US and Canada with launch of Direct Cinema North America
February 2015
  • Ymagis posts 2014 revenues of EUR 150.4 million on a pro-forma basis (+8.2%)
  • Successful private placement with EUR 36.5 million in bonds
January 2015
  • Ymagis Group wins 2015 Special French Cesar & Techniques Award
November 2014
  • Creation of new subsidiary in Moscow to address Russian market
October 2014
  • Signature of new digitalization agreements in Greece and Turkey
  • Launch of Ymagis Group’s TMS Software (Theatre Management System), Melody
July 2014
  • Ymagis acquires Belgium-based dcinex Group and completes transaction in October of the same year, Ymagis Group becomes the European leader in cinema exhibition services
April 2014
  • Acquisition of Arqiva’s Digital Cinema Delivery Network
February 2014
  • Ymagis posts 2013 revenues of EUR 47.3M (+19.1%)
January 2014
  • EUR 4 million private placement and launch of capital increase
November 2013
  • Ymagis awarded Deloitte Technology Fast 500 MEA
September 2013
  • Ymagis and Smartjog create the first integrated player for digital content logistics
April 2013
  • Ymagis launches IPO on NYSE Euronext and raises EUR 11.6 million
2012
  • Ymagis installs 1,000th digital cinema projector in France, 2,000 with Germany and Spain
October 2011
  • Launch of Ymagis Engineering Services (YES) dedicated to serving cinema exhibitors
2011
  • VPF agreements signed with German Cineplex Group and Spain’s GrupBalana and Verdi Cinemas
2010
  • New VPF agreement with French cinema exhibitor UGC Group
2007
  • Jean Mizrahi and Christophe Lacroix found Ymagis, dedicated to digital cinema technologies