Digital Cinema Implementation Partners, LLC (DCIP) and Moving Image
Technologies (MiT) announced today that Classic Cinemas, after exploring
various software options, has selected DCIP’s enterprise solution,
Cinergy, to manage its Illinois-based theater circuit.
Cinergy will provide Classic Cinemas with its Health Monitoring, Trusted
Device List management, Asset Tracking, Key Delivery, Content Scheduling
and Preventative Maintenance modules through a centralized command
center that generates user-defined alerts and advanced reporting in a
cost-effective package. DCIP is dedicated to meeting the ongoing needs
of theater operators with its Cinergy enterprise solution that helps
exhibitors efficiently manage their circuits and stay at the forefront
of evolving technologies.
Andy Petkovsek, Director of Technology of Classic Cinemas, stated,
“After evaluating various options for health monitoring, we selected the
tested and proven Cinergy solution. Cinergy will provide us with
state-of-the-art technology that will help to ensure that our customers
experience the best possible film presentation every time.”
“It was a team effort, with John Wolski from MiT utilizing his years of
cinema operations experience, and DCIP working to ensure Classic
Cinemas’ specific needs were addressed throughout the evaluation
process. Once again, the Cinergy product has proven it meets the needs
of theater management regardless of circuit size,” said Joe Delgado, EVP
Sales and Marketing of MiT.
Jim Robb, Vice President of Sales at DCIP, added, “We are very excited
to partner with Classic Cinemas to provide Cinergy’s circuit-wide
theater solution. Our partnership further validates the value of Cinergy
and we look forward to working with the Classic Cinemas team to
continually ensure that we meet their ongoing and evolving requirements.”
About Classic Cinemas
Classic Cinemas, based in Downers Grove, Illinois, is a family-owned
business run by Willis, Shirley and Chris Johnson. It was started in
1978 with the operation of the Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove. In 2011,
Classic Cinemas received the Landmark Illinois Richard H. Driehaus
Foundation Preservation Award for Stewardship. In 2012, all auditoriums
were updated with enhanced 4K digital projection. The company today
operates 14 theatres in 13 communities. Additional information is
available on Classic Cinemas’ website at www.classiccinemas.com.
Moving Image Technologies (MiT) is a manufacturer and integrator of
purpose-built technology and equipment to support a wide variety of
entertainment applications with a focus on motion picture exhibition.
MiT offers a wide range of products and services such as custom
engineering, systems design, integration and installation, enterprise
software solution, digital cinema, A/V integration as well as customized
solutions for emerging entertainment technology.
MiT’s Rydt Entertainment Systems Division provides turnkey FFE solutions
for new construction and remodels to include procurement, design,
consulting, installation and project management. Based in Fountain
Valley California, our 28,000 sq. ft facility is home to our corporate
offices, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, integration as well
as service and support divisions. Our primary manufacturing and
warehouse location is augmented by a global network of service partners
& OEM manufacturers.
DCIP is a joint venture owned equally by exhibition industry leaders AMC
Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. and Regal, a subsidiary of
Cineworld Group plc. Formed over 10 years ago to facilitate the upgrade
from 35mm to digital projection technology, DCIP has overseen the
conversion of more than 18,000 screens across the United States, Canada
and Latin America, and continues to provide management services and
facilitate information flow for its deployment footprint and exhibition
and distribution partners.
As part of the monumental transition from film print to digital
technology, DCIP developed extensive expertise in managing vast amounts
of information throughout its digital network, which led to the creation
of Cinergy, a scalable centralized enterprise software suite developed
to help exhibitors and distributors better monitor and manage cinema
execution, presentation and quality assurance, utilizing information
that was not centrally available prior to the industry’s conversion.
Additional information regarding DCIP and Cinergy is available at www.dcip.com