BEVERLY HILLS, CA, JUNE 17th 2013 - Harkness Screens, the world's leading manufacturer of cinema screens and front and rear projection surfaces for live events such as concerts, theatre productions and outdoor screenings has provided its popular Stagelite White/Black surface for the forthcoming Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "Oscars Outdoors" summer series.
The 40' x 22.5' black bordered Stagelite White/Black 100 screen has been installed at the Academy's open-air theater at its 7.5-acre campus on Vine Street in the heart of Hollywood.
"We were delighted to supply the Stagelite White/Black surface for the festival, says Keith Watanabe, Americas Sales Director at Harkness Screens. "The Academy has always set the benchmark for film presentation and doubtless the festival will once again prove to be a major success with impeccable projection".
Stagelite White event screens are flexible PVC front projection surfaces available as made up screens or off roll. Stagelite White 100 and Stagelite White 100 Super are general purpose contrast screen intended for a variety of auditoria, generally in dark conditions. Stagelite White/Black 100 is similar to Matt White 100 with a black reverse side for blocking ambient light behind the screen.
For more information on Oscars Outdoors, visit www.oscars.org/outdoors.
About Harkness Screens
Harkness ScreensTM is the world's largest manufacturer of projection screen surfaces, specialising in the design and production of cinema screens and custom screens of virtually any shape and size. Harkness Screens is the world leader in cinema with screens in more cinemas worldwide than any other manufacturer. From single-screen independent theatres to large multiplexes to large format immersive theatre experiences or live events, Harkness supplies thousands of screens every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events and custom AV applications.
Founded in 1929, Harkness' corporate office is located in Ireland with other offices and factories located in the USA, UK, France and China. Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology and production methods to provide innovative solutions to the company's key markets worldwide. For more information, visit the Harkness Screens web page at www.harkness-screens.com.
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