San Francisco - Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that both China Film Group Corporation and Lianzhong Circuit, in conjunction with Dolby's Chinese distributor, ACE ,have selected Dolby® Digital Cinema and Dolby 3D solutions for multiple theatre locations throughout China.

"We are so excited to be able to bring 3D movies to our patrons in Dolby 3D," said Chen Dunliang, President of Wuhan Lianzhong Circuit. "Both Dolby Digital Cinema and Dolby 3D are welcome additions to the Lianzhong Circuit and will wow our audiences with a pristine picture and a premium-quality 3D experience."

"Dolby continues to expand its digital cinema footprint and Dolby 3D continues to grow in the Asia Pacific region," said Mahesh Sundaram, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Dolby Laboratories. "Cinema entertainment is evolving quickly in Asia Pacific. We are honored to help Lianzhong and China Film Group drive the trend and to bring a new and inspiring cinema viewing experience to consumers in China with Dolby Digital Cinema and Dolby 3D products."

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COLUMBUS, Ga.-- Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), a leading digital cinema and 3D motion picture exhibitor, announced the promotion of Gary Green to the position of Director of Alternate Content. Mr. Green has been with Carmike since 1986, most recently as its Southern Division Manager. Prior to joining Carmike, he was previously employed by Stewart and Everett Theatres.

"We are delighted to appoint Gary as the Company's new Director of Alternate Content. He brings a wealth of technological expertise to this position and possesses a superior knowledge of the exhibition industry and the growing field of alternate content," stated Carmike Cinemas Chief Operating Officer Fred Van Noy. "Given Carmike's leadership position in digital and 3D, we expect the realm of alternate content to play an ever-increasing role as we strive to bring new and exciting programming to our entertainment complexes and valued patrons."

Carmike was very pleased with the enthusiastic response to two live in 3D sporting events at select theatres in early 2009. The Fedex BCS National Championship college football game and NBA All-Star Saturday Night, were both shown in 30+ locations. Several upcoming special events are in the pipeline, including a live, digital broadcast of ‘Handel's Messiah' at 2:20 p.m. EDT from The Chapel of King's College Cambridge (England), featuring a performance by the famous King's College Choir. ‘The Messiah' will be shown at 40 Carmike theatres on Palm Sunday, April 5th.

Also coming up in May and June is Screenvision's presentation of seven episodes of ‘Stand Up 360,' hosted by comedian/actress Caroline Rhea ("The Biggest Loser" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch") and Erik Rivera ("SiTV/MTV3"). Each episode will include a lineup of 100+ minutes of stand-up routines featuring six leading comedians. Some airings of ‘Stand Up 360' will be on weeknights, typically slower times at the box office, and others will be on weekend evenings, including some late-night showings.

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CYPRESS, CA - Christie, a leader in digital cinema projection, announces the introduction of a motorized lens mount solution that is fully compatible with all Christie DLP Cinema® 1.2" DMD based projectors. The Christie motorized lens mount solution consists of a lens mount, motors and downloadable software, allowing theatres to easily and reliably change between flat and scope screen formats with a single lens set-up. It is designed to automatically adjust offset, focus and zoom, making it the most accurate and convenient solution on the market.

With the growing popularity of 3D digital cinema, the motorized lens mount is also designed to work hand-in-hand with Christie's new Brilliant3DTM technology, the first technology in the industry to significantly increase projector performance and image brightness. The entire reflective surface of the DMD chip is used to produce crisper and clearer images, providing the ultimate 3D movie viewing experience.

Available in May 2009, Christie will offer a motorized lens mount upgrade kit that is compatible with any previously deployed Christie CP2000 series projector. The motorized lens mount is also available as an optional feature on all newly purchased Christie CP2000 projectors. The Christie CP2000-M projector has a motorized lens mount system built in and does not require an upgrade kit.

The Christie motorized lens mount system has been rigorously tested to ensure minimum drift and the highest accuracy when switching between flat and scope screen formats. The company is also offering new lenses designed to eliminate the need for additional auxiliary lenses to accommodate the unattended changeover requirement of the DCI specification.

The motorized lens mount represents the ultimate in convenience and reliability, giving management more options to optimize their booth operations. "It reflects Christie's ongoing commitment to provide the best performing, easiest to use projection systems in the industry," remarked Brian Claypool, senior product manager, Christie Entertainment Solutions.

The motorized lens mount is compatible with all existing and new Christie zoom lenses. It will also accommodate a new series of fixed prime lenses coming into the market.

To see a demonstration of Christie's new motorized lens mount and for more information, visit Christie booth #1705 at ShoWest 2009.

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Harkness Screens, the world's leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, has been selected as the screen supplier of choice for Le Theatre des Arts, Paris Hotel at ShoWest 2009 (Booth 1814).

With a seating capacity of 1,550, Le Theatre des Arts will feature a 25-foot by 60-foot Matt Plus Harkness screen as well as a 46-foot by 20-foot Spectral 240 3D Harkness screen. The screens will be changed out depending on whether the presentation calls for a 2D or 3D screen.

Harkness Matt Plus screens are considered by leading cinema exhibitors worldwide to be the best matt white projection surface. The flexible PVC-based material is manufactured to a unique formulation and specification providing wide viewing angles, high contrast, bright pictures and excellent color temperature. Harkness' Spectral 240 3D is also considered to be the optimum 3D projection surface for systems using polarized light.

"We are proud to once again be using Harkness Screens inside Le Theatre des Arts," says Mitch Neuhauser, co-managing director of ShoWest. "Le Theatre des Arts, is the premier venue for Hollywood studios to showcase their upcoming projects during this year's ShoWest convention. Whether showing feature length films or respective product presentations to the world wide exhibition community, it is essential that we use top of the line equipment in the theatre and Harkness has consistently provided us with outstanding screens."

ShoWest is the largest annual convention for the motion picture industry. It is the only international gathering devoted exclusively to the movie business and the single largest international gathering of motion picture professionals and theatre owners in the world.

"We have been working with Harkness for all of our shows worldwide for the past 20 years. It has been a great relationship and association," adds Neuhauser. "Harkness has been incredibly accommodating in supporting all of our industry events and the motion picture industry. They are very supportive in providing new screens every year."

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Burbank, California - GDC Technology ("GDC") has struck another deal in the U.S. market. This new contract with EPIC Theatres involves the deployment of 25 GDC SA-2100A series servers into its cinemas. EPIC Theatres is a privately held motion picture theatre circuit based in DeLand, Florida. Founded in 2003, EPIC Theatres is operated by third generation exhibitors whose family built its first theatre in 1947. It currently operates 39 screens, located at 6 sites, in 3 southern states in the U.S.

EPIC Theatres took a cautious and methodical approach in its digital conversion program. It began with the trial run of one single GDC SA-2100A server at the EPIC Multiplex in Deland, Florida. Having fully tested the server and satisfied with its performance, EPIC placed an initial order of 8 servers for a 50% digital multiplex in Clermont, Florida which was set to open in April 2009. This was followed by another order for their 100% fully digital 16-plex in St. Augustine, Florida.

"EPIC began small with a lone GDC SA-2100A server," said EPIC Theatres Vice President, Clint DeMarsh. "It quickly became clear to us that the machine has most, if not all, of what we wanted for our theatres. We are impressed by the advanced functionality of the SA-2100A server and also GDC's first-class customer service."

"GDC is pleased to receive the acceptance from a meticulous exhibitor," said Dr. Man-Nang CHONG, founder and CEO of GDC Technology. "We are glad to see repeat orders from EPIC within such a short span of time; such confidence in us is flattering."

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