Christie Sponsors Toronto International Film Festival

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CYPRESS, CA--Christie is the exclusive digital projection sponsor for the 32nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the world's largest public film festival. Staged September 6 - 15 throughout Toronto, TIFF is dedicated to spotlighting Canadian artists, as well as works from filmmakers around the globe. As part of its sponsorship, Christie will provide an array of digital projectors, including the renowned Christie CP2000 DLP Cinema projector, the most installed and preferred Digital Cinema projector in the world.

"TIFF is a crucial part of the international cinematic landscape. As such, it strives to be a leader in the creative and cultural discovery of cinema, and continues its quest to put Canadian films and talent in the spotlight," said Natalie Lue, director of operations and theatres, TIFFG. "We are committed to innovation and excellence in our film programming, and the superior performance of Christie digital projectors ensures that the artistic vision comes through for the world-class filmmakers who participate."

Lue noted that the popularity of the Festival continues to grow, with approximately 350 films being screened this year. "Our priority is to set an international standard that creates a transforming viewing experience for our audiences, and we rely on Christie to help define the standard for digital projection technology," she said.

A total of 10 Christie digital projectors will be deployed throughout the Festival for over 100 public, press and industry digital screenings - almost a third of the Festival's entries. Among these, Christie CP2000 projectors will screen presentations at Varsity 8, Ryerson and Scotiabank Theatres. Additional Christie HD projectors will be used at Roy Thomson Hall for Gala screenings, the Visa Screening Room at the Elgin Theatre and the Cumberland, among other venues - all offering stunning, razor-sharp images for an exceptional viewing experience.

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