Final works take place on Grantham cinema with one week to go until grand opening
Grantham’s new Savoy multiplex cinema will be equipped with one of the UK’s first laser projectors.
With the opening just a week away, final works are taking place on screen one, the premium large format auditorium that will boast laser 4K digital projection combined with a Dolby Atmos sound system.
Screen one, which will accommodate 186 seats, will be the largest of the five screens in the cinema. The auditorium will be equipped with the first in the UK of Barco’s latest laser technology: Series 4 RGB Primary.
Laser projection offers pin sharp images with high contrast ratio and dynamic range to provide a remarkable customer experience.
A spokesperson from Cinionic, who provide enhanced services and technology solutions including laser projectors and HDR, said: “Savoy have always led the UK market in demanding the highest quality projection solutions. Our newest Series 4 cinema projectors have been designed to offer a flexible and ready for tomorrow solution while ensuring an amazing experience, movie after movie, for the audience.”
The projection system will be complemented by a Dolby Atmos sound system, the latest in immersive sound technology including 28 separate surround channels of sound. With additional speakers including overhead, sound comes from all directions, enhancing the overall cinema experience wherever you are sitting in the auditorium.
Simon Tandy, managing director of cinema integration company Omnex,which is responsible for the supply of much of the state-of-the-art audio visual equipment at Grantham, said: “We work with a lot of venues around the UK and it’s safe to say that the audio quality that what cinema goers can look forward to in Grantham is up there with the very best.”
The cinema will open next Friday (July 19) with Walt Disney’s The Lion King topping the bill for its opening line-up.
Other titles will include Pixar’s Toy Story 4 along with Marvel’s ‘Spiderman – Far From Home’ and supernatural horror ‘Annabelle Comes Home’.
Tickets are available to purchase at www.savoygrantham.co.uk
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