November 3, 2008
Dickinson Theatres Inks Deal With RealD
Dickinson Theatres today announced an agreement with RealD 3D, the world's largest digital 3D experience provider. The agreement brings RealD's next-generation 3D capability to 100 Dickinson Theatres.
"We are thrilled to bring our customers into the 21st Century 3-D technology as a partner with RealD," said John Hartley, CEO and president of Dickinson Theatres. "Beginning in January of 2009, there will be 13 films released in 3D technology. We are proud to be a part of this exciting revolution in motion picture entertainment with Real D."Michael V. Lewis, chairman and CEO, RealD, said, "We are very proud to be a continued provider for Dickinson Theatres. With all of the upcoming films to be released on the RealD platform, including Disney's Bolt on November 21, this partnership ensures that exhibitors and audiences can truly believe in the future of cinema."
Dickinson Theatres, Inc. owns and operates 40 movie theatre locations in 11 states with 380 screens in Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Texas. A privately owned organization, Dickinson Theatres, Inc. is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas and employs over 1100 staff members including 24 full time corporate employees. For more information about Dickinson Theatres, Inc. visit www.dtmovies.com.
RealD is the global leader in 3D, bringing the most advanced and enjoyable digital 3D experience to cinemas worldwide. RealD's next-generation technology, deployed across the world's largest 3D platform in 27 countries with more than 1,400 installations worldwide, provides a stunningly realistic viewing experience. The impact of 3D upon today's moviemaking has been compared to the advent of color film when once there was only black and white. Beyond cinema, RealD is the worldwide inventor and provider of key stereoscopic technologies used in science, manufacturing, marketing, and other industries, with thirty years of scientific development behind its systems. RealD's mission-critical 3D visualization technologies are used by organizations such as NASA, Pfizer, BMW, Boeing and more. For more information, visit www.RealD.com.