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ShowPlex Cinemas Goes 100% Digital, Pittsburg, KS
August 9th, 2012
OVERLAND PARK, KS – (August 9th, 2012) – ShowPlex Cinemas is pleased to announce a state-of-the-art technology upgrade at the Mall 8 Theatre in Pittsburg, KS. Overland Park, KS based ShowPlex Cinemas will complete the theatre’s transition from 35 mm film projection to 100% digital cinema projection and upgraded sound across all eight screens this week.
The benefits of digital cinema for the Pittsburg movie-goer include improved picture quality and the ability to show a variety of 3D movies and alternative programming such as concerts and live sporting events. The Mall 8 Theatre digital conversion will feature the latest in digital cinema technology, including Barco digital projectors, GDC digital cinema servers and upgrade to 5.1 sound.
"The ability of today’s digital cinema technology to greatly improve the movie-going experience makes the film-to-digital conversion a top priority for our theatres," Al Lane, CEO of ShowPlex Cinemas, explains. "Pittsburg is a tremendous movie-viewing community and we are excited to continue our theatre and technology enhancements and upgrades for our valued patrons at the Mall 8 Theatre."
Guests to the Mall 8 Theatre can now earn points to receive free movies, popcorn and drinks through a new rewards program. Points are earned each time they purchase movie tickets or items at the concessions stand. Visit http://Rewards.ShowPlexCinemas.com
to learn more.
Guests can also look for show times and tickets online at www.ShowPlexCinemas.com
, purchase gift cards online and in the theatre and connect with ShowPlex Cinemas on Facebook
for movie news, discounts, giveaways and more.
The digital cinema technology rollout for all ShowPlex Cinemas theatres is currently underway with completion estimated prior to September 2012.