GDC Technology DSR(TM) 2k Digital Cinema Film Server Selected For The Digital Premiere Of “the Chronicles Of Narnia” At Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong, CHINA (January 26, 2006) – GDC Technology, the leading provider of digital cinema solutions is pleased to announce the success of the gala premiere of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe” at the Hong Kong Disneyland on January 13, 2006. One of the highest-budgeted special-effects movies in Disney’s history – “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe”, is topping box offices sales all over the world.

The event was hosted by Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) to thank its valued customers for their continual support. This was the first-ever movie premiere held at the Hong Kong Disneyland. To fully immerse the guests in the vivid and breath-taking environments of the film, the organizers had specially arranged to show the film using cutting-edge digital cinema technology. Important guests, including stars, celebrities and Mr. Mark Zoradi, President of Buena Vista International (BVI) and Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) who came all the way from the USA, graced the event.

The SA1000 DSR™ 2K Digital Film Server, equipped with DCI-MXF capability, was used to show the movie. Thanks to the highly reliable and faithful reproduction of pristine pictures delivered by GDC DSR™ 2K Digital Film Server, the guests were able to enjoy the breath-taking special effects. The successful screening garnered unanimous praises from the delegates who attended the gala premiere. Dr. Man-Nang CHONG, CEO and founder of GDC Technology said, “This marks the first premiere at the Hong Kong Disneyland and GDC Technology is proud to be part of the team to bring a different movie-going experience to the Hong Kong audience.”

In Hong Kong, the general release of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe” begins on January 26, 2006. The audience will experience the same premiere picture quality at Hong Kong Broadway Cyberport digital cinema theatre. The release is timed to coincide with the Chinese New Year festive season.

Media Contact: Ms. Cherine Liu

SOURCE: GDC Technology