Golden Ticket Cinemas, One of the Fastest-growing Cinema Exhibitors in the USA, Selects GDC’s Ultra-reliable Media Server to Replace Legacy Models

BURBANK, April 2, 2024 — GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’), a leading global provider of digital cinema solutions, announced today Golden Ticket Cinemas selected GDC’s advanced IMB technology to replace 90 legacy media servers. The four-year replacement agreement involves the deployment of the SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block with CineCache 2TB (built-in cache memory) and the S1 Kit Plus with SR-1000. The S1 Kit Plus with SR-1000 is the only future-proof, ultra-reliable cinema media server for DLP Cinema Series 1 projectors and is upgradable to Series 2, 3, or 4 projectors when needed. The deployment was managed by the cinema technical personnel who specialize in the video and sound field.


Golden Ticket Cinemas was founded in 2017 with the concept of opening a new entertainment era. Its first location was in Washington, North Carolina. Since then, Golden Ticket Cinemas has become one of the fastest-growing movie exhibitors in the USA. Since the beginning of 2020, Golden Ticket Cinemas has increased its location count by over 150 percent and screen count by over 215 percent. Today, Golden Ticket Cinemas is one of the top 50 theatre chains in the USA, operating 20 locations with 129 screens across 12 states: North Carolina, Minnesota, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Montana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Georgia, Oklahoma, and West Virginia.


“Golden Ticket Cinemas is the benchmark for moviegoing in small and mid-sized markets across the USA,” said Paul Marcot, vice president of sales, North America for GDC Technology (USA) LLC. This upgrade to GDC’s “flagship” SR series media server features the most advanced and powerful semiconductors, providing Golden Ticket with near-zero maintenance and minimal total cost of ownership.”


“We firmly believe GDC is one of the most trusted names in the cinema industry,” said John Bloemeke, owner of Golden Ticket Cinemas. “GDC’s reliable IMB technology allows our General Manager and theatre associates to focus on delivering an amazing guest experience, knowing the product will playback the movie as the filmmaker intended, time and time again.” 

About GDC Technology Limited

GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider with its manufacturing facility certified with ISO 9001:2015 by SGS. GDC develops, manufactures, and sells cinema projector, media server for both projector and LED cinema display, content storage system, cinema enterprise software including theatre management system and advanced cinema automation system for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS Surround and DTS:X with IAB, the object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including LED cinema, 3D product, audio equipment, projector lamp, post-production service, and Electronic Delivery System (EDS).


GDC Media Contact:       Tony Adamson

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Photos:                           SR-1000 Standalone Integrated Media Block

                                        S1 Kit Plus with SR-1000

SOURCE:                        GDC Technology