Malaysia's Golden ScreenCinemas (GSC) is launching the territory's first digital cinemas in conjunctionwith the release of Visits: Hungry GhostAnthology, the country's first local Chinese ghost feature in which GSC isa co-investor.
GSC, a distributor and thelargest exhibitor in Malaysia, has installed two RM200,000 high-end LCD/DLPprojectors, one in GSC Mid Valley in Kuala Lumpur and one in GSC Gurney Plaza,the new 12-screen multiplex in Penang.
The electronic cinemas givea boost to the local independent film scene. 'They will provide localindependent directors with an alternative platform to showcase their works[which are mostly shot on DV] without converting them to costly 35 mm films,'says Irving Chee, general manager of GSC.
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