Carmike Cinemas to host Charity Event Benefitting the River Region
United Way Featuring Special Movie Ticket Discounts and Opening Day
MONTGOMERY, Ala. & COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKEC), a leading entertainment, digital
cinema and 3-D motion picture exhibitor, today announced the grand
opening of the new Chantilly 13 entertainment complex featuring the
‘BigD’ premium experience in Montgomery, Alabama (10477 Chantilly
Parkway). The theatre officially opens at Noon (local time) on Thursday,
August 7, 2014 in time for Carmike Cinemas to host their charitable
event benefiting the community’s River
Region United Way by offering movie tickets, popcorn and drinks
priced at $2.00 each until 5:00 pm. The official Grand Opening of the
Chantilly 13 is Friday, August 8th and will feature the
finest in Hollywood big-screen entertainment. Visit www.carmike.com
for exact show times and to purchase tickets.
In addition, to celebrate Chantilly 13’s debut, guests who attend the
opening week will enjoy a Free Coca-Cola Freestyle fountain drink (any
size)with ticket purchase through close of business August 14.
Additional (unless otherwise noted) promotions at this location include:
Stimulus Tuesday – $2 popcorn and $2 fountain drinks with ticket
purchase every Tuesday.
Super Bargain Matinee – $5.75 admission prices for all movies
between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm. Standard surcharges for BigD, 3-D and
special showings apply.
The new 13-screen theatre seats over 2,800 guests in luxurious comfort
and all auditoriums in the leading-edge entertainment complex are
equipped with stadium seating, comfortable high-back rocking luxury
seats, retractable armrests and convenient cup holders. The BigD,
Carmike’s critically acclaimed premium large screen format (PLF)
experience auditorium, seats 580 patrons and features a screen that
measures 81 feet wide by three stories tall. The other 12 auditoriums in
the Chantilly 13 are equipped with large, wall-to-wall screens, DLP
DIGITAL projection and surround sound. Among the other amenities of the
new theatre will be an upscale lobby, multiple concession areas
featuring Coca-Cola Freestyle drink centers, and one-stop ticketing and
concessions stations for the convenience of all guests.
“We are delighted to bring this exceptional entertainment complex to the
great city of Montgomery. At each Carmike location we are committed to
providing our valued guests with superior cinema-going entertainment
through large format digital projection with bigger screens, better
sound, and the finest in-theatre seating to ensure a cutting-edge
presentation each and every time,” stated David Passman, Carmike Cinemas
President and Chief Executive Officer. “The new Chantilly 13 marks our
twentieth location in Alabama and we are excited to have Montgomery join
a select list of communities offering Carmike’s uniquely immersive BigD
large screen experience.”
To further enhance the premium experience, Carmike’s customized BigD
system is tuned to a 7.1 speaker array with 16 channels, upgradeable to
11.1 surround sound. This QSC digital audio system is a true revolution
in sound technology, with digital audio processing supported by
quad-amplified, 4-way speakers, and 21-inch subwoofers. The BigD is
powered by a cutting-edge Christie Brilliant 3-D flash projector, which
also presents 2-D entertainment. The end result is a light output of
30,000 lumens, creating a picture quality with noticeably higher
resolution than HD.
About Carmike Cinemas (www.carmike.com)
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. is a U.S. leader in digital cinema, 3-D cinema
deployments and one of the nation's largest motion picture exhibitors.
Carmike has 253 theatres with 2,670 screens in 37 states. The circuit
includes 39 premium large format auditoriums featuring state-of-the-art
technology and luxurious seating, including 24 "BigDs," 13 IMAX
auditoriums and two MuviXL screens. As "America's Hometown Theatre
Chain," Carmike's primary focus is mid-sized communities.
Carmike Cinemas, Inc.
Crystal Trawick, 706-576-3432
Director of Advertising
Rinderman / Jennifer Neuman, 212-835-8500
Source: Carmike Cinemas, Inc.