First Laser Projection System in South East Asia

SM Cinema will be the first in all of Southeast Asia to use the film industry’s latest movie asset: the laser projection system.

SM Cinema redefines the premium 3D cinema experience by launching Southeast Asia’s first laser projection system at the forefront of Cebu, SM Seaside City. The Christie® 6P laser projection system will be used on SM’s new large format theatre entitled “SM Large Screen Cinema,” which boasts a super-sized screen almost 30 percent larger than the regular cinema screen size. Representing the pinnacle of laser-illuminated projection, the Christie® 6P laser produces the brightest images with 80 percent illumination. The Christie® 6P laser offers the best 3D platform that accurately reproduces the colors of the actual movie set, developing the most immersive cinema experience. 

The SM Large Screen Cinema also proudly uses the Dolby Atmos Sound System and the top-of-the-line Christie Vive Speakers, engulfing its audience in riveting surround-sound. SM Large Screen Cinema will house 351 guests, seating patrons in a stadium-like setting.

First SM Center Stage in Cebu

SM Cinema opens the first “Center Stage” in Cebu at SM Seaside City. A hybrid between a cinema and a stage theatre, it is the perfect venue for movie premieres, community plays, school programs, and live events with a maximum capability of 830 seats. Aesthetically striking even from its grand lobby, the theatre boasts of a versatile space with ample theatre lighting, two standard dressing rooms, and one star dressing room. On days that the theatre is not used for events, the cinema screen plunges down to reveal an impressive space ready for movie watching. The Center Stage in SM Seaside City Cebu follows suit to the Center Stage in Manila, which has served as home to majestic movie watching, pageants, concerts, and other grand occasions.

Offering the best movie options in the country: SM Seaside City Cebu earlier opened with two Director’s Club Cinemas and four regular sized cinemas at the SM Seaside City Cebu. 

(From left to right) Ms. Lhot Neri (Regional Operations Manager of Seaside City Cebu), Ms. Marissa Fernan (Vice President of SM Prime Holdings, Inc., Cebu City), Ms. Jocelyn Veloso (Vice President of the Shopping Center Management Corporation, Visayas Region), Mr. Edgar Tejerero (President of SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc.), and Mr. Rodolfo Palermo (Division Manager for SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc., Visayas and Mindanao) 
In time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The SM Large Screen Cinema and Center Stage open just in time for the most-awaited galactic saga of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Watch the latest sequel to the epic film at the country’s best cinemas.  

SM Large Screen Cinema will show the film from its opening date on Dec.17 and all throughout the period of the Metro Manila Film Festival, while cinemas such as the Center Stage will screen the film on the movie’s first week and will resume on Jan. 8 onwards.

The SM LARGE SCREEN CINEMA and CENTER STAGE are on the second floor of SM Seaside City Cebu.

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