Sharp/NEC returns to San Sebastián International Film Festival as its digital cinema projector partner, in collaboration with Kelonik


Munich, September 16 – Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe today announced it has been selected by the San Sebastián International Film Festival (SSIFF) to be its digital cinema projectors partner. Working with Kelonik, a leading integrator specialising in cinema projectors and sounds for cinemas, NEC’s projectors will be used at the 69th edition of the event, which takes place from 17 to 25 September 2021.

Since it was founded in 1953, the SSIFF has achieved global renown and is recognised by the International Federation of Film Producers’ Associations (FIAPF) as a ‘top category competitive film festival’. The festival provides an outstanding cinema experiences to its attendees, with large screens and dual projection capabilities of the highest quality. Last year’s event attracted almost 2,626 accredited industry guests, some of whom attended online on account of the global pandemic.

“We are happy to once again partner with Sharp/NEC for their digital cinema projectors, as well as Kelonik, which has been the technical partner of our festival for over 35 years,” said José Luis Rebordinos, Director of the SSIFF.

“The San Sebastián International Film Festival is one of the finest industry events of its kind, side by side with Cannes, Berlin and Venice. We are proud to once again be chosen as its digital cinema projector supplier. During to the pandemic, I know that many have been missing cinema and I couldn’t be more excited to be partnering with such a prestigious festival to celebrate great filmmaking,” concluded Alain Chamaillard, Head of Cinema EMEA & CIS, Sharp NEC Display Solutions.

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Ann Kjellser
PR Manager EMEA
Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe
Tel: +46 72 162 87 19

Madeleine Gritzbach
Account Executive
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Sharp NEC Display Solutions Europe GmbH is the leading global provider of professional and commercial visual technology and digital signage solutions, owned jointly by Sharp Corporation and NEC Corporation. Sharp NEC Display Solutions offers one of the broadest visual solutions portfolios in the industry, innovating in LCD displays, lamp and laser projectors, dvLED, 8K and 5G technology, collaboration solutions, calibration tools, IoT and AI driven analytics. Sharp NEC Display Solutions is a trusted name and a total solutions provider with strong ties to industry partners, and has a reputation for quality, reliability, and industry-leading customer support with a range of professional service offerings. Serving a wide variety of markets, the organisation’s expertise spans retail, enterprise, education, entertainment, transportation, energy and utility, and more.

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