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Oriental Movie Metropolis Delivers Stunning Cinema Audio with HARMAN Professional Solutions

December 18, 2018

Wanda Group deploys HARMAN Professional surround sound systems to deliver immersive viewer experiences at Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis

QINGDAO, CHINA—Wanda Group recently deployed HARMAN Professional Solutions cinema surround sound systems in 40 world-class film studios at Oriental Movie Metropolis.

Known as the “Hollywood of the East”, Oriental Movie Metropolis is the biggest and most technologically advanced movie production complex in the world. Spanning 408 acres, Oriental Movie Metropolis features 40 state-of-the-art stages, 25 versatile workshops and two water tanks—including the largest exterior tank and blue screen in Asia.

Construction on Oriental Movie Metropolis was completed in April 2018, during which time Wanda Group equipped each of their 40 stages with class-leading JBL by HARMAN Cinema Surround Loudspeakers, which are powered by Crown amplifiers.

“Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis is an important milestone in Chinese film and positions China to be a heavy contributor to the global film industry,” said Wang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda Group. “It will accelerate the development and globalization of Chinese film production.”

JBL Cinema Surround loudspeakers offer high power handling capability, high sensitivity and extended bass response in a groundbreaking design. Featuring new transducer technologies, waveguide and horn designs, JBL Cinema Surround loudspeakers were developed to produce studio quality performance with pattern control tailored to modern theatre geometries. Crown amplifiers offer reliable and innovative designs—perfect for powering JBL Cinema Surround loudspeakers and delivering crystal-clear sound on every stage.