Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis, China

The Opportunity

Completed in 2018 after four years of construction, China’s Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis is the largest and most advanced media production complex in the world. Spanning 408 acres, the facilities include 40 world-class studio stages, 25 workshops and two permanent underwater stages, including the largest exterior tank and blue screen in Asia.

The Solution

To achieve unparalleled cinematic sound, Wanda Group equipped Qingdao Oriental Movie Metropolis with a class-leading combination of JBL Cinema Surround loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers.

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.

The Impact

“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.”