In 1998, Multikino became the first company to open a multiplex cinema in Poland. Multikino S.A. operates in the distribution and exhibition market, running 32 cinemas in 26 cities across Poland, with a total of 262 screens and 54,949 seats. In August 2007, Multikino opened a cinema in Warsaw's Złote Tarasy shopping centre. This cinema has eight screening rooms, including the Premiere Room with 777 seats, equipped with Barco DP 4K digital projectors, the Martin Audio sound system, and Europe's largest screen suited for digital screening (almost 300 sq. m.). In August 2010, Multikino S.A. opened its first cinema abroad in Riga, Latvia (8 screens and 1,620 seats), and in Vilnius in September (7 screens and 1,547 seats). Multikino is a partner cinema for some of the key film festivals in Poland, including the Gdynia Film Festival, Camerimage, and the Warsaw Film Festival. Multikino is one of the world's leading exhibition companies in terms of digitisation of cinemas, thanks to its Barco projectors and Dolby 3D systems.