Welcome to the Cantara Blog

Welcome to the Cantara Blog. Here we’ll post and discuss topics that relate to A/V, Cinema and Control System technology that we find interesting or important. We live and breathe this technology, so we’re always thinking, seeing or working on something interesting and cutting edge.


Great article about our work at The Rinks!


Here's a great article from the manufacturer Renkus-Heinz highlighting our use of their speakers at The Rinks Irvine. We've been updating the audio systems for each Rinks site over the past 2 years. This site was special because each of the 3 rinks are outside.

Is it a Media Room, Dedicated Home Theater, Private Screening Room, or a Private Cinema?


As the concept of a movie theater inside the home matures, Cantara is at the forefront of defining levels of performance, and setting expectations for the overall experience.

You’ll hear us talking a lot about 4 distinct categories of Movie and TV watching spaces that we design and build for our clients. We’ve built the most beautiful family room TV areas, to private Screening Rooms for Hollywood executives and other high profile clients, and everything in between. Here are the categories we use to describe our work.

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Cantara Theater featured in Residential Systems Magazine


Check out a recent article by Residential Systems Magazine focusing on one of our smaller but ornate theaters. Interior design by Slayman Design Associates. You can also read more about this project in our Cinema Case Studies section. http://www.resmagonline.com/article/72812.aspx   

New Branding & Website Launch


2012 marks Cantara's 6th year designing and building the most amazing Entertainment and Technology Systems in Southern California. We're incredibly grateful for the quality of projects we've been fortunate to work on, and the quality of team we've built.  Continue reading “New Branding & Website Launch” »