Movie "Goon" out in Theatres February 24 2012
LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 9, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (TSX: DBO), a leader in innovative motion technology, and Alliance Vivafilm, one of the 5 most important international companies in the field of independent movie distribution, announced today an agreement to feature Goon in D-BOX MFX in select theatres in Canada starting on February 24, 2012.
"We are very proud to be associated with Alliance Vivafilm to present the first Canadian production in D-BOX", said President and CEO of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master. "Hockey fans will be delighted with this movie full of action scenes."
"D-BOX offers the most innovative immersive experience and I am happy to announce that Goon will be featured with D-BOX MFX. Moviegoers will have the chance to feel as though they were part of the movie and will live the action of the numerous fights right from their seats", said André Rouleau, Producer of the movie Goon.
"D-BOX brings a whole new dimension to movie viewing and we are excited to be associated with them for this first Canadian production", declared Patrick Roy, President and CEO of Alliance Vivafilm.
For a complete listing of theatres offering the D-BOX experience and a guide to new movies, visit www.d-box.com
About Alliance Vivafilm
Alliance Films, inc. is of the world's 5 most important distributors of independent films. A leader in multinational distribution, co-funder and producer of movies, the group and its affiliated Alliance Films and Alliance Vivafilm (Canada), Momentum Pictures (UK) and Aurum Producciones (Spain), distribute integrated contents for all medias. Its strategic partnerships include exclusive distribution rights of movies from Relativity Media in Canada and in the UK; Focus Features, The Weinstein Company, Miramax and CBS Films in Canada; as well as relations with Summit, FilmNation Entertainment, Exclusive Media, IM Global, Lionsgate International, Wild Bunch, Constantin Films, Europacorp and Nu Image, for all three territories. Among its main production alliance, there is: a co-production and acquisition rights with Italy's Medusa Films; an agreement with Iain Canning and Emile Sherman's See-Saw Films, who produced the Oscar-winning movie The King's Speech; a partnership with IM Global's Automatik division; as well as an agreement with the producer of Paranormal Activity, Jason Blum, who also produced James Wan's Insidious movie, as well as the upcoming movie The Bay directed by Barry Levinson. Alliance Films and Alliance Vivafilm are major distributors in Quebec, holding various agreements and partnerships with Canada's most prominent producers of movies such as Cinémaginaire's "De père en flic" that earned over $10.8M at the box-office in Quebec, the highest grossing movie of all times for the province, as well as "Café de Flore" directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Crazy, Young Victoria) and "Le Sens de l'humour" directed by Émile Gaudreault (De père en flic). The financial participation and the influence of Alliance Films allowed the creation of the following movies (currently in production or coming soon): The Woman in Black, Safe, Area 51, Goon, and The Moth Diaries. Upcoming releases include: Safe (Canada and the UK), Larry Crowne (Canada), The Three Musketeers 3D (Spain and Canada), The Ides of March (Canada) and the installments of the successful series Twilight (Spain).
D-BOX Technologies designs, manufactures and commercializes leading edge technology motion systems mainly for the entertainment and simulation industries. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion Code™, motion effects are specifically programmed for each visual content and sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronized with the onscreen content, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, major Hollywood Studios have D-BOX Motion Code™ available on feature films, DVDs and Blu-rays™. By reaching agreements with various industry leaders, D-BOX's award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard. D-BOX is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX exchange under the symbol DBO. For further information please see www.d-box.com
D-BOX® is a registered trademark and D-BOX Motion Code™ is a trademark of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
For further information:
Vice-President of Marketing
D-BOX Technologies Inc.
450-442-3003 ext. 263
Marc Jasmin CMA, President
Jasmin Financial Communications
For Alliance Vivafilm:
514-878-2282, ext 4979