LONGUEUIL, QC, Aug. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - D-BOX Technologies Inc. (DBO.A on the TSX Venture Exchange), a leader in innovative motion technology, announced today that it has reached agreement with Sony Pictures Releasing Corporation, the U.S.-based motion picture distribution arm of Sony Pictures Entertainment ("Sony Pictures"), to feature D-BOX's immersive MFX with Resident Evil: Afterlife in selected theatres on September 10.
Based on the popular video game series, Sony's Resident Evil: Afterlife is the long-awaited fourth installment of the highly successful "Resident Evil" franchise and is the first to be shown in 3D at selected movie theatres.
"The consistent support of movie studio giants like Sony speaks volumes about industry and consumer confidence in our immersive motion technology," said President and Chief Executive Officer of D-BOX Technologies, Claude Mc Master. "This is our second collaboration and we are pleased to add an exciting, action-packed sci-fi thriller to our growing catalogue of D-BOX Motion Code(TM)supported films."
ABOUT RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE
In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, ALICE (Milla Jovovich), continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead - and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap. The film also stars Ali Larter, Kim Coates, Shawn Roberts, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Spencer Locke and Wentworth Miller. Written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, the film is produced by Jeremy Bolt, Paul W.S. Anderson, Robert Kulzer, Don Carmody, Bernd Eichinger, and Samuel Hadida. Resident Evil: Afterlife is rated R for sequences of strong violence and language.
For more information about Resident Evil: Afterlife, visit http://www.residentevil-movie.com/ For a complete listing of theatres offering the D-BOX experience and a guide to new movies, visit www.d-box.com
About Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America (SCA), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution, operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in more than 130 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.
Sony Pictures Releasing
D-BOX Technologies designs and manufactures leading edge high-technology motion systems. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion Code(TM), uses motion effects specifically programmed for each film, TV series or video game, which are sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronized with all onscreen action, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, D-BOX Motion Code(TM) is available on more than 900 titles.
Accordingly, many prominent Hollywood studios have started embedding D-BOX Motion Code(TM) on selected high definition Blu-ray(TM) and theatrical releases. By reaching agreements with the leaders of both the motion picture and gaming industries, D-BOX's award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard in the entertainment world. D-BOX is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol DBO.A. For further information please see www.d-box.com.
D-BOX(R) is a registered trademark and D-BOX Motion CodeTM is a trademark of D-BOX Technologies Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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