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Los Angeles—Mar 29, 2009
RealD Delivers Over $25 Million of Estimated $58.2 Million Opening Weekend Gross for Monsters Vs. Aliens
DreamWorks Animation Film Becomes Highest-Grossing 3D Theatrical Release
RealD, the world’s leading outfitter of 3D enabled theaters, brought in approximately $25 million of the total box office for DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) Monsters vs. Aliens, which earned an estimated $58.2 million during its opening weekend, marking the biggest opening yet for RealD.
"Monsters vs. Aliens is a remarkable film that captures the true capabilities of 3D," stated Michael V. Lewis, chairman and CEO of RealD. "The film’s success this weekend is proof that audiences are continuing to embrace the next-generation of 3D technology. This is a tremendous victory for our colleagues at DreamWorks Animation and for our network of exhibitor partners."
Monsters vs. Aliens can be seen at these RealD 3D theatres nationwide:
RealD (NYSE: RLD) is a leading global licensor of 3D technologies. RealD's extensive intellectual property portfolio is used in applications that enable a premium 3D viewing experience in the theater, the home and elsewhere. RealD licenses its RealD Cinema Systems to motion picture exhibitors that show 3D motion pictures and alternative 3D content. RealD also provides its RealD Display, active and passive eyewear, and RealD Format technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers and content producers and distributors to enable the delivery and viewing of 3D content. RealD's cutting-edge 3D technologies have been used for applications such as piloting the Mars Rover. RealD was founded in 2003 and has offices in Beverly Hills, California; Boulder, Colorado; London, United Kingdom; Shanghai, China; Hong Kong; and Tokyo, Japan.
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About DreamWorks Animation:
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE® Magazine for two consecutive years. In 2010, DreamWorks Animation ranks #6 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animations feature films are now being produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 18 animated feature films, including the franchise properties, Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda. DreamWorks Animations three feature film releases in 2010 are How to Train Your Dragon, Shrek Forever After and Megamind.
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