Morristown, N.J.—Aug 9, 2004
Dreamworks and AccessIT Bring "Collateral" to the Digital Big Screen
- New Tom Cruise Action/Adventure Film is Delivered Digitally by AccessIT to 12 Cities -
ccess Integrated Technologies, Inc. ("AccessIT") (AMEX: AIX) announced today that its Access Digital Media
subsidiary has digitally delivered and projected DreamWorks SKG Studios' new
release, "Collateral," staring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx. "Collateral"
opened nationally on Friday, August 6th in both digital and analog formats.
In agreement with DreamWorks, AccessIT provided, under commercial terms,
digital content management, encoding, compression, encryption and secure
delivery of the film, via satellite, to 15 AccessIT digitally equipped
theaters in the U.S.
"We are pleased to have worked with DreamWorks on the digital delivery and
projection of their newest picture, 'Collateral'," commented Russell Wintner,
President and COO of Access Digital Media, the media services subsidiary of
AccessIT. "Every day, new studios and film distributors are recognizing the
many benefits and extraordinary potential that digital cinema offers and we
look forward to helping them capitalize on this revolutionary opportunity."
Mark Christiansen, Head of Operations for DreamWorks Distribution, added,
"'Collateral' was shot almost entirely on digital media. Digital projection
gives audiences a chance to see the original image created when making this
movie. Working with AccessIT, we have gained valuable exposure to digital
content delivery and the vast potential of digital cinema."