MORRISTOWN, N.J.—Jul 25, 2005
ACCESS INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES DIGITALLY DELIVERS DREAMWORKS' "THE ISLAND" TO 16 THEATRES ACROSS THE UNITED STATES
- Island Is Fourth Motion Picture Digitally Delivered by AccessIT Under Contract With Dreamworks -
Access Integrated Technologies, Inc.
("AccessIT") (AMEX: AIX) today announced its media services division has
delivered and projected DreamWorks SKG Studios' newest major release, "The
Island," to 16 digitally equipped theaters around the country. The
futuristic action thriller featuring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson
opened nationally on Friday, July 22nd in both digital and analog formats.
In agreement with DreamWorks, AccessIT provided, under commercial terms,
digital content management and secure delivery of the film, via satellite,
to 16 AccessIT digitally equipped theaters in the U.S. This was the fourth
major release from DreamWorks that AccessIT has been contracted to digitally
deliver and project for the studio.
"We're very pleased that not only our digital format releases are gaining
traction, but that DreamWorks has again entrusted us to digitally deliver
this movie," said Russell Wintner, President and COO of Access Digital
Media, the media services subsidiary of AccessIT. "Several roll-out programs
of Digital Cinema equipment have been announced over the past few months and
we look forward to the increasing number of screens that can utilize our
Mark Christiansen, Head of Operations for DreamWorks Distribution, added,
"Once again we have chosen to work with AccessIT on the digital delivery of
our latest feature. AccessIT's commitment to meeting our needs and reliably
digitally transmitting our content to locations we've booked is unique in