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London—Jun 27, 2012

Sony Digital Cinema Brings Queen to Life with Cinema Screenings Worldwide

Sony Digital Cinema, in association with More2Screen, has been appointed by Eagle Rock Entertainment to distribute the momentous concert movie Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest ’86 to digital cinemas worldwide from 20th September  2012. 
 
Remastered in high definition and 5.1 surround sound, this special cinema event includes 25 minutes of never-seen-before footage, following the band from just after their legendary performance at Live Aid at Wembley in the United Kingdom, through the year leading up to the concert in Budapest.
 
This will be Queen gold dust for the millions of fans across the world ; they can dress up, sing along and be part of this celebration of Queen’s enduring global appeal.
 
On 27th July 1986, Queen performed their largest concert ever staged at the Nepstadium, Budapest, in front of 80,000 ecstatic fans. With three years to go before the fall of the Berlin Wall, and Hungary still in effect ‘behind the Iron Curtain’, the concert was of such significance to the Hungarian authorities that a group of Hungary’s top film cameramen and technicians were brought together to record it.
 
The resulting concert film features many of Queen’s favourite tracks including Bohemian Rhapsody, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, I Want To Break Free and We Are The Champions. The concert was part of the hugely successful Magic Tour that, poignantly, was Freddie Mercury’s last  with the band. 
 
Fans are in for even more of a treat with the additional, never–before–seen documentary footage of the band after their show–stealing performance at Live Aid in 1985. 

David McIntosh, Senior Vice President, Sony Digital Cinema said: “This second collaboration withMore2Screen is bringing once again great exclusive and compelling content to cinemas across the world. This mythical footage will draw new fans to cinemas and will further prove the case of digitization for cinema owners. ”
 
Christine Costello, Managing Director, More2Screen comments: “We’re delighted to be working with Eagle Rock Entertainment and Sony Digital Cinema again, and to have the opportunity to bring this fantastic Queen concert movie to digital cinemas worldwide. No one needs to be told that Queen is one of the all-time greatest live bands ever and of course we all know that magnificent catalogue of songs.


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About Sony Digital Cinema:
Sony Digital Cinema combines a full range of Sony technologies, alternative content offerings, training and service to provide a broad range of solutions for exhibitors. The world’s leading manufacturer of commercially available 4K resolution digital cinema projection systems, the group also offers Sony’s TMS (theatre management system); digital signage hardware, software and content development; security systems and Network Operations Centre (NOC) services for the exhibition community. 
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About More2Screen Limited: More2Screen is the leading distributor of event cinema in the UK* with more than 7 years of experience acquiring and distributing world-class opera, ballet, music concerts, theatre and special event films to 4,000 cinemas in 50+ international territories – including 37 live broadcasts and over 100 different recorded productions, plus 3D live/recorded content. 
 
We’re passionate about bringing the finest entertainment content closer to local audiences across the globe, from distributing magnificent opera and ballet productions in partnership with Europe’s leading companies including the Royal Opera House, the Mariinsky Theatre and the Dutch National Ballet, to first-class classical music concerts from the Berliner Philharmoniker. Our ever-expanding repertoire also features live and recorded pop music events from best-selling artists like The Rolling Stones, Adele, Queen, Peter Gabriel, Def Leppard and Morrissey, plus the musical theatre must-sees Chess In Concert, Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds and an all-star Broadway cast performing Stephen Sondheim's Company.
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About Sony Professional Solutions (UK): Sony Professional Solutions exists to unleash the incredible power of images. Helping customers tell stories, springboard change, connect emotionally, stimulate learning and activate potential is at the heart of our vision. With a winning combination of technology and creativity Sony partners with businesses across a wide variety of sectors including Media and Broadcast, Theatre, Healthcare, Sports and Corporate and Education markets to deliver innovative and transformational customer solutions. Operating with over 30 years’ experience and a trusted network of established technology partners Sony’s wide portfolio of product and services propositions provides true value to businesses and informs, educates, entertains and inspires their customers. Sony Professional Solutions (UK) Directory page

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