Hollywood, CA - Terry Curtin, a marketing executive whose contributions have been an integral part of some of the motion picture industry’s most successful marketing campaigns, is joining the Cimarron Group as its new President of Theatrical Marketing, the company announced yesterday.

“Terry is an incredible talent, whose knowledge, imagination, and creativity are much admired across the industry,” says Robert Farina, founder of Cimarron Group. “Her record speaks for itself, with dozens of successful campaigns for major studios under her belt. Her world-class understanding of integrated marketing solutions for motion pictures makes her a perfect fit here at Cimarron and our clients will reap the benefits. We are incredibly excited to bring her aboard.”

With over 25 years in the movie business, Curtin has accrued a diverse portfolio, particularly in the area of entertainment marketing on the agency and studio side, including roles in the successful marketing departments for Universal, Disney, and 20th Century Fox. In 2002, she was named President of Marketing and Distribution for Revolution Studios, overseeing marketing campaigns for such critical and box office successes as Punch-Drunk Love, Maid in Manhattan and Anger Management. During her time at Revolution, she was named #36 on Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 List of most powerful female executives. In 2004, she moved to Intralink Film Graphic Design where, as CEO/Creative Director, she contributed to such well respected creative campaigns as American Gangster, The DaVinci Code and Iron man, as well as campaigns for such critical acclaimed films as The Namesake, Young at Heart and The Kite Runner.

“I was initially attracted to The Cimarron Group because it well respected among its peers and has broad global capabilities across every conceivable marketing avenue, “ says Curtin, who will be working closely with Farina in planning the company’s future expansion and growth, “but what really sold me was meeting the talented group of people here and seeing their love for what they do. Their energy is infectious and shows in the high quality of work that comes out of Cimarron.”

The move coincides with a number of other promotions within the company, reflecting Cimarron’s continuing growth throughout the global marketplace. In February, Cimarron founded The Traffic Agency, an independent ad agency led by industry veteran John Powers, and the new firm has quickly won major accounts with Mitsubishi and Toyota Financial Services. Cimarron has also made major strides in international clients, acquiring clients most recently in Las Vegas and Singapore.

Among recent promotions, George Anderson has been named President of Home Entertainment. Now in his 10th year with the company, Anderson oversees over fifty employees in diversifying the home entertainment division. His work, including all aspects of the Star Wars worldwide marketing campaign, has earned him numerous Key Art Award nominations in the past, including a win for Best Packaging in 2004. In addition, four year Cimarron veteran Geoff Calnan has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Domestic Theatrical AV. Calnan is a well respected veteran of both film and television advertising and will work closely with Terry Curtin to expand the theatrical AV department while also working directly with Cimarron CEO Bob Farina to establish a foothold for the company in Singapore, Dubai, and emerging international markets. And Onna Frye, after 13 years with the company, has been named the Senior Vice President of Production Finance. She will oversee the billing department, which handles finances for the entire company.

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. -- Access Integrated Technologies, Inc.'s (AccessIT) subsidiary UniqueScreen Media, Inc. (USM) and Screenvision completed an agreement for Screenvision to sell national advertising on behalf of USM and its exhibitor customers. Under the agreement, Screenvision will hold exclusive national on-screen advertising sales rights for all of USM's advertising customers, including several thousand screens across 111 U.S. DMAs.

"We are delighted to expand our long standing relationship with Unique Screen Media and to be working with the Digital Cinema leader, AccessIT," said Darryl Schaffer, executive vice president of exhibitor relations for Screenvision. "This partnership will create more revenue opportunity for USM, Screenvision, and our respective exhibitor customers."

"We are always looking for new ways to enhance our offerings to exhibitors. Bringing national advertising revenue opportunities to them via Screenvision is a terrific way to do this. We have been working together with Screenvision and a number of exhibitor customers already, and this agreement will expand our relationship to a level both companies can be excited about," said Bill McGlamery, President and COO of Unique Screen Media, Inc.

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Toronto, ON - Cineplex Entertainment is inviting you to rock on at The Fall Concert Series presented on the big screen in High Definition (HD) and digital surround sound exclusively at participating Cineplex Entertainment theatres. Beginning Wednesday October 1st through Wednesday November 19th, guests can enjoy five fantastic and unique concerts featuring many of the hottest bands and artists in music today.

“We are excited to present our first-ever Fall Concert Series exclusively to our guests across the country,” said Pat Marshall, Vice-President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. “Watching the great line-up of bands and artists perform on the big screen in HD and digital surround sound will be an experience like no other. We are also offering our guests the opportunity to purchase individual tickets or in packages and either choice can be purchased in advance ensuring guests get the concerts they want.”

Beginning Friday September 19th, individual tickets are available online at www.cineplex.com as well as at participating theatre box offices. General Admission is $10.95 + tax. Guests can purchase tickets to all five concerts for $39.95 + tax or any three concerts for the package price of $24.95 + tax. Concert ticket packages can be purchased in person only at any of the participating theatres and cannot be purchased online at this time.

From the Basement, the first three concerts in the series, features 17 different bands shot without an audience in a private setting to capture them at their most relaxed and engaged performances, including Radiohead, The White Stripes and Beck. It’s as if you’re attending a private recording session. inDEF Sessions, the remaining two concerts in the five concert series is the first-ever Canadian Independent Concert Series produced in HD and features two one hour concerts from two different artists and bands.

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San Francisco — Dolby Laboratories, Inc. today announced that it has reduced the price of its reusable 3D glasses. Starting today, Dolby exhibitors can purchase new 3D glasses at a list price of US $27.50, reduced from US $39.00, making them even more cost-effective.

“The success of Dolby 3D around the world has enabled us to realize significant economies of scale. We are pleased to announce that our green, reusable 3D glasses are now offered at a significantly reduced price,” said John Carey, Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Products, and Services, Dolby Laboratories. “We highly value our exhibitor relationships worldwide and with this announcement, we demonstrate our continued effort to improve the value of owning and operating a Dolby 3D Digital Cinema theater.”

Dolby’s 3D glasses are high-performance, environmentally friendly passive glasses that require no batteries or charging. Because they are reusable, the per-ticket cost of Dolby® 3D glasses is expected to be well below the cost of disposable 3D glasses. In addition, exhibitors aren't required to constantly track and order additional disposable 3D glasses.

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New York - It was announced today that Clark Woods, President, Domestic Theatrical Distribution for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM), will receive the 2008 Salah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award at this year’s ShowEast convention. Woods will be awarded this distinguished honor on Thursday evening, October 16, 2008 at the Orlando World Center Marriott as part of the Final Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony at ShowEast, announced Mitch Neuhauser, Co-Managing Director of the annual convention.

“It is with great pride that we announce Clark Woods as the 2008 recipient of the Salah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award,” noted Neuhauser. “It is absolutely amazing to think, that in addition to providing oversight of all aspects of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s expansion into theatrical distribution in North America, that he has the time and drive to champion charitable and philanthropic causes within the industry. This is an honor that is truly deserved.”

Woods joined MGM as President, Domestic Theatrical Distribution, in March of 2006. As a result of the revitalization and expansion initiative put forth under MGM Chairman Harry Sloan, MGM is in the process of transitioning from a third party distribution organization to a full fledged production entity capable of developing, producing, marketing and distributing a slate of superior content. As MGM currently ramps up production on new feature films under the supervision of Mary Parent, Chairman, Worldwide Motion Picture Group, Woods is charged with distributing the Studio’s new titles in the North American marketplace. Since joining MGM, Woods’ contributions include recruiting a new team of experienced distribution executives and guiding the successful release of MGM’s Rocky Balboa, the sixth and final Rocky film.

Prior to his current position, Woods was the Executive Vice President at Paramount Pictures. Woods served as a vital part of Paramount’s distribution team for over 25 years prior to joining MGM. In his career, Woods has spearheaded the distribution of such blockbuster and award-winning films as Raiders of the Lost Ark, Titanic, and War of the Worlds.

In addition to a stellar career in theatrical distribution, Woods has been a tireless volunteer for several industry charities. He is the past President of the Variety Club of Southern California, Tent 25 and a member of the Variety Lifeline Board.

Woods is also the current Treasurer of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers and Vice President of Variety Club International and a member of the advisory board of his alma mater, the American University’s School of Communications.

Previous Salah M. Hassanein Humanitarian Award recipients include: Shari E. Redstone, John Lundin, Jeff Goldstein, Erik Lomis, Peter Brown, Travis Reid, Barrie Loeks, Tom Sherak, Daniel Crown, Allen Karp, Stanley Durwood, Carl Patrick, Lee Roy, Tandy Mitchell and Salah Hassanein.

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