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Raleigh, NC,—Oct 17, 2007
Microspace Beams DreamWorks’ “The Heartbreak Kid” to Theaters Nationwide
Microspace Communications Corporation (Microspace), the leading distributor of digital cinema via satellite, today announced the satellite distribution of DreamWorks Pictures’ “The Heartbreak Kid” to theaters nationwide.
The film, which stars Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan and Malin Akerman, follows the hilarious story of Eddie Cantrow (Stiller) as he discovers his new bride (Akerman) is a nightmare, while simultaneously falling in love with another woman (Monaghan),during his honeymoon.
“Paramount (which is distributing “The Heartbreak Kid”) is at the forefront of changing the movie-going experience, leveraging digital delivery as a key element for the highest level of quality,” said Jim Tharp, President, Distribution, Paramount. “By tapping Microspace to deliver our films to theaters, we ensure that they will arrive securely and provide the true digital-quality discerning moviegoers demand.”
Microspace delivered “The Heartbreak Kid” to nine theaters starting October 5, 2007.
“Now is the time for both studios and exhibitors to utilize satellite distribution for the highest quality presentation the first time and every time,” said Joe Amor, general manager of Microspace. “Microspace has delivered 16 movies in the last year and a half and continues to work closely with the movie industry to ensure the most advanced satellite distribution capabilities.”
Microspace collaborates with studios, content preparation companies and exhibitors to utilize satellite distribution and its benefits. The proven workflow and electronic delivery of Microspace’s satellite distribution provides the industry with a turn-key solution for content delivery and minimizes the potential issues and costs associated with physical delivery. Through the use of two discrete satellite systems, movies and keys are delivered on-time, every-time at Microspace connected theatres.
About Microspace Communications:
Microspace Communications Corporation (Microspace), a subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company, is the leader in satellite services for digital cinema, business communications and digital signage. The company operates the largest global business satellite broadcasting network with nearly 250,000 remote links worldwide. With a 25-year heritage, Microspace's VELOCITY® satellite services power its digital cinema network along with private networks for Morgan Stanley, Abercrombie and Fitch, John Deere and many, many more. The VELOCITY service is available either as a dedicated solution or as an on-demand service, enabling customers to easily and affordably expand bandwidth as their needs change. Microspace headquarters are in the U.S. with a presence in Europe and Latin America. For more information, visit http://www.microspace.com.
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About Paramount Pictures:
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studio Group and Paramount Television & Digital Distribution.
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