PHISH 3D MOVIE TO BE RELEASEd NATIONWIDE ON APRIL 30th TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING APRIL 14th 

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Action 3D Productions, Cinedigm and AEG Live Partner for Exclusive

In-Theater Event Broadcast to Select Movie Theaters Nationwide

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 Most April 20th Preview Screenings Sold Out in Less than One Hour 

 

Los Angeles, CA – April 13, 2010 – Action 3D Productions, in association with AEG Network Live and Cinedigm, announced today the initial list of cities that will debut Phish 3D on Friday, April 30th.  The fully immersive music and visual experience, featuring state-of-the-art 3D technology, will screen for one week only in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, Philadelphia and dozens more cities nationwide (see list below). Tickets for the movie will go on sale beginning Wednesday, April 14th.  A full list of screening markets, as well as specific theater ticketing information for the April 30th opening of Phish 3D, will be made available at www.phish3dmovie.com.

Phish 3D is also being shown at special April 20th preview screenings in nine select U.S. cities. Tickets to the preview screenings sold out in less than an hour in Boston, Burlington, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh/Durham, and Washington D.C, necessitating a move to larger theaters. To fulfill fan demand, Phish 3D will return to all nine markets for the official debut screenings on April 30th.

CEO and Vice Chairman of Action 3D Productions Jeff Lewis says, “With the outstanding success of our April 20th previews, we’re thrilled to be taking Phish 3D nationwide.”

“It is a real treat to be able to use the Cinedigm digital cinema network to bring the unique experience of Phish 3D to fans around the country,” said Bud Mayo, Chairman and CEO of Cinedigm.

Shot in October 2009 at the band’s now-legendary Festival 8, Phish 3D gives viewers the sense that they are not only at the event, but on stage with the group that Entertainment Weekly has called “the biggest cult band in America.” During Festival 8, more than 40,000 devoted fans watched as Phish combined two of their most beloved traditions — the multi-day festival and the Halloween album “costume.”  The band’s highly anticipated “musical costumes” are concerts involving the performance of an entire album by another artist—in this case, Phish covered the Rolling Stones’ album Exile on Main St.  Phish 3D also features fan favorites, never-before-seen cover songs, intimate footage of the band backstage and in rehearsals, songs from the band’s first ever full-length acoustic set, and performances taken from six additional sets of music.

Phish will kick off an extensive summer tour on June 11th at Toyota Park in Chicago, IL.  For full details, visit phish.com

Phish 3D will open in the following cities on April 30th:

Atlanta, GA

Austin, TX

Bangor, ME

Baton Rouge, LA

Birmingham, AL

Boston, MA

Burlington, VT

Casper, WY

Charleston, WV

Charlotte, NC

Charlottesville, VA

Chattanooga, TN

Cheyenne, WY

Chicago, IL

Cincinnati, OH

Columbus, GA

Columbus, OH

Dallas, TX

Dayton, OH

Denver, CO

Detroit, MI

Flint, MI

Harrisburg, PA

Hartford, CT

Houston, TX

Huntsville, AL

Johnstown, PA

Kansas City, MO

Knoxville, TN

La Crosse, WI

Las Vegas, NV

Little Rock, AR

Los Angeles

Louisville, KY

Mankato, MN

Miami, FL

Minneapolis, MN

Montgomery, AL

Nashville, TN

New Orleans, LA

New York, NY

Omaha, NE

Orlando, FL

Pensacola, FL

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix, AZ

Pittsburgh, PA

Portland, ME

Providence, RI

Raleigh/Durham, NC

Richmond, VA

Roanoke, VA

Salt Lake City, UT

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Seattle, WA

Spokane, WA

Toledo, OH

Traverse City, MI

Washington, D.C.

Wheeling, WV

More cities will be added prior to April 30th.  Fans are encouraged to check www.phish3dmovie.com for cities, ticketing and event news frequently, as limited seats are available.

About Phish:

Since forming in Vermont in 1983, Phish has developed a large following dedicated to their legendary live shows of eclectic, free-form rock, jazz, country, bluegrass and pop.  The band has sold more than 8 million albums and DVDs in the United States, including fourteen studio albums and a multitude of live showsThe ceaseless touring of guitarist/vocalist Trey Anastasio, drummer Jon Fishman, bassist Mike Gordon and keyboardist Page McConnell helped make them one of the top concert draws in the nation until their indefinite hiatus in the summer of 2004.  Phish officially reunited in March 2009 and later released their fourteenth album, Joy, with producer Steve Lillywhite.  Phish headlined the Bonnaroo Festival in June 2009 and performed a 4-night New Year’s Eve run at Miami’s American Airlines Arena. 

 

About Action 3D:

Action 3D Productions—A3D—is a privately held production company with a unique approach to capturing live alternative content events (music, sports, and theater) in digital 3D. While technology is key to the process, people are the main ingredients to creating immersive experiences for presentation in cinemas and location-based entertainment venues.  A3D’s biggest asset is its know-how. The company’s management team has decades of worldwide experience in entertainment presentation, business management and film production.  While this team’s individual accomplishments are impressive, the complementary backgrounds and skills have enabled A3D to quickly advance in creating, developing and marketing sought-after 3D entertainment for the rapidly developing suite of 3D distribution channels.  Recently, for “We Are The World 25 For Haiti,” Action 3D Productions led both the 2D and 3D video production.  For more information, visit www.action3dproductions.com.

About Cinedigm:

Cinedigm is the leader in providing the services, experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters into digital and networked entertainment centers.  The Company is a technology and services integrator that works with Hollywood movie studios, independent movie distributors, and exhibitors to bring movies in digital cinema format to audiences across the country.  Cinedigm’s digital cinema deployment organization, software, unique combined satellite and hard drive digital movie delivery network; pre-show in-theater advertising services; and distribution platform for alternative content such as CineLive® 3-D and 2-D sports and concerts, thematic programming and independent movies provide a complete suite of services required to enable the digital theater conversion.  Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. ™ are trademarks of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. www.cinedigm.com [CIDM-G]

About AEG Network LIVE:

Network LIVE is the industry’s largest provider of live digital entertainment, offering fans unparalleled access to the artists they want—when and how they want it—via broadband, TV, radio, wireless, theatrical and retail.  AEG Network LIVE has completed successful tour and album launch campaigns for AEG Live clients including Bon Jovi, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Prince, Linkin Park, Garth Brooks, and many others.   More information on AEG Network LIVE can be found at http://www.networklive.com.

 

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Erik Stein or Sam Threadgill

Scoop Marketing for Action 3D Productions 

(213) 639-6160

estein@solters.com / sthreadgill@solters.com

Ambrosia Healy

Red Light Management for PHISH

(310) 273-2266

ambrosia@thefunstar.com

David McNamee

HL Group for Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.

(646) 274-3635

dmcnamee@hlgrp.com





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