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Shine A Light: The IMAX Experience® opens April 4, 2008 at  AutoNation® IMAX® Theater located at Museum of Discovery and Science

March 25, 2008 – Can’t get no satisfaction? We have three words for you – STONES, SCORSESE and IMAX! On April 4th, moviegoers, music-lovers and fans everywhere will have the “best seat in the house” to witness the world’s most legendary rock band, The Rolling Stones! AutoNation® IMAX® Theater audiences will be immersed in both sight and sound when they experience Academy-Award winning filmmaker, Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones concert film, Shine A Light, in IMAX, with larger-than-life images and state-of-the-art digital surround sound! One thing is for certain – satisfaction is guaranteed. Shine a Light is locally sponsored by JM Lexus Certified Pre-Owned Superstore.

Martin Scorsese’s concert documentary Shine a Light will show the world the Rolling Stones as they’ve never been seen before. Filming at the famed Beacon Theatre in New York City in fall 2006, Scorsese assembled a legendary team of cinematographers to capture the raw energy of the legendary band.

Oscar®-winning cinematographer Robert Richardson (“The Aviator,” “JFK”) supervised the camera team comprised of several highly acclaimed directors of photography, including Oscar® winner John Toll (“The Last Samurai,” “Braveheart”) Oscar® winner Andrew Lesnie (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “King Kong”), Oscar® nominee Stuart Dryburgh (“The Piano,” “The Painted Veil”), Oscar® nominee Robert Elswit (“Magnolia,” “Good Night and Good Luck”), Oscar® nominee Emmanuel Lubezki (“Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events,” “Sleepy Hollow”) and Ellen Kuras (“Summer of Sam,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”). The film was edited by David Tedeschi, who most recently worked with Scorsese on the acclaimed Bob Dylan documentary “No Direction Home: Bob Dylan.”

Shine A Light has been digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® through IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology. IMAX creates an environment that puts audiences in the movie (or at the concert, in this case). Shine A Light: The IMAX Experience will debut concurrently with the nationwide release in conventional theatres from Paramount Classics on April 4th.

Financed by Steve Bing's Shangri-La Entertainment and longtime Rolling Stones tour promoter Michael Cohl's Concert Promotions International, the film was produced by Victoria Pearman, Michael Cohl, Zane Weiner and Steve Bing. The executive producers are Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood, with Jane Rose serving as co-executive producer.

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX Corporation is one of the world’s leading digital entertainment and technology companies. The worldwide IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event Hollywood films around the globe, with IMAX® theatres delivering the world’s best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX® 3D, and IMAX DMR® technology. IMAX DMR is the Company’s groundbreaking digital remastering technology that allows it to digitally transform virtually any conventional motion picture into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience. IMAX’s renowned projectors and new digital systems display crystal-clear images on the world’s biggest screens. The IMAX brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive entertainment experiences for consumers. As of June 30, 2007, there were 290 IMAX theatres operating in 40 countries. IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR, IMAX MPX, and The IMAX Experience® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information on the Company can be found at           

About Paramount Classics
Paramount Classics is the specialty film division of Paramount Pictures Corporation, (PPC), a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B). PPC is a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies and DreamWorks Studios. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing, Inc., Paramount Studio Group, and Worldwide Television Distribution.




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