First-Ever Live 3D Sports Broadcast at Cineplex Theatres to Include Men’s and Women’s Tennis Finals
Cineplex Entertainment CA:CGX +0.47% , via our Front Row Centre Events , SuperVision Media and Sony today announced Wimbledon, the premier tennis championships in the world, will be broadcast live, in high-definition 3D exclusively at participating Cineplex theatres. Utilizing RealD LIVE technology and presented in RealD 3D, the Women’s Final will be broadcast on July 2nd at 9:00 a.m. Eastern, 6:00 a.m. Pacific and the Men’s Final will be broadcast on July 3rd at 9:00 a.m. Eastern, 6:00 a.m. Pacific.
“These exclusive special presentations of the Wimbledon Women’s and Men’s Finals are the first time Cineplex has offered a live 3D sports event and we wouldn’t be more pleased to bring the spectacular Wimbledon Finals to our guests across the country,” said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. “With 3D, guests will feel like they are a part of the action on Centre Court.”
The finals of Wimbledon are played on Centre Court at the historic All England Tennis Club. The 2011 Wimbledon Championships take place June 20 – July 3. Caroline Wozniack of Denmark is the number one seeded player in the women’s tournament while two-time Wimbledon Champion Rafael Nadal of Spain is the top seed in the men’s tournament. This is the 125th Anniversary of Wimbledon and the first filmed and broadcast in 3D.
Advance tickets are now available at participating theatre box offices, through the Cineplex Mobile Apps and online at www.cineplex.com/events or our mobile site http://m.cineplex.com . A special rate is available for larger groups of 20 or more. Please contact Cineplex corporate sales at 1-800-313-4461 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wimbledon, live in high-definition 3D can be enjoyed at the following Cineplex theatres:
BRITISH COLUMBIA Langley Colossus Langley Cinemas, 20090 91A Avenue Vancouver Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver, 900 Burrard Street Victoria SilverCity Victoria Cinemas, 3130 Tillicum Road ALBERTA Calgary Scotiabank Theatre Chinook, 6455 Macleod Trail SW Edmonton Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NW MANITOBA Winnipeg SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 817 St. James Street SASKATCHEWAN Regina Galaxy Cinemas Regina, 420 McCarthy Boulevard N Saskatoon Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon, 347 2nd Avenue ONTARIO Guelph Galaxy Cinemas Guelph, 485 Woodlawn Road W London SilverCity London Cinemas, 1680 Richmond Street Mississauga SilverCity Mississauga Cinemas, 3055 Vega Boulevard Ottawa SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas, 2385 City Park Drive Toronto Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street W Vaughan Colossus Vaughan Cinemas, 3555 Highway 7 W QUEBEC Kirkland Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas, 3200 rue Jean Yves Montreal Starcite Montreal Cinemas, 4825 ave. Pierre de Coubertin Ste. Foy Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy Cinemas, 1200 boul. Duplessis See the original post here: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/live-3d-broadcast-of-wimbledon-finals-exclusively-at-participating-cineplex-entertainment-theatres-2011-06-22-83310?reflink=MW_news_stmp