July 6, 2009

Cinedigm to Live Broadcast Michael Jackson Memorial Service to Theatres in Its Digital Cinema Nationwide Network

Initial Group of Theatres for Live Broadcast Confirmed; More to Come Tonight; Limited Free Tickets Available; Go to www.Cinedigm.com for More Information

MORRISTOWN, NJ, Jul 06, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (Cinedigm) (NASDAQ: CIDM) and AEG Network LIVE announced today that they are partnering to bring Michael Jackson's Memorial Service to Cinedigm digital cinema equipped theatres in 31 states live on Tuesday, July 7 at 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern. The live feed direct from the Staples Center in HD Digital Cinema with stereo sound will be made possible via Cinedigm's nationwide CineLive(TM) digital cinema network of theatres and will be commercial free in all theatres.

Locations

Cinedigm is currently working with theatres in 31 states to secure their participation in the live broadcast. The current list of confirmed venues is as follows:

ST  City               Theatre                  Street Address
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AL  Mobile             Wynnsong 16              725 Schillinger Rd.
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AR  Little Rock        Rave Colonel Glenn 18    18 Colonel Glenn Plaza Dr.
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CA  Los Angeles        Mann Chinese 6           6801 Hollywood Blvd.
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CA  Monrovia           Krikorian 12-Monrovia    410 South Myrtle Ave.
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CA  Tulare             Galaxy 10-Tulare         1575 Retherford St.
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CO  Colorado Springs   Chapel Hills 15          1710 Briargate Blvd.
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FL  Pensacola          Rave Bayou 15            5149 Bayou Blvd.
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GA  Columbus           Carmike 15               5555 Whitlesey Parkway
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                       Carmike Conyers
GA  Conyers             Crossroads 16           1536 Dogwood Dr. SE
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                       Carmike Wynnsong
GA  Savannah            11-Savannah             1150 Shawnee St.
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                       Carmike Wynnsong
IA  Johnston            16-Johnston             5233 NW 84th St.
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IL  Champaign          Beverly Center 18        910 Meijers Drive
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IL  Dekalb             Carmike Market Square 10 2160 Sycamore Rd.
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IN  Evansville         East 18 Evansville       4250 W. Jefferson Blvd.
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KS  Manhattan          Seth Childs 12           2610 Farm Bureau
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MI  Lansing            NCG Lansing Eastwood     2500 Showtime Drive
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                       Carmike University
MO  Warrensburg         8-Warrensburg           727 N. Charles
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MT  Missoula           Carmike 10-Missoula      3640 Mullan Rd.
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NC  Asheville          Carmike 10-Asheville     299-1 Swannanoa River Rd.
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NC  Fayetteville       Carmike Market Fair 15   1916 Skibo Rd.
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NC  Jacksonville       Carmike 16-Jacksonville  350 Western Blvd.
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NC  Raleigh            Marquee Wakefield 12     10600 Common Oak Dr.
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                       Telshor 12 (Las Cruces,
NM  Las Cruces          NM)                     2811 North Telshore Blvd.
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NV  Las Vegas          Rave Town Square 18      6857 Las Vegas Blvd South
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                       Pavillion Digital
NY  Brooklyn            Showcase Theatre        188 Prospect Park W
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                       Marquee Orchard 14-New
NY  New Hartford        Hartford                20 Ellinwood Dr.
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NY  New York           Chelsea                  260 West 23rd St.
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                                                528 Green Village
TN  Dyersburg          Carmike 9-Dyersburg       Shopping Ctr.
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TN  Franklin           Thoroughbred 20          636 Frazier Dr.
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TN  Johnson City       Johnson City 14          1805 North Roan St.
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                       Carmike Wynnsong
TN  Knoxville           16-Knoxville            200 North Peters Rd.
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TX  Austin             Galaxy Highland 10       6700 Middle Fiskville Rd.
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TX  Edinburg           Carmike 20               3003 S. Expressway 281
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TX  Hurst              RMP North East Mall 18   1101 Melbourne Rd.
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VA  Fredericksburg     Marquee Southpoint 9     5800 Southpoint Blvd.
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VA  Roanoke            Carmike 10               4494 Electric Rd.
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WV  Charleston         Marquee Southridge 12    331 Southridge Blvd.
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Updates to this list will be provided throughout today and tomorrow morning on www.cinedigm.com.

Tickets

Limited tickets to attend are free and will be available online for most locations on a first-come-first-served basis.

"We are truly honored to use Cinedigm's national digital cinema network to acknowledge and share this momentous event with moviegoers across the nation," Cinedigm Chairman and CEO Bud Mayo said. "Our deepest sympathies go to the Jackson family and to the millions of mourners who will join us in saying farewell to a great icon. We feel certain Michael would have appreciated the technology that makes an experience like this bigger than life-just the way he was," he added.

"Bringing fans together in cinemas allows them to participate in the historic passing of Michael Jackson as part of a community. We are pleased to be providing that opportunity," said John Rubey, president, AEG Network LIVE. "We appreciate the permission of AEG Network LIVE and the Jackson family to bring the service to theatres."

Jonathan Dern, president of Cinedigm's Content and Entertainment Group, said, "This LIVE broadcast is in recognition of a music legend and acknowledgment of his historic impact on our lives. We are proud to play a role in broadcasting this memorial service and we appreciate the permission of the Jackson family to bring this important and special event to movie theatres."

About Cinedigm

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is the global leader in fulfilling the promise of digital cinema. Its ground-breaking technology platform helps exhibitors, distributors, studios and content providers transform the consumer movie experience -- by expanding theatrical features to include not only movies but also live 2-D and 3-D performances such as sporting events, concerts and gaming. The Company also enables theatres to create exhibitions and advertising opportunities targeted to specific audience groups and locations thereby offering new revenue opportunities for these venues. Cinedigm's leading digital cinema platform and one-of-a-kind satellite delivery operations support almost 4,000 theatre screens equipped with DLP Cinema(R) projections systems across the United States with over 13 million digital showings of Hollywood features to date. www.Cinedigm.com [CIDM-G]

For information about which theatres will be hosting this event, please go to www.cinedigm.com.

About AEG Network LIVE

AEG Network LIVE is the division of AEG LIVE responsible for creating, marketing and distributing digital programming on broadband, cinema, wireless, television, DVD and other platforms worldwide. AEG Network LIVE has completed successful tour & CD launch campaigns for AEG Live clients including Bon Jovi, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner & Prince. 2008 AEG NL Projects include Operation MySpace - LIVE from KUWAIT, the record setting live high definition webcast for MySpace Music, festival webcasts and high definition broadcast specials from Rothbury and Mile High Music Festivals, numerous cinema events including John Mayer, Live in LA, David Gilmore G'Dansk, and All Together Now, the Beatles LOVE documentary collaboration with Cirque du Soliel DVD premier. In 2007 AEG Network LIVE worked with Linkin Park, Garth Brooks and Celine Dion on new releases which resulted in record CD and digital download sales. AEG Live is the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles based AEG is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring for a variety of programming and multi-media production. One of the largest concert promotion and touring companies in the world, AEG Live is comprised of special event, broadcast and exhibition divisions, and operates and owns numerous state of the art venues nationwide. Current AEG Live tours and productions include Celine Dion A New Day... at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and "Tutankhamen and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an international tour of the artifacts of King Tut. Recent and current promoted concert tours include Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Prince, Bon Jovi, Usher, Nickelback, Kenny Chesney, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney. AEG Live also co-produces the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Goldenvoice, the company's southern California-based regional promotion division, created and operates the award winning annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Contacts:

Suzanne Moore
Cinedigm
973.290.0056
Email Contact

Nandita Ray
Abernathy MacGregor
212.371.5999
Email Contact


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