FOX Movies Premium and Dolby to Showcase Live Broadcast of the 86th Annual Academy Awards (the Oscars) in Cinema
Jakarta, March 3, 2014—Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) and FOX International Channels today announced that the broadcast of the 86th Annual Academy Awards (the Oscars®), live from the Dolby Theatre® in Hollywood, will be brought to the cinema. Guests invited to Cinema XXI Epicentrum Jakarta, will be able to experience the Oscars on the cinema screen in Dolby® 5.1 surround sound.
“FOX International Channels is proud to be recognised as the number one pay television network in Indonesia, and The Oscars is a great example of our commitment to bring the very best in global entertainment to our pay television partners and their customers. Through ‘Awards Fever’ on FOX Movies Premium, our viewers can gain unprecedented live access to the world’s most highly acclaimed film awards events, from The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, Critic’s Choice Awards, and of course The Oscars. This is our 3rd Oscars Screening in Indonesia, and it is clear that there are an amazing number of movie fans who actively follow the international film industry, and we are honored to be an integral part of this live Hollywood experience,” said Cam Walker, Territory Head for Indonesia, FOX International Channels.
FOX International Channels and Dolby are working with Cinema 21 and Big TV, and are supported by The Executive, Yahoo!, Grazia Indonesia, and Cleo Magazine, to bring attendees a view from the front at Cinema XXI Epicentrum. On the big night, an estimated 1.2 billion people around the world will be watching the Oscars with Dolby technology used for broadcast applications in more than 60 countries worldwide.
Ellen DeGeneres will return this year to host the Oscars for a second time. The live screening of the 86th Oscars is organized as a form of appreciation for the movie aficionados who are true-blue Oscars fans in Indonesia. Famous movie personalities, celebrities, film critics, film communities, and fans are invited to participate in this highly sought-after screening. Invited guests can look forward to many activities and attractive prizes to be won.
“We are very committed to making this year’s Oscars sound remarkable with Dolby technologies for audiences around the world,” said Mr. Leong-Yan Yoong, Regional Director, South East Asia, Dolby Laboratories. “In bringing the Oscars live viewing experience to a brand-new level, we are incredibly excited to work with FOX Movies Premium to showcase the broadcast of the 86th Oscars in Dolby 5.1 surround sound, live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood at Cinema XXI Epicentrum. Invited guests can expect to feel as though they are watching the ceremony ‘live’ in the Dolby Theatre and experience the excitement of magic moments.”
FOX Movies Premium can be seen on BIG TV channel 109 (FMP) and channel 108 (FMP HD).