LIVE TOMB RAIDER
Copyright 2000 PR Newswire
[ November 1st 2000 ]
Pictures today announced it will work with Land
Rover and RealNetworks Inc. to present "Tomb Raider
Live," the first up close look at Tomb Raider,
one of next summer's most anticipated films.
event will take place LIVE on Thursday, November
9, 2000 from the set of the Tomb Raider production
currently filming at Pinewood Studios in London.This
interactive event, broadcast exclusively in RealNetworks'
RealVideo 8 format, will start with a tour of
the film's magnificent sets.
will then be able watch an interview with the
film's director Simon West and pose questions
with key members of the Tomb Raider production
staff, take an exclusive look behind-the-scenes,
and have an opportunity to win a copy of the new
Tomb Raider Chronicles console game from Eidos
Director Simon West said, "Conducting a live Webcast
from the set of 'Tomb Raider' is the kind of cutting
edge technology we've come to expect from Lara
Croft. We're all very excited about it." Internet
users can attend Tomb Raider Live by logging on
to the official movie Web Site or by going directly
the live webcast, users will need RealPlayer 8,
available for free download at http://www.real.com.
The LIVE Webcast will take place on Thursday,
November 9, 2000 at 2:30 p.m. EST, 7:30 p.m. GMT
and 11:30 a.m. PST. The event will be rebroadcast
in its entirety at 10 p.m. EST, 7 p.m. PST for
those who couldn't make it earlier in the day.
Chat will conduct a live chat during the Webcast.
Web users will be able to use Yahoo! Chat to pose
questions to the crew as well as to discuss this
fantastic event as it happens. Tomb Raider fans
should pay close attention to the broadcast times
as an archive of this Webcast will not be launched
until early next year.
the recognized leader in media delivery on the
Internet, will broadcast the event via its hosting
solutions division, the Real Broadcast Network.
"We are thrilled to be the exclusive hosts for
Paramount's interactive webcast for Tomb Raider,"
said Lucy Mohl, Programming Director, RealNetworks,
Inc. "We're equally excited to be making this
available for free to our more than 150 million
unique registered RealPlayer users worldwide."
Rover is also a sponsor of the event. The Land
Rover Defender appears in the film and users who
attend the Webcast will be able to see one of
these vehicles from the set. Paramount Pictures
is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom
Inc., which is one of the world's largest entertainment
and media companies, and a leader in the production,
promotion, and distribution of entertainment,
news, sports, and music.