Southern Theatres Selects Cinedigm Enterprise Software to Centrally Manage Its Digital Theatres

  Southern Theatres Selects Cinedigm Enterprise Software to Centrally Manage
  Its Digital Theatres

Business Wire

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- January 15, 2013

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. (NASDAQ: CIDM) announced today that Southern
Theatres has selected Cinedigm Enterprise, a head office solution, to
centrally manage the operation of Southern Theatres, L.L.C. movie theatre
locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi,
North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas.

Enterprise is a powerful head office application with 2-way workflow and
real-time monitoring features designed to increase operational control and
efficiency. Working in conjunction with Cinedigm’s Theatre Command Center, TMS
Enterprise provides real-time, consolidated access to every theatre. A unique,
rules-based scheduling engine eliminates time-consuming trailer and preshow
scheduling tasks currently performed at every theatre. Other features include:

  *Real-time messaging and status of content, KDMs, shows and equipment for
    every theatre
  *Centralized CPL ID and title mapping
  *Centralized KDM delivery and TDL/FLM management

“Upgrading our theatres to state-of-the-art digital cinemas continued
Southern’s tradition of delivering our customers the best movie-going
experience possible,” said Ronald Krueger II, COO of Southern Theatres. “Now,
with ENTERPRISE, we will greatly improve the back-office efficiency of our
business, allowing our staff that much more time to deliver the best, highest
quality experience to our audiences.”

Southern Theatres, LLC, is headquartered in New Orleans and was founded by
George Solomon in 2002. Solomon has been in the theater business with his
family for more than 50 years and launched Southern Theatres, LLC, to develop
and operate state-of-the-art, multiplex stadium-seating movie theaters. One of
their newest, most innovative locations is The Theatres at Canal Place,
exemplifying Southern's continuing commitment to revitalizing their home town
of New Orleans. The newly expanded digital nine-plex provides upscale
amenities such as gourmet food, luxury seating, and a full bar.

“We are thrilled to expand our relationship with Southern,” said Dan Sherlock,
President of Cinedigm Software. “Cinedigm will continue to be an excellent
partner to Ronald, George and their team to improve operational efficiencies
via the combination of digital cinema and Enterprise solutions.”

About Cinedigm

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is a leader in providing the services,
experience, technology and content critical to transforming movie theaters
into networked entertainment centers, and is the world's largest aggregator of
independent digital content. Cinedigm's digital cinema deployment and
servicing organization paired with Cinedigm’s state of the art distribution
and exhibition software are cornerstones of the digital cinema transformation
worldwide. On the content side, Cinedigm is a full service end-to-end digital
studio, acquiring and distributing independent films and specialty content.
Its first release, THE INVISIBLE WAR, has been nominated for an Academy Award®
in the documentary category. Cinedigm™ and Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp™ are
trademarks of Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp.

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About Southern Theatres, LLC

Southern Theatres, L.L.C., owned and operated by George Solomon, was formed in
May of 2002. George has been in the theatre business with his family for over
50 years and launched Southern Theatres, L.L.C. to develop and operate
state-of-the art multiplex stadium-seating movie theatres.

In April 2005, VeronisSuhler Stevenson (VSS) made a $30 million equity
investment in Southern Theatres, L.L.C. VSS is a private equity and mezzanine
capital fund management company dedicated to investing in media,
communications and information industries in North America and Europe.

Southern Theatres, L.L.C. is responsible for the daily operations of The Grand
Theatres, Amstar Cinemas, and Grandluxe Theatres in 21 locations with 292
screens in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Southern Theatres also manages The
Theatres at Canal Place an upscale dinner and a movie experience in downtown
New Orleans. The Company is well positioned for continued expansion in key
markets throughout the Southeast. Southern Theatres, L.L.C. is proud to be
headquartered in New Orleans, LA.

Contact:

MBC
Maggie Begley
Office: 310.301.1785
Mobile: 310.749.3055
Maggie@mbcprinc.com
 
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