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Dino Dana The Movie Coming to Theatres March 21 For a One-Day-Only Prehistoric Event
The Emmy Award-Winning Kids Series Invites Fans to Join Its Biggest Adventure Yet
Tickets On Sale Beginning February 21
TORONTO, (TSX: CGX) – February 6, 2020 – Paleontologists-in-training, get ready! Dino Dana The Movie stomps into Cineplex theatres nationwide on March 21 for a one-day family-friendly screening and interactive Dino Dana experience presented by Cineplex Events and Sinking Ship Entertainment. Based on the popular kids’ series and starring Michela Luci, Dino Dana The Movie follows 10-year-old paleontologist-in-training Dana on an epic action-packed dinosaur adventure. With exclusive content, including a welcome message from Dana and some of her prehistoric friends, young fans will become certified Dino Dana paleontologists-in-training at the special event.
Tickets for Dino Dana The Movie can be purchased beginning February 21 at Cineplex.com/events, through the Cineplex app and at the box office. Presented by Cineplex Events and Sinking Ship Entertainment, Dino Dana The Movie will play in more than 70 theatres on Saturday, March 21. For a complete list of theatre locations, visit the Cineplex Events website.
"Kids see the world differently than adults; they see the magic in science and dream about seeing real life dinosaurs. Dino Dana the series has always been about the incredible power of kids’ imaginations, and Dino Dana The Movie bring those imaginings to the big screen," said J.J. Johnson, co-writer, director and executive producer.
Dino Dana The Movie finds 10-year-old Dana, who sees dinosaurs in the real world, solving dino experiment 901 – where are all the kid dinosaurs? But while working on the solution, her new neighbour Mateo (Evan Whitten, Mr. Robot) is dino-napped by a Tyrannosaurus Rex and it’s up to Dana, her sister Saara (Saara Chaudry, The Breadwinner) and Mateo’s brother Jadiel (Richie Lawrence, Heroes Reborn) to finish the experiment.
Dino Dana The Movie is produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment with the participation of Telefilm Canada, the Shaw Rocket Fund and Ontario Creates, and in association with Amazon Studios and TVOKids.
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About Cineplex Events
Cineplex (TSX:CGX) is a top-tier Canadian brand that operates in the Film Entertainment and Content, Amusement and Leisure, and Media sectors. A leading entertainment and media company, Cineplex welcomes over 70 million guests annually through its circuit of theatres and location based entertainment venues across the country. In addition to being Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, Cineplex also operates successful businesses in digital commerce (CineplexStore.com), food service, alternative programming (Cineplex Events), cinema media (Cineplex Media), digital place-based media (Cineplex Digital Media), amusement solutions (Player One Amusement Group) and an online esports platform for competitive and passionate gamers (WorldGaming Network). Additionally, Cineplex operates location based entertainment complexes specially designed for teens and families (Playdium) as well as Canada’s favourite destination for ‘Eats & Entertainment’ (The Rec Room), and will be opening exciting new sports and entertainment venues across Canada (Topgolf). Cineplex is a joint venture partner in SCENE, Canada’s largest entertainment loyalty program.
Proudly recognized as having one of the country’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Cineplex employs approximately 13,000 people in its offices across Canada and the United States. To learn more visit Cineplex.com or download the Cineplex App.
About Sinking Ship Entertainment
Sinking Ship Entertainment (SSE) is an award-winning production, distribution and interactive company specializing in family and kids’ live action and CGI blended content. In 2019 they set their sights on growth and launched a new animation series division. Since opening its doors in 2004, Sinking Ship has produced over 500 hours of content, and through their globally recognized in-house distribution division, has sold to over 200 countries internationally. The company has rapidly earned a global reputation for high-quality, groundbreaking original series and companion interactive experiences. Overall, Sinking Ship has won 17 Daytime Emmy® Awards and a variety of other international awards including Canadian Screen Awards, Youth Media Alliance Awards, Fan Chile Awards, Parents Choice Awards, the Shaw Rocket Prize, and the Prix Jeunesse International. In addition to production, Sinking Ship operates a cutting-edge VFX and Interactive Studio, creating multi-platform digital experiences and interactive content for audiences around the world. The Toronto-based company is home to over 175 shipmates.