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Automat Pictures Adds Elements to ?Universal Soldier DVDProduces value-added elements for Lions Gate?s recent DVD release (November 01, 2004)
Automat Pictures, Inc., a multi-award winning DVD Added Value and EPK production company, whose clients include most of the major motion picture studios, has produced a number of value-added elements for client Lions Gate Home Entertainment, which are featured on the DVD release of ?Universal Soldier, which hit the streets October 19th. Automat Pictures collaborated with Lions Gate Home Entertainment Executive Producer Katya Nayberg. The announcement was made today by Jeffrey Schwarz, co-president, Automat Pictures and producer of the DVD.
Regarding the DVD release of ?Universal Soldier, director Roland Emmerich said, "It was great to go back and revisit ?Universal Soldier. This was an important picture for me in my career and I was very happy to see the work that Automat Pictures put into producing the Special Edition DVD. I hope to combine forces with them again in the future."
The Automat value added elements for ?Universal Soldier are:
** ?Guns, Genes & Fighting Machines A making-of documentary featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, director Roland Emmerich and screenwriter Dean Devlin
** ?A Tale of Two Titans - A dual career profile of action stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren
** Audio Commentary: Featuring director Roland Emmerich, screenwriter Dean Devlin, and stars Van Damme and Lundgren
Regarding this title, Jeffrey Schwarz said, ?Universal Soldier is pure guilty pleasure entertainment from the good old ?90s. This new special edition catches up with two charismatic action stars with dueling accents and allowed Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich to reflect on their first hit movie.
About Lions Gate Entertainment:
Lions Gate Entertainment is the premier independent producer and distributor of motion pictures, television programming, home entertainment, family entertainment and video-on-demand content. Its prestigious and prolific library of approximately 8,000 titles is one of the largest in the entertainment industry. The Lions Gate brand name is synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the globe.
About Automat Pictures:
Based in Los Angeles, Automat Pictures is a multi-media production company specializing in the production of DVD Added Value, and in the production of EPK (electronic presskit) elements. Co-founded by Jeffrey Schwarz and Laura Nix, Automat Pictures has provided original DVD content to such major releases as the ?Martin Scorsese Collection, the ?Rambo trilogy, ?The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, ?Elf, ?Basic Instinct, ?Charlies Angels, ?Blue Velvet, ?When Harry Met Sally, ?The Silence of the Lambs, ?The Princess Bride, ?Starship Troopers, ?Hedwig and the Angry Inch, ?John Q, and ?Men in Black II, among many others.
Automat Pictures is located at 3255 Wilshire Blvd, Suite # 615, LA, CA, 90010. The phone is 213/351-0444, and the web is: www.automatpictures.com.
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