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|Hector Marinez||Suraya Akbarzad|
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SANTA CLARA, CA—JULY 9, 2008—NVIDIA today announced that NVISION® 08 attendees are in for a special experience: an exclusive screening of “Fly Me to the Moon,” a brand-new digital 3D animated feature that will open in August in the U.S. In addition, NVIDIA is delighted to welcome the second man to walk on the moon, former Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, in a special guest appearance, addressing the NVISION audience at the beginning of the film screening. In the film, Mr. Aldrin plays himself in a live-action cameo. The screening will also feature an in-person introduction by Director Ben Stassen of Brussels-based nWave Pictures.
Open to all registrants of NVISION 08, including the General Admission category, “Fly Me to the Moon” will be shown at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, August 25 at the Center for the Performing Arts in San Jose, California. To register for NVISION 08, go to http://www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html.
Buzz Aldrin commented: “Being involved in this film was a lot of fun. I expect it to bring the historic Apollo 11 story alive to a new generation of children and their parents. I look forward to the opportunity to greet the audience at NVISION 08, young and old alike.”
“3D films have the potential to be the second cinematic revolution, on par with the transition from silent films to talking pictures,” commented Mr. Stassen. “3D is a new cinematic language, which allows the audience to literally feel that they are part of the story.”
Mr. Stassen added: “ ‘Fly Me to the Moon’ is the first computer-animated film ever to be designed, created, and produced exclusively in 3D. It will also be the first film to be shown only in 3D.”
Rated G, “Fly Me to the Moon” features the voices of Ed Begley Jr., Tim Curry, Christopher Lloyd, Kelly Ripa, Nicollette Sheridan, and others.
About NVISION 08
Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. Thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from around the world are expected to attend. Registration for NVISION 08 is now open at: http://www.amireg.com/nvision08/intro.html.
NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) is the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, a high-performance processor which generates breathtaking, interactive graphics on workstations, personal computers, game consoles, and mobile devices. NVIDIA serves the entertainment and consumer market with its GeForce® products, the professional design and visualization market with its Quadro® products, and the high-performance computing market with its Tesla™ products. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and has offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. NVIDIA's inaugural NVISION 08 conference will be held August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com and www.nvision2008.com.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to the events and anticipated attendees at NVISION; and the future and impact of 3D films are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include: rescheduling or cancellation of the NVISION 08 events; the development of technology; the impact of competition and our competitors’ products and technologies as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-Q for the fiscal period ended April 27, 2008. Copies of reports filed with the SEC are posted on our website and are available from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.
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