"We’re thrilled the exhibition will now visit Australia where the franchise enjoys a strong fan base, as well as direct ties to the films,” Jenefer Brown, Lionsgate Senior Vice President of Location Based Entertainment.
Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2016
Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, in association with Imagine Exhibitions Inc. and ILIVE Entertainment Group Pty. Ltd. today announced the Australian premiere of "The Hunger Games: The Exhibition". Based on the blockbuster movie franchise and global phenomenon, the highly successful traveling exhibition opens on December 20th, 2016 at Sydney’s International Convention Centre (ICC), with tickets on sale at http://www.ticketek.com.au beginning September 13th.
"The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" invites visitors to step inside and explore the world of Panem as created in the films. More than one thousand authentic costumes and props, high-tech and hands-on interactives, and detailed set recreations reveal the amazing artistry and technology that brought the incredible story to life. Visitors follow Katniss Everdeen's inspirational journey, from her humble beginnings in District 12 to her emergence as the Mockingjay. The exhibition features seven galleries including District 12, Tribute Train, The Capitol, Making the Games, District 13, Fan Gallery and Katniss’s Journey.
“Following massive success with audiences in New York and San Francisco, we’re thrilled the exhibition will now visit Australia where the franchise enjoys a strong fan base, as well as direct ties to the films,” says Jenefer Brown, Lionsgate Senior Vice President of Location Based Entertainment.
“Without a doubt "The Hunger Games: The Exhibition" will give its Australian fans an experience unlike anything they’ve ever seen before,” says Michael Karagiannis, executive chairman of promoter iLive Entertainment.
Highlights include iconic costumes from the films including the Girl on Fire dress, the Mockingjay dress and the Mockingjay armor; key artifacts including the Mockingjay pin, Cinna’s sketchbook and Katniss’s bow; and interactive experiences including an explorable map of Panem, the Gamemaker’s control table and a stunt choreography challenge.
The exhibition launches on December 19th with an exclusive-ticket, invitation-only, red carpet gala premiere. The show then opens to the public on December 20th and will run through February 4th.
For tickets: Please visit http://www.ticketek.com.au. Prices are: VIP $98.90 (includes express entry; unlimited-undated entry pass, limited edition lanyard, souvenir program and souvenir pin); general admission $37.70; concessions $30.60; family or group ticket for four $116.35--.
Exhibition opening times:
Sunday to Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., New Years eve 10 a.m. - 6p.m., Australia day, 26 January 2017, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Closed: Christmas day and New Years day.
For further information, please visit thehungergamesexhibition.com. Due to anticipated demand, advance ticket purchases are strongly recommended. Discounts are available for groups of ten or more.
Artwork is available upon request.
The exhibition is a joint presentation of Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), Imagine Exhibitions, Inc and ILIVE Entertainment Group.
Lionsgate is a premier next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment. The Company has nearly 80 television shows on 40 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses. These include the ground-breaking hit series Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the hit drama series The Royals, the Golden Globe-nominated dramedy Casual and the breakout success Greenleaf.
The Company’s feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me and John Wick series, Sicario, Nerve, Roadside Attractions' Love & Mercy and Mr. Holmes, Codeblack Films’ Addicted and the breakout concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.
Lionsgate's home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as a foundation for the growth of the Company's core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world. http://www.lionsgate.com
ABOUT IMAGINE EXHIBITIONS, INC.
Imagine Exhibitions, Inc. is the global resource for all aspects of exhibitions and attractions. From design to creation, placement to presentation, marketing and operations, Imagine has the experience and inspiration to bring the best possible experience to any venue. Imagine is currently producing and touring over 25 exhibitions in museums, science centers, aquariums, integrated resort properties and non-traditional venues throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.imagineexhibitions.com or visit the Facebook page.
ABOUT ILive ENTERTAINMENT
ILive is a Sydney-based promoter of exhibitions and major events.