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JP3 webcast chat and preview

The following press release may be of interest to some who want to see the 
dinosaurs in JP3 or ask Stan Winston specific questions.

Thursday November 30, 7:10 pm Eastern Time
Press Release
SOURCE: Universal Studios Home Video
Universal Studios Home Video and Universal Pictures Make Video Industry History 
With Live Webcast From Production of 'Jurassic Park III'
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 4, 2000 at 5pm 
(PST), Universal Studios Home Video and Universal Pictures will create a video 
industry first with a live webcast, hosted by AOL.com, from the set of the 
currently in-production ``Jurassic Park III,'' the highly-anticipated 
theatrical feature from Amblin Entertainment slated for release next summer by 
Universal Pictures. An exclusive online chat with Academy Award®-winning 
special effects wizard Stan Winston will be accessible via the DVD-Rom link 
available only to consumers who have purchased either ``Jurassic Park'' or 
``The Lost World: Jurassic Park'' on DVD.

Beginning at 5pm (PST) on December 4, 2000, all visitors to either www.AOL.com 
or www.jurassicpark.com will be able to view the first 30 minutes of the live 
webcast in which Stan Winston will give a sneak-peek at some of the dinosaurs 
appearing in ``Jurassic Park III.''

At 5:30pm (PST), immediately following the publicly-accessible webcast, AOL.com 
will host an exclusive live chat with Stan Winston. This special event will be 
accessible only via the DVD-Rom link on the ``Jurassic Park'' and ``The Lost 
World: Jurassic Park'' DVDs.

Released on October 10, 2000, the DVDs of ``Jurassic Park'' and ``The Lost 
World: Jurassic Park'' marked the first time in history that evergreen catalog 
titles have soared to the ranks of DVD bestsellers. ``Jurassic Park'' and ``The 
Lost World'' are available on DVD either separately ($26.98 SRP each) or 
together in a slipcased 2-pack ($53.98 SRP).

Winner of the Oscar® in 1994 for the special effects in the original ``Jurassic 
Park,'' and nominated in 1998 for his work on ``The Lost World: Jurassic 
Park,'' Stan Winston and the talented artists from Industrial Light & Magic 
will once again create astonishing new prehistoric creatures for ``Jurassic 
Park III.''

``Jurassic Park III'' stars Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Tea Leoni, Alessandro 
Nivola, Michael Jeter and Trevor Morgan and is directed by Joe Johnston. The 
screenplay by Peter Buchman is based on characters created by Michael Crichton. 
Kathleen Kennedy and Larry Franco are the producers and Steven Spielberg will 
serve as executive producer.

Universal Studios Home Video is a part of Universal Studios 
(www.universalstudios.com), a unit of The Seagram Company, Ltd., a global 
entertainment and beverage company.

For further information please contact Maria LaMagra, 818-777-4315, or Evan 
Fong, 818-777-5540, or Yuko Sakamoto, 818-777-0115, all of Universal Studios 
Home Video, fax, 818-866-0226. 

SOURCE: Universal Studios Home Video