`N Sync Concert Film; Iwerks Entertainment Helps Bring `N Sync ``No Strings Attached'' Tour to the Giant Screen; `N Sync Film Comes to Large Format Th

Iwerks Entertainment Inc. is in production of a 45-minute "large format" concert film showcasing the chart-topping band *NSYNC on their current "No Strings Attached" tour.

The Iwerks production team is headed by Doug Yellin as producer, with John Bailey ("As Good as It Gets," "The Big Chill") as director of photography. The film is being shot with Iwerks 8/70 cameras, on location in Detroit, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh.

Filming began at the Pontiac Silverdome July 18. Slated for October release by executive producer and distributor Really BIG Film Corp., the *NSYNC concert film will be distributed in 15/70 and 8/70 versions to IMAX and large format theaters in Canada, Europe, Asia, South America and Australia, followed by release in the United States next year.