Archive for the ‘Misc.’ Category

Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Receive Aviation’s Highest Award

Monday, January 30th, 2012

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Few aircraft since the Wright Flyer have truly become an "Aircraft of Legend." Like the DC-3, the technological advancements of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner are expected to profoundly impact commercial aviation. The Living Legends of Aviation have chosen the Boeing 787 Dreamliner ...

Patton Oswalt Returns to Host The VES Awards

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Los Angeles, January 24, 2012 -- The Visual Effects Society (VES) is pleased to announce that Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) will host the 10th Annual VES Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. This will be the popular comedian and actor's third appearance at the ...

IMAX Generates Approximately $4.6 Million Global Box Office Weekend, Lead by Puss in Boots and Tintin

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Puss in Boots: An IMAX 3D Experience generated $3.1+ million globally in its opening weekend – $2.2 million on 269 domestic IMAX screens and ~$900,000 on 25 international IMAX screens. The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn: An IMAX 3D Experience grossed ~$1.2 million on 28 international IMAX screens. ...

CBS profiles world champion surfer Kelly Slater

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

CBS has this profile on world champion surfer and star of The Ultimate Wave Tahiti, Kelly Slater: Source >>

IMAX Licenses Exclusive Right to Kodak’s Next-Generation Laser Projection Technology

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Groundbreaking Technology Will Enable IMAX(R) Film-Based Screens Over 80 Feet and Dome Theatres to Deliver the Highest-Quality Digital Content Available for the First Time Ever NEW YORK, Oct 17, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) announced today a relationship that will broaden the ...

American Solar Direct Names Former IMAX Executive Geoff Atkins as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Solar Direct (ASD), a leading residential solar provider in California, announced today the appointment of Geoff Atkins, a leader in business development and brand strategy, to the newly created position of Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer (CMSO). Atkins, who most recently held ...

The Meduza MK1 — From 3d Visual Enterprises Ltd — Developer Of Mario Award Winning Meduza British 3d Camera — Debuts The First Deliverable Version Of The Meduza Camera At The IBC Trade Show In Amsterdam Sept 8-13

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

From the New UK Tech 3D Start-Up, The Meduza MK1 Has Been Designed to Use the Matched Delta 4K S3D Meduza Optics also Launching at IBC London, England, and Irvine, CA, Sept 05, 2011 -- Meduza Systems, the Mario Award winning developer of the Meduza Camera, will preview the Meduza MK1, ...

NYSE challenges Nasdaq in tech IPOs

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Business Insider takes a look into NYSE's move into tech IPOs including acquiring IMAX: Once the gap in listing requirements and technology between the NYSE and Nasdaq were narrowed, the NYSE played up the importance of a still-potent asset: its 200-year-old brand. It has marketed itself to Nasdaq-listed companies and encouraged ...

Barco Delivers World’s First Commercial Dual 4K DLP Cinema Projection System

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Partnering with D3D Cinema and Dolby to produce an immersive 3D movie experience, Barco makes history by providing its DLP Cinema® Enhanced 4K DP4K-32B projectors for the inaugural installation of a 4K Double Projection System in the DynaTheater at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque, ...

Filmmaker Sean Casey still chasing tornadoes

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

The Columbus Telegram reports on Sean Casey's latest storm chase: Researchers from Texas Tech University, tour operators and professional chasers following a line of tornadic storms across the state converged on Columbus Monday, creating a spectacle for many locals. Among the most-popular vehicles was TIV 2, an armor-plated tornado-intercept vehicle that has ...