Archive for July, 2009

Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs to be released in IMAX® 3D

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Sony Pictures Animation and IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced that Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, an adaptation of the bestselling children's book written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett, written for the screen and directed by Christopher Miller and Phil Lord, will be released ...

MacGillivray Freeman Films and Oceana Partner to Bring International Attention to “To The Arctic” — the First 3D Film for IMAX® Theatres to Reveal the Dramatic Changes Unfolding in the Arctic

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

MacGillivray Freeman Films, leading producers of original giant-screen IMAX Theatre films, and Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation, today announced a partnership to develop a global marketing and educational outreach campaign for the release of the film To The Arctic. To the Arctic is a ...

Video: New Animalopolis promo now online

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Here's a new promo for the Giant Screen film, Animalopolis: The film will take you on a voyage into the magical world of animals. A bit fanciful, a bit "Seussian" perhaps, a place of good natured humor, beauty and just plain fun for kids and their parents. BMZ Film Page >>

Avatar official website launches

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Twentieth Century Fox has launched the official website to James Cameron's highly anticipated film, Avatar. Though not much content has been posted, visitors can hear excerpts from the film's score as well as get info on "Avatar Day." The film follows a reluctant hero who embarks on a journey of ...

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party at San Diego Comic-Con

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

ComingSoon.net has posted images from a special Alice in Wonderland "Tea Party" held near the San Diego Convention Center. From visionary filmmaker Tim Burton comes a re-telling of the adventures of a young girl, Alice, who falls into a magical world full of strange characters and darkness behind every corner. The film ...

GSCA: Wild Ocean and Bugs 3D Nominated for Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Awards

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Via GSCA: The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival has announced the finalists for peer-judged categories, including cinematography, editing, original score, special venue, and writing, with giant screen films Wild Ocean and Bugs 3D being nominated in various categories. Wild Ocean has been nominated for Best Sound, Best Editing, and Best Special Venue ...

LA Times: ‘G-Force’ guinea pigs upset ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’ at box office

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince drops while G-Force takes No. 1 spot at weekend box office. The Los Angeles times suggests lack of IMAX venues probably affected Potter's box office. Harry Potter 6 will nevertheless will see a wide IMAX release starting tomorrow. The LA Times ...

Tennessee Aquarium celebrates “Shark Week” with attractions, film

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

The Tennessee Aquarium celebrates "Shark Week" with a number of events. The Zoo and Aquarium Visitor reports: The Tennessee Aquarium is once again partnering with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums to present sharks in a positive light – as an important part of the natural world worthy of conservation ...

DreamWorks offers first look at How to Train Your Dragon

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

DreamWorks Animation has released the first concept art image of How To Train Your Dragon, as well as launching the movie's official website. The film is an adventure comedy set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, based on the book by Cressida Cowell. It is set for release ...

Downtown Kennewick proposes IMAX theater

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

A development plan in downtown Kennewick, Washington has proposed the addition of an IMAX theater among other attractions. The Tri-City Herald reports: An IMAX theater, gondola, ice skating rink and lawn bowling court are among the proposed features of a revitalized neighborhood of downtown Kennewick near Clover Island. A draft conceptual ...