Archive for August, 2009

NASCAR, Animalopolis come to Gulf Coast Exploreum

Monday, August 31st, 2009

  NASCAR: The IMAX Experience and Animalopolis will be opening at Mobile's Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center. Fox 10 TV reports: The Gulf Coast Exploreum is pleased to announce the return of NASCAR: The IMAX Experience to the J.L. Bedsole IMAX Dome Theater this fall. On Saturday, September 5th, guests can join ...

IMAX Corporation Closes Over-Allotment Option

Monday, August 31st, 2009

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) announced today that it closed the sale of an additional 882,353 of its common shares at the public offering price of $8.50 per share pursuant to the over-allotment option exercised in full by the underwriter of its recently completed public offering. The exercise of the over-allotment ...

Star Trek in IMAX wows Ottowa Citizen

Friday, August 28th, 2009

The Ottowa Citizen gives a positive review of the IMAX version of Star Trek showing at the Canadian Museum of Civilization's IMAX Theatre: About five minutes into the Imax version of Star Trek the other night, there was a moment that was awe-inspiring. It actually inspired me to say "aaawww," though ...

AP: Big screen evolves to compete with small

Friday, August 28th, 2009

The Associated Press takes a look at the changing face of movie theaters, betting on 3D and IMAX formats to bring in audiences: That's why more theaters are focusing on movies with monster special effects that don't show well on a computer screen or in-home theater and that are all but ...

Canadian Museum of Civilization Supports To The Arctic With Funding and Science

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

LAGUNA BEACH, Ca. (August 27, 2009) -- MacGillivray Freeman Films is proud to announce a partnership with the prominent Canadian Museum of Civilization for To The Arctic, the company's timely 3D giant-screen film that documents the dramatic changes occurring in the Arctic due to climate change. The Museum is ...

GSCA: 3D Entertainment Announces Changes in Its Distribution Management Structure

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Via Giant Screen Cinema Association: 3D Entertainment, a leading company focusing on the production and distribution of high-quality documentary films for IMAX theaters and digital 3D Cinemas, is pleased to announce that Julien Bollee has been named Chief Operating Officer of its distribution company. The announcement was made today by Francois ...

New images from Magic Journey to Africa posted

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

New production photos from Orbita Max's 3D film, Magic Journey to Africa are now available on BMZ. View the rest of the images here>>

THR: ‘Avatar’ tickets already on sale

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

The Hollywood Reporter writes: James Cameron's "Avatar" won't reach movie theaters for almost four months, but tickets for the much-hyped sci-fi actioner are already on sale. Touted as a potentially watershed release -- displaying the creative possibilities both of 3D cinema and motion-capture production techniques -- "Avatar" is scheduled for a global ...

Third Batman filmed all in IMAX?

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Ain't It Cool News threw out a rumor today that the next Batman installment could be filmed entirely in IMAX. Most likely wishful thinking, nevertheless here's what AICN writes: The THIRD chapter of Christopher Nolan's Caped Crusader's saga could very well be FULLY shot in IMAX, not IMAX Digital - ...

Quantum Quest first look posted on TrekMovie

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

TrekMovie has posted a first look at upcoming Giant Screen 3D film, Quantum Quest: Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey is a 3-D sci-fi animated film that will be shown in IMAX theaters in 2010, primarily in museums and science centers. The film is written and directed by Dr. Harry Kloor, ...