Archive for July, 2011

Listen Closely: Grammy Award-Winning Percussionist, Evelyn Glennie, to Narrate and Perform in Giant Screen Film about the Science of Sound

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

NORTH ATTLEBORO, MASSACHUSETTS/SAANICHTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA (July 28, 2011) -- Grammy Award-winning percussionist Evelyn Glennie will narrate and perform in Just Listen 3D (working title) which is being produced for the network of IMAX® and Giant Screen Theaters with a scheduled release in both 2D and 3D in 2014. ...

IMAX Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS , Jul 28, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Company Reports Second Quarter 2011 Revenues of $57.2 million; Adjusted EBITDA of $16.2 million 52 Theatre Signings in Second Quarter Leads to Record Backlog of 294 Systems Q3 2011 Box Office off to a Strong Start at $88 million in Three and a Half ...

Filmmaker Sean Casey gives tour of his Tornado Intercept Vehicle

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

CityNews Toronto talks with Tornado Alley director Sean Casey on his Tornado Intercept Vehicle (TIV): In Tornado Alley -- the latest IMAX movie now playing at the Ontario Science Centre -- director and storm chaser Sean Casey takes viewers on a wild ride to experience tornados' destructive power. Casey appeared on Breakfast ...

Rescue film focuses on heroic efforts in midst of disaster

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

South Jersey's The Central Record profiles Giant Screen film Rescue 3D. The film is currently playing in IMAX, Giant Screen and other specialty theaters in 3D and 2D. The film documentary “Rescue” is not so much about global disasters, including the earthquake in Haiti, but about the rescuers and volunteers ...

Sony Pictures Entertainment to Release The Amazing Spider-Man in IMAX(R) 3D

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

IMAX Adds New Installment of the Spider-Man(R) Motion Picture Franchise to Its 2012 Film Slate LOS ANGELES, Jul 26, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that the highly anticipated 3D action-adventure, The Amazing Spider-Man, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with ...

Paramount Pictures’ Transformers: Dark of the Moon Posts IMAX Launch Record in China for a U.S. Movie

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Film Grosses a Record $3.7 Million, or $120,000 Per Screen, in China's IMAX(R) Theatres During Opening Frame LOS ANGELES, Jul 25, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the highly anticipated third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, ...

Hesperia plans digital IMAX theaters

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

The Hesperia Star writes: When Hesperia’s movie theater opens in 2012, it’ll offer two amenities that make it unique among Victor Valley theaters: IMAX screens and alcohol. “We’re looking for mid-September” groundbreaking for the theater, Steve Lantsberger, Hesperia’s Director of Economic Development, said Thursday. “Of course, we have a small dirt pile ...

New poster for Contagion

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Check out the poster for Steven Soderbergh's upcoming film Contagion. CONTAGION follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the ...

Promo images of the Dwarves from The Hobbit

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Check out these promo shots of the Dwarves featured in the upcoming film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The Hobbit, and its sequel, deal with the 60-year period between The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring, the first of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The film comes to IMAX screen ...

Warner Bros. Pictures to Release Contagion in IMAX(R)

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Film Set for Worldwide Release in IMAX(R) Digital Theatres Starting September 9, 2011 LOS ANGELES, Jul 22, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that the global thriller Contagion, from Academy Award(R) winning director Steven Soderbergh, will be released to digital IMAX(R) theatres ...