Archive for August, 2011

13 clips from Contagion

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Warner Bros. Pictures has released 13 clips from upcoming thriller Contagion. The film 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. ...

New Real Steel poster

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

A new poster for upcoming film Real Steel has been released. Hugh Jackman headlines as washed-up fighter Charlie Kenton, who lost his chance at a title when 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. When he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son, Charlie gets one last shot at a comeback. The ...

Cedar Rapids’ Science Station to sell two buildings

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

KCRG reports: The Cedar Rapids Science Center has asked City Hall to end the center’s $1-a-year lease on the city’s former fire station on First Street SE because the center is on the verge of selling its two buildings, including the former IMAX Dome Theatre, that flank the former firehouse. Dan Thies, ...

Producers Jake Eberts, George Duffield talk Jerusalem 3D

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Producers Jake Eberts and George Duffield discuss their upcoming film Jerusalem 3D coming in 2013 to IMAX theaters: The Jerusalem Post spoke with Duffield and Ferguson by phone last week to understand how the team expects to create a documentary about Jerusalem that is both all-inclusive and unbiased. Time and time again, ...

New images from Contagion

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a full gallery of images from upcoming thriller Contagion. The film 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 ...

World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX to premiere new films

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Rescue 3D, Legends of Flight 3D and The Wildest Dream are set to play St. Augustine, Florida's World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX: Visitors to the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater will see three new films beginning in September. The new movies will be “The Wildest Dream,” “Rescue 3D” and ...

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 ...

3net – The 24/7 3d Network From Sony, Discovery And Imax – To Launch Television’s First-Ever Kids 3d Programming Block

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Lineup Includes Exclusive 3D Animated Series, Live-Action Programs, Family-Friendly Sony Theatrical Titles and More (Culver City, Calif.) -- 3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D Network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX, will expand its dynamic lineup of compelling, native 3D television content with the debut of the world’s first dedicated kids 3D ...

3D Visual Enterprises Ltd — Developer Of The Mario Award Winning British 3d Camera The Meduza — Announces Launch Of The Delta 4K S3D Meduza Optic At The IBC Trade Show In Amsterdam Sept 8-13

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Specifically Developed to Meet the Challenges of Precision Needed Both for 3D and 4K Cinematography London, England, and Irvine, CA, August 25, 2011 -- Meduza Systems, the Mario Award winning producer of the Meduza Camera, will launch the Delta 4K S3D Meduza Lens, the first built for purpose, matched pair, 3D ...

IMAX Expands Partnership in China With Four-Theatre Deal

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Jiangsu Eudemonia Blue Ocean to Operate Eight IMAX(R) Theatres by 2014 NEW YORK, Aug 25, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Jiangsu Eudemonia Blue Ocean Cinema Development Co., Ltd. (Blue Ocean) today announced an agreement to install four new digital IMAX(R) theatre systems in the People's Republic ...