Archive for October, 2011

Two featurettes from Puss in Boots

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Paramount Pictures has released two featurettes from Puss in Boots. Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his ...

New poster art, image from The Last Reef 3D

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Check out the poster and a new image from upcoming Giant Screen 3D film, The Last Reef: Cities Beneath the Sea. Exotic coral reefs, vibrant sea walls in the sub-arctic pulsating with anemones and crustaceans: these biodiversity hot spots are as vital to our lives as the rainforests. All are under ...

Director Brad Bird chose IMAX over 3D

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Director Brad Bird comments on his choice to film in IMAX rather than 3D for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol: Brad Bird insisted that 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' be filmed in IMAX. The 54-year-old director - who is best known for writing and directing Disney Pixar's 'The Incredibles' in 2004 - insisted ...

IMAX Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

HIGHLIGHTS , Oct 27, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Record Third Quarter Revenues Increase to $67.5 Million, Up 32% Vs. Last Year, Resulting in a 41% Increase in Gross Margin -- Q3 2011 Adjusted Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.16 Includes $0.06 Foreign Exchange Charge Due to Weakened Canadian Dollar at Quarter-End -- ...

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 >>

Stock analysts see profit in IMAX shares

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

TradersHuddle.com reports: Shares of Imax Corporation (NASDAQ:IMAX) are trading flat by ahead of its quarterly earnings release. IMAX, the maker of projection and sound systems for large-screen theaters is expected to release its quarterly results on October 27th. Wall Street Analysts consensus calls for a profit of $0.21 a share on $68.47 ...

IMAX projects screens in China to rise to 200

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Reuters reports: Giant movie screen maker Imax Corp expects the number of Imax screens in China to more than double in the next two to three years as disposable incomes rise and more Chinese movies are made for the format, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Imax, which will have 85 screens ...

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner makes inaugural commercial flight

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Boeing's 787 Dreamliner featured in the Giant Screen film, Legends of Flight, has made its inaugural commercial flight. The Associated Press reports: After a delay of more than three years, Boeing's much-hyped jet, the 787, made its first commercial flight, from Tokyo to Hong Kong -- and landed on-time. The All ...

MacGillivray Freeman Films Partners With Coca-Cola on Arctic Home Campaign

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

MacGillivray Freeman Films has some exciting news to share -- and definitely a first for MacGillivray Freeman Films and the giant-screen film industry. Today, we're thrilled to announce our partnership with Coca-Cola and World Wildlife Fund and the Arctic Home campaign -- a bold, international effort to protect one of the ...

Hastings Museum switches to digital

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Nebraska's The Independent writes: The giant screen theater at Hastings Museum has gone digital and will reopen Thursday with two new 3D movies. The theater, which has been closed since Oct. 3, has replaced its projector with a new digital projector that offers a brighter, clearer picture, according to Becky Matticks, museum ...