Archive for December, 2011

Hyde Park Entertainment, Image Nation and National Geographic Films to Form Joint Venture

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

National Geographic Entertainment is undergoing reorganization, it was announced today by Tim Kelly. National Geographic Cinema Ventures (NGCV) will continue as a division of National Geographic Society and will develop, produce, acquire and distribute large format, digital, speciality and 3D films under the leadership of NGCV president, Lisa Truitt. ...

IMAX® Posts Record December Opening Box Office Results With Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Film Breaks Record Global and Domestic Results for December Grossing $14 Million Globally and $10.5 Million Domestically Over Opening Weekend in IMAX Early Release Window LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Paramount Pictures today announced that Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol The IMAX ...

New poster for Air Racers 3D

Monday, December 19th, 2011

3D Entertainment has released the poster for upcoming Giant Screen film Air Racers 3D. Fly into Nevada's "Valley of Speed" for a breathtaking exploration of the fastest race in the world combined with spectacular air show entertainment: the legendary Reno National Championship Air Races. Join today's elite pilots as they fight ...

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Soars at Box Office Generating $2.5 Million in IMAX Across China

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Epic Martial Arts Tale Marks the First-Ever 3D Chinese-Language Feature Film to be Presented in the IMAX® 3D Format BEIJING, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Bona Film Group (Nasdaq: BONA), a leading film distributor in China, today announced that the 3D martial arts motion ...

IMAX poster for John Carter revealed

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Walt Disney Pictures has released the IMAX poster for upcoming film John Carter. The film, set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars), tells the story of war-weary former military captain John Carter. He is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic ...

Gulf Coast Exploreum opens Sea Rex, new exhibit

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Mobile, Alabama's Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center will open Giant Screen film Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World along with a new exhibit featuring the Megalodon shark. The Press Register writes: The Exploreum announced last week that it will open “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived,” opening Jan. 28. The ...

Silvercity London gets digital IMAX

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Ontario, Canada's London Free Press writes: IMAX theatre back in London? Mission Impossible? Well, it seems not. Six years after the IMAX at Western Fair was closed, Londoners have a new IMAX theatre at Silver City which opens Friday with Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. A digital and 3D compatible version of the big-screen, big-sound ...

Losses up, attendance down for Virginia Air and Space Center

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

The Daily Press writes: The troubled Virginia Air and Space Center in downtown Hampton has been racking up losses for the last four years and its deficit has now reached more than $3 million, according to auditors reports. Those financial reports highlight the scale of the challenge ahead for Brian DeProfio, interim ...

China unveils DMAX digital theater system

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

China.org.cn writes: A demonstration of China's first digital IMAX system digital Giant Screen system was held on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in Beijing. The system, called DMAX, was co-developed by the China Institute of Film Science and Technology and China Film Group. It has been in service in Beijing's UME Shuangjing Cinema ...

New digital IMAX theater opens in Malaysia

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Malay Mail Online reports: THE latest large-screen cinema viewing experience that was opened to the public by TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd at the Sunway Pyramid mall yesterday marks a new business focus for its provider Imax Corp. While the focus may now be on the first digital Imax screen in Malaysia, Imax ...