Archive for January, 2012

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center’s Heikoff Dome Theater To Premiere Digital GSX(TM) System from Global Immersion With New Daily Public Planetarium Show BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity; And new exhibition “Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists” Both Opening Saturday, February 4!

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Cross the Event Horizon and Plunge into the Center of a Black Hole. It's the Closest You'll Ever Get to Experiencing the Real Thing! San Diego CA - January 25, 2012 -- There's a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end.  Cross the ...

Filmmaker Sean Casey talks Tornado Alley

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Denver Westword interviews filmmaker Sean Casey on his latest film, Tornado Alley: Westword: How did you come up with the idea for Tornado Alley? Sean Casey: We had been doing an IMAX film called Forces of Nature covering tornadoes. That was back in 1999. In that production I fell in love with ...

Laser technology may be future for IMAX screens

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

The New York Times writes: For the IMAX Corporation, the future is brighter, larger and in 3-D. The company is developing prototypes of new laser technologies that will allow for drastically larger and brighter screens by 2013. “We have purchased the rights to parts of 10,000 patents from Kodak that will throw much ...

Born to Be Wild Blu-ray 3D in stores April 17

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

The Blu-ray 3D release of Born to Be Wild will hit stores April 17, 2012. High-Def Digest reports: Another IMAX documentary is slated for both Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D this April. In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers is preparing 'IMAX: Born to Be Wild' and 'IMAX: Born to Be ...

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Heikoff Dome Theater to Premiere Digital GSX(TM) System from Global Immersion in February

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Monthly Planetarium Show "The Sky Tonight" Returns February 1; Daily Planetarium Show BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity Opens February 4 for an Open-Ended Run State-of-the-Art GSX(TM) Giant Screen System Promises to Transport Audiences to Infinity - and Beyond! San Diego, CA January 20, 2012 -- The Reuben H. Fleet ...

Rescue wins award at Military Film Festival

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

(L-R)Jacek Szymanski, Publication and Imagery Coordinator for Navy Public Affairs in Ottawa and Italian General Antonio Bettelli Giant Screen 3D film, Rescue, took home first prize in the "Current Affairs" category at the 22nd International Military Film Festival "Armed Forces and People" held in Bracciano, Italy in November. Jacek Szymanski, ...

Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Crosses $10 Million Milestone in IMAX Theatres Across China

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Film Breaks Record for Highest-Grossing Chinese-Produced Movie Released in the IMAX Format BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2012 /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 picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate has generated more ...

Oscar® Winner Meryl Streep to Narrate New IMAX® 3D Adventure Documentary To The Arctic

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Journey Begins Exclusively In IMAX® Theatres Starting April 20, 2012 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), MacGillivray Freeman Films, and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that two-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep will narrate To The Arctic 3D. The film will be released exclusively ...

Patton Oswalt Returns to Host The VES Awards

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Los Angeles, January 24, 2012 -- The Visual Effects Society (VES) is pleased to announce that Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) will host the 10th Annual VES Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, February 7, 2012. This will be the popular comedian and actor's third appearance at the ...

Co.Design takes a look at Space Junk 3D

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Co.Design has this feature on new film, Space Junk 3D, now playing in IMAX, Giant Screen and other specialty theaters: Our civilization relies on the fleet of satellites orbiting the planet, for everything from TV broadcasts to credit card payments. There’s a lot of them--974 in operation at last count. We’ve ...