Archive for January, 2012

D3D Announces Giant Screen Digital 3D Conversion In Davenport, IA

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Evanston, IL (January 17, 2012) -- D3D Cinema is pleased to announce that its latest giant screen digital 3D theater conversion is underway at the Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa.  Twin state-of-the-art Barco 4K projectors and industry-leading Dolby Digital 3D technology will replace 15/70 film projectors as the Putnam, which ...

Inspiring IMAX® 3D Documentary Born to be Wild 3D Crosses $20 Million Worldwide

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Award-winning film is fifth IMAX® 3D original documentary from Warner Bros./IMAX partnership LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that the documentary adventure Born to be Wild 3D crossed the $20 million threshold at the global box office, exclusively ...

IMAX Restructures Theatre Licensing Agreement with RACIMEC to Accelerate Growth in South America

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Expects New, Flexible Deal Structures to Lead to Faster Penetration of South America IMAX Sees Significant Growth Potential; 150 South American Theatre Zones Identified IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced that it has restructured its master license agreement in South America with Giencourt Investments S.A., a member of the ...

Space Junk 3D has ‘eye-popping special effects’

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Space.com has this review on new film, Space Junk 3D, now playing in IMAX, Giant Screen and other specialty theaters: Space may be the final frontier, but it's also turning into a big junkyard. With bits of rockets, satellites and other leftovers from more than 50 years of spaceflight surrounding the Earth ...

Underworld Awakening Battles its Way Into IMAX® Theatres January 20

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Fourth Installment of Thrilling Vampire Action Series to Open in Over 340 IMAX® Theatres LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that Underworld Awakening, the highly anticipated fourth installment of the stunning vampire action franchise starring Kate Beckinsale, and the ...

Rescue, disaster expo hosted by Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Friday, January 13th, 2012

San Diego's Reuben H. Fleet Science Center will hold the Rescue Preparedness Expo on Saturday to promote the film, Rescue, currently showing in their IMAX theater. Here's your chance to feel what an 8.0 earthquake would feel like without getting hurt. San Diegans will have the chance to experience a simulated 8.0 ...

SDSU profiles humanitarian efforts of Rich Pickett as seen in Rescue 3D

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

The San Diego State University Newscenter has this profile on Rich Pickett as featured in the Giant Screen film Rescue 3D: One of those stories is that of Rich Pickett, university CIO and a licensed pilot for 32 years. In 2010, Pickett spent 10 days flying a stripped-down private plane to ...

New images from The Last Reef

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

New images have been released from upcoming Giant Screen 3D film, The Last Reef: Cities Beneath the Sea. The film takes viewers on a global journey to explore our connection with the ocean's complex, parallel worlds. The Last Reef opens in IMAX, Giant Screen and other specialty theaters in 3D and 2D ...

Underworld Awakening IMAX poster revealed

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

The IMAX poster for Underworld Awakening has been revealed. Kate Beckinsale, star of the first two films, returns in her lead role as the vampire warrioress Selene, who escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans, and are conducting ...

Five clips, two TV spots for Underworld Awakening

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Sony Pictures has released five clips and two TV spots for Underworld Awakening. Kate Beckinsale, star of the first two films, returns in her lead role as the vampire warrioress Selene, who escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan ...