Archive for June, 2013

RealD tests out premium large screen format

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

L.A Biz writes: Watch out Imax, there's another big screen that may be coming to town. RealD, the company that likely brings you your 3D experience in your local theater, is testing out a new premium large screen format in London called "LUXE: A RealD Experience." The new large format theatrical experience ...

The IMAX Experience® Continues To Build Momentum Across Russia

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Company Signs Agreements for Two Theatres with an Existing and New Exhibitor Partner NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced it has signed agreements to open two IMAX® theatre systems in new construction projects across Russia. Existing IMAX partner Formula Kino will add ...

BBC News profiles IMAX’s Richard Gelfond

Monday, June 24th, 2013

BBC News writes: As an eight-year-old boy Rich Gelfond used to shine shoes to earn some money. At 16 he was running his own newspaper in New York, with a circulation of about 25,000. The paper attracted national advertisers and he would walk up and down Madison Avenue selling space. As someone who ...

IMAX® And Cineworld Group Expand Existing Agreement To Add Three New Theatres Across The UK

Monday, June 24th, 2013

NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Cineworld Group PLC, the UK's number one cinema chain, today announced an expansion of the companies' revenue sharing agreement with the addition of three IMAX® theatre systems to be located in new construction projects including Telford ...

Morrissey concert rumored to play in IMAX 3D

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

The Line of Best Fit reports: A film of Morrissey‘s 2 March performance at LA’s Hollywood High School auditorium is set to play in IMAX 3-D across the US, with 47 cinemas lined up, according to the nephew of the former Smiths frontman. Sam Etsy Rayner, an LA-based photographer and the son ...

IMAX® And Cinestar Sign Revenue-Share Agreement To Bring The IMAX Experience® To Iconic Berlin Theatre

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

BERLIN, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the momentum of the expanding IMAX® theatre network throughout Europe, IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and CineStar Cinemas, Germany's largest exhibitor and a subsidiary of Amalgamated Holdings Ltd., Australia's leading entertainment and hospitality company, today announced a revenue-sharing agreement for an ...

New trailer for Elysium

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

A new trailer has been released for Elysium. In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined planet. The people of Earth are desperate to escape the crime and ...

Construction underway for Digital IMAX in Sparks, Nevada

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Daily Sparks Tribune writes: The first IMAX movie theater in the northern Nevada region held its official groundbreaking at the Legends at Sparks Marina Tuesday afternoon as City of Sparks officials, local business leaders and many others gathered during the festivities. Rafe Cohen, President of Galaxy Theaters, said the new 12-auditorium theater ...

Digital IMAX opens in Surprise, Arizona

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

YourWestValley.com writes: The hit blockbuster film “Man of Steel” helped debut the new IMAX over the weekend at the Surprise Pointe 14 Digiplex movie theater. Many moviegoers sat in the IMAX theater on Friday to see the latest comic movie hero feature film at its highest definition on a huge screen. “What better ...

Golden Globe Winner Miranda Richardson To Narrate New 3D Giant-Screen Documentary HIDDEN UNIVERSE

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Film reveals stunning images of deep space phenomena captured by the world's most powerful telescopes -- coming to IMAX® theatres and giant-screen cinemas starting June 28 LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., June 17, 2013 -- MacGillivray Freeman Films and December Media today announced that the upcoming 3D giant-screen documentary Hidden Universe will be ...