Teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

December 4, 2014 – 12:54 pm | Permalink

The first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been released.

The film is a continuation of the saga created by George Lucas.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in IMAX 3D theaters December 18, 2015.

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Trailer, poster for Furious 7

December 4, 2014 – 12:40 pm | Permalink

The teaser poster and first trailer for Furious 7 has been released.

Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Furious 7.

The film opens in IMAX theaters April 3, 2015.

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Journey to Space trailer released

December 1, 2014 – 12:56 pm | Permalink

The trailer for upcoming Giant Screen film, Journey to Space, has been released.

Journey to Space is a celebration of the Space Shuttle program and what it contributed to the next chapter in human space exploration, as we reach out to Mars, and beyond.

The film opens in IMAX, Giant Screen, and other specialty theaters in 3D and 2D in February 2015.

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Great White Shark Wins Multiple Awards at Blue Ocean Film Festival

November 26, 2014 – 12:23 pm | Permalink

Evanston, IL (November 26, 2014) – Giant Screen Films is pleased to announce that Great White Shark took home multiple awards at this month’s Blue Ocean Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. Great White Shark, the latest collaboration between GSF, Yes/No Productions and Liquid Pictures, won both the “Marine Life” and “Special Jury Recognition for 3D” categories.

“It’s an honor to receive such high acclaim from Blue,” said Luke Cresswell, director of Great White Shark. “Having attended the festival, it was fun to see such a positive audience response to the film. We screened the film multiple times and it’s great to know the film was loved by audiences and judges alike.”

Great White Shark is available in all 2D and 3D formats, with 20 and 40 minute versions. For more information, please contact your Giant Screen Films representative.

About Giant Screen Films
Since 1997, GSF has established itself as a pioneer in the large-format industry, producing and distributing films that push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable theater experience. Meaningful educational collaborations and partnerships extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as one of the world’s leading and most active large-format producers and is based in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com

About Blue Ocean Film Festival
Blue Ocean Film Festival is an international non-profit organization that uses the power of film, visual arts, entertainment, and science to inspire ocean stewardship around the world. The annual festival has become the premier watering hole for scientist, filmmakers, explorers, artists, government leaders, celebrities and ocean enterprises, providing a springboard for individual empowerment and policy action to help save Earth’s blue life support system.

Jurassic World trailer released

November 25, 2014 – 6:27 pm | Permalink

The first trailer for Jurassic World has been released.

The film opens in IMAX 3D theaters June 12, 2015.

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Antarctica: On the Edge Wins Major Award at Blue Ocean Film Festival

November 25, 2014 – 5:45 pm | Permalink

Evanston, IL (November 25, 2014) – Giant Screen Films is pleased to announce that Antarctica: On the Edge took home honors at this month’s Blue Ocean Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. Antarctica, a new release from GSF and noted Antarctic explorer Jon Bowermaster, won the “Exploration and Adventure” category, which recognizes the best film featuring ocean exploration, adventurous exploits, research expeditions or other activities relating to ocean discovery and understanding.

“When we embarked upon this project, one of our main goals was to communicate the grand sense of adventure still present in an Antarctic expedition,” said Jon Bowermaster, director of Antarctica. “It’s extremely gratifying to be recognized for this by Blue.”

Antarctica: On the Edge is narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton and is available in 2D and 3D formats, with 20 and 40 minute versions. For more information, please contact your Giant Screen Films representative.

About Giant Screen Films
Since 1997, GSF has established itself as a pioneer in the large-format industry, producing and distributing films that push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable theater experience. Meaningful educational collaborations and partnerships extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as one of the world’s leading and most active large-format producers and is based in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com

About Blue Ocean Film Festival
Blue Ocean Film Festival is an international non-profit organization that uses the power of film, visual arts, entertainment, and science to inspire ocean stewardship around the world. The annual festival has become the premier watering hole for scientist, filmmakers, explorers, artists, government leaders, celebrities and ocean enterprises, providing a springboard for individual empowerment and policy action to help save Earth’s blue life support system.

IMAX® Corporation Bolsters Film Slate In China With Jackie Chan’s 3D Action Film Dragon Blade

November 21, 2014 – 2:53 pm | Permalink

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) today announced that the 3D action-adventure film Dragon Blade, starring Jackie Chan, John Cusack and Adrien Brody, will be digitally re-mastered in the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released by Shanghai Film Group Corporation in IMAX® theatres in China on Feb. 19. Golden Network Asia Limited is handling distribution rights to the film elsewhere internationally.

In addition to Dragon Blade, IMAX will release the two-part 3D historical epic The Crossing, of which the first installment is set for release in China on Dec. 2. The Crossing: Part Two will be released in that market in May 2015.

“Our dedication to bringing unparalleled cinema to China by partnering with the best filmmakers and celebrated actors such as Jackie Chan is paramount to the vision here at IMAX,” said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond. “IMAX has been at the forefront of the cinema industry in China for the last 15 years, and with a growing network and the addition of more locally produced films, we expect to help continue to grow the entertainment ecosystem in that country for all parties involved.”

Chan stated: “From CZ12 to Police Story 2013, and now Dragon Blade, it’s my honor and pleasure to work with IMAX again. The Chinese film industry is growing rapidly; and, as such, Chinese audience expectations are also increasing. That’s why IMAX’s participation in China is very important. I hope IMAX and I will continue to collaborate on future projects, and I am looking forward to see Dragon Blade on IMAX screens during Chinese New Year.”

Dragon Blade, from director Daniel Lee (White Vengeance, 14 Blades), follows a Roman general (Cusack) who, after crossing into China, befriends a former high-ranking Chinese official, played by Chan. Set in 48 B.C., Dragon Blade tells the thrilling story of heroism, friendship and betrayal, which has never before been depicted on film. Visualizer Films produced the film. Sparkle Roll Media, Huayi Brothers, Shanghai Film Group, Home Media and Entertainment, Shenzhen Tencent Video Culture Communication and China Film all served as primary investors.

The IMAX® 3D release of Dragon Blade will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

About IMAX China
IMAX China is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IMAX Corporation, and is incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong. IMAX China was established by IMAX Corporation specifically to oversee the expansion of IMAX’s business throughout Greater China.

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of September 30, 2014, there were 880 IMAX theaters (751 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 110 institutions) in 60 countries.

IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience® and IMAX Is Believing® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).

This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on IMAX management’s assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in IMAX’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

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John Woo’s Epic Two-Part 3D Adventure The Crossing To Charge Into IMAX® Theatres In China

November 21, 2014 – 2:10 pm | Permalink

First installment launches locally on Dec. 2; Part 2 dated for May 2015

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) today announced that writer-director John Woo’s grandiose two-part 3D film The Crossing will be digitally re-mastered in the immersive IMAX® 3D format and released by Le Vision in IMAX® theatres in China. The film will be released locally in two parts, the first of which is slated for release on Dec. 2. The second installment has been scheduled for May 2015.

The Crossing, which was produced by Lion Rock Productions and financed by four of the most influential movie studios in China – Galloping Horse, Le Vision, China Film Group and Huayi Brothers – reunites stars Takeshi Kaneshiro and Ziyi Zhang, both of whom starred in House of Flying Daggers (2004). The Crossing also stars Song Hye-kyo (The Grandmaster), Huang Xiaoming (The White-Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom) and Tong Dawei (Red Cliff). The film was written by Woo, Su Chaopin and Chen Chinghui, with a script by Wang Hui-ling.

“I have always been a huge fan of IMAX, and I am thrilled to have an IMAX version of my film” said Woo. “The Crossing is set in a tumultuous period in recent Chinese history; and a lot of the spectacular scenes, like the two battle scenes and the sinking of the ‘Taiping,’ are shown to maximum effect on the IMAX screen.”

Shot on location throughout mainland China, Inner Mongolia, Taipei and the south of Taiwan, the two-part film took 14 months to finish production. The film takes place during the Chinese Revolution in the late 1940s when many couples fled China, crossing the Taiwan Strait to Taiwan. In 1949, the sinking of the steamer “Taiping” led to the deaths of more than 1,500 passengers and crew.

The Crossing is an epic event film perfectly suited for The IMAX Experience®,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “Not only is The Crossing an ideal fit for us thematically, it’s also a strategically important addition to our film slate as it runs through the Chinese New Year and beyond.”

The IMAX® 3D release of The Crossing will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

About IMAX China
IMAX China is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IMAX Corporation, and is incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong. IMAX China was established by IMAX Corporation specifically to oversee the expansion of IMAX’s business throughout Greater China.

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of September 30, 2014, there were 880 IMAX theaters (751 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 110 institutions) in 60 countries.

IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience® and IMAX Is Believing® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).

This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on IMAX management’s assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in IMAX’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

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Second trailer for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

November 19, 2014 – 3:16 pm | Permalink

The second trailer has been released for Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.

Get ready for the most wild and adventure-filled Night at the Museum ever, as Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

The film opens in select international IMAX theaters December 17, 2014.

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New clips from Penguins of Madagascar

November 19, 2014 – 3:06 pm | Permalink

Four new clips have been released from Penguins of Madagascar.

Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private.

The film opens in select international IMAX theaters November 26, 2014.

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Shopping For Revenge



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