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April 12, 2012—CBS This Morning inteviews pilot Steven Hinton, who is featured in the new 3D documentary Air Racers. Watch the full interview here.
April 10, 2012— DMAX, a large film screen made with Chinese independent technology, on Monday was put into commercial use in a cinema in the eastern province of Anhui, as developers hope to break the IMAX monopoly in China's booming film market. Read the full article from xinhuanet.com here.
April 9, 2012—World War II-era fighters racing wingtip-to-wingtip, just 50 feet above the ground at speeds exceeding 500 mph, are a sight usually reserved for fans that attend the National Championship Air Races every September in Reno, Nev. Those who can’t make the trip may want to visit the nearest IMAX theater and experience the next best thing: Air Racers 3D. Read the full article from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association here.
April 4, 2012 —Two IMAX cameras that gave the public the opportunity to see and experience what astronauts saw flying on board the space shuttle are now part of the Smithsonian's collection. Read the full article from CollectSpace.com here.
April 4, 2012—To experience a giant screen film is to experience hyperbole. Marketed as “the ultimate movie experience” and “Bigger. Bolder. Better.,” these films are exercises in scale. Giant screen boasts the largest film format of any kind, as well as the largest theater screens and super-large, ultra-clear images. Read the full article by Mary Nucci in Media Fields Journal here.
April 4, 2012—This is the story of a Boston icon, the Mugar Omni Theater. This is also the story of a family, the Rivers clan of Sharon. Both just turned 25. And both began, you might say, when a woman named Mary Jane Dodge stepped into a hot tub in Florida in the mid-1980s. Read the full article from boston.com here.
April 2, 2012—IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond chatted with CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer about the company’s global expansion plans, which include considerable growth in China. Watch the full interview here.
April 2, 2012—Studios may have found their most reliable ally yet in shoring up box office: IMAX. And not just the punch and potential of the brand's own 3-D, either, but good old conventional 2-D as well. Read the full article from Movieline.com here.
March 30, 2012—The Capitol Theatre at Fort Edmonton Park and the Museum of Discovery and Science in Tampa, Florida, are applying today's latest technology. Read the full article by Joe Kleiman and Judith Rubin here.
March 30, 2012—From boyhood train sets to summer jobs on the railway as a university student, filmmaker Stephen Low has always loved trains. So it was both destiny and DNA at work when the 61-year-old Montrealer went to work on the IMAX movie Rocky Mountain Express, which depicts the construction and 1885 completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Read the full article from Times Colonist here.