December 20, 2011—IMAX Corporation and Paramount Pictures today announced that Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol The IMAX Experience, earned approximately $14 million at the box office in IMAX® theateers worldwide during its opening weekend. Domestically, the film generated $10.5 million on 300 IMAX screens, for an IMAX per-screen average of $35,000. Internationally, it generated $3.4 million on 89 IMAX screens, for an IMAX per-screen average of $38,200.
December 19, 2011—IMAX Corporation and Bona Film Group, a leading film distributor in China, have announced that the 3D martial arts motion picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate earned approximately $2.5 million at the box office in 59 digital IMAX® theaters across China during its opening weekend for a per-screen average of $42,400.
December 15, 2011--IMAX Corporation and Bona Film Group, a leading film distributor in China, have announced that the 3D martial arts motion picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate will be released in China, in the immersive IMAX® 3D format beginning Thursday, December 15. The film will be released on 61 digital IMAX screens across China. Throughout its theatrical run, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate will represent the only native Chinese film playing within the IMAX network.
December 13, 2011—D3D Cinema is pleased to announce the opening of new digital 3D theaters at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY, and at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC. Outfitted with state-of-the-art Barco DLP projectors and industry-leading Dolby Digital 3D technology, the theaters mark the two newest additions to D3D’s expanding museum cinema footprint.
December 9, 2011—IMAX Corporation has announced an agreement to install four new digital IMAX® theater systems across China between Orange Sky Golden Harvest (China) Cinemas Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment (Holdings) Limited, a leading film exhibition, distribution and production company and IMAX's wholly owned subsidiary, IMAX China.
December 9, 2011-- IMAX Corporation has announced an agreement to install three digital IMAX® theater systems across China between Sichuan Lumiere Pavilions Company Limited (Lumiere Pavilions), one of the fastest-growing private movie exhibition chains in China and IMAX Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary, IMAX China.
December 9, 2011--IMAX Corporation and Cinema 21, Indonesia's largest exhibitor, have announced an agreement to install two digital IMAX® theaters in Jakarta. Under the terms of the agreement, the first system is scheduled to be installed at Gandaria City, South Jakarta in May 2012, with the second IMAX system to be installed in Jakarta by 2013.
December 2, 2011—RealD Inc., a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, and The Wildlife Experience announced today the installation of RealD 3D technology in the museum’s newly upgraded Extreme Screen Theater. The theater is celebrating its grand reopening following a conversion to digital 3D projection and RealD 3D, enabling the venue to launch a new line-up of educational and entertaining 3D content including Turtle Vision 3D, Sharks 3D, The Alps and Heli-Skiing: Living the Dream presented in crisp, clear and immersive 3D on an over 60 foot wide screen.
November 28, 2011—Magic Journey to Africa 3D has been given a Special Mention Award by the European Observatory on Children’s TV (OETI) for having an exceptional educational value to an international children’s audience.
November 28, 2011—IMAX Corporation and Cineworld Group PLC, one of the UK's leading cinema groups, today announced a revenue sharing agreement to install three new digital IMAX® theater systems in England and Scotland. Under the terms of the agreement, the systems will be installed in existing multiplexes in Edinburgh, Sheffield, and Nottingham. The Edinburgh location is expected to open in December 2011, with the Nottingham and Sheffield locations slated to open in early 2012. This agreement brings the total number of IMAX theaters contracted to open in the UK to 19, of which 16 are currently in operation.