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February 25, 2016—Colin Low, whose experiments in large-format cinema contributed to the development of IMAX 3D film, died Wednesday in Montreal. Born in Cardston, Alta., in 1926, Low would work on more than 200 productions at the National Film Board over a career that spanned more than 50 years. Read the full article from the CBC here.
February 22, 2016—A new IMAX 3D space movie promises to let you "experience Earth like never before." A Beautiful Planet, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, features footage of our home world as captured by astronauts on board the International Space Station. The movie, which was made in cooperation with NASA, will debut in large-format theaters on April 29. Read the full article from CollectSpace.com here.
February 18, 2016—D3D Cinema is pleased to announce the upgrade of The Henry Ford museum’s giant screen theater to state-of-the-art digital technology. Located in Dearborn, Michigan, the new theater will be rebranded as The Henry Ford Giant Screen Experience in April 2016.
February 5, 2016—Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex opened its doors in October of 1993, featuring a state-of-the-art movie experience with IMAX® 15/70 film projection in one of the largest IMAX® theaters in the country. Nearly 22 years later, Branson IMAX has unveiled plans for a $1.7million renovation and a new cinematic experience, IMAX® with Laser—IMAX’s next-generation digital laser projection system.
February 1, 2016—IMAX Corporation today announced a distribution and marketing partnership, which provides Discovery Communications' flagship network Discovery Channel with 18 months of exclusive paid global television rights for up to 10 IMAX documentary films to be released through the IMAX Original Film Fund (Fund), following the titles' theatrical release across the IMAX institutional theatre network. The alliance marks IMAX's first television distribution agreement for original content.