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December 27, 2016—IMAX and the Montreal Science Centre today announced an agreement to install IMAX's next-generation digital laser projection system—IMAX® with Laser —at its IMAX® TELUS theatre. The groundbreaking new laser technology will replace the current IMAX film projection system and further enhance The IMAX Experience® for visitors.
December 22, 2016—K2 Communications and Giant Screen Films are pleased to announce that the 40-minute version of Aircraft Carrier: Guardians Of The Sea (wt) is confirmed for wide release into the giant screen and museum cinema market on Memorial Day weekend, 2017 (May 27-29). This large-format, immersive film is a stirring tribute to the modern aircraft carrier as well as the international naval air and sea support system vital to protecting the world’s oceans.
December 2, 2016—Indie factual producer Atlantic Productions has made a series of key hires and promotions as it looks to bolster its UK team. Mike Davis has been promoted as creative director across Atlantic’s television, IMAX, theatrical and VR slate. Read the full article from realscreen.com here.
November 22, 2016—GSCA is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Board of Directors election. The following candidates will join the board for a two-year term beginning on January 1, 2017.
November 15, 2016—On Friday, October 7, 2016, the Giant Screen Cinema Association's (GSCA) Technical Committee hosted a digital dome demo in the Shopper's Drug Mart Omnimax Theatre at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Evans & Sutherland installed a True8K system using 10 Christie Mirage 304K projectors that, before this demo, had never been demonstrated in a giant screen dome, anywhere in the world. Click here for a comprehensive summary of the demo.
November 15, 2016—IMAX Corp. (NYSE: IMAX), Marvel Television, a unit of Marvel Entertainment, and Disney|ABC Television Group today announced an innovative agreement to exclusively premiere the new ABC series "Marvel's The Inhumans" in IMAX commercial theatres, marking the first time a live-action television series has debuted in this manner.
November 14, 2016—We are very sad to report that Benjamin (Ben) Palmer Brunkhardt, 41, of Los Angeles, CA, died August 30, 2016, at KU Hospital after a brief illness. Ben Brunkhardt, Principal of CineXtract, LLC, oversaw the marketing/licensing of his patented “Method for Recomposing Large Format Media,” a post-production process also known as Large Format Negative Repurposing (LFNR).
November 11, 2016—SK Films (SK) is proud to be named as the 2016 recipient of the Nature Inspiration Awards for Best Canadian Business. This prestigious award was presented to CEO, Jonathan Barker and Executive Vice-President, Wendy MacKeigan in Ottawa on November 9 for their excellence in natural history programming and for the supporting multi-platform educational outreach campaigns, with a specific focus on local engagement.
November 10, 2016—IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and IMAX China Holding, Inc. (HKSE: 1970) today announced that together, the Companies have completed the first phase of a $50 million virtual reality fund between IMAX and other strategic investors to help finance the creation of at least 25 interactive VR content experiences over the next three years for use across all VR platforms including in IMAX VR™ centres.
November 2, 2016—Technicolor's Storyteller Series focuses on filmmakers, their careers, and their unique approaches to storytelling. The latest interview in the series features filmmaker Toni Meyers and the challenges of directing A Beautiful Planet. Watch the full Technicolor interview with Toni Myers here.