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February 19, 2020—Sinking Ship Entertainment Inc. is pleased to announce
a sub-distribution partnership with D&D Pictures for distribution
of Dino Dana The Movie
(25 & 45 minutes) to the Japanese museum and science center market. Based on the popular TV series, Dino Dana The Movie
follows 10-year-old paleontologist-in-training Dana as she imagines
dinosaurs into the real world. The movie is an action-packed dinosaur
adventure aimed at kids and families and begins its international museum
window this June 2020. Read more
February 18, 2020—Into America’s Wild
, the new 3D documentary for
IMAX® and giant screen theaters, will take viewers on an incredible
journey through the nation’s most iconic wilderness areas. Produced by
MacGillivray Freeman Films in association with Brand USA along with
presenting sponsors, Expedia and United Airlines, this film showcases
the diversity of the United States’ natural and urban wonders. The film premiered at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum last week and is in wide release as of February 14. Read more
February 18, 2020—Filmmaker Peter Chang shares insider tips on how he shot Cuba for the giant screen in this article from Y.M. Cinema Magazine. Read more
February 15, 2020 — Whale Super Highway explores the mysteries
of humpback whales, following their migration from the top of Western
Australia to Antarctica and back again—one of the longest migrations on
the planet. This stunning new documentary from Prospero Productions
releases worldwide on World Whale Day, February 15, 2020. It will show
in Nevada at the Fleischmann Planetarium and in Texas at the Mayborn
Science Theater, among other locations around the globe.
February 12, 2020—Elevate Entertainment Inc., an affiliate of
Mirasol Capital, LLC, and Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation, a leading producer of high-quality advanced
visual display systems, today announced that they have entered into a
definitive agreement for Elevate to acquire, through its acquisition
subsidiary, E&S for $1.19 per share in cash. The transaction is
valued at approximately $14,500,000. Read more
February 7, 2020—GSCA is pleased to announce the Innovations Session at the upcoming Film Expo, "Completing the Transition from Film to Digital with HFR and HDR," featuring scenes from Ang Lee’s feature film Gemini Man captured and displayed in 3D HFR (4K/120 fps per eye) and in HDR.
January 20, 2020—London's Science Museum is adding the IMAX with Laser system alongside its IMAX 17/50 film projector, making it one of only two screens in Europe to feature digital and analogue cinema side by side. The museum's IMAX theatre will close for renovations on February 2, 2020, and reopen this summer. Read the full press release here.
January 17, 2020—Cosmic Picture is proud to announce it will distribute America’s Arctic
, the upcoming giant screen documentary from Terra Mater Factual Studios. America’s Arctic
is written and directed by veteran IMAX producer Myles Connolly and the
award-winning nature photographer and cinematographer Florian Schulz. The film will premiere the fall of 2020.
January 16, 2020—The China
Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) warmly invites producers and distributors
to submit films for the “Science & Technology” section of the 10th
Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF), which will be held in Beijing on
April 19-26, 2020. The festival is ratified by the Chinese Government and
hosted by China Film Administration, People’s Government of Beijing
Municipality, and China Media Group. Films must be submitted by February 15, 2020.
January 10, 2020—“Strange structures have been erupting in different parts of
the world. These may be the cinemas of the future.” This 1991 episode of The
Nature of Things
, a Canadian television series, documents the
history of IMAX and includes fascinating interviews with Graeme Ferguson, Robert
Kerr, Bill Shaw, and Roman Kroitor. Watch the episode here