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June 30, 2015—IMAX Corporation today announced that it has optioned theatrical rights, among others, to author Donovan Hohn's 2011 best-selling nonfiction book Moby Duck. The story, about a ship in the North Pacific that loses a container carrying thousands of rubber duck bath toys and their mysterious journey that spans the globe, will be made into a theatrical documentary produced by IMAX; its production will be spearheaded by Drew Fellman (Born to Be Wild and Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, writer/producer on both), who will produce and direct the project from a script he writes and develops.
December 15, 2014—MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) today announced that two-time Golden Globe® nominee Ewan McGregor will narrate Humpback Whales, an underwater 3D adventure documentary for IMAX and other giant screen theaters directed by two-time Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Greg MacGillivray (The Living Sea, Dolphins, Everest). The film, presented in association with Pacific Life, will be released beginning February 13, 2015.
December 15, 2014—National Geographic Studios has acquired the global theatrical rights to the film Living in the Age of Airplanes, which takes audiences on an epic journey through 18 countries and across all 7 continents as it presents a unique perspective on how the airplane has changed the world. It will be available to 15/70 flat and dome film screens and to all digital screens when it is released worldwide on April 10, 2015.