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July 15, 2020—IMAX is getting ready for a post-pandemic cinematic boom. In an interview with Forbes
, Bruce Markoe, head of post-production at IMAX, said that his department is now operating at nearly pre-pandemic levels, and in July will be working to prepare nearly 200 versions of its movies.
June 18, 2020—Today, IMAX Corporation
announced that several titles from its celebrated catalog of critically
acclaimed, eye-opening documentary films will be available to stream
exclusively on Hulu in the U.S. beginning this summer, kicking off with A Beautiful Planet
and more. In total, at least 16 IMAX® documentaries will roll out on
Hulu over the next several weeks and months, with over four decades of
the most powerful and daring explorations humankind has ever embarked
upon becoming available for subscribers and their families.
May 26, 2020—IMAX invites you to join in cheering on the launch of
the Crew Dragon and docking with the International Space Station.
Celebrate the return to human spaceflight with Astronaut Terry Virts (A
Beautiful Planet) and Producer/Director Todd Douglas Miller (Apollo 11)
along with David Keighley, IMAX friends and filmmakers on May 27 and 28.
May 7, 2020—From The Verge.com: Movie theaters across the country are closed, but some drive-ins are seeing a resurgence in the wake of social distancing practices. Now, Tribeca Enterprises (the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival), IMAX, and AT&T are partnering to bring a summer movie series to as many drive-in theaters as possible in the US. The series will use IMAX’s digital remastering process to enhance both the image and sound quality of the films that play in drive-in theaters. Read the full article here.
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 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
January 8, 2020—IMAX has inked a partnership with Vindex, an esports infrastructure startup formed by Major League Gaming co-founders Mike Sepso and Sundance DiGiovanni, under which Vindex will create esports events and experiences exclusively for IMAX theaters worldwide. Read more
October 28, 2019—Celebrating 10 years of recognizing achievement in entertainment
technology, the Advanced Imaging Society today named 10 industry
innovators who will receive the organization’s 2019 Distinguished
Leadership Awards. Among the recipients is Patricia Keighley, Chief Quality Guru at IMAX Corporation, who is also a member of the GSCA Board of Directors. Read the full article at BusinessWire.com.
April 12, 2019—IMAX Corporation and Lochmann
Filmtheaterbetriebe, a leading German Independent cinema operator, have
announced an agreement for a new IMAX® theatre to be located in a new addition
in the Traumpalast Leonberg multiplex in Leonberg, Germany.
The new theatre, which is expected to open in 2020, will feature IMAX's
groundbreaking laser experience and an estimated 38-meter screen—marking the
largest IMAX screen in the world.