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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.
January 25, 2019—IMAX Corporation
(NYSE:IMAX), Cosmic Picture and presenting sponsor Mars Petcare announced today
that Chris Evans (Captain America: The First Avenger
will be narrating the upcoming IMAX documentary, Superpower Dogs
, set to
release in IMAX® and giant screen theatres beginning March 15. The official Superpower
, featuring Chris Evans, was also debuted today. From the
filmmakers behind the acclaimed documentaries Jerusalem
to Mecca, Superpower Dog
s takes audiences on an immersive
IMAX® adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and
extraordinary bravery of some of the world's most amazing dogs.
December 18, 2018—IMAX is making its exit from virtual reality (VR) official: The company notified shareholders with a SEC filing last Thursday that it will close down its remaining three VR centers and write off “certain VR content investments.” Click here to read the full article in Variety.
November 16, 2018—Cincinnati Museum Center's Union Terminal $224 million restoration will be unveiled to the public this weekend, but the upgrades to the 85-year-old building won’t be coming to an end just yet. The Robert D. Lindner Family Omnimax Theater will reopen in late December after a $3 million improvement including the installation of Imax with Laser. Read the full article from the Cincinnati Business Courier here.
November 16, 2018—The Tech Museum of
Innovation opened the world’s first IMAX® Dome Theater featuring IMAX with
Laser on November 11. The $2.7 million renovation upgrades the 20-year-old,
four-story screen theater from 70mm film projection to a groundbreaking 4k
laser projection system. The new technology, which is tailored to the IMAX
180-degree dome environment, will enable The Tech to deliver a wide array of
digital content with crystal-clear images, vivid colors and powerful, immersive
October 17, 2018—IMAX Corp. has announced the appointment of Megan
Colligan to President, IMAX Entertainment and Executive Vice
President, IMAX Corporation. Reporting to Rich Gelfond, CEO of IMAX
Corp., Colligan's appointment will be effective February 19, 2019,
immediately following a consulting period. The Company and Greg Foster also announced that,
as has been anticipated, Foster will exit from his role as CEO, IMAX
Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp., when
his current contract concludes at the end of the year.
July 30, 2018—The 280-seat Tech Museum of Innovation IMAX Theater in downtown San Jose, California, has been closed since the beginning of July to undergo a $2.7 million, four-month renovation that will replace its 70mm film projector with a state-of-the-art IMAX 4k laser projection system. The Tech will be the first IMAX dome in the world to use the new technology. Read the full article about The Tech's renovation from The Mercury News here.
May 2, 2018—IMAX Corporation and AMC Theatres have signed a binding letter of intent to install IMAX's new ground-breaking laser experience for commercial multiplexes in 87 of the exhibitor's highest-performing IMAX at AMC locations across the U.S. The announcement coincides with the launch of the next-generation of IMAX with Laser, IMAX's most advanced commercial projection system to date designed to transform the premium blockbuster moviegoing experience.