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IMAX Congratulates Visual Effects Oscar Noms

By IMAX on January 12, 2013

Visual effects were prevalent in many of the top films featured in IMAX this year. Each year the Academy chooses the best of the best to receive an Oscar® for Best Visual Effects. We are excited to announce that four of the five nominees have been featured in IMAX® theatres. The final list of nominees includes Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Marvel’s The Avengers from Joss Whedon, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman, which is the only title not shown in IMAX theatres. These films competed with some of 2012’s top films to nab the nomination, and we’re taking a moment to highlight this year’s nominees. Below is a snapshot of the IMAX releases. Read More

IMAX Rewards Most Dedicated Fans With IMAX® 12:01 Prints

By IMAX on January 11, 2013

We know that being the first to see an IMAX film isn’t just a night at the movies, it’s months of anticipation, preparation and planning to make seeing your favorite movie an event like no other. 

After watching those enticing trailers, sneak peeks and behind-the-scenes footage, you’re committed to being the very first to see it the way it’s meant to be seen—in IMAX. You’re our 12:01 fans, and we absolutely love you! To show our appreciation, we launched our IMAX 12:01 program. Read More

UNIVERSAL PICTURES’ JURASSIC PARK TO BE RELEASED IN IMAX® 3D FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON APRIL 5

By IMAX on January 09, 2013

What better way to start the new year than by planning to witness the one and only Jurassic Park come to life in IMAX® 3D for the very first time? Well mark your calendar because Steven Spielberg’s classic Jurassic Park will return to the big screen with a one-week 3D engagement in IMAX® theatres worldwide beginning April 5, 2013.  Read More

IMAX Celebrates the Opening of Its 100th Theatre in China

By IMAX on January 08, 2013

Recently, we celebrated the opening of the 100th IMAX® theatre in China - the IMAX Wanda Jinniu theatre located in the city of Chengdu. IMAX China commemorated the milestone alongside Wanda Cinema Line Co., our largest international exhibition partner at an event that celebrated Wanda’s 1000th theatre opening. Read More

IMAX 101: Theatre Geometry (Video)

By IMAX on January 02, 2013

Have you ever wondered exactly what’s different about an IMAX® theatre? Well it’s not one thing; it’s a combination many elements, most of them unique IMAX inventions and patents. We recently discussed our proprietary sound system in the IMAX 101: Sound post and today we’re going to discuss what goes into the design of an IMAX theatre.

 Check out our new IMAX 101: Theatre Geometry video to find out more:

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