By Brian Truitt on May 16, 2013
Director filmed 30 minutes of the new sequel using high-resolution cameras.
J.J. Abrams has a love/hate relationship with IMAX.
The director's Star Trek Into Darkness sequel releases early on Wednesday night with special IMAX screenings all over the country, and Abrams filmed 30 minutes of footage in it utilizing the high-resolution cameras to enhance the scope and immerse the audience in some of the movie's most action-packed scenes.
By MTV UK Staff on February 4, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness is set to open on 3D IMAX screen two days before it goes on general release, it has been confirmed.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Pictures has closed a deal with the oversize screen company to start showing the eagerly awaited sci-fi sequel from 15 May.
Greg Foster, IMAX Entertainment's chairman and president, said: "As we saw with the reaction to the first nine minutes of the film, which debuted in our theatres in
By Etan Vlessing on February 4, 2013
The giant-screen exhibitor also added one more theater each to existing partners Kinomax and Formula Kino.
TORONTO – Imax is expanding in Russia as it gets three more theaters into new construction projects across the market.
Toronto-based Imax on Monday said it sold one giant-screen theater to new partner Kronverk Cinema, and sold one more screen each to existing partners Kinomax and Formula Kino.
The latest Russian deals speed up Imax’s push into emerging territories as it diversifies away from a maturing North American market.
"The popularity of Imax in Russia continues to fuel our network growth, and we're delighted
By Etan Vlessing on January 23, 2013
The giant screen exhibitor will screen the latest installment of the franchise internationally on April 25.
TORONTO – Marvel Entertainment’s Iron Man 3 is to be super-sized for release on Imax screens internationally, from April 25.
The latest installment of the Tony Stark/Iron Man Marvel franchise will also hit domestic theaters on May 3, simultaneous with the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures roll-out.
By Associated Press on January 15, 2013
WASHINGTON — IMAX Corp. is beginning an initiative to transition museum-based theaters to new laser digital projection, beginning with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
IMAX is announcing plans Tuesday to upgrade the Smithsonian's three theaters in 2014. New technology uses lasers instead of light bulbs to light giant movie screens.
IMAX CEO Richard Gelfond says the company invested $50 million to develop laser projection. He says IMAX's roots are in museums, and it aims to keep that business as film becomes obsolete. Digital projection allows museums to show more Hollywood movies.