Largest IMAX in the world set to open in Germany

IMAX Corporation and Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe announced that the largest IMAX screen in the world is scheduled to open to the public on September 30 at the Traumpalast Multiplex in Leonberg, Germany. Measuring 21.03 meters high and 38.16 meters wide – wider than a Boeing 737 airliner – the record-breaking screen will fittingly kick off with the premier of … Read more

IMAX releases first quarter 2021 financial results

IMAX Corporation has reported financial results for the first quarter of 2021 including year-over-year revenue and box office growth, margin improvement and positive EBITDA — demonstrating strong demand for The IMAX Experience as theatres reopen around the world. “The last year has brought the strong, unique market position of IMAX into sharp focus; we are … Read more

Graeme Ferguson, the Canadian filmmaker who co-founded Imax, has died aged 91

Graeme Ferguson, the Canadian filmmaker who co-founded Imax, died on Saturday at the age of 91. Ferguson had reportedly been battling cancer, passing away at his home in Norway Point, Ontario. Imax posted on Twitter to confirm the sad news. “We mourn the passing of Graeme Ferguson, visionary IMAX Co-Founder and iconic filmmaker,” they said. “Thank … Read more

Matthew Jensen ASC / Wonder Woman 1984

All images: Credit: Clay Enos WORLD OF WONDER Matthew Jensen ASC reunites with director Patty Jenkins to help bring a vision of an optimistic, pure, pop-oriented movie to fruition, enhanced by bold colour, authentic ‘80s styling and action sequences of epic proportions. The year is 1984 and a 12-year-old Matthew Jensen is immersed in film … Read more

IMAX opens up ‘Filmed in IMAX’ program

Large-format cinema firm IMAX is launching its ‘Filmed in IMAX’ program that effectively gives filmmakers who want to offer IMAX releases more choices of camera models and suppliers, while helping them to plan for the format starting in preproduction. It was described as a certification process and IMAX didn’t elaborate on the terms of the … Read more

Cooke S7/i Full Frame Plus lenses bring beauty to the story of Cuba

Peter Chang, known for his IMAX and giant-screen work as cinematographer on Jerusalem and America Wild: National Parks Adventure, has completed his latest film, Cuba, which won the Best Documentary award at the 34th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival and has begun releasing to museums, educational institutions and other giant screen and IMAX venues. … Read more

Linus Sandgren FSF / First Man

Rocket Science Linus Sandgren FSF / First Man Rocket Science Linus Sandgren FSF / First Man BY: Ron Prince Originally, Linus Sandgren FSF planned to be an illustrator before becoming an Oscar and BAFTA Award-winning cinematographer responsible for La La Land ; as a teenager he was exposed to a variety of cinematic offerings as … Read more

Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC / Dunkirk

The greatest escape Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC / Dunkirk The greatest escape Hoyte van Hoytema FSF NSC ASC / Dunkirk BY: Ron Prince One could be forgiven for assuming that Dunkirk is a traditional war movie. But think again. Its director, Christopher Nolan, has expressly stated that it is, first and foremost, a … Read more

James Neihouse ASC / A Beautiful Planet

Mission critical James Neihouse ASC / A Beautiful Planet Mission critical James Neihouse ASC / A Beautiful Planet BY: Ron Prince A Beautiful Planet  delivers a breath-taking portrait of the Earth from space, and provides a unique perspective of our planet and the galaxy beyond. The 46-minute show, the first digital production in space, was … Read more