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Headline News Samsung, DreamWorks Animation and Technicolor Team for 3-D

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 9:54am

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and Technicolor today announced that they have formed a global strategic alliance for the delivery of a complete 3D home entertainment solution in 2010.

Headline News DIRECTV and RealD Bringing 3-D Content Home

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 9:52am

DIRECTV, Inc., the world's most popular television service, and 3D technology leader RealD are currently working together to deliver high-definition 3D movies and TV programming via satellite to DIRECTV subscribers.

Headline News Panasonic Introduces Full HD 3-D Technology

By Matt Kapko | Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 9:38am

One year after announcing a major commitment to the development of Full HD 3D television, Panasonic has today made good on its promise by introducing a complete lineup of Full HD 3D consumer products.

Headline News Pharrell Williams to Write Original Songs for Despicable Me

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 10:57am

It was announced today that three-time Grammy Award winner and internationally renowned singer, songwriter, producer and designer Pharrell Williams will write original music for Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s upcoming 3-D CGI feature Despicable Me.

Headline News Avatar Now IMAX's Highest-Grossing First-Run Hollywood Title

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 12:45pm

MAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar continued its record-breaking box office run over its third weekend, grossing approximately $8.7 million from 179 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from January 1 through January 3, 2010.

Headline News IMAX Achieves $100 Million Box Office Milestone in 4Q 2009

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 12:42pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, IMAX DMR(R) gross box office worldwide reached the $100 million milestone, a first for the Company and an approximate 225% increase over last year's fourth quarter box office of approximately $31 million.

Headline News Ford Uses Hollywood Motion-Capture Software Behind Avatar to Improve Vehicle Designs

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 11:57am

Leaping into the world of virtual engineering, Ford Motor Company now employs the same type of motion-capture technology used to create films like “Avatar,” “Lord of the Rings” and “Shrek” to design vehicles that are more comfortable and enjoyable to drive.

Headline News Pixel Liberation Front AMPs Up Avatar

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 9:29am

For AVATAR, PLF (Pixel Liberation Front) was charged with designing and animating the monitors and HUDs for the fleet of military aircraft, a handful of shots in the shack set and some set-extension composites. In all, they delivered more than 220 shots.

Headline News James Cameron's Avatar Continues to Shatter IMAX Box Office Records

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 28, 2009 at 1:27pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar continued its record-breaking box office run during its second weekend, grossing approximately $8.8 million from 179 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from December 25 through December 27, 2009, registering approximately 12% of the film's total domestic gross of $75.6 million on less than 3% of the screens.

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