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Headline News James Cameron's Avatar Posts Record Opening Weekend Results in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:43am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar grossed a record breaking $9.5 million from 178 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from December 18 through December 20, 2009, registering approximately 13% of the film's total domestic gross of $73 million on less than 3% of the screens.

Headline News Toy Story 3 to be Released in IMAX 3-D

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Toy Story 3, the third installment of the blockbuster hit franchise Toy Story, will be released to IMAX(R) 3D theatres simultaneously with its wide release on June 18, 2010.

Headline News ArcLight Cinemas’ Cinerama Dome and XpanD to Present Avatar, The Ultimate 3-D Cinema Experience

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 8:46am

ArcLight Cinemas and XpanD look to set a record box office opening by showcasing James Cameron’s Avatar at the Cinerama Dome this week in Hollywood.

Headline News Avatar to Open in Record Number of IMAX Theatres on December 18

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 10:37am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar will open in 178 IMAX(R) theatres domestically on December 18, 2009, simultaneously with the motion picture's premiere in conventional theatres. The IMAX(R) 3D release will also open in 83 IMAX theatres internationally starting on December 16th, for a total of 261 theatres, making this the Company's widest release to date.

Headline News Cameron's New Sci-Event Film Will Be Fantastic Voyage

Yesterday PRODUCTION WEEKLY announced that James Cameron was in development of a new sci-fi event film. Rumors believed it was the previously announced DOOMSDAY PROTOCOL, but now VARIETY reveals that it's actually a remake of FANTASTIC VOYAGE.

Headline News McDonald's Big Mac Joins Fox's Avatar to Thrill Fans Nationwide

In anticipation of James Cameron's AVATAR hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to create a flood of excitement prior to the movie's launch and the company's in-restaurant promotion with a special sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win a Big Mac Lunch and private screening of the movie with Academy Award-winner Jon Landau, producer of AVATAR.

Headline News Nick Names Participants of 10th Annual Fellowship for Diverse Writers

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 10:54am

Nickelodeon has named three new participants for its 10th annual Fellowship for Diverse Writers, it was announced today by Karen Kirkland, Executive Director, Nickelodeon Fellowship for Diverse Writers.

Headline News Future Film Fest Program Highlights

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 10:51am

The Future Film Festival 12th edition will take place, as usual, in Bologna, Italy, from 26th to 31st January 2010 at Teatro Duse (Via Cartoleria 42) and Palazzo Re Enzo (Piazza del Nettuno). Advance news about the programme.

Headline News NVIDIA Demonstrates 3-D Blu-ray Playback Accelerated on GeForce and 3-D Vision

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 2:25pm

2010 is poised to be the year where consumers can enjoy stunning 3D experiences across all entertainment mediums, including gaming, photographs, Web browsing, and of course, movies. And, with the forthcoming 3D Blu-ray specification expected to be formally announced later this year, NVIDIA and its partners are pleased to announce that the amazing 3D experience that has proven so popular in movie theaters is about to come home.

Headline News StudioGPU Helps Sony Create First Playmobil Entertainment DVD

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 12:31pm

StudioGPU announced today that the CGI experts at Hollywood-based Extra Large Technology (XLT) turned to StudioGPU MachStudio Pro to accelerate the production of Playmobil: The Secret of Pirate Island DVD for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Headline News The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Coming to IMAX June 30, 2010

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 12:16pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Summit Entertainment announced today that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third film in the studio's Twilight franchise, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's launch on June 30, 2010.

Headline News Resident Evil: Afterlife Delayed Till Early 2011

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 9:39am

RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE has been delayed until Jan. 14, 2011, SHOCKTILLYOUDROP.COM reports. Originally scheduled to hit theaters on Aug. 27, 2010, the first film in the series to use 3D technology is taking longer to put together than Screen Gems anticipated.

Headline News Creative Group and Mantra Design Craft Jay-Z 9/11 Special

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:59am

Creative Group, the industry’s premier full-service post-production facility, and Mantra Design, an award-winning creative content design and visual effects boutique, have transformed Jay-Z’s renowned Answer the Call 9/11 benefit concert into a stirring hour-long special airing on the Fuse music network. Together, the two studios delivered a complete post package for Fuse Presents Jay-Z Live from Madison Square Garden: Answer the Call, including video editing, audio mixing and 3D graphics.

Headline News NVIDIA Quadro GPU Highlighted in 2012

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:37am

We at NVIDIA are suckers for an epic disaster film, so when we heard Roland Emmerich was at it again (remember “Independence Day,” and “Day After Tomorrow”?), we jumped at the chance to see his new flick, “2012,” which is already a big hit, grossing over $600 million at the box office so far.

Headline News DiCaprio Voicing DreamWorks' Joyce Adaptation

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) announced today that Leonardo DiCaprio will make his animated feature film debut when he headlines the cast of the Company’s November 2, 2012 release, “The Guardians” (working title) as Jack Frost.