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Disney Headline News

Disney Completes Marvel Acquisition

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 11:47am

Advancing its strategy of delivering great branded content to people around the world, Robert A. Iger, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) announced today that Disney has completed its acquisition of renowned character franchise company, Marvel Entertainment Inc (NYSE:MVL).

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.

Imax 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.

Blu-ray Headline News

Warner Bros. to Offer Blu-ray Combo Packs For All Theatrical New Releases

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:51am

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment today announced two Blu-ray™ packaging initiatives that will give consumers greater value and portability when shopping for the best possible way to watch movies at home.

Imax 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.

Festival Headline News

Support Needed For Irish Film Festival in Los Angeles

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:31am

We need your support. At the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival we understand that without the dedication, ingenuity, and hard work of our all volunteer staff to present the best Irish Film Festival in Los Angeles it would be impossible to continue with the festival or to build on our recent success.

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