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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 Structured Destruction The Previs for 2012

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 14, 2009 at 8:43am

The detail of the massive global destruction in 2012 is a reflection of the intense previs work done by Pixomondo for director Roland Emmerich and producers/visual effects supervisors Volker Engel and Marc Weigert.

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 Universal Images Wins Best-in-Show at 3rd Annual 'D Show' Awards

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 12:04pm

Venerable visual effects and post-production house Universal Images took Best-in-Show honors at the third annual 'D Show'. In a ceremony held December 2 at the Max M. Fisher Music Center, UI was honored for its work on the History Channel's "The Art of War," which received a nomination in the CGI/Animation category. Additionally, Universal Images won The Craft Award for "Battle B.C.," another History Channel presentation.

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