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Headline News James Cameron's Avatar Passes $150 Million Milestone in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Monday, February 1, 2010 at 12:50pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar, which has received Golden Globe(R) awards for Best Picture and Best Director, has passed the $150 million mark at IMAX(R) theatres worldwide during the weekend from Friday, January 29, 2010 through Sunday, January 31, 2010.

Headline News IMAX Reports Continued Box Office Success With Avatar

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 12:52pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar, which just received Golden Globe(R) awards for Best Picture and Best Director,continued to deliver strong box office results in IMAX(R) theatres during the four-day weekend from Friday, January 15 through Monday, January 18.

Headline News Fujinon Lenses Used by Avatar Director of Photography

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 10:03am

Writer, Director and Producer James Cameron, and Vince Pace, DP, Co-inventor of the Fusion 3D camera system, and founder of PACE, chose Fujinon lenses for production of the ground breaking 3D epic feature Avatar, released December 18th.

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 AFI Highlights Avatar and String of Other Animated Releases in 2009

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 9:32am

The American Film Institute named James Cameron's pioneering work on AVATAR and 2009's "extraordinary crop of animated releases" among eight of its annual Moments Of Significance, SCREEN DAILY reports.

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.

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 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 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 LG Mobile Integrates Marketing Campaign With Avatar

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 7, 2009 at 7:18am

LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment, has created a multi-faceted marketing campaign tied to the highly anticipated epic adventure film - AVATAR - written and directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Cameron ("Titanic").

Headline News Avatar: Breaks Records and Sparks Comments

(Fox Press Release) 20th Century Fox announced today that the teaser trailer for the upcoming James Cameron-directed AVATAR has become the most-viewed trailer ever on the Apple website. It has registered over four million streams in its first day on the site, shattering the previous record of 1.7 million.

On Friday, the trailer also arrived in theaters around the world, presented in all formats, including IMAX 3-D, IMAX 2-D, digital 3-D, digital 2-D, and 35mm 2-D.

AVATAR opens in theaters everywhere on December 18th, 2009.

Headline News Avatar Trailer Now Online

Apple has the exclusive first teaser trailer for James Cameron's highly anticipated new sci-fi film, AVATAR. In the movie, Sam Worthington (TERMINATOR SALVATION) plays Jake Sully, a paraplegic war vet, who is taken to the planet of Pandora, where he is genetically altered to resemble the planet's inhabitants, the Na'vi, which are at war with the humans. 20th Century Fox will release the Lightstorm Ent. production on Dec. 18, 2009.

Watch the trailer at Apple.com.

Headline News RSVP online for Cameron's Avatar Day

Press Release by Twentieth Century Fox

Los Angeles, CA (August 17, 2009) – Twentieth Century Fox announced today added information about its global, history-making AVATAR DAY event on August 21. The world will get its first look at director James Cameron’s motion picture epic AVATAR. In this unprecedented experience, the studio and Cameron debut the film’s trailer everywhere, while select cinemas and IMAX theaters will screen select scenes in 3-D, prepared by the renowned filmmaker.

Headline News SDCC News: Avatar, Dark Shadows, Pirates 4, Tron Legacy

The news coming out of San Diego Comic-Con today is fast and furious, with James Cameron announcing that IMAX theaters will be screening 15 minutes of AVATAR in 3-D for free on Aug. 21. Cameron sneaked around 24 minutes of 3-D AVATAR in Hall H.

Additionally, Tim Burton announced during his ALICE IN WONDERLAND presentation (as part of Disney's unprecedented 3-D panel) that he would follow up with his adaptation of DARK SHADOWS, the '60s cult vampire soap opera, with Johnny Depp playing the infamous Barnabas Collins.

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