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Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 and Part 2 to be filmed entirely in IMAX, screenwriters confirmed

7 May 2015 11:11 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following word that Captain America: Civil War has started filming with a massive roll-call of actors, more Marvel news has been forthcoming today, with the announcement that both parts of Avengers: Infinity War will be filmed entirely in IMAX.

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo stated, “The intent with the Infinity War films is to bring ten years of accumulative storytelling to an incredible climax. We felt that the best way to exploit the scale and scope required to close out the final chapter of these three phases, was to be the first films shot entirely on the IMAX/Arri Digital camera.”

“Over the years, IMAX has had the incredible good fortune to work with some of the world’s finest, most talented filmmakers, who continue to push the envelope both technically and creatively,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “We could not »

- Scott J. Davis

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'Captain America 3' is Turning into 'Age of Ultron' Redux & 'Avengers: Infinity War' to be Shot Entirely in IMAX

7 May 2015 10:24 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

We already knew Chadwick Boseman would be making his first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Black Panther in Captain America: Civil War before starring in his own feature film, currently slated for July 2018. In fact, the film will also feature the first appearance of Captain Marvel and the rebooted Spider-Man, and now we learn Paul Rudd will play a part in the film as Ant-Man while at the same time it has been confirmed Emily VanCamp will reprise her role as Sharon Carter/Agent 13 from Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Suffice to say, this film is turning into just another Avengers: Age of Ultron, overloaded with characters. In fact, here's the list of characters you'll find in Civil War: Chris Evans as Steve Rogers/Captain America Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark/Iron Man Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier »

- Brad Brevet

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ to Be Shot Entirely With Imax Cameras

7 May 2015 8:25 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Avengers: Infinity War – Parts 1 & 2″ will be the first films shot entirely with Imax cameras, the wide screen company said Thursday.

Anthony and Joe Russo, the directors of the two-part comic book adventure, will use a new 2D digital camera. As Variety first reported, that camera was produced by Imax and Arri, and is lighter in weight than Imax’s film cameras. The Russos are first out of the gate to use the 2D camera and will shoot 15 minutes of footage for their upcoming “Captain America: Civil War” with the technology.

“The Russos are going to spend the next 15 months or so designing the making of the ‘Avengers’ films with these cameras in mind,” said Greg Foster, Imax Entertainment CEO. “They’re not looking at this a week before they start filming or only focusing on an important section of the film. This is something that’s never happened before.”

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- Brent Lang

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Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War – Parts 1 & 2′ to be filmed entirely in IMAX

7 May 2015 8:20 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Hot on the heels of the opening of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron in the Us, Marvel, the Russo brothers and IMAX Corporation have today announced that Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War – Parts 1 & 2, the two-part installment to the blockbuster franchise, will be shot in their entirety using IMAX and Arri’s next generation revolutionary 2D digital camera – a joint customized digital version of Arri’s new large format camera, the Alexa 65.

The two-part Avengers saga marks the first time a Hollywood feature film will have been shot completely using IMAX cameras and will feature IMAX’s exclusive aspect ratio, providing moviegoers a uniquely immersive experience. Prior to filming Avengers: Infinity War – Parts 1 & 2, Joe and Anthony Russo, who also directed Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, will use the IMAX/Arri 2D digital camera for select action sequences on the forthcoming Captain America: Civil War, which will release in »

- Phil Wheat

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'Avengers: Infinity War' to Be Shot Entirely with New IMAX Camera

7 May 2015 7:56 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

On the heels of the colossal domestic opening of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel, the Russo brothers and IMAX Corporation today announced that Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and Avengers: Infinity War Part 2, the two-part installment to the global blockbuster franchise, will be shot in their entirety using IMAX and Arri's next generation revolutionary 2D digital camera, a joint customized digital version of Arri's new large format camera, the Alexa 65. The two-part Avengers saga marks the first time a Hollywood feature film will have been shot completely using IMAX&#174 cameras and will feature IMAX's exclusive aspect ratio, providing moviegoers a uniquely immersive experience.

Prior to&#160filming Marvel's&#160Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and Avengers: Infinity War Part 2,&#160Joe Russo&#160and Anthony Russo, who also directed&#160Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier,&#160will&#160use&#160the IMAX/Arri 2D digital camera for select action sequences on the forthcoming Marvel's Captain America: Civil War, »

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Two-Part Avengers: Infinity War To Be Filmed Completely In IMAX Using Brand-New Camera

7 May 2015 5:35 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Last month, it was revealed that next year's Captain America: Civil War will be the first movie to use IMAX and Arri's next generation revolutionary 2D digital camera, albeit for some action sequences. Today, Marvel/Disney and IMAX have announced that Avengers: Infinity War - Part I and Part II will be the first movies filmed completely in the format while further utilizing the new digital camera.  Directors Joe & Anthony Russo, who are filming Captain America: Civil War, said, "The intent with the Infinity War films is to bring ten years of accumulative storytelling to an incredible climax. We felt that the best way to exploit the scale and scope required to close out the final chapter of these three phases, was to be the first films shot entirely on the IMAX/Arri Digital camera." Meanwhile, Greg Foster, the Senior Executive Vice President of IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment, »

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"Terminator Genisys" - More New Images

7 May 2015 4:57 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more new images from "Terminator Genisys", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney, to be released into 'IMAX' theaters by Paramount Pictures worldwide July 1, 2015.

"Terminator Genisys" is directed by Alan Taylor ("Thor: The Dark World") and produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg of Skydance Productions.

"...the crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio...

"...create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie..."

"This film marks IMAX's first foray into the 'Terminator' franchise and we're thrilled to be a part of it and team up once again with Alan Taylor...

"...and our friends at Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions," said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. 

"We are so proud of the world we have built in 'Terminator Genisys' »

- Michael Stevens

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More "Terminator: Genisys"

30 April 2015 4:23 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take another look @ "Terminator Genisys", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney, to be released into 'IMAX' theaters by Paramount Pictures worldwide July 1, 2015.

"Terminator Genisys" is directed by Alan Taylor ("Thor: The Dark World") and produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg of Skydance Productions.

"...the crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio...

"...create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie..."

"This film marks IMAX's first foray into the 'Terminator' franchise and we're thrilled to be a part of it and team up once again with Alan Taylor...

"...and our friends at Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions," said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. 

"We are so proud of the world we have built in 'Terminator Genisys' and are thrilled »

- Michael Stevens

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Opens to Massive $201.2 Million at Foreign Box Office

26 April 2015 8:31 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Avengers: Age of Ultron” debuted to a massive $201.2 million across 44 territories this weekend.

Disney and Marvel’s super team adventure was the highest-grossing film in everywhere it opened, and has now rolled out in 55% of the international marketplace, including such major locales as France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, Russia, Korea and Australia.

Going into the weekend, Disney was projecting a foreign debut of between $160 million to $175 million.

“The bar was high, but this is a sign of unbelievable momentum in the marketplace,” said Dave Hollis, Disney’s distribution chief. “It all goes back to the strength of the brand and the incredible work the Marvel team does in telling stories in such a consistent way and creating these worlds.”

The hotly anticipated superhero sequel opens next week in the U.S., where it is expected to earn north of $200 million and could top the first “Avengers” film’s record-breaking $207.4 million bow. »

- Brent Lang

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IMAX’s Greg Foster Talks Laser Projection and if Older IMAX Films Could Return to Theaters

20 April 2015 5:16 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Last week I got my first taste of IMAX laser projection when the company invited a few reporters to the Chinese Theater in Hollywood for a special presentation. While I’d heard laser projection was the future, until last week I’d never seen it in action. After watching a few trailers and movie sequences on one of the biggest movie screens in the world, I’ve been converted. What’s amazing about the IMAX laser projection system is that every part of the screen – from the lower left corner to the top right – was absolutely crystal clear, super bright, and the contrast and black levels were superb. One sequence featured a train rolling along on a mountainside track with smoke billowing out of the top and it looked like I was watching real life coming through a movie screen. We also got to watch the first Star Wars: »

- Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub

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CinemaCon: Warner Bros, Imax extend deal

20 April 2015 4:57 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Round-up: IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros have signed a multi-picture deal to release up to 30 films through 2020. Separately, Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition unveils its live streaming platform this week.

IMAX will partner on such releases as Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice, Suicide Squad, Godzilla 2, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., In The Heart Of The Sea, Geostorm, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them and Jungle Book: Origins.

The agreement encompasses a number of upcoming DC films and future Lego movies including The Lego Movie Sequel.

Hailing the deal Warner Bros president of international distribution Veronika Kwan Vandenberg said: “Increasingly over the years, international audiences are opting to watch movies on large-format screens, taking advantage of the premium visual and sound quality offered by Imax.”

Imax Corp senior evp and Imax Entertainment CEO Greg Foster said the deal “enriches and broadens Imax’s relationship with key filmmakers, who have always been a top priority for Warner Bros in »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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New Multi-Picture Deal is Bringing Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and More to IMAX

20 April 2015 11:47 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced a multi-picture agreement to release up to 30 films from the studio's slate through 2020 as a continuation of the companies' longstanding partnership.

Under the agreement, IMAX will be part of a number of high-profile tentpoles from Warner Bros. Pictures, including The Man from U.N.C.L.E. , In the Heart of the SeaBatman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Tarzanmovie, the King Arthur movie, Suicide Squad, Geostorm, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Jungle Book: Origins, and Godzilla 2.  The deal also encompasses a number of upcoming DC tentpoles, as well as future Lego movies, including The Lego Movie Sequel.

IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond said:

"We've had an incredible partnership with Warner Bros. for more than 10 years, which has helped IMAX filmgoers enjoy Warner movies around the world. We're excited and grateful to extend that partnership."

Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. »

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'Batman v Superman' Set for IMAX; Warner Bros. Makes 30 Movie Deal

20 April 2015 10:40 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

IMAX Corporation and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced a multi-picture agreement to release up to 30 films from the studio's slate through 2020 as a continuation of the companies' longstanding partnership. Under the agreement, IMAX will be part of a number of high-profile tentpoles from Warner Bros. Pictures, including The Man from U.N.C.L.E., In the Heart of the Sea, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Tarzan movie, the King Arthur movie, Suicide Squad, Geostorm, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Jungle Book: Origins, and Godzilla 2. The deal also encompasses a number of upcoming DC tentpoles, as well as future Lego movies, including The Lego Movie Sequel. Here's what IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond had to say in a brief statement.

"We've had an incredible partnership with Warner Bros. for more than 10 years, which has helped IMAX filmgoers enjoy Warner movies around the world. We're excited and grateful to extend that partnership. »

- MovieWeb

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Suicide Squad, Godzilla 2, and More Will Be Release in IMAX

20 April 2015 8:15 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

IMAX has announced that they've extended their deal with Warner Bros. Pictures to continue to bring their slate of films (many of which fans are eagerly awaiting) to the super big format.  Come inside to see the full list they've revealed so far! 

The other week, Disney and IMAX announced they were continuing their relationship to bring the new Star Wars and Marvel movies to the large screen, and now IMAX has announced they've also extended their deal with Warner Bros.  Some of the notable films included in the press release are the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Suicide Squad, Godzilla 2, and King Arthur.  Check out the full release below for more info: 

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:imax)  and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced a multi-picture agreement to release up to 30 films from the studio’s slate through 2020 as a continuation of the companies’ longstanding partnership. 

Under the agreement, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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"Terminator Genisys" - More New Footage

14 April 2015 4:57 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more new footage including an international trailer from "Terminator Genisys", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney, to be released into 'IMAX' theaters by Paramount Pictures worldwide July 1, 2015.

"Terminator Genisys" is directed by Alan Taylor ("Thor: The Dark World") and produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg of Skydance Productions.

"...the crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio...

"...create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie..."

"This film marks IMAX's first foray into the 'Terminator' franchise and we're thrilled to be a part of it and team up once again with Alan Taylor...

"...and our friends at Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions," said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. 

"We are so proud of the world we have built in »

- Michael Stevens

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'Captain America: Civil War' to Have Some New Digital IMAX Footage

13 April 2015 9:07 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

There's no doubt that Captain America: Civil War will be one of the biggest blockbuster events next year when it hits theaters on May 6th, 2016. But now we know that it will be about as big as it can get with some full-format IMAX footage shot for the massive screen. In fact, this IMAX footage will be the first to use a new 2D digital IMAX camera, which was created after the giant film format company realized they needed a camera that took advantage of their massive screen, but didn't need to be shot in 3D or on film. IMAX CEO Greg Foster says, "This is where there was a gap and now we’re filling this gap in our arsenal." Production is about to begin in Atlanta very soon, and Variety reports Anthony & Joe Russo will be using this new IMAX camera to shoot what will amount to about »

- Ethan Anderton

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"Terminator: Genisys: - More New Images

13 April 2015 10:28 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more new images from "Terminator Genisys" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke and Jai Courtney, to be released into 'IMAX' theaters by Paramount Pictures worldwide July 1, 2015.

"Terminator Genisys" is directed by Alan Taylor ("Thor: The Dark World") and produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg of Skydance Productions.

"...the crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio...

"...create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie..."

"This film marks IMAX's first foray into the 'Terminator' franchise and we're thrilled to be a part of it and team up once again with Alan Taylor...

"...and our friends at Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions," said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. 

"We are so proud of the world we have built in 'Terminator Genisys' »

- Michael Stevens

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Captain America: Civil War to be first Marvel film shot in IMAX

13 April 2015 8:55 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Marvel have today confirmed today that Captain America: Civil War will be the first in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to be part-shot in IMAX, using the latest 2D camera technology.

Around 15 minutes of the film will be shot using IMAX technology, which co-director Joe Russo has been discussing: “We like being on the cutting edge of technology and we like to enhance storytelling with technology in a way that pushes the narrative forward creatively. When you’re working on a Marvel film there’s a sense of showmanship that goes along with the movies and no exhibitor exploits that better than Imax.”

“The demand for our cameras has never been stronger,” said Greg Foster, CEO of Imax Entertainment. “But we’ve had a supply/demand issue. In a very calculated way we held back the supply and that’s increased demand in a way that we haven’t been able to satisfy. »

- Scott J. Davis

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‘Captain America: Civil War’ First to Use New Imax/Arri 2D Camera (Exclusive)

13 April 2015 7:05 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Captain America: Civil War” will be the first film shot with Imax’s new 2D digital cameras, Variety has learned.

Roughly 15 minutes of the film, including what co-director Joe Russo describes as one sequence “with some incredible scale to it,” will be shot with the cameras.

“We like being on the cutting edge of technology, and we like to enhance storytelling with technology in a way that pushes the narrative forward creatively,” said Russo. “When you’re working on a Marvel film, there’s a sense of showmanship that goes along with the movies, and no exhibitor exploits that better than Imax.”

Russo and his brother Anthony are well schooled in the Marvel universe, having previously directed “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” They are teaming once again on the sequel and are set to helm two upcoming “Avengers” sequels.

The new cameras have emerged through a co-development partnership between the wide screen company and Arri, »

- Brent Lang

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IMAX and Disney Extend Deal for More Star Wars/Marvel Movies

9 April 2015 5:48 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Disney and IMAX have been working together for a while to bring their releases to the super big screens, and now they've announced an extension on their deal that will bring more Star Wars and Marvel movies to IMAX as well.  Come inside to see all the upcoming films you can expect to see!

This deal isn't really surprising, considering how successful the partnership has been working so far.  Star Wars: The Force Awakens is also set to hit IMAX later this year, so it only makes sense that Disney would want to keep the good times rolling for future films.  The recently announced deal reveals that Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars: Rogue One, and Episode VIII (among many others) will be brought to the IMAX format.  Check the press release for more details: 

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:imax) and The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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