Major theater chains are united in their opposition to a plan by IMAX, Netflix and the Weinstein Co. to make “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend” available for streaming on the same day…
The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival today revealed details of its seven-day confab, featuring the participation of 140 international industry players and 50 hours of talks and meets, as well…
One big question on the minds of IM Global's Stuart Ford, Participant Media's Jim Berk and others: Can the emerging markets handle larger-budget films?
Industry confab CinemaCon kicked off its third annual installment today in Las Vegas with record attendance during its opening International Day, devoting an entire panel discussion to the challenges…
Imax on Thursday reported record results for 2010, with revenues rising 45% to $249 million. CEO Rich Gelfond attributed the success to new business models that include a conversion to digital and…
Digitization isn't just offering new opportunities for regular cinemas, it's also led to the rapid growth of Imax Corp. around the globe in terms of box office and screens.
Imax's slogan used to be "Think big," but now some of its customers complain they're being told to read the fine print. The largescreen cinema exhib, which is usually busy reporting increasingly…
Canadian company Imax is again putting itself on the block. Giant-screen film firm said it has hired investment banks Allen & Co. and UBS Warburg to look into "strategic alternatives for growth"…
AMC Entertainment and Imax have entered into a five-theater joint venture, and brass at the Toronto-based largescreen exhibitor are terming the deal a "watershed transaction."
This year, I pulled out of my Los Angeles to New York to Sundance to NATPE routine to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. If my normal travels revolve around the business of…