IMAX

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IMAX is a proprietary system of high-resolution cameras, film formats, film projectors, and theaters known for having very large screens with a tall aspect ratio (approximately 1.43:1 & 1.90:1) and steep stadium seating.wikipedia
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IMAX Corporation

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Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, and William C. Shaw were the co-founders of what would be named the IMAX Corporation (founded in September 1967 as Multiscreen Corporation, Limited), and they developed the first IMAX cinema projection standards in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Canada.
The IMAX Corporation is a Canadian theatre company which designs and manufactures IMAX cameras and projection systems as well as performing film development, production, post production and distribution to IMAX affiliated theatres worldwide.

3D film

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Over the decades since its introduction, IMAX evolved to include "3D" stereoscopic films, introduced in January 1998, and then began to proliferate with a transition away from analog film into the digital era.
Nonetheless, 3D films were prominently featured in the 1950s in American cinema, and later experienced a worldwide resurgence in the 1980s and 1990s driven by IMAX high-end theaters and Disney-themed venues.

Roman Kroitor

Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, and William C. Shaw were the co-founders of what would be named the IMAX Corporation (founded in September 1967 as Multiscreen Corporation, Limited), and they developed the first IMAX cinema projection standards in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Canada.
Roman Kroitor (December 12, 1926 – September 17, 2012) was a Canadian filmmaker who was known as an early practitioner of cinéma vérité, as co-founder of IMAX, and as creator of the Sandde hand-drawn stereoscopic animation system.

List of IMAX-based rides

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Beginning in May 1991, a visceral dimension of the movie experience was added by having the audience's seats mounted on a full-motion platform as an amusement park ride in IMAX ride film theaters.
This is a list of amusement rides that use (or used) IMAX technology in their operation.

VistaVision

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In the 1950s, the potential of 35 mm film to provide wider projected images was explored in the processes of CinemaScope (1953) and VistaVision (1954), following multi-projector systems such as Cinerama (1952).
In many ways, VistaVision was a testing ground for cinematography ideas that evolved into 70 mm IMAX and OMNIMAX film formats in the 1970s.

Cinesphere

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The first permanent IMAX installation was built at the Cinesphere theatre at Ontario Place in Toronto.
Cinesphere is the world's first permanent IMAX movie theatre, located on the grounds of Ontario Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Tiger Child

Tiger Child, the first IMAX film, was demonstrated at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan.
Tiger Child (虎の仔 Tora no ko) was the first IMAX movie ever made.

North of Superior

It debuted in May 1971, showing the film North of Superior.
North of Superior is a 1971 Canadian IMAX film directed by Graeme Ferguson.

List of motion picture film formats

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IMAX is a proprietary system of high-resolution cameras, film formats, film projectors, and theaters known for having very large screens with a tall aspect ratio (approximately 1.43:1 & 1.90:1) and steep stadium seating.
This list of film formats catalogues formats developed for shooting or viewing motion pictures, ranging from the Chronophotographe format from 1888, to mid-20th century formats such as the 1953 CinemaScope format, to more recent formats such as the 1992 IMAX HD format.

National Film Board of Canada

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During Expo 67 in Montreal, the National Film Board of Canada's In the Labyrinth and Ferguson's Man and the Polar Regions both used complex multi-projector, multi-screen systems.
NFB documentarians played a key role in the development of the IMAX film format, following the NFB multi-screen experience In the Labyrinth, created for Expo 67 in Montreal.

Transitions (film)

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The first permanent IMAX 3D theatre was built in Vancouver, British Columbia for Transitions at Expo '86, and was in use until September 30, 2009.
Transitions is the first full-colour 3D IMAX film, created for the Canada Pavilion at Expo 86, co-directed by Colin Low and Tony Ianzelo and produced by the National Film Board of Canada.

Todd-AO

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In the Todd-AO 70mm-format of widescreen cinema, the image area of a 65mm film-frame is 48.5 x; in the IMAX-format of widescreen cinema, the film-frame dimensions are 69.6 x. To match the standard image resolution of the moving image produced with the film-speed of 24 frames per second, an IMAX film requires three times the length of (negative) film stock required for a 65mm film of comparable scope and cinematic technique.
The IMAX format also uses 65 mm camera and lab film to create 70 mm prints for projection (also known as the 65/70 mm process); conforming to the pitch and perforation standard for 70 mm Todd-AO film.

Transformers: Age of Extinction

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Transformers: Age of Extinction is the first feature film partially filmed with the Phantom 65 IMAX 3D camera.
The film was released on June 27, 2014, in IMAX and 3D.

In the Labyrinth (film)

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During Expo 67 in Montreal, the National Film Board of Canada's In the Labyrinth and Ferguson's Man and the Polar Regions both used complex multi-projector, multi-screen systems.
It used 35 mm and 70 mm film projected simultaneously on multiple screens and was the precursor of today's IMAX format.

Transformers: The Last Knight

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For Transformers: The Last Knight, two ARRI Alexa IMAX cameras were combined in a rig to provide native 3D with 98% of IMAX footage in the film.
The film premiered at Odeon Leicester Square in London on June 18, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on June 21, 2017, by Paramount Pictures in 2D, 3D, and IMAX 3D.

Captain America: Civil War

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The first production to use the camera was Captain America: Civil War.
Principal photography began in April 2015 at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia, and continued in the Metro Atlanta area before concluding in Germany in August 2015, with the film being the first to use IMAX's digital 2D cameras (for the film's central airport fight sequence).

Graeme Ferguson

Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, and William C. Shaw were the co-founders of what would be named the IMAX Corporation (founded in September 1967 as Multiscreen Corporation, Limited), and they developed the first IMAX cinema projection standards in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Canada.
Ivan Graeme Ferguson (born 7 October 1929 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian filmmaker and inventor who co-invented IMAX.

Ontario Place

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The first permanent IMAX installation was built at the Cinesphere theatre at Ontario Place in Toronto.
At Expo 70 in Osaka, Japan, the new IMAX movie technology was first exhibited.

Robert Kerr (politician)

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Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, and William C. Shaw were the co-founders of what would be named the IMAX Corporation (founded in September 1967 as Multiscreen Corporation, Limited), and they developed the first IMAX cinema projection standards in the late 1960s and early 1970s in Canada.
Robert John Kerr (August 28, 1929 – April 29, 2010) was a Canadian politician and businessman, most noted as the second mayor of Cambridge, Ontario in 1975 and 1976, and as a co-founder with Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor and William C. Shaw of the IMAX company.

Fleet Science Center

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The first permanent IMAX Dome installation, the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Dome Theatre at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, opened in San Diego's Balboa Park in 1973.
Established in 1973, it was the first science museum to combine interactive science exhibits with a planetarium and an IMAX Dome (OMNIMAX) theater, setting the standard that most major science museums follow today.

CinemaScope

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In the 1950s, the potential of 35 mm film to provide wider projected images was explored in the processes of CinemaScope (1953) and VistaVision (1954), following multi-projector systems such as Cinerama (1952).
Cinerama was relatively unaffected by CinemaScope, as it was a quality-controlled process that played in select venues, similar to the IMAX films of recent years.

Expo '70

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Tiger Child, the first IMAX film, was demonstrated at Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan.
Expo '70 also saw the premiere of the first-ever IMAX film: the Canadian-produced Tiger Child for the Fuji Group pavilion.

The Dark Knight Rises

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These theaters were prepared in time for the release of The Dark Knight Rises in July 2012.
Nolan used IMAX 70 mm film cameras for much of the filming, including the first six minutes of the film, to optimize the quality of the picture.

Planetarium

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It doubles as a planetarium theater.
During the 1970s, the OmniMax movie system (now known as IMAX Dome) was conceived to operate on planetarium screens.

Voyage to the Outer Planets

Omnimax premiered in 1973, showing Voyage to the Outer Planets (produced by Graphic Films) and Garden Isle (by Roger Tilton Films) on a double bill.
Voyage to the Outer Planets was an early multimedia experiment combining Omnimax film, 70 mm film and planetarium special effects.