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'''IMAX''' is a motion picture film format and a set of cinema projection standards created by the Canadian company IMAX Corporation. IMAX has the capacity to record and display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film systems. Since [[2002]], some feature films have been converted (or upgraded) into IMAX format for display in IMAX theatres and some have also been partially shot in IMAX.
 
'''IMAX''' is a motion picture film format and a set of cinema projection standards created by the Canadian company IMAX Corporation. IMAX has the capacity to record and display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film systems. Since [[2002]], some feature films have been converted (or upgraded) into IMAX format for display in IMAX theatres and some have also been partially shot in IMAX.
   
 
==Involment with Disney==
 
==Involment with Disney==
[[File:IMAXisBelieving.png|300px|right]][[Walt Disney Pictures]] became the first studio to release theatrical films in the IMAX process. Released on New Year's Day in [[2000]], ''[[Fantasia 2000]]'' was the studio's first IMAX release and the first theatrical feature to be presented in IMAX theaters. It was originally planned as a standard theatrical release, but in agreeing with the company to release the film, the IMAX sound system incorporated a multi-channel and multi-layer stereo system for the orchestrated soundtrack, similar to the [[Fantasound]] system [[Walt Disney]] used for the original film decades ago. The company agreed to Disney's terms and conditions to gain the exclusive first showings of the film. These included a limited engagement of 4 months (from [[January 1]] to [[April 30]]) and 50% of the box office receipts. Not all IMAX cinemas were prepared to accept Disney's terms to present the film; however, following the IMAX release, a standard 35mm run followed in June at regular theatres. Although ''Fantasia 2000'' had a luke-warm financial run, the critical praise for its use of the IMAX format convinced Disney to put more releases in the giant-screen format in the pipeline. In 2002, IMAX re-issues of ''[[Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)|Beauty and the Beast]]'' and ''[[The Lion King]]'' were released in selected theaters over the winter and Christmas seasons of that year. New digital masters were created from the original CAPS production files and select scenes of animation were cleaned up to make use of the high resolution IMAX film negatives. ''[[Treasure Planet]]'' was also released in select IMAX theaters and was the first theatrical film to be released in regular and IMAX theaters simultaneously. But all of these releases had underwhelming box office returns and Disney canceled later big-screen re-releases, including ''[[Aladdin]]''.
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[[Walt Disney Pictures]] became the first studio to release theatrical films in the IMAX process. Released on New Year's Day in [[2000]], ''[[Fantasia 2000]]'' was the studio's first IMAX release and the first theatrical feature to be presented in IMAX theaters. It was originally planned as a standard theatrical release, but in agreeing with the company to release the film, the IMAX sound system incorporated a multi-channel and multi-layer stereo system for the orchestrated soundtrack, similar to the [[Fantasound]] system [[Walt Disney]] used for the original film decades ago. The company agreed to Disney's terms and conditions to gain the exclusive first showings of the film. These included a limited engagement of 4 months (from [[January 1]] to [[April 30]]) and 50% of the box office receipts. Not all IMAX cinemas were prepared to accept Disney's terms to present the film; however, following the IMAX release, a standard 35mm run followed in June at regular theatres. Although ''Fantasia 2000'' had a luke-warm financial run, the critical praise for its use of the IMAX format convinced Disney to put more releases in the giant-screen format in the pipeline. In 2002, IMAX re-issues of ''[[Beauty and the Beast (1991 film)|Beauty and the Beast]]'' and ''[[The Lion King]]'' were released in selected theaters over the winter and Christmas seasons of that year. New digital masters were created from the original CAPS production files and select scenes of animation were cleaned up to make use of the high resolution IMAX film negatives. ''[[Treasure Planet]]'' was also released in select IMAX theaters and was the first theatrical film to be released in regular and IMAX theaters simultaneously. But all of these releases had underwhelming box office returns and Disney canceled later big-screen re-releases, including ''[[Aladdin (1992 film)|Aladdin]]''.
   
 
==Disney films shown in IMAX==
 
==Disney films shown in IMAX==
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===2010s===
 
===2010s===
*''[[Alice in Wonderland (2010 film)|Alice in Wonderland]] ''(2010)
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*''[[Alice in Wonderland (2010 film)|Alice in Wonderland]]'' (2010)
 
*''[[Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time]]'' (2010) (In select countries.)
 
*''[[Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time]]'' (2010) (In select countries.)
 
*''[[Toy Story 3]]'' (2010)
 
*''[[Toy Story 3]]'' (2010)
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*''[[Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2]]'' (2017) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
 
*''[[Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2]]'' (2017) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
 
*''[[Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales]]'' (2017) (Specially formatted for the entire film.)
 
*''[[Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales]]'' (2017) (Specially formatted for the entire film.)
*[[Cars 3]] (In select IMAX theatres.)
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*''[[Cars 3]]'' (In select IMAX theatres.)
*[[Spider-Man: Homecoming]] (2017)
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*''[[Spider-Man: Homecoming]]'' (2017)
 
*''[[Thor: Ragnarok]]'' (2017) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
 
*''[[Thor: Ragnarok]]'' (2017) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
*[[Coco (film)|Coco]] (2017) (In select IMAX theatres.)
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*''[[Coco (film)|Coco]]'' (2017) (In select IMAX theatres.)
*[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi]] (2017) (Was filmed with IMAX cameras for select sequences, projected in 2.35:1)
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*''[[Star Wars: The Last Jedi]]'' (2017) (Was filmed with IMAX cameras for select sequences, projected in 2.35:1)
*[[Black Panther (film)|Black Panther]] (2018) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
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*''[[Black Panther (film)|Black Panther]]'' (2018) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
*[[A Wrinkle in Time (2018 film)|A Wrinkle in Time]] (2018)
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*''[[A Wrinkle in Time (2018 film)|A Wrinkle in Time]]'' (2018)
*[[Avengers: Infinity War]] (2018) (Filmed with IMAX cameras for the entire film.)
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*''[[Avengers: Infinity War]]'' (2018) (Filmed with IMAX cameras for the entire film.)
*[[Solo|Solo: A Star Wars Story]] (2018)
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*''[[Solo|Solo: A Star Wars Story]]'' (2018)
*[[Incredibles 2]] (2018)
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*''[[Incredibles 2]]'' (2018)
*[[Ant-Man and the Wasp]] (2018) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
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*''[[Ant-Man and the Wasp]]'' (2018) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
*[[The Nutcracker and the Four Realms]] (2018)
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*''[[Ralph Breaks the Internet]]'' (2018) (In select IMAX theatres.)
*[[Ralph Breaks the Internet]] (2018)
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*''[[Captain Marvel (film)|Captain Marvel]]'' (2019) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
*[[Captain Marvel (film)|Captain Marvel]] (2019) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
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*''[[Dumbo (2019 film)|Dumbo]]'' (2019)
*[[Dumbo (2019 film)|Dumbo]] (2019)
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*''[[Penguins (film)|Penguins]]'' (2019)
*[[Avengers 4]] (2019) (Filmed with IMAX cameras for the entire film.)
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*''[[Avengers: Endgame]]'' (2019) (Filmed with IMAX cameras for the entire film.)
*[[Aladdin (2019 film)|Aladdin]] (2019)
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*''[[Aladdin (2019 film)|Aladdin]]'' (2019)
*[[Toy Story 4]] (2019)
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*''[[Toy Story 4]]'' (2019)
*[[The Lion King (2019 film)|The Lion King]] (2019) (Specially formatted for select sequences.)
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*''[[Spider-Man: Far From Home]]'' (2019)
*[[Spider-Man: Far From Home]] (2019)
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*''[[The Lion King (2019 film)|The Lion King]]'' (2019) (Filmed with IMAX cameras.)
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*''[[Maleficent: Mistress of Evil]]'' (2019)
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*''[[Frozen II]]'' (2019)
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*''[[Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker]]'' (2019) (Filmed with IMAX cameras.)
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*''[[Mulan (2020 film)|Mulan]]'' (2020)
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*''[[Black Widow (film)|Black Widow]]'' (2020)
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*''[[Artemis Fowl]]'' (2020)
   
 
==Disney IMAX Theatrical Posters==
 
==Disney IMAX Theatrical Posters==
<gallery position="center" widths="140" spacing="small">
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<gallery position="center" captionalign="center" spacing="small" widths="150">
Fantasia2000_Poster.jpg
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Fantasia2000 Poster.jpg
 
imax.jpg
 
imax.jpg
LionKingIMAXPoster01_250px.jpg
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LionKingIMAXPoster01 250px.jpg
The_Young_Black_Stallion.jpg
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The Young Black Stallion.jpg
 
sacred-planet-movie-poster-2004-1020385597.jpg
 
sacred-planet-movie-poster-2004-1020385597.jpg
 
AliensvofvthevDeep.jpg
 
AliensvofvthevDeep.jpg
 
Roving Mars.jpg
 
Roving Mars.jpg
 
disneycarolimax.jpg
 
disneycarolimax.jpg
AIW3D_Poster.jpg
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AIW3D Poster.jpg
Toy_story3_poster3-1-.jpg
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Toy story3 poster3-1-.jpg
 
TANG poster 205x305.jpg
 
TANG poster 205x305.jpg
 
Tron Legacy Final Poster.png
 
Tron Legacy Final Poster.png
Mars-Needs-Moms_poster.jpg
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Mars-Needs-Moms poster.jpg
 
POTCOST poster.jpg
 
POTCOST poster.jpg
CARS2_IMAX-POSTER_3D-lo1-660x977.jpg
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CARS2 IMAX-POSTER 3D-lo1-660x977.jpg
 
john-carter-imax-poster.jpg
 
john-carter-imax-poster.jpg
The_Avengers_poster2.jpg
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The Avengers poster2.jpg
Frankenweenie_IMAX_Poster.jpg
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Frankenweenie IMAX Poster.jpg
 
Oz-The-Great-And-Powerful-2013.jpg
 
Oz-The-Great-And-Powerful-2013.jpg
 
Imax Iron Man 3.jpg
 
Imax Iron Man 3.jpg
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GuardiansoftheGalaxyTheatricalPoster.jpg
 
GuardiansoftheGalaxyTheatricalPoster.jpg
 
BH6IMAXPoster.jpg
 
BH6IMAXPoster.jpg
Cinderella_2015_1.jpg
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Cinderella 2015 1.jpg
Tomorrowland_ALT_Poster.jpg
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Tomorrowland ALT Poster.jpg
 
Avengers-Age-of-Ultron-IMAX-HR-4.jpg
 
Avengers-Age-of-Ultron-IMAX-HR-4.jpg
 
Ant-Man IMAX poster.jpg
 
Ant-Man IMAX poster.jpg
 
The Force Awakens IMAX Poster.jpg
 
The Force Awakens IMAX Poster.jpg
The_Finest_Hours_poster.jpg
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The Finest Hours poster.jpg
 
Zootopia IMAX 3D Poster.jpg
 
Zootopia IMAX 3D Poster.jpg
 
The Jungle Book 2016 IMAX Poster.jpg
 
The Jungle Book 2016 IMAX Poster.jpg
 
Civil War IMAX Poster.jpg
 
Civil War IMAX Poster.jpg
ATTLG_Inverted_Poster.jpg
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ATTLG Inverted Poster.jpg
 
Finding Dory Poster 05.jpg
 
Finding Dory Poster 05.jpg
 
The BFG IMAX Poster.jpg
 
The BFG IMAX Poster.jpg
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SMH DOM IMAX ExclusiveArt Lg.jpg
 
SMH DOM IMAX ExclusiveArt Lg.jpg
 
Thor Ragnarok IMAX Experience Poster.jpg
 
Thor Ragnarok IMAX Experience Poster.jpg
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Penguins poster.jpg
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Aladdin IMAX poster.jpg
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Toy Story 4 IMAX poster.jpg
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SM Far From Home IMAX poster.jpg
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</gallery>
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==Gallery==
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<gallery position="center" captionalign="center" bordercolor="transparent" spacing="small" widths="150">
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IMAX-logo.jpg
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IMAXisBelieving.png
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imax 3d logo.png
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
{{Wikipedia}}
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{{WP}}
 
[[Category:Non-Disney]]
 
[[Category:Non-Disney]]
 
[[Category:Technology]]
 
[[Category:Technology]]

Revision as of 05:14, August 6, 2019

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Never Compromise
―Tagline


IMAX is a motion picture film format and a set of cinema projection standards created by the Canadian company IMAX Corporation. IMAX has the capacity to record and display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film systems. Since 2002, some feature films have been converted (or upgraded) into IMAX format for display in IMAX theatres and some have also been partially shot in IMAX.

Involment with Disney

Walt Disney Pictures became the first studio to release theatrical films in the IMAX process. Released on New Year's Day in 2000, Fantasia 2000 was the studio's first IMAX release and the first theatrical feature to be presented in IMAX theaters. It was originally planned as a standard theatrical release, but in agreeing with the company to release the film, the IMAX sound system incorporated a multi-channel and multi-layer stereo system for the orchestrated soundtrack, similar to the Fantasound system Walt Disney used for the original film decades ago. The company agreed to Disney's terms and conditions to gain the exclusive first showings of the film. These included a limited engagement of 4 months (from January 1 to April 30) and 50% of the box office receipts. Not all IMAX cinemas were prepared to accept Disney's terms to present the film; however, following the IMAX release, a standard 35mm run followed in June at regular theatres. Although Fantasia 2000 had a luke-warm financial run, the critical praise for its use of the IMAX format convinced Disney to put more releases in the giant-screen format in the pipeline. In 2002, IMAX re-issues of Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King were released in selected theaters over the winter and Christmas seasons of that year. New digital masters were created from the original CAPS production files and select scenes of animation were cleaned up to make use of the high resolution IMAX film negatives. Treasure Planet was also released in select IMAX theaters and was the first theatrical film to be released in regular and IMAX theaters simultaneously. But all of these releases had underwhelming box office returns and Disney canceled later big-screen re-releases, including Aladdin.

Disney films shown in IMAX

2000s

2010s

Disney IMAX Theatrical Posters

Gallery

Wikipediafavicon IMAX on Wikipedia

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