He said Imax
plans to work in Saudi Arabia with exhibitor partners such as AMC, Vox, Cinepolis and Empire.
The solid box office gains helped boost IMAX
's network business results.
The concept of the IMAX
Private Theatre, long before it was to be marketed to individuals for their homes, was born in Hollywood--for Hollywood.
Inclusive of the new agreement with VOX, IMAX
says it now has 32 contracted cinemas in the region, 20 of which are already open for business.
Today's agreement brings the Imax
contracted network in Saudi Arabia to at least five, with two currently open, as Imax
also operates the Imax
dome theatre at the Sultan Bin Abdul Science Center in Al-Khobar, which opened in 2005.
will also explore the establishment of a film-technology lab to train and work with Saudi filmmakers on Imax-format documentaries and Arabic-language films that showcase the Kingdom's geography, culture and heritage, as well as the filmmakers themselves.
"I think we'll probably start with a documentary project, but one of the great things about IMAX
is that it takes people where they could never go, whether it's the bottom of the ocean, whether it's outer space, that's what IMAX
does at its best.
Program includes textbooks, workbooks, school exams, feedback reports and individualised remedial worksheets along with teacher manuals and teacher training modules.
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One experience will be launched each year starting with Justice League VR in late 2017, with all to receive an exclusive window in IMAX
VR centres, prior to its availability at other VR platforms like in-home and mobile offerings.
Distributing a big-budget tent-pole title in the large-screen IMAX
format can provide an extra boost to a film's box office, as tickets are typically priced much higher, and many fans tend to flock to the giant-sized theatres during a film's opening weekend.
by Times News Service Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas have announced the launch of the first IMAX
theatre in Oman.