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July 15, 2020—IMAX is getting ready for a post-pandemic cinematic boom. In an interview with Forbes
, Bruce Markoe, head of post-production at IMAX, said that his department is now operating at nearly pre-pandemic levels, and in July will be working to prepare nearly 200 versions of its movies.
July 15, 2020—D3D Cinema is excited to announce the launch of its
StreamKit suite of digital streaming solutions, enabling live and
pre-recorded transmission of theatrical and floor programs to remote
audiences—amplifying reach and engagement to home viewers,
home-learners, remote classrooms and overflow/distancing spaces.
July 15, 2020—After meaningful consultation with many of its museum
partners, and based on the realities of the Covid-19 pandemic, Giant
Screen Films has decided to move the release of its highly anticipated
large-format film Dinosaurs of Antarctica to February 2021.
July 2, 2020— MGM Television is cementing its move into premium factual programming with a new partnership with IMAX/giant screen documentary producer and distributor K2 Studios. The Hollywood studio will co-produce eight premium documentary TV series with K2, which specializes in producing nature, wildlife, science and adventure programming.
July 1, 2020—BIG & Digital, LLC, is launching the Cinema Learning Challenge Virtual Field Trip Experience in July 2020 as a no-contact, educational alternative to traditional field trips and outreach programs. Tina Ratterman, the founder of CLC, said, “I want to help museums and theaters succeed, especially during this difficult time. If schools and groups aren’t able to take field trips, we can bring the field trips to them! Museums can support their mission of education while enjoying a new revenue source through Virtual Field Trips."