Tag Archives: Disney

ThemedReality August 2012 Update

Newly added at ThemedReality.com: Walt Disney, Theme Park Character And coming later this month: Batman, laser projectors, and what theme parks can learn from IMAX A new kind of branding for museums What We Know About Shanghai Disneyland: The Director’s … Continue reading

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VIDEO: John Carter IMAX Trailer

NOTE: John Carter’s Andrew Stanton is the second Pixar alum to direct a big budget flick showing in IMAX theaters.  He follows Brad Bird, director of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol (and I’m not even counting the legendary Ben Burtt). Enjoy!

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FILM JUST ISN’T FOXY

The Blog has acquired a copy of the following letter from 20th Century Fox to theater operators encouraging them to switch to digital projection.  Why?  Because Fox plans to eliminate film releases altogether.  A source has informed me that the planned … Continue reading

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To Infitec and Beyond

Sure there are a lot of different 3D systems out there: IMAX, REALD, Technicolor, MasterImage, XpanD.  But the one that seems to be gaining in popularity is Infitec, known popularly in the States through its digital cinema licensee Dolby. The … Continue reading

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30 Days of 3D: DAY 6

UPDATED 5/17/11 4:30 PM PST The first 3D attraction at a Disney theme park was “3D Jamboree,” which premiered in the Fantasyland Theatre at Disneyland in June 1956.  The attraction featured the existing 3D cartoons “Melody” (1953, released theatrically with William … Continue reading

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MEET STAR TOURS’ NEW 3D SYSTEM AND GLASSES

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THE KINOTECH BLOG AWARDS PT 1

It’s awards season.  So The Blog decided why the heck not. FOR BEING CINEMATOGRAPHER TO THE STARS: JAMES NEIHOUSE He’s been working on IMAX films for nearly four decades.  Sports, wildlife, and the oceans are all within his realm.  But … Continue reading

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