Imax lands ex-Disney film president
Mark Zoradi hired as a strategic adviserTORONTO -- Imax Corp. has hired former Disney film president Mark Zoradi as a strategic adviser.
The move follows Zoradi and Imax collaborating on supersized versions of "Tron Legacy" and "Alice in Wonderland" for the giant screen exhibitors' international circuit.
Imax said Zoradi will be based in Los Angeles and on hand to advise on film acquisition, distribution and marketing, and studio and exhibitor relationships.
"The Imax network continues to expand around the globe, and Mark's industry insight and expertise will no doubt help us further establish ourselves as a critical distribution platform for event titles," Imax CEO Richard Gelfond said of the addition to his company's brain trust.
Zoradi also recently joined the boardroom at Rave Cinemas, the U.S. theater exhibition chain.