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Imax Earnings Rise on ‘Spider-Man,’ Asian Hits

Giant-screen exhibitor Imax reported higher third-quarter earnings, due largely to a strong Hollywood and local-language film slate.

Imax CEO Talks Supersizing Netflix Originals, China Trade Tensions

Imax is looking to position itself as a movie launch platform for streaming giants that are expanding in the blockbuster movie business and traditional Hollywood studios that are developing their own…

Former BuzzFeed Exec Mark Jafar Joins Imax as Global Communications Head (Exclusive)

Imax has hired former Buzzfeed and Viacom PR exec Mark Jafar to help market the giant-screen exhibitor as its own movie-tech brand.

Imax CEO Richard Gelfond’s Pay Jumps to $6.2 Million in 2018

Imax CEO Richard Gelfond's compensation for the latest fiscal year came to $6.28 million, up from $5.4 million in fiscal 2017, according to a regulatory filing Monday.

Imax CEO Says Streamers Weighing Giant-Screen Releases

As Amazon and Netflix do more theatrical plays for their movies, Imax is in talks with streaming giants to super-size their releases.

Imax Signs 14 Laser-Theater Deal in China

Giant-screen exhibitor Imax has signed a deal to get its next-generation projection systems deeper into China amid breakneck cinema construction across the Asian market.

Imax Swings to Second-Quarter Profit, Beats Estimate

The giant-screen exhibitor, led by Richard Gelfond, told analysts Hollywood wasn't likely to face retaliation as Trump's China trade war escalates.

Imax CEO Sees No “Secular Shift” in Moviegoing After Rough Summer Box Office

"It's hard to believe that it's a lot more than content issues," Richard Gelfond said of the summer box office.

China’s Bona Film Group Signs 30-Theater Imax Deal

The agreement gets the Chinese film company, led by CEO Yu Dong, to 35 giant screens in all set to open by 2022.

AMC Entertainment CFO Talks Flexible Movie Ticket Pricing

Craig Ramsey told an investors conference the circuit is ready to consider variable pricing after acquiring Odeon & UCI in Europe.

Imax CEO Richard Gelfond Extends Contract to 2019

The new three-year deal follows the giant-screen exhibitor expanding into China and elsewhere internationally beyond North America.

Imax Posts Lower Third-Quarter Earnings on Weaker Box Office

The giant-screen exhibitor, led by CEO Richard Gelfond, sees Hollywood box office picking up in the fourth quarter.