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IMAX Corporation

Works: 148 works in 384 publications in 3 languages and 12,334 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Science films  Educational films  Short films  Photographs from space  Nature films  History  Sports films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QB631, 629.45
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Most widely held works by IMAX Corporation
Blue planet by Graeme Ferguson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Board a satellite in space to look back upon the shuttle as it orbits the Earth. Be part of the crew, working alongside the astronauts as they deploy and repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Travel millions of miles beyond Earth to soar above the remarkable contours of Venus and Mars
Space station( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and French and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience zero gravity and the thrill of life aboard the most complex scientific project ever assembled: The International Space Station, hovering 220 miles above Earth. Shows how the Station was assembled and day-to-day life on the station
Magnificent desolation walking on the moon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des reconstitutions, des documents d'archives (photos, vidéos et enregistrements sonores) et des cartes décrivent les missions d'exploration de la surface lunaire réalisées par des cosmonautes américains dans le cadre du projet Apollo
Galapagos( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow marine biologist Dr. Carole Baldwin as she explores 3,000 feet beneath the ocean, near the Galapagos islands, to collect rare and unusual species for study
NASCAR the IMAX experience( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is no doubt about precisely when folks began racing each other in automobiles. It was when they built the second automobile."--Richard Petty. This very appropriate quotation begins this celebration of the NASCAR experience. This film puts the history of the sport in context, placing emphasis on the technical details surrounding the cars, drivers, and fans. It covers the people inhabiting pit row, building the cars, and the elements of an engine block, leaving viewers feeling as if they have been present at the birth of a NASCAR chariot. For those baffled by the sport's popularity, there is enough mayhem--high-speed racing, body bumping, breakneck skids into pit row--to satisfy novices and die-hards alike
Hubble( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes film from the May 2009 mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as images captured by the telescope, and a series of scientifically realistic space flights based on Hubble data
Cosmic voyage( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and French and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dynamic journey, combining live action with state-of-the-art computer-generated imagery, shows us where humans fit in our ever-expanding universe. A "cosmic zoom," based on the powers of 10, extends from the surface of the Earth to the largest observable structures of the universe, and then back down into the sub-nuclear realm--a guided tour across 42 orders of magnitude. Explore some of the greatest existing scientific theories, some of which have never before been visualized on film, from the birth of the cosmos and solar system to the nature of black holes and exploding supernovas
Into the deep( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and French and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Close encounters of the oceanic kind."--Container
T-Rex Back to the Cretaceous by Brett Leonard( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible realm of dinosaurs, a world based on up-to-date scientific findings and created for the screen by richly effective computer graphics, comes alive when teenager Ally Hayden (Liz Stauber) plunges through time and becomes eyewitness to the primeval era of Hadrosaurs, Tyrannosaurus Rex and more
Deep sea( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure that lets you swim alongside some of the most exotic creatures on the planet. Among them are Green Sea Turtles who gather off Kona so that Surgeonfish can strip harmful algae from thier shells; an ominous, predatory Humboldt Squid that changes color four times per second like a flashing strobe light; and an underdoge Mantis Shrip, who claws have the speed of a .22-caliber bullet, in battle against a hungry octopus
Mountain gorilla( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with footage of Carl Akley's expedition in 1921 to the Belgian Congo to collect mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) specimens, this film briefly discusses the history of mountain gorilla research and protection in the Virunga Volcanoes area of Africa. The film then centers on observations of one family group near the Karisoke Research Center in the Parc National des Volcans of Rwanda. Gorillas are shown foraging, feeding and resting. Infants, including one only two days old, are seen with their mothers, breastfeeding, trying new foods, and riding on their mothers' backs. Infants and juveniles are seen at play, and vocalizations of all gorillas are heard. The film also discusses the gorilla diet, the role of play in establishing the group hierarchy, conservation and protection efforts, and the continuing loss of habitat. Gorillas are shown wandering outside the park in search of food, in view of local (human) inhabitants
The secret of life on Earth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go on a breathtaking adventure through time and across five continents to reveal nature's most vital secrets. You will see the alarming destruction humankind has caused to our ecosystems and find hope in recent efforts to restore the natural balance we have disturbed
Titanica( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descend two-and-a-half miles into the Atlantic on a high-risk expedition to explore the long-lost Titanic. Includes interviews with two survivors, Eva Hart and Frank Goldsmith, told against a backdrop of beautifully-preserved archival photography
Survival Island( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing almost alone in the great Southern Ocean, South Georgia Island plays host to some of the largest concentrations of animals anywhere on Earth during the spring and summer months
Fires of Kuwait( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and French and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on location, Fires of Kuwait takes viewers to the very center of the terrible Gulf War legacy. Firefighters from 10 countries answered Kuwait's cry for help. Supported by more than 10000 people from 40 nations they battled and won
Australia Land beyond time by David Flatman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A breathtaking journey through the exotic, surreal and dramatic natural environment of Australia"--Container
China the panda adventure( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of New York socialite and widow Ruth Harkness who takes up her departed husband's study of the giant panda in China circa 1936
Kilimanjaro to the roof of Africa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow five trekkers and their Chagga Mountain guide up the largest freestanding mountain in the world. Along their journey of courage and endurance, they encounter strange landscapes and endure harsh conditions as they travel through five climate zones
Wolves by David Douglas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the world of wolves by plane, helicopter, on foot and through time, and why wolf reintroduction is making news in the American West and setting a precedent around the world
The Great Barrier Reef by George Casey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Viewers will experience not only the beauty of the reef, but will learn of its complex ecosystem, symbiotic relationships and the extreme fragility of its environment"--Container
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Magnificent desolation walking on the moon
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Space stationMagnificent desolation walking on the moonDeep seaMountain gorillaThe secret of life on EarthTitanicaChina the panda adventure