Mumbai: IMAX Corporation, one of the world’s leading digital entertainment and technology companies, and television program distribution company Northstar Media, announced that the two companies have partnered on a distribution arrangement whereby Northstar Media has been appointed exclusive representative for the IMAX XXI Film Package consisting of 21 award-winning high-def IMAX(R) films including some key titles like Walking on the Moon 3D, Space Station, Into the Deep and T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous and Blue Planet.
Under the terms of the agreement, Northstar Media will have the worldwide television, VOD, mobile, and broadband rights to this package marking the first time that all 21 titles have been available for these outlets. The announcement was made jointly by IMAX Corporation chairman and president, filmed entertainment Greg Foster and Northstar Media co-president Andy Weir.
"We’re thrilled to work with Northstar Media. This partnership represents IMAX expanding its footprint as we begin to deliver The IMAX Experience in high definition television," said Foster.
"Only IMAX can take you from the bottom of the ocean to the farthest reaches of space," commented Weir. "The IMAX brand is world famous and is well respected for its breathtaking imagery and high-quality entertainment. This collection represents some of the most successful films in the company’s history. And the fact that the films have already been transferred to high definition makes this opportunity extremely exciting for us."
The 21 titles are:
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (narrated by Tom Hanks)
Space Station (Narrated By Tom Cruise)
Into The Deep (Narrated by Kate Nelligan)
T-Rex: Back To The Cretaceous
Horses: The Story Of Equus
China: The Panda Adventure
The Dream is Alive (Narrated By Walter Cronkite)
Mission to Mir
Galapagos (Narrated By Kenneth Branagh)
Fires of Kuwait
The Secret of Life on Earth (Narrated By Patrick Stewart)
Survival Island (Narrated by David Attenborough)
Ozarks: Legacy and Legend
L5: First City in Space
The Last Buffalo