Think IMAX is already the biggest thing out there when it comes to movie theater experience? Well they are about to get bigger.
The company has teamed up with Lochman Filmtheaternetriebe, an independent German cinema operation, in order to create the biggest movie theater screen ever. According to a report from Deadline, the screen could as big as a Beoing 737 jet liner.
The screen will be 38 meters wide and 22 meters tall.
So far the opening date for this monstrous cinema screen will be next year. Once this new movie theater screen debuts, it will beat out previous monster screens which are located in Australia and China.
“If you want your guests to come back to your theater, you have to offer them an unforgettable experience. Cinemas are where dreams come to life, where audiences come to relax and also be totally immersed in the movies they love. There is nothing like IMAX when it comes to delivering the world’s most immersive cinematic experience.”, said Heinz Lochmann, Head of the Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe.
Richard L. Gelfond, head honcho of the famous theater experience, also shared his excitement for this new theater experience.
“Global demand for The IMAX experience is stronger than ever as shown by our recent performance and growth in Germany. Now, through our new partnership with the Lochmann Filmtheaterbetriebe, the largest IMAX theater in world will reside in Germany and serve as a premium entertainment destination in the country.”
Don’t know what IMAX is? We’ve got you covered
IMAX is a system of high-resolution cameras, film formats and film projectors. It’s also known for having very large screens formats.With a tall aspect ratio and steep stadium seating.
“Movies are watched. But seeing a movie in an IMAX® theater is so much more. That’s what we call The IMAX Experience®. Every element in our theaters is planned, designed and positioned with exacting standards to create the most intense experience. This science is our theater geometry, and it ensures movie magic every time the lights go down”.
That is the IMAX experience.