Recent News Stories

  1. Toronto festival completes 2014 lineup
  2. Doraemon takes second weekend in Japan
  3. Giddens' Café charms HK and Taiwan
  4. Roaring Currents sets Korean B.O. record
  5. Shinya Shokudo to become feature film
  6. Lav Diaz wins top Locarno prize
  7. Enlight Media reports lower profits
  8. Gwei Lun-mei is Golden Horse ambassador
  9. Toronto adds Heart, Revenge and Love Hotel
  10. Witch tops second weekend in China
  11. Doraemon defeats Transformers in Japan
  12. Alex Yang returns with Love in Vain
  13. Roaring Currents breaks 10m admissions
  14. Uzumasa tops Fantasia awards
  15. Haemoo to compete at San Sebastián
  16. Lawson acquires Japan's United Cinemas
  17. Montreal World festival fixes line-up
  18. Fox boards Na Hong-jin's new film
  19. Taiwan's Serenity Entertainment shuttered
  20. Triumph in the Skies feature starts production
  21. Zhang Qiang joins Alibaba Pictures
  22. Lunar Kingdom bewitches China box office
  23. Kenshin sequel heats up Japan box office
  24. Busan celebrates Ann Hui
  25. Roaring Currents shatters Korea B.O. records
  26. Orange Sky Golden Harvest issues profit warning
  27. Metroplex brings Sundance to Hong Kong
  28. China Lion takes But Always
  29. Fosun and SFG strike alliance
  30. Roaring Currents takes Kundo's opening record
  31. Tokyo IFF spotlights Anno Hideaki
  32. Taiwan launches film institute
  33. Godzilla stomps to top of Japan B.O.
  34. Toronto announces second wave of films
  35. Antonym takes two at Skip City
  36. Midnight After wins PiFan jury prize
  37. Continent lands at China box office
  38. Kundo breaks 3m admissions in South Korea
  39. Taiwan govt announces subsidy dozen
  40. Han Han's debut opens big in China

Bona adds first IMAX screen


Bona adds first IMAX screen

By Patrick Frater

Fri, 15 June 2012, 11:42 AM (HKT)


Exhibition News

Chinese conglomerate Bona Film Group is to open its first IMAX cinema screen later this year.

The theatre will be built within a new multiplex, the Nongken Bona International Cineplex, set to open in September in Tianjin.

"Today's agreement builds upon our successful collaboration with IMAX and is a natural progression of this relationship. We look forward to bringing audiences in Tianjin the best Hollywood and Chinese blockbusters in the most immersive format available," said Bona chairman and CEO Yu Dong in a statement.

Bona previously released its Flying Swords of Dragon Gate as an IMAX presentation in China in December last year and will see the film released in North America in Sept through distributor Indomina.

IMAX is a huge brand in China and is able to charge premium prices for its tickets. The Bona deal takes to 226 the total number of IMAX theatres open or contracted to open in Greater China.


Sign up with your email address for our free weekly newsletter: