What happened to Sydney Imax?

The 25th September 2016 marked the last day of trading in the previous iconic building, which has since been demolished and an even more impressive building and IMAX cinema is currently being constructed in its place. Since our opening on 25 September 1996, over ten million patrons have attended the IMAX Sydney.

What is replacing IMAX Sydney?

Sydney IMAX is being replaced with a huge complex called ‘The Ribbon’.

Who owns IMAX Sydney?

Australia’s largest private developer, Grocon, has officially claimed full ownership of Sydney’s iconic IMAX Theatre after buying Markham’s share of the site for $70 million.

What is special about IMAX theater?

Unique to IMAX is its huge screen, which is bigger than any other format, up to 40% larger, and it uses an aspect ratio that’s taller than other theaters. With some movies, this means you’re seeing more of the image instead of black bars on the top and bottom of the frame.

Is IMAX the biggest screen in the world?

The Panasonic IMAX Theatre at Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia holds the largest fixed projection screen in the world, measuring 35.72m x 29.57 m (117 ft x 97 ft).

What are they building at the IMAX?

construction of a 30-storey building, including a hotel, serviced apartments, retail and entertainment space and a separate two-storey PMNSW building. realignment of Wheat Road; upgrade to the surrounding public domain, including a new playground and the relocation of heritage items; and.

Can you get IMAX at home?

IMAX Enhanced delivers more of what fans demand from IMAX in the home: Content: The only way to experience IMAX’s signature picture, sound and scale in the home—with exclusive, digitally remastered 4K HDR content and immersive audio by DTS.

What are the best seats in IMAX theater?

You’re definitely better off being on a side seat in the back. Especially for a movie this long. You’ve also gotta factor in the IMAX formatting, which means the image will be taking up almost all of the screen. Your neck will thank you.

How big is the IMAX screen in Sydney?

IMAX is the ultimate movie experience. With crystal clear images towering eight stories high, and 15,000 watts of digital surround sound, IMAX has the power to take you to places you may have only dreamed of visiting.Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, the IMAX Theatre Sydney is home to the WORLD’S LARGEST CINEMA SCREEN!

Which is the biggest IMAX theater in the world?

The LG IMAX Theatre Sydney is home to the World’s Biggest Screen. Experience the highest quality giant screen images, with state of the art digital surround-sound and dramatic stadium-style seating.

What are the most popular things to do in Sydney?

The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars.

Are there any free events in Sydney in the summer?

On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour’s shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year – Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.