Magazine article Screen International

IMAX Makes Moves in Sweden, Russia

Magazine article Screen International

IMAX Makes Moves in Sweden, Russia

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IMAX has announced its first commercial theatre deal for Scandinavia, with Nordic Cinema Group.

The IMAX in the SF Bio anchor multiplex at the Mall of Scandinavia in Stockholm will open in autumn 2015.

IMAX president of EMEA Andrew Cripps told Screen in Cannes that in Nordic Cinema Group "we couldn't pick a better partner...I hope it's a relationship we can build on because Scandinavia is very important to us."

"It's part of our new strategy to get into new markets," he added. This deal follows recent pacts in Germany, Switzerland, Portugal, Estonia, and Slovakia.

IMAX is set to open its screen at the revamped Empire Leicester Square in London at the end of the month.

Other IMAX news includes the company debuting its first laser system in Russia in 2015 and booking another local language Russian project, Nikolai Lebedev's The Flight Crew, to open in October 2015; this follows the success of Russian hit Stalingrad. …

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