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IMAX Executives Looking for Technology Partners

IMAX_BRND_IIB_EN_CMYK300San Diego, CA, USA /CommNexus Marketlink/ — IMAX is unique – not an entertainment or technology or distribution company but all three at once: an innovator with patented technology; a Hollywood insider that partners with the world’s most celebrated movie makers to enhance their biggest blockbusters and documentaries; and a global enterprise with more than 660 theatres in 52 countries. IMAX is interested in developing partnerships with companies that have new, innovative technologies. If you have a creative and unique solution in the areas listed below or other areas that might be of interest to IMAX, the company wants to build a strategic and mutually beneficial partnership with you.  The application deadline is January 16.

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Areas of Interest (including but not limited to)

  • Projection Technology
    – Cinema Projection, Professional projection, micro and pico projectors technologies including light engines such as laser light engines, lenses, etc
  • Screen Technology
    – 2D or 3D screen paint formulations for high gain, screen materials, etc
  • Audio Technology
    – Cinema audio technology, 3D surround-sound algorithms and technologies, speakers, audio processing, etc
  • Image Processing Technology
    – Image sharpening, noise removal, super-resolution, etc
  • Stereoscopic Technology
    – Occlusion filling, depth map generation, 2D to 3D conversion algorithms, etc
  • Image Sensor and Digital Camera Technologies
    – Digital camera sensors, image capture algorithms
  • Content Distribution
    – Video compression technologies, video distribution technologies
  • Anti-Piracy Technology
    – ie. Prevention of camcorder recordings of theatrical content


Brian Bonnick, Chief Technology Officer, joined the Company in January 1999 as Vice President, Research & Technology, and was appointed Executive Vice President, Technology in June 2006. Previous to that, Mr. Bonnick held the position of Senior Vice President, Technology, a position he held since August 2001. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Bonnick was Vice President, Engineering and Operations for Electrohome Corporation. Prior to that Mr. Bonnick was Vice President and General Manager at TSB International Inc., a telecommunications company. Mr. Bonnick is registered as a professional engineer by the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Nader Elm, SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development, Nader has always focused on growth strategies, particularly in technology-intensive industries. As Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development at IMAX Corporation his responsibilities include strategic planning for the organization as well as leading initiatives to grow the business outside of its core.

Prior to IMAX Nader was in the senior leadership team at Rogers Digital Media where he was responsible for developing the strategic direction for Digital at Rogers Media as well as new business development and corporate venturing. Operationally he was also head of finance, analytics and reporting of the group as well as developing and running the group’s innovation agenda.

His prior experiences include Director of Corporate Strategy at BCE where he focused on the company’s various new growth businesses and ventures, Vice President of Business Development at Blue Spark Media, a digital media technology company, where he led the conception and development of new service lines, and Senior Consultant at Adventis Consulting, a Boston-based strategy consulting firm.

Nader has a deep understanding of consumer and technology trends that are influencing media and entertainment markets and their impact on traditional, digital-pure-play and multiplatform players. He holds a B.Eng (Hons) from University College London, London University and an MBA from London Business School.

About IMAX
IMAX is believing. It’s an entertainment experience so real you feel it in your bones, so magical it takes you places you have never been; so all-encompassing you’re not just peeking through a window, but part of the action.  Behind it is a world of high technology – proprietary software, architecture and equiptment pioneered by IMAX. IMAX is unique – not an entertainment or technology or distribution company but all three at once: an innovator with patented technology; a Hollywood insider that partners with the world’s most celebrated movie makers to enhance their biggest blockbustes and documentaries; and a global enterprise with more than 660 theatres in 52 countries.  There’s only one IMAX, and once experienced there’s no going back.

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Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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