The world’s largest IMAX screen will open to the public in Germany on Sep0 September, starting with the premiere of the latest James Bond film “No Time to Die”.
The screen, located at the Traumaplast multiplex in Leonburg, weighs more than 500 pounds – another Emex record – and is about 70 feet high and 125 feet wider than a Boeing 737 aircraft. It was so large that it was drawn by a specially designed robotic arm.
The theater has 574 seats and features IMAX with laser technology and IMAX’s 12-channel sound technology with new range and overhead channels.
“IMAX gives a new definition of‘ big screen ’to Trumplast,” said Rich Gelfond, CEO of IMAX. “With Lochman Film TheaterBitribe, we’ve created an unforgettable moviegoing experience where fans can truly immerse themselves in one of the world’s biggest blockbusters on the world’s big screen.
“As we continue to grow in Germany and open new iconic locations around the world, the IMAX Premium at Tramplast will become an exciting flagship location at a crucial time for fans seeking a different experience.”
Marius and Heinz Lochman said in a statement: “Visitors from Germany and beyond will travel far and wide to see IMAX at Tramplast, from its huge screen and incredible audio to the luxurious seats and other exciting amenities the theater offers. Proud to be a partner and can’t wait to start allowing fans at the door.
Director Carrie Fukunaga shot “No Time to Die” with the IMAX’s 15/70mm film camera, making it the first bond entry for them to use. The movie is specially formatted for IMAX theaters and has a 40 minute IMAX exclusive extended aspect ratio. Tramplast viewers will be able to receive an IMAX-Exclusive 1.90: 1 aspect ratio, allowing them to view 2 %% more images per image for that selected sequence.
The huge new theater is the eighth of IMAX in Germany. Emax’s box office has grown in the country in recent years, reaching its highest point so far in 2019.