IMAX (an acronym for Image MAXimum) is a motion pictur film format an a set o cinema projection staundarts creatit bi the Canadian company IMAX Corporation an developed bi Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert Kerr, an William C. Shaw.[1] IMAX haes the capacity tae record an display images o far greater size an resolution than conventional film seestems. Syne 2002, some featur films hae been convertit (or upgradit) intae IMAX format for display in IMAX theatres an some hae an aa been pairtially shot in IMAX.

Logo for IMAX.
A comparison between 35 mm and 15/70 mm negative areas.

IMAX is the maist widely uised seestem for special-venue film presentations. As o Juin 2016, thare war 1,102 IMAX theatres in 69 kintras.[2]


  1. "The Birth of IMAX". Retrieved May 23, 2012.
  2. IMAX Corporation (July 20, 2016). "IMAX Corporation Reports Second-Quarter 2016 Financial Results" (Press release). PRNewswire. Retrieved August 9, 2016.