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IMAX ENTERTAINMENT’S NEW SPACE EPIC “A BEAUTIFUL PLANET” OPENS MAY 13 AT FERNBANK MUSEUM’S IMAX® THEATRE

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From IMAX Entertainment, A Beautiful Planet, the latest space documentary from director Toni Myers and made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA), will open at Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s IMAX® Theatre on Friday, May 13. The film features stunning footage of Earth captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and is narrated by Academy Award®-winner Jennifer Lawrence. Tickets are on sale at www.fernbankmuseum.org/explore/imax-theatre/a-beautiful-planet/.

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The IMAX® release of “A Beautiful Planet” will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

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“A Beautiful Planet” reunites much of the filmmaking team from “Hubble” and “Space Station,” led by producer and director Toni Myers, who also wrote and edited the film.  Director of photography James Neihouse, ASC, served as the astronaut training manager. Graeme Ferguson, IMAX co-founder and pioneer producer of many IMAX space films, is the executive producer, and Judy Carroll is the film’s co-producer.  Marsha Ivins also served as space operations consultant on the film. The music is composed by Micky Erbe and Maribeth Solomon. Sound design is by Peter Thillaye.

 

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You can learn more about “A Beautiful Planet” by visiting its official site at www.imax.com/ABP.

Projected on an impressive five-story screen, “A Beautiful Planet” will show daily at Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre starting May 13. “A Beautiful Planet” also shows Friday evenings during Martinis & IMAX®. For exact show times and to watch the trailer, visit http://www.fernbankmuseum.org/explore/imax-theatre/a-beautiful-planet/. IMAX® tickets are $13 for adults, $12 for seniors, $11 for children and $8 for Museum members, and can be purchased online at fernbankmuseum.org or by calling 404.929.6400.

 

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  1. Debbie-Jean lemonte says

    The preview alone looks spectacular. I’ve always wondered what the Earth looked like from outside. Of course, there are tons of images but it would be great to see it on the big screen the IMAX way.

  2. alison says

    This looks amazing! I love when IMAX has movies that make you learn but that are done in a way that make you realize that the world is so small! I definitely want to see this!

  3. Sara says

    Oh man, I can’t wait for this. Although very short, the way the earth looks in the trailer is breathtaking. It’ll be such an experience seeing it in IMAX.

  4. Ronnie says

    I’m going this sat. Can’t wait

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  6. I had no idea about this…thank you for the post. My son would love to watch this. I am excited for him now, and plan on taking him.

  7. Brian Manon says

    The previews look amazing. I live in NYC and the Imax here is stadium seating with awesome dolby surround sound. Can’t wait to see this

  8. suchi says

    this looks amazing.. i would love to take my daughter for this! She is so into planets ….

  9. Brandie says

    That looks like it would be amazing to see. The ticket prices are reasonable as well.

  10. Beth Shankle Anderson says

    How incredible this looks! I would definitely like to see this, if just for the imagery alone. Thanks for sharing!

  11. Raya Cordova says

    The preview looks AMAZING! I definitely want to see this with the whole family!

  12. Melanie says

    I want to see this. I know my family wouldn’t be totally interested as well. Going to tell the hubby about it.

  13. Noel says

    Always amazing to sit in IMAX theatres! love that photo of the earth lit up w/ electric lights after dark!

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