IMAX, Dolphin Ent. Join forces for the slate of the documentary feature – Deadline

Exclusive: In an agreement announced today in Cannes, IMAX Corporation and Dolphin Entertainment have signed a multi-year agreement to co-finance the development and production of a slate of feature-length documentaries for global release.

The first picture will be under the pair Blue angel, A recently-announced documentary from Bad Robot Productions and Zipper Bros. Films that follows the efforts of the famous Aerial Demonstration Squadron of the US military. The project is currently being shot with the “Art of the Art IMAX Camera”, according to a joint announcement by IMAX and Dolphin Entertainment. It is expected to hit the IMAX screen next year.

Directed by Paul Crowder, the film focuses on the latest category of pilots entering the Blue Angels program, as well as sharing their emotional stories. Veterans on the team will, this year, take their final flight. This is the first time that the iconic blue and yellow F / A-18 Super Hornets will be displayed on IMAX.

Blue Angels jet on the flight

An F / A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet, part of the Blue Angels fleet
Blue Angels / IMAX / Dolphin Entertainment

Blue angel Promise “to provide a truly unique view MThat incredible pilot E.g., fOr for the first time, listeners will be able to go for a lifetime ride inside the formation, inside the cockpit, and inside the helmet, visceral, adrenaline rush.

Blue angel A perfect first project between our two companies, “said John Turner, IMAX’s documentary director. “Bill [O’Dowd] And the Dolphin team will be an essential partner not only in creating projects, but also in ensuring that they are seen and heard around the world. ”

O’Dowd, CEO of Dolphin Entertainment, said: And some stories, e.g. Blue angel, Their full potential can only be enjoyed if the IMAX experience is seen. We’re thrilled to have this partnership with John and his team, as we work together to create a slate of unforgettable documentaries that need to be seen on the big screen! “

Producer of Blue angel Bad Robot’s JJ Abrams, Zipper Bros Films’ Glenn Zipper, Hannah Minghela, Mark Monroe, Shawn Stewart and Glenn Powell (Powell, who co-starred) Top gun: MaverickTom Cruise was on the red carpet in Cannes on Wednesday for the film’s world premiere). Its executive producer Blue angel Rob Stone and Greg Uldridge.

IMAX operates in 87 countries and territories, including more than 1,680 IMAX theater systems worldwide. Dolphin Entertainment is a leading independent entertainment marketing and production company that includes 42 West, The Door, Shore Fire Media, Viewpoint Creative and B / HI (a division of 42 West).

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