IMAX Releases Featurette On Digital Camera Used In Filming Of Transformers: Age Of Extinction

IMAX has released a featurette about the new IMAX Digital 3D Camera used in the making of [...]

IMAX has released a featurette about the new IMAX Digital 3D Camera used in the making of Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Here are some facts about the camera, provided by IMAX:IMAX® has developed the first fully integrated dual 65mm 4K digital large-format 3D camera.

  • The IMAX® 3D Digital Camera delivers stunning image quality and is smaller, lighter and easier to use than other 3D digital camera systems on the market.
  • The IMAX® 3D Digital Camera is a true 4K stereo camera. This means that both the left eye and right eye images are captured at full 4K resolution.
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction is the first feature film to ever use the new IMAX®3D Digital Camera.
  • Exclusively in IMAX® theatres, sequences filmed with the IMAX® 3D Digital Cameras will be presented in a 1.9:1 aspect ratio – offering moviegoers 26% more of the image than standard cinemas for a truly immersive IMAX® 3D experience.
  • The production team on Transformers: Age of Extinction was able to capture major action sequences of the film – including chase scenes and helicopter shots – in high-resolution 3D in a way that was previously impossible thanks to the compact size of the new cameras.

"We're blown away by what Michael Bay has been able to do with our new digital 3D cameras. With Transformers: Age of Extinction, he takes IMAX® 3D to the next level - putting moviegoers smack in the middle of the action with the Autobots and  Mark Wahlberg as audiences have never seen before," says Greg Foster, Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp and CEO of IMAX Entertainment.

"The goal with The IMAX Experience® has always been to transport moviegoers into places they've only dreamed of. With the lightweight and compact IMAX® 3D Digital Camera, we are providing today's leading filmmakers with the ability to take high-resolution 3D cameras into places they've never been able to before," says Hugh Murray, IMAX Senior Vice President of Film Production.

Transformers: Age of Extinction comes to theaters June 27. You can see the IMAX trailer and featurette embedded below.