A Beautiful Planet 3D Opens April 29 at the California Science Center

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2016 –A Beautiful Planet 3D from IMAX Entertainment, the latest space documentary by  director Toni Myers, made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will open at the California Science Center on April 29, 2016. The film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet,and the effects humanity has had on it over time, captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). It is narrated by the inspirational voice of Academy Award®-winner Jennifer Lawrence. Tickets are on sale at http://californiasciencecenter.org/visit/admission/imax-admission.

The IMAX® 3D 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.

A Beautiful Planet 3D reunites much of the filmmaking team from Hubble 3D and Space Station 3D, 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.

A Beautiful Planet has been rated G. You can learn more about A Beautiful Planet by visiting its official site at www.imax.com/ABP.

About the California Science Center

The California Science Center is a dynamic destination where families, adults and children can explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe- inspiring films.

The Science Center and IMAX Theater are located in historic Exposition Park just west of the Harbor (110) Freeway at 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. For recorded information, including IMAX show times, call 323.SCIENCE (323.724-3623). IMAX ticket prices range from $5.25 to $8.50. For advance ticket purchases, group rates, or to make reservations for any visiting group of 15 or more (required), call 213.744-2019. Parking is available in the guest lot at Figueroa and 39th / Exposition Park Drive at $12 per car, and $30 for commercial buses or oversize vehicles. Both the Science Center and IMAX Theater are wheelchair accessible. For further information, please visit our website at www.californiasciencecenter.org .

Proceeds from the IMAX Theater support California Science Center exhibit and education programs.

About IMAX Corporation

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