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  • 115,200 IMAX film frames make up a typical 40-minute IMAX 3D film. That is 27,000 ft.
  • A 100-minute 3D film is 67,500 ft long. The Polar Express: An IMAX 3D Experience is nearly 13 mi long.
  • IMAX 3D projectors can emit up to 30,000 watts of light.
  • The IMAX 3D projector actually projects two separate images onto the screen and special polarized 3D glasses allow your brain to fuse the two images together to make a single, pristine, larger-than-life three-dimensional image.
  • The IMAX 3D projector flashes 48 individual images onto the screen every second.
  • The IMAX 3D screen is covered with a special silver paint that reflects twice the amount of light as a regular movie screen.
  • The 3D images in an IMAX theatre will reach out at you no matter where you sit, making every seat the best seat in the house.
  • The IMAX 3D camera is one of the highest resolution image-capturing devices in the world.
  • IMAX 3D cameras have been everywhere from the bottom of the ocean, to inside a NASCAR racecar, to the International Space Station.
  • The IMAX 3D camera is run by 14 motors and 11 microprocessors.

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