(July 3, 2001 – Burbank, CA) – On October 2, Warner Home Video (WHV) blasts into space with a cosmic line-up of spectacular titles from IMAX®. Included in this amazing collection are the breathtaking IMAX® films “Destiny In Space,” “Mission To Mir” and “Hail Columbia!” A definitive library of IMAX® space exploration films will also be available in one collectible box set. October marks the highly-anticipated landing of NASA’s 2001 Mars Odyssey. To commemorate this historic event, Warner Home Video and IMAX® team up to take viewers to the final frontier. “Destiny In Space” (referred to by The Sydney Morning Herald as “fascinating beyond the bounds of “Star Wars,” “Star Trek” and “2001: A Space Odyssey!”), “Mission To Mir” and “Hail Columbia!” will each be available for $14.95 SRP ($9.95 MAP) on VHS and $19.98 SRP ($14.95 MAP) on DVD. “The IMAX Space Collection” (which, in addition to the three titles above, includes the hits “Blue Planet” and “The Dream Is Alive”) will be available in a five-VHS box set for $75.92 SRP ($49.95 MAP) and a five-disc DVD box set for $98.92 ($74.95 MAP). IMAX Corporation and its subsidiaries comprise one of the world’s leading entertainment technology companies, with particular emphasis on film and digital imaging technologies, including giant-screen images, 3D presentations, digital post-production and digital projection. There were more than 220 IMAX theatres operating in 28 countries around the world as of September 30, 2000. More information on the Company can be found at www.imax.com. IMAX® and The IMAX Experience® are registered trademarks of IMAX Corporation. With operations in 78 international territories--more than the video division of any other studio--Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. WHV’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top-quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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