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An Open Statement to the Giant Screen Film Industry
Written by: Selected Big Movie Members (see list below)
Date: July 7, 2004
The following statement appeared in the LF EXaminer after it was submitted by a group of exhibitors, producers and distributors who, in light of recent trends, share a concern for the future economic viability of the giant screen industry. This statement represents the first time a group of individual stakeholders have come together to make a joint public statement in support of original 15/70 films produced specifically for exhibition in giant screen theatres. Some of these organizations have notably and vigorously disagreed with one another over industry issues in the past. The group collectively prepared the following "Open Statement" with the hope that it will generate increased discussion over these and other important issues related to the future of the industry on the eve of the upcoming GSTA 2004 Conference in Montreal. The views and opinions expressed herein do not represent the views of BMZ and are solely those of the signatories.

Reflections on the Future of Large Format Film
Written by: Hans Kummer
Date: October 27, 2003
Longtime industry member Hans Kummer shares his thoughts on the current state of the Big Movie industry and its future.

2002: A Gigantic Look Back
Written by: Herb Lash
Date: February 2002
BMZ Reviewer and Columnist Herb Lash offers his thoughts on the standout films of 2002 -- a year which saw a record-breaking 20 films released.

Looking Back on 2002, a Year of Disney and DMR
Written by: BMZ Staff
Date: December 2002
BMZ editors reflect on 2002 -- a year with a record-breaking number of Big Movies released, dominated by Disney and marked by the premiere of IMAX DMR -- enabling Hollywood live-action films in true 70mm size and clarity.

Lion King Roars to Big Movie Theaters
Written by: BMZ Staff
Date: December 2002
As the top-grossing animated film of all time, the best-selling video in home entertainment history, and a popular Broadway show, will THE LION KING become the most successful Disney Big Movie release to date?

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