It is a motion picture format created by the Canadian IMAX Corporation. IMAX was designed to record and display images of a much greater size and resolution than any conventional film system. Roman Kroitor, born in the family of Ukrainian migrants, invented the IMAX technology alongside with Graeme Ferguson, Robert Kerr and William C. Shaw). The first presentation of IMAX took place at EXPO-67 in Montreal, however, the invention acquired mass popularity only in the last two decades. Roman Kroitor is a famous film director and the author of the idea of Force – the cornerstone of the Star Wars franchise that unites the universe and serves as a source of power for Jedi knights and their Sith enemies.

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