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Iconic Beatles Rooftop Concert Heads To IMAX
The legendary 1969 Beatles Rooftop Concert at Apple Corps Headquarters in Savile Row is coming to IMAX.
Following the footage featured in Peter Jackson’s “The Beatles: Get Back” docuseries for Disney +, an exclusive 60-minute IMAX event screening and filmmaker Q&A will take place on January 30, 2022, to mark the anniversary. of the historical performance, which became their final public group performance.
Director and producer Peter said, “To celebrate the anniversary of the historic performance, select IMAX® theaters will host screenings with a filmmaker Q&A and distribute exclusive mini-posters. The Q&A will be broadcast via satellite simultaneously to all connected IMAX locations.
“I am delighted that the rooftop concert of ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ is experienced in IMAX, on this giant screen.
“This is the last Beatles concert, and it’s the perfect way to see and hear it.”
Megan Colligan, President of IMAX Entertainment, added, “Since the beginning of Peter Jackson’s beautiful and enlightening docuseries, we’ve heard from fans keen to experience his unforgettable rooftop performances. IMAX.
“We are delighted to partner with Disney to take ‘Get Back’ to a whole new level and give Beatles fans all over the world a unique opportunity to watch and hear their heroes in the unparalleled sight and sound of IMAX. “
A press release says the images will be “optimized for IMAX displays, digitally remastered in the picture and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Remastering) technology.”
“The Beatles: Get Back – The Rooftop Concert” will then run from February 11-13, 2022. The full docuseries, “The Beatles: Get Back” will also be available on Blu-rayTM in the UK on February 28, 2022.
Meanwhile, Peter recently opened up about how he restored the sound of the Liverpool legends songs to ‘Get Back’.
The director of ‘Lord of the Rings’ explained, “For me, restoring sound is the most exciting thing. We have made huge inroads in audio. We have developed a machine learning system that has helped us. taught what a guitar looks like, what a bass looks like, what a voice looks like. In fact, we learned on the computer what John [Lennon] looks like and what Paul [McCartney] looks like. So we can take these mono tracks and separate all the instruments that we can just hear the vocals, the guitars. You see Ringo [Starr] hitting the drums in the background but you don’t hear the drums at all. This allows us to remix it really cleanly.