Big Stories. Big Images. Elegant Filmmaking.





High impact storytelling is what our work is all about.

We make the IMAX® Experience,

shaping documentary stories using the world’s leading motion picture technology.

We make the IMAX® Experience,

shaping documentary stories using the world’s leading motion picture technology.

In Production

Current Productions

Follow along with our latest projects. Our “In Production” section provides the most current available details on projects underway.

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Train Time In Production

Production for Train Time was initiated in mid-July with 6 days of aerial filming along western rail routes (July 16-21, 2015).

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Secrets of the Universe 3D

Secrets of the Universe, a film project for giant screen theaters aims to capture the excitement and groundbreaking science unfolding at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN–one of the largest scientific enterprises ever undertaken by humankind.

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Carrier 3D Underway

Production Update: August 28,  2015. In July, director and crew completed 4 days of filming on and around the SS Ronald Reagan, a US Navy Nimitz-class super carrier, during exercises 100 miles off the coast of southern California.

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The Trolley in Production

Now in production, The Trolley will propel audiences on an electrifying journey through great cities across the globe to tell the story of a remarkable invention and its impact on civilization.

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Adventures in Production

 A series of articles on our site explores the adventure of making giant screen films, beginning with “The Road to Rocky Mountain Express.”

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Filmmaker Colin Low, Dead at 89

Colin Low passed away in hospital after a brief illness on February 24, 2016. Cowboy, artist, storyteller and pioneering Canadian filmmaker; director, animator, producer, mentor and collaborator at the National Film Board of Canada… and so much more, Colin is survived... read more

Rocky Mountain Express at LG IMAX in Sydney

Rocky Mountain Express will run at the LG IMAX Theatre in Sydney, Australia -– February 2016 to September 1, 2016. Check the listing for showtimes: Check other theater listings for Rocky Mountain Express here:... read more

Rocky Mountain Express at the World Golf Hall of Fame

Rocky Mountain Express will run at the World Golf Hall of Fame and IMAX Theater in St. Augustine, FL. between November 6, 2015 and November 5, 2016. Check the local listing for showtimes: Check other theater... read more

Leading the Laser Charge

Rocky Mountain Express has been released for IMAX with Laser—the groundbreaking laser projection system now being installed in select IMAX theaters.

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Titles to Showcase 4K Television

Select titles from The Stephen Low Company will be available for ultra high definition (4K) home viewing via Comcast and the the Xi4, an X1 Entertainment Operating System® set-top box. The selection of titles includes the award-winning films Rocky Mountain... read more

An Interview with the Director

Filmmaker Stephen Low was interviewed by the pop culture site for the opening of Rocky Mountain Express at the IMAX Melbourne Museum (Melbourne, Australia). “The scenery and the photography in this film is... read more

Regent Theatre Canada Day Presentation

By Special Arrangement. We’re pleased to announce that Rocky Mountain Express will be presented in celebration of Canada Day 2015 and the MacDonald Bicentenary at the historic Regent Theatre in Picton, Ontario—July 1, 2015. Come celebrate! For details and... read more

Jakarta Opens Volcanoes of the Deep Sea

The Stephen Low film Volcanoes of the Deep Sea will be exhibited at the Keong Emas IMAX Theatre in Jakarta, Indonesia from June 15th, 2015 through June 14th, 2016. Premiered in 2003, the groundbreaking giant screen film presented the first extensively lit and filmed... read more

Laser Locomotive “Absolutely Stunning”

Laser projection has entered the giant screen market with a woosh and a blast of steam. “IMAX with laser” was demonstrated at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA earlier this month using scenes from the Stephen Low film Rocky Mountain Express as well... read more

Rocky Mountain Express Spans the Globe

The film that brought the steam age back to life continues to fire the imagination of audiences around the world. Rocky Mountain Express will now soon be transporting giant screen audiences in Paris, Singapore and Melbourne (dates below). Rocky Mountain Express... read more


A Bit About Stephen

A Bit About Stephen

STEPHEN LOW IS RECOGNIZED by audiences and peers as one of the world’s foremost large format filmmakers. His creative vision, storytelling ability and commitment to cinematic innovation, together with his persistence on complex and large-scale projects, have yielded an extraordinary body of work enjoyed by audiences around the world.

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The Road to Rocky Mountain Express

The Road to Rocky Mountain Express

IT WASN’T MADE IN A DAY. The award-winning giant screen film Rocky Mountain Express is a culmination of filmmaker Stephen Low’s remarkable 30-year career shaping films for the giant screen. Kindled in childhood, Low’s love of high-fidelity cinema and his... read more