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Video: How they get Star Wars: The Force Awakens ready for IMAX projection!

Denzale Butler has sent us two videos he made of projectionists putting Star Wars: The Force Awakens together for projection. I think this is one of the more interesting and underlooked aspects of making Star Wars happen.

Hello, my name is Denzale Butler, and I am an independent filmmaker from Birmingham, Alabama. Below is a link to a video I filmed in Birmingham at the John W. Woods IMAX Dome theater attached to the McWane Science Center. The film follows as two projectionists splice together film and project the film. 

Thanks to Denzale for documenting this interesting part of the process that brought Star Wars: The Force Awakens to theaters and in one of only 15 showing the movie on film.

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