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Graeme Ferguson


B: October 7, 1929 in Toronto, Ontario
D: May 8, 2021 in Lake of Bays, Ontario

Ivan Graeme Ferguson was one of the co-founders of IMAX Corporation. When he was attending the University of Toronto, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, he was selected in 1950 to be a summer student at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) where he received his early professional training as a filmmaker. Ferguson was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in 1993. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Kodak Vision Award from the Large Format Cinema Association. Ferguson served as executive producer on the 2010 feature, IMAX: Hubble 3D. He was 91 when he died at his home in Lake of Bays, Ontario.

Also see: IMAX at 30: An Interview with Graeme Ferguson.