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Headline News Greg Foster Extends Employment Agreement With IMAX Corp.

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Greg Foster, Chairman and President of Filmed Entertainment division, has renewed his employment agreement and will remain with the Company for three additional years.

Headline News IMAX, Warner Bros. Sign Up to 20 Picture Deal

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures, a unit of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), announced today that they have completed an agreement to release up to 20 Warner Bros. films in IMAX's format over the course of the next three and a half years (from 2010 through 2013).

Headline News Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time to be released in IMAX Theatres May 28

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 10:42am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from Jerry Bruckheimer Films, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres internationally with the film's wide release on May 28, 2010.

Headline News Disney's Alice in Wonderland Opens in IMAX Theaters March 5, 2010

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that Alice in Wonderland, directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway as the White Queen and Mia Wasikowska as Alice, will open in 188 domestic IMAX theatres simultaneously with the films wide release on March 5, 2010.

Headline News Avatar Passes $200 Million Milestone in 263 IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Monday, February 22, 2010 at 1:17pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar, recipient of Golden Globe(R) awards for Best Picture and Best Director as well as nine Academy Award(R) nominations, has crossed the $200 million mark at IMAX(R) theatres worldwide during the weekend from Friday, February 19, 2010 through Sunday, February 21.

Headline News James Cameron's Avatar Passes $150 Million Milestone in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Monday, February 1, 2010 at 12:50pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar, which has received Golden Globe(R) awards for Best Picture and Best Director, has passed the $150 million mark at IMAX(R) theatres worldwide during the weekend from Friday, January 29, 2010 through Sunday, January 31, 2010.

Headline News IMAX Reports Continued Box Office Success With Avatar

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 12:52pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar, which just received Golden Globe(R) awards for Best Picture and Best Director,continued to deliver strong box office results in IMAX(R) theatres during the four-day weekend from Friday, January 15 through Monday, January 18.

Headline News Leonardo DiCaprio to Narrate New IMAX 3-D Space Film Hubble 3-D

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 18, 2010 at 7:40am

Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that three-time Academy-Award(R) nominee Leonardo DiCaprio will narrate Hubble 3D.

Headline News Iron Man 2 Readies for Select IMAX Theatres on May 7

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 18, 2010 at 6:19am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX - News) (TSX:IMX - News), Marvel Entertainment and Paramount Pictures today announced that the highly-anticipated action-adventure Iron Man 2, directed by Jon Favreau and starring Robert Downey, Jr., will be released to digital IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's worldwide release on May 7, 2010.

Headline News IMAX Announces Digital 3-D Motion Picture Camera Initiative

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 5:35am

On the heels of this week's announcement between IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), Discovery Communications and Sony Corporation to create a cable television network devoted entirely to 3-D content, IMAX today announced that it is developing its first IMAX(R) 3-D digital camera.

Headline News Avatar Now IMAX's Highest-Grossing First-Run Hollywood Title

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 12:45pm

MAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar continued its record-breaking box office run over its third weekend, grossing approximately $8.7 million from 179 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from January 1 through January 3, 2010.

Headline News IMAX Achieves $100 Million Box Office Milestone in 4Q 2009

By Matt Kapko | Monday, January 4, 2010 at 12:42pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009, IMAX DMR(R) gross box office worldwide reached the $100 million milestone, a first for the Company and an approximate 225% increase over last year's fourth quarter box office of approximately $31 million.

Headline News James Cameron's Avatar Continues to Shatter IMAX Box Office Records

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 28, 2009 at 1:27pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar continued its record-breaking box office run during its second weekend, grossing approximately $8.8 million from 179 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from December 25 through December 27, 2009, registering approximately 12% of the film's total domestic gross of $75.6 million on less than 3% of the screens.

Headline News James Cameron's Avatar Posts Record Opening Weekend Results in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:43am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar grossed a record breaking $9.5 million from 178 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from December 18 through December 20, 2009, registering approximately 13% of the film's total domestic gross of $73 million on less than 3% of the screens.

Headline News Toy Story 3 to be Released in IMAX 3-D

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Toy Story 3, the third installment of the blockbuster hit franchise Toy Story, will be released to IMAX(R) 3D theatres simultaneously with its wide release on June 18, 2010.

Headline News Avatar to Open in Record Number of IMAX Theatres on December 18

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 10:37am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Twentieth Century Fox today announced that James Cameron's Avatar will open in 178 IMAX(R) theatres domestically on December 18, 2009, simultaneously with the motion picture's premiere in conventional theatres. The IMAX(R) 3D release will also open in 83 IMAX theatres internationally starting on December 16th, for a total of 261 theatres, making this the Company's widest release to date.

Headline News The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Coming to IMAX June 30, 2010

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 12:16pm

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Summit Entertainment announced today that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, the third film in the studio's Twilight franchise, will be released to IMAX(R) theatres simultaneously with the film's launch on June 30, 2010.

Headline News Disney's A Christmas Carol: An IMAX 3D Experience Crosses $20 Million Mark

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 8:35am

IMAX Corporation(Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, crossed the $20 million mark at IMAX(R) theatres during Thanksgiving weekend.

Headline News Disney's A Christmas Carol Continues Strong Performance During Second Weekend in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 7:27am

IMAX Corporation IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, grossed $2.9 million from 182 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during its second weekend from November 13th through November 15, 2009.

Headline News IMAX Generates 14% of A Christmas Carol's Opening Weekend

By Matt Kapko | Monday, November 9, 2009 at 9:56am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures today announced that Disney's A Christmas Carol, the spectacular Disney Digital 3D(TM) holiday release from director Robert Zemeckis and starring Jim Carrey, grossed $4.2 million from 181 IMAX(R) theatres domestically from November 6th through November 8, 2009, registering 14% of the film's total domestic gross of $30 million on approximately 3% of the screens.

Headline News Where the Wild Things Are Posts Strong Opening Weekend in IMAX Theatres

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:48am

Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that Where the Wild Things Are, directed by Spike Jonze (Adaptation, Being John Malkovich) and produced by Playtone (Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman), opened with strong box office results, generating approximately $3.1 million from 145 IMAX(R) theatres domestically during the opening weekend from Friday, October 16, 2009 through Sunday, October 18.

Headline News Tron: Legacy to Open in IMAX

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that TRON: LEGACY, the intense, high-tech 3D adventure starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde, will be released to IMAX theatres in IMAX 3D simultaneously with the film's wide release on December 17, 2010.

Headline News 3D’s Underwater IMAX Floats past $70M

3D Entertainment Distribution proudly announced today that its unique trilogy of underwater-themed films for IMAX 3D and Digital 3D cinemas – OCEAN WONDERLAND (2003), SHARKS 3D: A Close Encounter with the Lions and Tigers of the Ocean (2005) and DOLPHINS AND WHALES 3D: Tribes of the Ocean" (2008) -- has reached a new milestone with over $70M cumulated to date at the worldwide box office, and still counting.

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