IMAX Corporation to Participate in September Investor Conferences in Los Angeles and New York

NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in September:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 1:35 pm PST / 4:35 pm EST
Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA

Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Communacopia Conference
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2:55 pm EST
Conrad Hotel, New York, NY

These presentations are being webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the 'Investor Relations' section of the Company's website, www.imax.com. The presentations will be archived for 30 days.

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About IMAX Corporation

IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment and technology companies, specializing in the creation and delivery of premium, awe-inspiring entertainment experiences. With a growing suite of cutting-edge motion picture and sound technologies, and a globally recognized entertainment brand, IMAX is singularly situated at the convergence of the entertainment industry, innovation and the digital media world. The industry's top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and as such, the IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. The Company's new digital projection and sound systems - combined with a growing blockbuster film slate - are fueling the rapid expansion of the IMAX network in established markets such as North America, Western Europe, and Japan, as well as emerging markets such as China and Russia. IMAX deliver the world's best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX®, IMAX 3D®, and IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-Mastering) technologies. IMAX DMR enables virtually any motion picture to be transformed into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience®. 

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing.  As of June 30, 2012, there were 663 IMAX theatres (529 commercial multiplex, 20 commercial destination and 114 institutional) in 52 countries.

IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience® and The IMAX Experience® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).

This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on IMAX management's assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Important factors that could affect these statements include, but are not limited to, general economic, market or business conditions; including the length and severity of the current economic downturn, the opportunities (or lack thereof) that may be presented to and pursued by the Company; the performance of IMAX DMR films; competitive actions by other companies; conditions in the in-home and out-of-home entertainment industries; the signing of theater system agreements; changes in laws or regulations; conditions, changes and developments in the commercial exhibition industry; the failure to convert theater system backlog into revenue; the failure to respond to change and advancements in digital technology; risks related to the acquisition of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. by Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd.; risks related to new business initiatives; risks associated with investments and operations in foreign jurisdictions and any future international expansion, including those related to economic, political and regulatory policies of local governments and laws and policies of the United States and Canada; the potential impact of increased competition in the markets within which the Company operates; risks related to the Company's inability to protect the Company's intellectual property; risks related to foreign currency transactions; risks related to the Company's prior restatements and the related litigation.  These factors and other risks and uncertainties are discussed in IMAX's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

For additional information please contact:

Investors:
IMAX Corporation - New York
Teri Loxam
212-821-0110
tloxam@imax.com

Business Media:
IMAX Corporation - New York
Ann Sommerlath
212-821-0155
asommerlath@imax.com

Sloane & Company - New York
Whit Clay
212-446-1864
wclay@sloanepr.com

Entertainment Media:
Principal Communications Group - Los Angeles
Melissa Zuckerman/Paul Pflug
323-658-1555
melissa@pcommgroup.com
paul@pcommgroup.com 

SOURCE IMAX Corporation



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