DreamWorks Animation's Rise of the Guardians to Play Limited IMAX® Engagement on November 21, 2012 3D Animated Adventure Brings Childhood Heroes Together as Never Before in IMAX® 3D LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the animated adventure Rise of the Guardians will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(®) 3D format and released for a limited engagement in select IMAX(®) international and domestic theatres starting November 21, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/MM01969LOGO ) DreamWorks Animation's Rise of the Guardians is an epic adventure that tells the story of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost – legendary heroes, each with extraordinary abilities. When an evil spirit known as Pitch threatens to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of all children on earth. Rise of the Guardians is directed by Peter Ramsey and produced by Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein. It features the voices of Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law. It is inspired by the highly-acclaimed children's book series by William Joyce, who, together with Guillermo del Toro, serves as Executive Producer. The film will be distributed worldwide by Paramount Pictures Corporation. The IMAX release of Rise of the Guardians will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX 3D Experience(®) with proprietary IMAX DMR(®) (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie. www.riseoftheguardians.com About IMAX Corporation IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you've never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX's network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of Sept. 30, 2012, there were 689 IMAX theatres (556 commercial multiplex, 20 commercial destination and 113 institutional) in 52 countries. IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience® and IMAX Is Believing® 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. These 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 Entertainment Media: Teri Loxam IMAX Corporation – Los Angeles 212-821-0110 Christine Tasto email@example.com 310-255-5547 Business Media: firstname.lastname@example.org IMAX Corporation – New York Principal Communications Group – Los Angeles Ann Sommerlath Melissa Zukerman/Paul Pflug 212-821-0155 323-658-1555 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Sloane & Company– New York email@example.com Whit Clay 212-446-1864 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.imax.com http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111107/MM01969LOGO PRN Photo Desk, email@example.com SOURCE: IMAX Corporation To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2012/01/c3989.html CO: IMAX Corporation ST: California NI: ENT FILM INTERNET -0- Nov/01/2012 11:31 GMT
DreamWorks Animation's Rise of the Guardians to Play Limited IMAX® Engagement on November 21, 2012
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