IMAX Expands Theatre Network In Russia

IMAX Signs Agreements for Three New Theatres with One New, Two Existing 
Exhibitor Partners 
NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), today 
announced it has signed agreements to open a total of three IMAX(®) theatre 
systems in new construction projects across Russia. The Company recently 
installed one system with new partner Kronverk Cinema and will add one each 
with existing partners Kinomax and Formula Kino. 
Kronverk Cinema, one of the top five cinema chains in Russia, recently opened 
an IMAX theatre in the city of Syktivkar, the northernmost theatre in IMAX's 
global network. Kinomax will expand its IMAX footprint to six theatres by 
installing an IMAX theatre in Moscow. Formula Kino will add an IMAX theatre in 
St. Petersburg, expanding its IMAX commitment to three theatres. With the 
addition of Kronverk to the list of IMAX operators in Russia, IMAX now has 
theatres with the top six cinema chains in the fast-growing Russian market. 
"We are delighted that Russian audiences have embraced IMAX as their preferred 
way to experience the biggest blockbuster movies. In fact, Russia is home to 
some of our highest-grossing theatres in the world, with above-average, 
per-screen box office revenues," said Andrew Cripps, President, IMAX EMEA. 
"The popularity of IMAX in Russia continues to fuel our network growth and 
we're delighted to expand our partnerships with Kinomax and Formula Kino and 
to welcome new partner Kronverk to help give more audiences The IMAX 
Experience(®) in this strategically important growth market." 
"We have witnessed the increasing demand for The IMAX Experience(®) 
throughout Russia and today we are proud to partner with IMAX and bring our 
patrons in Syktivkar the most immersive movie-going experience," said Andrei 
Tereshok, Kronverk, General Manager. "We believe IMAX's cutting-edge 
technology, brand and powerful film slate will provide a key competitive 
advantage that will strengthen our overall business and delight our guests." 
About Kronverk Cinema
Kronverk Cinema is among the top five film exhibitors in Russia and CIS, 
welcoming over six million customers a year. With 20 movie theatres in Russia 
and two theatres in the Ukraine, the Company is a leader in both St. 
Petersburg and Russia's North West regional market. Kronverk Cinema is led by 
a dedicated team of industry professionals committed to customer service 
excellence. Employing state-of-the-art technologies and superior guest service 
amenities, Kronverk Cinema offers patrons a premium movie-going experience. 
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 
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