LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ - IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX)
today announced the appointment of Roger Pollock to the newly created role of
Head of International Film Marketing. In this role, which will be based at
the Company's Entertainment headquarters in Santa Monica, Pollock will be
responsible for directing the international marketing strategy and execution
for IMAX DMR releases.
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A highly experienced film industry executive, Pollock was most recently
Executive Vice President, International Distribution and Operations for
London-based Paramount Pictures International. Previously, he was Senior Vice
President and head of EMEA for United International Pictures.
"Roger is a pro in every sense – he's smart, talented, organized and
creative," said Greg Foster, Chairman and President, IMAX Entertainment.
"We're excited to have him join our company and look forward to benefiting
from his experience and multifaceted relationships with studios, filmmakers
and exhibitors as we increase our focus on tailoring our programming for
specific international markets."
"I am delighted to join IMAX at a time when the IMAX footprint continues to
expand internationally," said Pollock. "The upcoming IMAX slate of
blockbusters is testament to the strong relationships the company has forged
with major studios and most revered filmmakers around the world. I am eager to
build on the amazing success they've created and look forward to leveraging my
International film industry experience to explore strategic initiatives that
integrate the international marketing activities for the company."
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 March 31, 2013, there were 738
IMAX theatres (606 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 113
institutions) in 53 countries.
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and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from
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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.
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