IMAX And AMC Theatres Sign 11-Theatre Deal; Brings AMC IMAX Footprint To 159 Theatres

IMAX And AMC Theatres Sign 11-Theatre Deal; Brings AMC IMAX Footprint To 159 
NEW YORK and LEAWOOD, Kan., Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: 
IMAX; TSX: IMX) and AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AMC) today 
announced an expansion of the companies' existing joint revenue sharing 
arrangement with the addition of 11 IMAX(®) theatres. The theatres, which 
will carry 13-year lease terms from the date of installation, are expected to 
be installed in 2015 in cities that include Chicago, New York, Newark and 
Phoenix. Today's agreement brings AMC's total IMAX commitment to 159 theatres 
and reinforces its position as the largest IMAX exhibitor in North America. 
"Guests are choosing AMC because they know they'll get the best possible 
movie-going experience, including more immersive IMAX theatres than anyone 
else in North America," said Gerry Lopez, CEO and president of AMC. "We look 
forward to strengthening our longstanding successful partnership and bringing 
The IMAX Experience® to more moviegoers across the United States" 
"For nearly a decade, AMC and IMAX have worked together to bring millions of 
movie fans across North America the best cinema-going experience possible," 
said IMAX CEO Richard L. Gelfond. "Our collaborations continue on many fronts, 
most recently on new marketing initiatives which include developing custom 
IMAX content for AMC's marketing channels, successfully generating awareness 
of our brand and experience. We see today's agreement with AMC as an 
endorsement of the long-term viability of the IMAX domestic business and 
anticipate many more years of shared success." 
The agreement terms include six new sites and the confirmation of five 
previously conditional sites. 
About AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.                 AMC (NYSE: AMC) is the 
guest experience leader with 342 locations and 4,968 screens primarily in the 
United States. AMC has propelled innovation in the theatrical exhibition 
industry and continues today by delivering more comfort and convenience, 
enhanced food & beverage, greater engagement and loyalty, premium sight & 
sound, and targeted programming. AMC operates the most productive theatres in 
the country's top markets, including No. 1 market share in the top three 
markets (NY, LA, Chicago). 
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 
theaters 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 June 30, 2014, there were 868 IMAX 
theaters (735 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 114 
institutions) in 59 countries. 
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D 
Experience®, The IMAX Experience®, IMAX Is Believing® and IMAX nXos® are 
trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be 
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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. 
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SOURCE  IMAX Corporation 
CO: AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
ST: New York
-0- Aug/18/2014 11:30 GMT
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