updated 3/4/2011 4:45:17 AM ET 2011-03-04T09:45:17

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced its participation in the following investor conferences in March:

Deutsche Bank 2011 Media and Telecommunications Conference
The Breakers Hotel - Palm Beach, FL
March 7, 2011 @ 10:30 am ET
 
Wedbush Securities 2011 Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Management Access Conference
Le Parker Meridien - New York, NY
March 10, 2011 @ 9:10 am ET
 
Lazard Capital Markets Annual Technology & Media Conference
The Four Seasons - Boston, MA
March 14, 2011 @ 1:00 pm ET
 
ROTH 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
The Ritz Carlton - Laguna Niguel, CA
March 15, 2011 @ 11:00 am PT
 
Gabelli & Company 3rd Annual Movie & Entertainment Conference
The Grand Hyatt - New York, NY
March 17, 2011 @ 11:00 am ET 

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.

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 theaters 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 and Shanghai. As of December 31, 2010, there were 518 IMAX theatres (396 commercial, 122 institutional) operating in 46 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 ).

The IMAX Corporation logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6469

This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on 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 that may be presented to and pursued by the Company, the performance of IMAX DMR films, conditions in the in-home and out-of home entertainment industries, the signing of theatre system agreements, changes and developments in the commercial exhibition industry, the failure to convert theatre system backlog into revenue, new business initiatives, investments and operations in foreign jurisdictions, foreign currency fluctuations and the Company's prior restatements and the related litigation and investigation by the SEC and the ongoing inquiry by the OSC.  These factors and other risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

CONTACT: Investors:
         IMAX Corporation, New York
         Heather Anthony
         212-821-0121
         hanthony@imax.com
         
         Business Media:
         Sloane & Company, New York
         Whit Clay
         212-446-1864
         wclay@sloanepr.com
         
         Media:
         IMAX Corporation, New York
         Ann Sommerlath
         212-821-0155
         asommerlath@imax.com
         
         Entertainment Media:
         Principal Communications Group, Los Angeles
         Melissa Zuckerman/Paul Pflug
         323-658-1555
         melissa@pcommgroup.com
         paul@pcommgroup.com

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