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June 2009 - IMAX and Huayi Bros. Media Corporation Ltd., China's largest privately owned media group, enter a partnership to release up to three mainstream Chinese pictures to capitalize on the growing size and scope of the IMAX theatre presence in China. May 2009 - IMAX breaks its opening weekend box office record with the release of Star Trek, bringing in over $9.6 million in worldwide box office sales. November 2008 - IMAX and Disney enter a five picture deal starting with the 2009 release of Disney's The Jonas Brothers: A 3D Concert Experience, followed by the fall 2009 3D release of Disney's A Christmas Carol: An IMAX 3D Experience, and Disney's Alice in Wonderland: An IMAX 3D Experience in Spring 2010. July 2008 - IMAX successfully launches its new digital projection theatre system at three AMC theatres. Warner Bros. Pictures and director Christopher Nolan make motion picture history by releasing The Dark Knight as the first major Hollywood motion picture to include sequences shot with IMAX cameras. The film quickly became the highest grossing first-run IMAX release, and it inspired other Hollywood directors to incorporate IMAX cameras into other major productions. March 2008 - Regal Cinemas, Inc., a subsidiary of Regal Entertainment Group, the world's largest theatre circuit, entered a joint-venture agreement with IMAX to install 31 IMAX Digital projection systems at Regal locations in 20 major U.S. markets. The deal expanded the joint venture partnership between IMAX and Regal Cinemas to 38 theatres, and will bring Regal's total number of IMAX theatres to 52 by the end of 2010. December 2007 - AMC Entertainment and IMAX enter into a joint venture agreement to install 100 IMAX theatres equipped with IMAX's digital projection technology at AMC locations in 33 major U.S. markets. November 2007 - IMAX signs a four picture deal with DreamWorks Animation. The agreement marks IMAX's first multiple 3D picture deal with a Hollywood studio. The pictures include Monsters vs. Aliens (released in March 2009), How To Train Your Dragon in March 2010 and Shrek Forever After in May 2010. Kung Fu Panda, was released in IMAX's 2D format in June 2008. September 2007 - IMAX and Wanda Cinema Line Corporation announced an agreement to install ten IMAX theatres in The People's Republic of China. The agreement marked the largest multiple IMAX theatre deal in the region. Wanda Cinema Line Corporation is the top performing and fastest growing exhibitor in The People's Republic of China with 121 screens in 15 locations. November 2006 - IMAX announced two strategic initiatives to further advance its leadership in the entertainment industry: the pursuit of joint-venture relationships with exhibitors and the development of a digital projection system. June 2006 - Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience became the world's first live-action Hollywood title to be released with select scenes converted into IMAX 3D using IMAX's proprietary live-action 2D to 3D digital conversion technology. November 2004 - Warner Bros. Pictures' The Polar Express made cinematic history as the world's first full- length IMAX 3D Hollywood feature. The IMAX 3D version shattered box office records worldwide and became the highest grossing digitally re-mastered IMAX release at over $60 million on under 100 screens. November 2003 - The Matrix Revolutions became the first Hollywood film to be simultaneously released to IMAX and conventional theatres. March 2002 - IMAX announced IMAX DMR, a proprietary technology that enabled conventional Hollywood blockbusters to be digitally re-mastered into IMAX's format. The first IMAX DMR movie was Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience, released in September of 2002. In 1997, IMAX was awarded the sole Oscar for Scientific and Technical Achievement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The award recognized IMAX's innovation in creating the world’s best image capture and projection system as well as IMAX’s acceptance as part of the entertainment mainstream. In June 1994, IMAX was listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and this momentous year also marked the first multiplex installation when the groundbreaking Loews IMAX Theatre in New York City was unveiled. The world's first IMAX 3D system premiered at the Canada Pavilion, EXPO '86 in Vancouver, Canada. IMAX technology premiered at the Fuji Pavilion, EXPO '70 in Osaka, Japan. The first permanent IMAX projection system was installed at Ontario Place's Cinesphere in Toronto in 1971. IMAX Dome (OMNIMAX) debuted at the Reuben H. Fleet Space Theatre in San Diego in 1973. The IMAX system has its roots in EXPO '67 in Montreal, Canada where multi-screen films were the hit of the fair. A small group of Canadian filmmakers/entrepreneurs who had made some of those popular films, decided to design a new system using a single, powerful projector, rather than the cumbersome multiple projectors used at that time. The result: the IMAX motion picture projection system, which would revolutionize giant-screen cinema.

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About Imax Corporation

June 2009 - IMAX and Huayi Bros. Media Corporation Ltd., China's largest privately owned media group, enter a partnership to release up to three mainstream Chinese pictures to capitalize on the growing size and scope of the IMAX theatre presence in China.

May 2009 - IMAX breaks its opening weekend box office record with the release of Star Trek, bringing in over $9.6 million in worldwide box office sales.

November 2008 - IMAX and Disney enter a five picture deal starting with the 2009 release of Disney's The Jonas Brothers: A 3D Concert Experience, followed by the fall 2009 3D release of Disney's A Christmas Carol: An IMAX 3D Experience, and Disney's Alice in Wonderland: An IMAX 3D Experience in Spring 2010.

July 2008 - IMAX successfully launches its new digital projection theatre system at three AMC theatres.

Warner Bros. Pictures and director Christopher Nolan make motion picture history by releasing The Dark Knight as the first major Hollywood motion picture to include sequences shot with IMAX cameras. The film quickly became the highest grossing first-run IMAX release, and it inspired other Hollywood directors to incorporate IMAX cameras into other major productions.

March 2008 - Regal Cinemas, Inc., a subsidiary of Regal Entertainment Group, the world's largest theatre circuit, entered a joint-venture agreement with IMAX to install 31 IMAX Digital projection systems at Regal locations in 20 major U.S. markets. The deal expanded the joint venture partnership between IMAX and Regal Cinemas to 38 theatres, and will bring Regal's total number of IMAX theatres to 52 by the end of 2010.

December 2007 - AMC Entertainment and IMAX enter into a joint venture agreement to install 100 IMAX theatres equipped with IMAX's digital projection technology at AMC locations in 33 major U.S. markets.

November 2007 - IMAX signs a four picture deal with DreamWorks Animation. The agreement marks IMAX's first multiple 3D picture deal with a Hollywood studio. The pictures include Monsters vs. Aliens (released in March 2009), How To Train Your Dragon in March 2010 and Shrek Forever After in May 2010. Kung Fu Panda, was released in IMAX's 2D format in June 2008.

September 2007 - IMAX and Wanda Cinema Line Corporation announced an agreement to install ten IMAX theatres in The People's Republic of China. The agreement marked the largest multiple IMAX theatre deal in the region. Wanda Cinema Line Corporation is the top performing and fastest growing exhibitor in The People's Republic of China with 121 screens in 15 locations.

November 2006 - IMAX announced two strategic initiatives to further advance its leadership in the entertainment industry: the pursuit of joint-venture relationships with exhibitors and the development of a digital projection system.

June 2006 - Superman Returns: An IMAX 3D Experience became the world's first live-action Hollywood title to be released with select scenes converted into IMAX 3D using IMAX's proprietary live-action 2D to 3D digital conversion technology.

November 2004 - Warner Bros. Pictures' The Polar Express made cinematic history as the world's first full- length IMAX 3D Hollywood feature. The IMAX 3D version shattered box office records worldwide and became the highest grossing digitally re-mastered IMAX release at over $60 million on under 100 screens.

November 2003 - The Matrix Revolutions became the first Hollywood film to be simultaneously released to IMAX and conventional theatres.

March 2002 - IMAX announced IMAX DMR, a proprietary technology that enabled conventional Hollywood blockbusters to be digitally re-mastered into IMAX's format. The first IMAX DMR movie was Apollo 13: The IMAX Experience, released in September of 2002.

In 1997, IMAX was awarded the sole Oscar for Scientific and Technical Achievement by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The award recognized IMAX's innovation in creating the world’s best image capture and projection system as well as IMAX’s acceptance as part of the entertainment mainstream.

In June 1994, IMAX was listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and this momentous year also marked the first multiplex installation when the groundbreaking Loews IMAX Theatre in New York City was unveiled.

The world's first IMAX 3D system premiered at the Canada Pavilion, EXPO '86 in Vancouver, Canada.

IMAX technology premiered at the Fuji Pavilion, EXPO '70 in Osaka, Japan. The first permanent IMAX projection system was installed at Ontario Place's Cinesphere in Toronto in 1971. IMAX Dome (OMNIMAX) debuted at the Reuben H. Fleet Space Theatre in San Diego in 1973.

The IMAX system has its roots in EXPO '67 in Montreal, Canada where multi-screen films were the hit of the fair. A small group of Canadian filmmakers/entrepreneurs who had made some of those popular films, decided to design a new system using a single, powerful projector, rather than the cumbersome multiple projectors used at that time. The result: the IMAX motion picture projection system, which would revolutionize giant-screen cinema.