Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience opens in select IMAX(R) 3D theatres February 27, 2009



    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and IMAX
Corporation (NASDAQ:   IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced that the highly
anticipated Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience will open in select
IMAX(R) 3D theatres, simultaneously with the film's wide release in 3D on
February 27, 2009, for a one week engagement. The IMAX 3D release will be
digitally re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The
IMAX Experience(R) with IMAX DMR(R) (Digital Re-Mastering) technology.
    Commenting on the announcement, Chuck Viane, president of distribution,
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures said, "Seeing the Disney Digital 3D(TM)
Jonas Brothers film in IMAX 3D is the ultimate way to experience the
excitement and exhilaration of the group's sensational 'Burning Up Tour.'"
    "We're delighted to be a part of Disney's next big 3D film which looks
incredible in IMAX 3D," said Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX
Filmed Entertainment. "We look forward to this special one week engagement
that will help transport IMAX audiences right on to the stage with the Jonas
Brothers and into their high energy performance."
    This high-energy Walt Disney Pictures rockumentary 3D feature film event
from director Bruce Hendricks ("Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both
Worlds Concert Tour"), blends excerpts from the Brothers' red-hot "Burning Up"
concert tour, including guest performances from Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift.
The film also includes exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, off-the-wall
segments, a never-before-heard song ("Love Is On Its Way"), swarming fans and
a lot of JB-style humor - giving fans never-before-seen insights into the
lives of Kevin, Joe and Nick.
    Jonas Brotheres: The 3D Concert Experience (IMAX 3D) is scheduled to play
day-and-date at the following IMAX(R) Theatres beginning February 27th.

    
    UNITED STATES

    Arizona

    Phoenix - AMC Deer Valley 30 with IMAX

    California

    Arcadia - AMC Santa Anita 16 & IMAX
    Burbank - AMC Burbank 16 & IMAX
    Camarillo - Edwards Camarillo Palace Stadium 12 & IMAX
    El Dorado Hills - Regal Cinemas El Dorado Hills Stadium 14 & IMAX
    Emeryville - AMC Bay Street 16 & IMAX
    Escondido - Regal Escondido Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Fairfield - Edwards Fairfield Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Los Angeles - AMC Century City 15 & IMAX
    San Diego - Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 & IMAX
    San Jose - AMC Eastridge Mall 15 & IMAX
    Simi Valley - Regal Civic Center Plaza 16 & IMAX
    Stockton - Regal City Centre Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Torrance - AMC Del Amo 18 & IMAX

    Colorado

    Westminster - AMC Orchard 12 & IMAX

    Florida

    Altamonte Springs - AMC Altamonte Mall 18 & IMAX
    Aventura - AMC Aventura 24 & IMAX
    Fort Myers - Regal Gulf Coast Town Center Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Jacksonville - AMC Regency 24 & IMAX
    Orange Park - AMC Orange Park 24 & IMAX
    Orlando - Regal Waterford Lakes Stadium 20 & IMAX
    Tampa - AMC Veterans 24 & IMAX

    Georgia

    Augusta - Regal Augusta Exchange Stadium 20 & IMAX

    Hawaii

    Honolulu - Regal Dole Cannery 18 & IMAX

    Louisiana

    Harahan - AMC Elmwood Palace 20 & IMAX

    Maryland

    Baltimore - AMC Loews White Marsh 16 & IMAX
    Columbia - AMC Columbia 14 & IMAX

    Missouri

    Kansas City - AMC BarryWoods 24 & IMAX

    Nevada

    Las Vegas - Regal Red Rock Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Las Vegas - Regal Aliante Stadium 16 & IMAX

    New Hampshire

    Hooksett - Cinemagic & IMAX in Hooksett

    New Jersey

    Cherry Hill - AMC Loews Cherry Hill 24 & IMAX
    Hamilton - AMC Hamilton 24 & IMAX

    New York

    Albany - Regal Crossgates Mall 18 & IMAX
    Brooklyn - UA Sheepshead Bay Stadium 14 & IMAX
    Deer Park - Regal Deer Park Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Stony Brook - AMC Stony Brook 17 & IMAX

    Oregon

    Tigard - Regal Bridgeport Village Stadium 18 & IMAX

    Pennsylvania

    Bensalem - AMC Neshaminy 24 & IMAX
    Homestead - AMC Waterfront 22 & IMAX
    Reading - RC Reading Movies 11 + IMAX

    Tennessee

    Knoxville - Regal Pinnacle Stadium 18 & IMAX

    Texas

    Houston - AMC Gulf Pointe 30 & IMAX
    Sugar Land - AMC First Colony 24 & IMAX

    Virginia

    Alexandria - AMC Hoffman Center 22 & IMAX
    Midloathian - Regal Commonwealth 20 & IMAX
    Virginia Beach - AMC Lynnhaven 18 & IMAX
    Woodbridge - AMC Potomac Mills 18 & IMAX

    Washington

    Lacey - Regal Martin Village Stadium 16 & IMAX
    Tukwila - AMC Southcenter 16 & IMAX
    

    Additional theatres will be confirmed. Please check local listings or
IMAX.com for final theatre listings, launch dates and showtimes.

    About IMAX Corporation

    IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment technology
companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. The
worldwide IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical
distribution platforms for major event Hollywood films around the globe, with
IMAX(R) theatres delivering the world's best movie presentations using
proprietary IMAX, IMAX 3D, and IMAX DMR technology. IMAX DMR is the Company's
groundbreaking digital re-mastering technology that allows it to digitally
transform virtually any conventional motion picture into the unparalleled
image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience. IMAX's renowned projectors
display crystal-clear images on the world's biggest screens, and the IMAX
brand is recognized throughout the world for extraordinary and immersive
entertainment experiences for consumers. As of September 30, 2008, there were
320 IMAX theatres operating in 42 countries.
    IMAX(R), IMAX(R) 3D, IMAX DMR(R), The IMAX 3D Experience(R), and The IMAX
Experience(R) are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information on the
Company can be found at www.imax.com.

    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 ongoing
discussions with the SEC and OSC relating to their ongoing inquiries and the
Company's accounting, the performance of films, the signing of theatre system
agreements, the viability of new technologies, businesses and products, the
timing of theatre system deliveries, the mix of theatre systems shipped, the
timing of the recognition of revenues and expenses on film production and
distribution agreements, risks arising from potential material weaknesses in
internal control over financial reporting and fluctuations in foreign currency
and in the large format, general commercial exhibition and out-of-home
entertainment markets. 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.





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For further information: Media: IMAX Corporation, New York, Sarah
Gormley, (212) 821-0155, sgormley@imax.com; Entertainment Media: Rogers &
Cowan, Los Angeles, Jason Magner, (310) 854-8128, jmagner@rogersandcowan.com;
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

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