Media Advisory - Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. Special Meeting of Shareholders


    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ -

    -      WHAT: Alliance Atlantis will hold a Special Meeting of
           Shareholders. As previously announced on January 10, 2007,
           Alliance Atlantis has entered into an Arrangement Agreement with
           AA Acquisition Corp. (formerly 6681859 Canada Inc.), a corporation
           wholly owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., providing for the
           Arrangement of Alliance Atlantis. At the Special Meeting
           Shareholders will be asked to consider a special resolution to
           approve the Arrangement pursuant to section 192 of the Canada
           Business Corporations Act.

    -      WHEN: 10:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 5, 2007.

    -      WHERE: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building,
           255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON.

    -      RSVP: Please confirm your attendance by e-mailing

    -      AUDIO WEBCAST: The Special Meeting will be audio webcast live at
           and archived for future playback at

    About Alliance Atlantis Communications
    Alliance Atlantis offers Canadians 13 well-branded specialty channels
boasting targeted, high-quality programming. The Company also co-produces and
distributes the hit CSI franchise and indirectly holds a 51% limited
partnership interest in Motion Picture Distribution LP, a leading distributor
of motion pictures in Canada, with motion picture distribution operations in
the United Kingdom and Spain. The Company's common shares are listed on the
Toronto Stock Exchange - trading symbols AAC.A and AAC.B. The Company's
website is

    The presentations at the Special Meeting may contain forward-looking
statements, including statements regarding Alliance Atlantis's anticipated
financial and operating results, plans, objectives, expectations and
intentions. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
indicated by the statements. Therefore, forward-looking statements should be
considered carefully and undue reliance should not be placed on them.

For further information:

For further information: Nicola McIsaac, Manager, Corporate
Communications, Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., Tel: (416) 969-4405,

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